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150089 VU East Asian Hotspots: Economy, Politics and Society of North Korea (2017W)

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

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 02.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 09.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 16.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 23.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 30.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 06.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 13.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 20.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 27.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 04.12. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 11.12. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 08.01. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 15.01. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 22.01. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10
Monday 29.01. 10:15 - 11:45 Seminarraum Sinologie 1 UniCampus Hof 2 2F-O1-10

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The goal of this course is to enhance knowledge about North Korea in a very broad sense. Students learn about the origins and current developments in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) as the source or object of actual or potential conflict in the East Asian region. This includes aspects such as economic development and social issues.The following areas will be covered: History and tradition; ideology and the leaders; political system; economy: basics; economic reforms; special economic zones; the leadership of Kim Jong-Un; unification.

Assessment and permitted materials

The final grade will be composed out of the results of two multiple-choice exams and will be weighted by an evaluation of attendance and in-class discussion activity.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

In order to pass the course, at least one of the two m/c exams must be passed, combined with regular attendance. Active participation is not expected in this course.

Examination topics

The m/c exams will be based on the readings as well as the instructor's PPTs.

Reading list

A detailed reading list will be provided on moodle.

Association in the course directory

WM4

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