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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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
MEAS1010 Japanese Society 4 ECTS
Organised by
East Asian Studies Minor
Person in charge
University Lecturer / CEAS

Learning outcomes

Students will learn to recognize and to analyse the diversity and complexity of contemporary Japanese society and culture.


Themes treated in the course include gender and equality, popular culture, traditional arts, minorities, nationalism, religion and social movements. These are put in historical and comparative perspective while the Japanese self-understanding is discussed.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 16 h 0 h

Supervised reading, lectures (16h), and writing assignments.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Further information

Enrolment key: "MEAS1010"

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
MODULE 2: Nations and States (East Asian Studies Minor)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
Contemporary History
Political Science