Modern East Asian History

Course Type: Lecture
Study Focus: KBR, SEG
Term: Fall


Course Code: JK21001

This course explores Modern East Asian History from transcultural perspectives.

From Session 1 to Session 5: The first section will introduce the history of science and technology in 20th century East Asia.
From Session 6 to Session 9: We will discuss various aspects of the South China Sea in the 19th century.
From Session 10 to Session 14: Modern sports in East Asia have a long history. The sessions provide interesting topics of that history.

Course Information

Module: Research 1-3
CATS Requirements: BA 3rd. year or above

Day/Period: Tue 2
Location: Sem. Room 1
Credits: 2

Course Goals

Students will be able to:
-get a sense of major issues and new approaches to the study of science, technology, and society in East Asia.
-further understand society and economy of Modern China from the perspective of maritime history.
-develop a good understanding of sports in Modern East Asia.

Course Schedule and Evaluation

For a detailed course schedule, please visit KULASIS.

Evaluation is based on active participation (30%), short essays (30%), and final essay (40%). 

To JDTS/MATS students: This course can be taken as either reduced (4 ECTS) or full seminar (8 ECTS). Please indicate your ECTS requirement to the teacher.