History and Politics of the Far East

A.Y. 2017/2018
6
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
SPS/14
Language
English
Learning objectives
The aim of the course is to provide an introduction to the study of international politics in East Asia since the end of World War II. The course will focus on the foreign policies of Japan and China, and their impact on the East Asian region.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Third trimester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Course syllabus
The course is divided into two parts. The first one will address Japan's foreign policy, with a focus on the development of Japanese foreign policy since World War II and how Japan is seeking to adjust its policies to meet the challenges of the 21st century. The second part will turn to China, with a focus on the historical background of contemporary China's foreign policy and its main drivers, including national identity, national interests as defined by the Party-State, and the characteristics of the foreign policy process.
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Course syllabus
The course is divided into two parts. The first one will address Japan's foreign policy, with a focus on the development of Japanese foreign policy since World War II and how Japan is seeking to adjust its policies to meet the challenges of the 21st century. The second part will turn to China, with a focus on the historical background of contemporary China's foreign policy and its main drivers, including national identity, national interests as defined by the Party-State, and the characteristics of the foreign policy process.
SPS/14 - ASIAN HISTORY AND INSTITUTIONS - University credits: 6
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
On Tuesdays from 4.30 to 6.30 pm. Students are kindly requested to make an appointment in advance via email. Until the end of the Covid emergency, office hours will take place on Microsoft Teams.
Dipartimento di Studi internazionali, giuridici e storico-politici, via Conservatorio 7, 1st floor, room 8