Theory and method in Asian studies, 7.5 credits

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The aim of the course is to deepen the students' knowledge of relevant theoretical questions at issue and the current debate within Asian studies. The course emphasizes relevant methods for interpretation and qualitative evaluation within the own area of research.

Students study interdisciplinary literature, including academic sources in Chinese, Japanese or Korean, are about contemporary Asian culture, society, history or politics.

The student produces a research proposal for a degree project on advanced level in consultation with the teacher, and the research proposal is presented at a seminar.

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