Universität Wien FIND

150098 SE The Chinese Cultural Revolution Studies (M3 GG) (2019W)

10.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 15 - Ostasienwissenschaften
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

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Details

max. 25 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

plus weitere fünf weitere Einheiten zu je 90 Min. oder zehn Einheiten zu je 45 Min. (voraussichtlich an ausgewählten Montagen ab 15:30)

Montag 11.11. 13:05 - 14:35 Seminarraum Sinologie 2 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-18
Montag 18.11. 13:05 - 14:35 Seminarraum Sinologie 2 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-18
Montag 25.11. 13:05 - 14:35 Seminarraum Sinologie 2 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-18
Montag 02.12. 13:05 - 14:35 Seminarraum Sinologie 2 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-18
Montag 09.12. 13:05 - 14:35 Seminarraum Sinologie 2 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-18
Montag 13.01. 13:05 - 14:35 Seminarraum Sinologie 2 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-18
Montag 20.01. 13:05 - 14:35 Seminarraum Sinologie 2 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-18

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

The Cultural Revolution is an excellent showcase for observing and understanding Chinese politics during the Maoist Era. By means of reading and discussing in depth the seven selected masterful books, this course will show students two different approaches (respectively focusing on elite politics and mass movements) taken by those pioneer scholars on the Cultural Revolution, and the multiple dynamics of this upheaval. Each student should read at least one book and give a presentation on its main ideas and arguments, and participate actively in discussions of the other books.

Course Arrangement:
Unit 1. General Introduction: Two Approaches to the Cultural Revolution

Unit 2. Seminar on ???’s ?????, 2008;

Unit 3. Seminar on Roderick MacFarquhar and Michael Schoenhals’ Mao’s Last Revolution, 2006;

Unit 4. Seminar on Anita Chan’s Children of Mao: Personality Development and Political Activism In The Red Guard Generation, 1985;

Unit 5. Seminar on Wang Shaoguang’s Failure of Charisma: The Chinese Cultural Revolution In Wuhan, 1995;

Unit 6. Seminar on Elizabeth Perry and Li Xun’s Proletarian Power: Shanghai In The Cultural Revolution, 1997;

Unit 7. Seminar on Andrew Walder’s Fractured Rebellion: The Beijing Red Guard Movement, 2009;

Unit 8. Seminar on Andrew Walder’s China Under Mao: A Revolution Derailed, 2015;

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

We expect that all participants of this seminar attend the seminar regularly; and that they choose one of the following fields for their own contribution to the seminar:
1. History and Theory: Does the writing of history in 20th century China rely on a theory of history?
2. History and Identity: Is 20th century Chinese history a history of Han Chinese?
3. HIstory and Memory: How do we detect differences between state orchestrated historiography and social memory?

As your term paper, we expect you to write a paper related to the topic of your choice based on your oral presentation and the feedback you get for that. .

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

The grade depends on presentation (30%), overall participation (30%) and a course paper (40%).

Prüfungsstoff

The term paper addresses the topic of your own choice in terms of the research question related to your topic. You can change the research question if you have reasons to do so.
Your paper should show that you can find the adequate sources, the related theories and useful methods to answer the research question. In terms of length, the paper should not exceed 8000 words but can otherwise be as long as you feel necessary.

Literatur


Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

GG 421/422
GG 410

Letzte Änderung: Di 12.11.2019 12:47