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150087 VU Law in East Asia (2019W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 15 - Ostasienwissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 08.10. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Tuesday 15.10. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Tuesday 22.10. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Tuesday 29.10. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Tuesday 05.11. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Tuesday 12.11. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Tuesday 19.11. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Tuesday 26.11. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Tuesday 03.12. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Tuesday 10.12. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Tuesday 17.12. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Tuesday 21.01. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Tuesday 28.01. 18:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In accordance with the Curriculum of East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS), after completion of this course,

• Students shall have a general understanding of the concept of law and legal philosophy as well as a basic knowledge of the legal history of East Asia
• They will be aware of the individual specifics of the legal system of each country as well as the interaction of the legal system and the respective political reality
• Students will have the necessary theoretical skills to understand and interpret current developments in the field of law and politics from their own legal perspective

To achieve these aims the students will, in the first part of the course, learn about the general concepts of law and legal philosophy. Based on this overview, the legal history of the East Asian countries will be presented and discussed in class.

In the second part of the course, the modern legal system of each country will be discussed. The focus will be the constitutional law of each country and its interaction with the political system and the governance of the respective jurisdiction. Also, the theory and of the concept of the rule of law and its individual political interpretation will be examined. To further the understanding and to provide practical examples, current legal issues and affairs will be discussed in class.

In the third part the students will choose an individual topic based on their own interest within the range of the general topics covered in the second part of the course (list of topics provided). After performing scientific research individually, the students will present their findings in class. These will be discussed in class.

Assessment and permitted materials

• Participation in class, reading the mandatory materials
• Individual presentation, group presentation
• Feedback and participation in group discussions
• Final Exam (Essay Question)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Participation in class, reading the prepared materials and preparing for the individual lecture as well as participating in the final exam. Regular participation of students is therefore mandatory in this course.

The regular EcoS guidelines and rules on attendance apply.

Examination topics

Students are free to choose the topic of their presentation individually within the range of topics discussed in class (list of topics provided).
The essay question in the final exam is based on the topics and materials presented in class.

Reading list


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