AIS3060 - Special Topics in Asian Studies I

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Asian and International Studies
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2017/18 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to offer an overview of the history of Sino-Japanese relations from the ancient to the pre-modern period, i.e. from the pre-Nara period to the Edo period, in terms of political relationships, cultural exchanges, and economic development; and links it to the modern period – to discussions on contemporary issues such as China and Japan’s role in East Asia, their regional rivalry, border issues and history debates, bilateral cooperation regarding North Korea and rivalry in the economic engagement of Africa. Through a multi-disciplinary approach, this course will provide a holistic understanding of the history and contemporary issues of Sino-Japanese relations, including the political, cultural, sociological and economic dimensions.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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