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.
MEAS1024 Introduction to Chinese Contemporary History 2 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
East Asian Studies Minor
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.

Learning outcomes

Students will learn the general course of contemporary Chinese history (c. 1949 to present), its major events, personages, policies and contradictions.

General description

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. 


Join and complete the course in Moodle. Enrolment key: “MEAS1024”

Teacher responsible

Lauri Paltemaa

Homepage URL


1-Sep-2015 – 31-May-2016
Lectures 18 h Web-based

Evaluation criteria

Online lectures (18 h) available throughout the year, home exam (1 opportunity per month), see dates on moodle