History and Politics of the Far East

A.Y. 2018/2019
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 foreign policy of the People's Republic of China, with a focus on its current application in the so-called Belt and Road Initiative and its impact on the East Asian and Southeast 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 focus on what has currently become the main instrument of Chinese foreign policy: the Belt and Road Initiative. It will critically address aims, rationale and mechanisms behind it assessing its historical background in the so called "Going out Policy". It will also analyse its impact over the East Asian and Southeast Asian region. The second part will address the wider picture 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 focus on what has currently become the main instrument of Chinese foreign policy: the Belt and Road Initiative. It will critically address aims, rationale and mechanisms behind it assessing its historical background in the so called "Going out Policy". It will also analyse its impact over the East Asian and Southeast Asian region. The second part will address the wider picture 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
Professors: Congiu Francesca, Dossi Simone
Educational website(s)
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