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150010 VO Regional Studies of Japan (2020W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 15 - Ostasienwissenschaften

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Language: German

Examination dates



DO 14:30-16:00, DIGITAL
Beginn: 8.10.2020
Die Vorlesung wird zur Gänze digital über Moodle Collaborate abgehalten.


Aims, contents and method of the course

"Applied Geography of Japan" is an introductory course. The course does not only deal with geography, it also will bear upon society, art, culture and problems of modern Japan. The course shall impart basic knowledge on Japan.
The course will be supported by power point presentations, videos or films. Questions and discussions are welcome.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written test via e-learning platform. Evaluation with points-based system, where more than 50% are necessary to pass the test.
permitted auxiliary means: all

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

No special prior knowledge is necessary.

Examination topics

Course materials on Moodle, incl. power points .

Reading list

SCHWIND, Martin: Kapitel "Geographie", Horst HAMMITZSCH (Hg.) (1981): Japan Handbuch. Wiesbaden.

POHL, Manfred (2002): Japan. München: Beck. (alle Kapitel außer "Geschichte")

SCHWIND, Martin: Das japanische Inselreich. Berlin und New York
(1967): Band 1: Die Naturlandschaft
(1981): Band 2: Kulturlandschaft. Wirtschaftsgroßmacht auf engem Raum

Ein Skriptum wird zur gegebenen Zeit auf der e-Learning-Plattform zum Download bereit stehen.

Association in the course directory

JBA M4.1, EC A151, EC A153

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