Chair Chiang Ching-Kuo I

lasi1302  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Chair Chiang Ching-Kuo I
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
3 credits
15.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2019-2020 !

Main themes
From the expertise of Western or Asian specialists of China, the Chiang Ching-Kuo Chair of Chinese civilisation will provide a detailed analysis of a topic related to the Chinese world, 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.
The Chair 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. The student will develop the documentary basis of their essay, propose different angles from which the topic can be approached. They will devote a special attention to the critique of available sources.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Political Sciences: International Relations

Master [120] in Public Administration

Master [120] in Political Sciences: General

Master [60] in Political Sciences: General

Minor in Chinese studies