Introduction to China’s History, Culture, and Society 2/B (F23)

Course content

A review of the most important political, social and cultural developments in China before ca 1900 based on China’s unique combinations of geographical, ethnic and linguistic factors. Classes wil be conducted as lectures (Thursdays) and student presentations and discussions of source material (Fridays). The course will focus on the following topics thematically and diachronically: Revolution, politics, society, agriculture, nation making, education, philosophy, religion, literature and other cultural manifestations. Emphasis is on traditional China in the 20th century and its impact on China today. An additional focus is the changing views of China as well as China’s changing views of its own position in the world.

Education
  • Curriculum for Asian studies at bachelor's degree with basic subject in Chinese studies 2019
  • Programme curriculum Bachelor courses in China Studies 2022 CBS students
  • Curriculum for the elective studies at BA level in China Studies 2019
  • Bachelordelen af sidefaget i kinastudier 2019
Learning outcome

BA 2019-studieordning:
Introduktion til Kinas historie, kultur og samfund 2 (aktivitetskode HKIB00931E)

BA Elective - CBS 2022 Curriculum:
Introduction to China’s History, Culture, and Society B (activity code HKIB02051E)

BA Tilvalg 2019-studieordning:
Introduktion til Kinas historie, kultur og samfund 2 (aktivitetskode HKIB10161E)

BA Sidefag 2019-studieordning:
Introduktion til Kinas historie, kultur og samfund 2 (aktivitetskode: HKIB10161E)

Exchange students:
Introduction to China’s History, Culture, and Society 2 (activity code HKIB10161E)

Lectures and student presentations, 2 + 1 hours weekly

Ebrey, Patricia Buckley, ed. 1993. Chinese Civilization: A Sourcebook. Second Edition, Revised and Expanded. New York: The Free Press.

Mühlhahn, Klaus. 2019. Making China Modern: From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. 

Tanner, Harold M.. China: A History. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing, 2009.

Oral
Individual
Collective
Continuous feedback during the course
Peer feedback (Students give each other feedback)
ECTS
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Other
Criteria for exam assessment

Single subject courses (day)

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 42
  • Preparation
  • 164,25
  • English
  • 206,25

Kursusinformation

Language
English
Course number
HKIB0110FU
ECTS
7,5 ECTS
Programme level
Bachelor
Bachelor choice
Bachelor’s minor subject
Duration

1 semester

Placement
Spring
Price

Dette er et dagkursus via tompladsordningen mod betaling på Åbent Universitet. Tilmeld dig og se aktuel prisoversigt på www.aabentuniversitet.hum.ku.dk

Schedulegroup
Se link below
Studyboard
Study Board of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
Contracting department
  • Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
Contracting faculty
  • Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator
  • Bent Nielsen   (5-73767f857f5179867e3f7c863f757c)
Teacher

Bent Nielsen, bentn@hum.ku.dk

Saved on the 28-10-2022

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