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Introduction to Chinese Contemporary History (online course/asianet) 5 op

EAST0118, MDP in East Asian Studies, Yhteiskuntatieteellinen tiedekunta

Ennakkotietoa

Sisältö

The course introduces students to Chinese contemporary history from the revolution to the present. The central theme in the course is to follow the folding and unfolding of the Communist experiment in China and the emergence of a new aspiring economic and political superpower by the early 21st century. Questions such as the nature of the communist revolution, Mao Zedong and his legacy, the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution, Deng Xiaoping and the reform era policies as well as developments in more recent past are discussed and analyzed during the course from the historical point of view. The course is essential for those who want to gain deeper understanding of the great social, economic and political transformation of China in contemporary history.

Osaamistavoitteet

Students will learn in-depth the course of contemporary Chinese history (c. 1949 to present), its major events, personages, policies and contradictions as well as questions of its historiography. As transferable skills students will learn how to assimilate and understand large amounts of new information through following online lectures and reading research literature, as well as academic English listening and writing skills.

Opintosuoritukset

Online lectures (18 h) available throughout the year. Home exams with essay type questions (given once a month, you only need to pass the exam once)

Opetus

Organised online in the Moodle learning environment.

Kirjallisuus

Paltemaa, Lauri and Juha Vuori: Kiinan kansantasavallan historia (2012) OR MacFarquhar, Roderick: The Politics of China (2011)

Opettaja

Professor Lauri Paltemaa

Toteuttaja

Turun yliopisto, Turku

Yhteyshenkilö

[Suunnittelija Seppo Piiparinen](https://www.utu.fi/fi/avoin-yliopisto-opetus/opintoneuvonta-ja-yhteystiedot) [Opintosihteeri Marjo Grönros](https://www.utu.fi/fi/avoin-yliopisto-opetus/opintoneuvonta-ja-yhteystiedot)

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Opintomaksu

75,00  €

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