KSCB074 History and Politics in contemporary China

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Bc. Denisa Hilbertová, M.A. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Bc. Denisa Hilbertová, M.A.
Department of Chinese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Bc. Denisa Hilbertová, M.A.
Supplier department: Department of Chinese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Thu 14:00–15:40 G24
Prerequisites
KSCA028 History of Modern China
KSCB028
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 22/25, only registered: 0/25, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/25
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
This course offers an overview of contemporary Chinese culture and society since the “Economic Reform and Opening Up” launched in 1978, with strong focus on last three decades and last three Chinese presidents through the study of changes in politics, the economy, society, culture, and everyday life in China. The course also develops an understanding of media image and soft power.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the semester students will be able to: explain the development of Chinese communist ideology analyze communist leadership and possible future development understand the structure of CCP China's international position navigate through key CCP's issues such as corruption or a carrier diplomacy
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction 2. Third Generation of Chinese Communist Leaders 3. Jiang Zemin and his challenges 4. Fourth Generation of Chinese Communist Leaders 5. Hu Jintao and his challenges 6. Fifth Generation of Chinese Communist Leaders 7. Xi Jinping and his challenges 8. Comparison of last three Chinese presidents and their administratives 9. Corruption 10. The structure of CCP 11. Chinese Soft Power 12. Covid 19
Teaching methods
The course will be conducted in seminar/discussion format. Students are strongly encouraged to ask questions to participate in discussion on the assigned readings or course materials.
Assessment methods
Essay, activity and discussion during the lessons and media project
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2018.
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