20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module explores what it means to study Korea at university level, and considers how `area studies' research on Korea fits within a discipline such as history or cultural studies. We will work on a combination of new and established research to explore one core topic in depth, in this year, the division of the peninsula and inter-Korean relation. We will consider how research on Korea has changed over time, how researchers use primary evidence in text and/or images to understand change and practice; how to navigate key debates in a field and evaluate competing arguments. You will finish this module with a deep understanding of our core topic and research, critical and writing skills that you can apply and develop in further study.

Staff Contact: Marco Milani
Teaching Methods: Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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