KSCB721 Workshop: Social Movements in Chinese Societies for Mgr.

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Bc. Magdaléna Rychetská, M.A. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. et Mgr. Dušan Vávra, Ph.D.
Department of Chinese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Bc. Magdaléna Rychetská, M.A.
Supplier department: Department of Chinese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
KSCB721/Media: No timetable has been entered into IS.
KSCB721/Sunflower1: No timetable has been entered into IS.
KSCB721/Sunflower2: No timetable has been entered into IS.
KSCB721/Tianxia: No timetable has been entered into IS.
KSCB721/Civil_Rights: No timetable has been entered into IS.
KSCB721/Public_Theology: No timetable has been entered into IS.
KSCB721/Martin_L_King: No timetable has been entered into IS.
KSCB721/Identity: No timetable has been entered into IS.
Prerequisites (in Czech)
TYP_STUDIA ( N )
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 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 5/20, only registered: 0/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives (in Czech)
The workshop aims to provide students with a broad knowledge base to understand social movements in contemporary Chinese Societies. Besides providing background, students are encouraged to further their analytical skills through the exploration of reading materials and in-class discussion.
Learning outcomes (in Czech)
After the workshop, students will be able to discuss various social movements, and its influence on contemporary Chinese societies, with a particular focus on protests in Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Syllabus (in Czech)
  • At the beginning of the semester, students will be provided with all reading materials and topics for presentations. They will choose the topic for presentation and prepare it in advance for the workshop.
  • Speakers:
  • Liang Chia-Yu, University of Sussex Lai Tsz Him, Drew University Calida Chu, University of Edinburgh Shih Fang-long, London School of Economics Magdaléna Masláková, Masaryk University
  • Programme Day 1: Monday 21st of Oct 2019
  • 10.00 - 11.40 30-Year Roads to Democracy in Taiwan, Hong Kong and China Shih Fang-long
  • Lunch break
  • 14.00 - 15.40 Social Media and Social Movement in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Mainland China Calida Chu
  • 15.40 - 16.00 Coffee Break
  • 16.00 - 17.40 Student’s projects presentations: group I (Each presentation 20-30 minutes)
  • 18.00 Film Screening

    Day 2– Tuesday 22nd of Oct 2019
  • 08.00 - 09.40 2014 Occupy Taipei: Sunflower Student Movement (太陽花學運) and Large Intestine Flower Forum (大腸花論壇) Shih Fang-long
  • 9.40 - 10.00 Coffee Break
  • 10.00 - 11.40 Sunflower Movement in the Democratization of Taiwan Liang Chia-Yu
  • 12.00 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14.00 - 15.40 The Christianity and Social Activism in Taiwan: The Case of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan Magdaléna Masláková
  • 15.40 - 16.00 Coffee Break
  • 16.00 - 17.40 Student’s projects presentations: group II (Each presentation 20-30 minutes)

    Day 3– Wednesday 23th of Oct 2019
  • 08.00 - 09.40 The Politics of the Return of Tianxia (天下, All-under-Heaven) and its influence on the social movements Liang Chia-Yu
  • 10.00 - 11.40 Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement Lai Tsz Him
  • 12.00 - 14.00 Lunch
  • 14.00 - 15.40 Social Movement and Public Theology in Hong Kong and Mainland China Calida Chu
  • 15.40 - 16.00 Coffee Break
  • 16.00-17.40 Student’s projects presentations: group III (Each presentation 20-30 minutes)

    Day 4– Thursday 24th of Oct 2019
  • 08.00 - 09.40 The Use of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Hong Kong Protests Lai Tsz Him
  • 10.00 - 11.40 Student’s projects presentations: group IV Each presentation 20-30 minutes
  • 11.40 -12.00 Closing Remarks
Teaching methods (in Czech)
Lectures, class discussion, group presentations, readings
Assessment methods (in Czech)
In order to pass this course, each student selects one of the study questions, read the materials, and prepare an individual presentation. Each presentation should be 15-20 min long
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
Study Materials

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