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.

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MPAS2125 Methodology in East Asian Studies Literature Exam (*) 2 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Asian Studies
Person in charge
Lauri Paltemaa, Sabine Burghart, and Annamari Konttinen

Learning outcomes

Students will learn how to prepare for fieldwork in the region.


The self-study course contains literature on conduction fieldwork in Japan and in China.

Teaching language


Modes of study

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


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

1. year spring

It is strongly suggested that this exam is taken electronically.

Suggested: when taking the MEAS2050 Methodology course

Study materials

Select one of the following books or readings in accordance with the society of your research interest.

Heimer, Maria and Stig Thøgersen (eds.): Doing fieldwork in China (2006) or

Bestor, Steinhoff and Lyon Bestor (eds.): Doing Fieldwork in Japan (2003) or

Reader on fieldwork in Korea (compiled at CEAS, available from Sabine Burghart)

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
MODULE 1: Methodology in Asian Studies (MDP in East Asian Studies)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
Contemporary History
Political Science
Finnish Study Modules