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150119 SE Archives and Contemporary Chinese Historical Research: System, Theory, and Methodology (2018W)

II

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

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Details

Language: Chinese

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 04.10. 17:00 - 21:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Thursday 11.10. 17:00 - 21:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Thursday 18.10. 17:00 - 21:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Thursday 25.10. 17:00 - 21:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Thursday 15.11. 17:00 - 21:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05
Thursday 22.11. 17:00 - 21:00 Seminarraum Ostasienwissenschaften 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-05

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

1.Goal
During the past two decades, with the limited opening of all levels of archives in China, more and more scholars have begun using archival materials for historical research. This course aims at introducing the foundational knowledge of China’s archival management system, equipping the students with basic skills of doing archival research in China.
2.Content
First, the historical development of China’s archival system and the current situation; second, the relationship between archives and historical research utilizing and challenges; third, interpreting
archives: breakthrough through details, database, and interdisciplinary approach.
3.Expectation
Basic understanding of China’s archival system and its contents; basic knowledge on the key issues within the field of contemporary Chinese history.

Assessment and permitted materials

Strongly recommend combining with Course II’s examination. If not, you can get your grade through doing homework by submitting commentaries on the materials the professor assigns.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Fail if missing class twice without reasonable excuses.
Class participation (20%)
Final project (80%)

Examination topics

Reading list


Association in the course directory

GG 421/422

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