Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2015–2016
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
MPAS2164 Debating Korean History 2 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
MDP in Asian Studies
MDP in Asian Studies
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.

Learning outcomes

In the context of Korea, purpose of this course is to explain nature of history as an argument, to describe how historical events affect contemporary affairs and to evaluate sources based on their accuracy, reliability and value for research. After this course students will be able to reason their arguments efficiently and debate for their arguments.

General description

This course explores Korean history from selected controversial viewpoints. Issues will be
introduced by the instructor during lectures and then discussed together based on
materials provided. Students are expected to read and analyze research articles in order to
understand how arguments are built. Students are expected to use the given material and
possible additional sources to form arguments for and against topic discussed. Lecture
themes will cover for example religious, environmental and gender issues.


Nettiopsu by January 3, 2016

Teacher responsible

Katri Kauhanen


11-Jan-2016 –
Lectures 12 h
Spring 2016
Mon 11-Jan-2016 - 15-Feb-2016 weekly at 16.00-18.00, CEAS

Evaluation criteria

Lectures (12h), discussions, final debate (oral & written).

Study materials

Reading list will be provided /articles available through Moodle

Further information

Recommended prerequisite: MEAS1025