Seminar : Taiwanese Studies I

lasi1304  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Seminar : Taiwanese Studies I
3 credits
15.0 h
Q1

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2021-2022
Language
English
Prerequisites
None.
Main themes
From the expertise of Western or Asian specialists of Taiwan, the Seminar will provide a detailed analysis of a topic related to Taiwan, either in history or in the contemporary period.
This special question will change every year but it will be related to:
- The national and international political debates;
- Socio-economic problems;
- Socio-religious problems;
- Population and family questions.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this course, the student will be capable of identifying the adequate sources, methods and results, in terms of logic and structure, of the in depth analysis of a phenomenon related to the Chinese world, understood as a whole. The student will be able to develop the documentary basis of their essay, propose different angles from which the topic can be approached. They will be able to devote a special attention to the critique of available sources.
 
Content
The Seminar will consist of a series of lectures, upheld with adequate teaching methods, according to the holder of the chair.
Teaching methods
The Seminar will consist of a series of lectures, upheld with adequate teaching methods, according to the holder of the chair.
Evaluation methods
A critical essay will throw the light on the characteristics of the sources which have been used, their biases and their corollary limits ; the choices made by the authors and their conclusions will also be critically analysed.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Minor in Chinese studies