Course code SDSK1019
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 32 48
E-courses SDSK1019: Actual Problems of Asia Studies
Course annotation The aim of the course ir to inform the students about the new scientific researches, which deal with the cultural antropology of Asia and the current aspects of the political situation.
After successful studies students are expected to be able to understand and explain the new trends in the Asian cultural anthropology; existing political situation from regional standpoint. The reflection of typical political problems are required as well.
Course plan
1Orientalism and Oriental studies: colonial age and modern India studies 4L
2.India: Hindu-Muslim relations 4L
3.Occupation and Israeli-Palestinian conflict 4L
4.Modern terrorism: MENA roots 4L
5.Palestine State: history and problems 4L
6.Classical sinology: way to modern China studies 4L
7.Typology of classical political conflicts. Taiwan case.4L
8.Japan and its historic reception in China and Korea 4L
Requirements for obtaining credit points
Students’ assessment includes:
- 2 tests (50%),
- written examination (50%),
Study programmes Asian Studies