20 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: Since the end of World War II, the two Koreas have undergone rapid modernisation and radical social transformations that have created a number of opportunities and challenges. Through the disciplines of anthropology, history, and political science this module examines major social, political, and cultural issues in contemporary Korea, including the unfinished Korean War, ideological violence and reunification, migration and modernity, kinship and relations to the dead, and Korea┐s place in the global community.

Staff Contact: Markus Bell
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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