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Asian Studies Masterclass: Perception of space in Asia


Admission requirements

A BA in Korean Studies.


The Masterclass investigates how conceptions of space in different cultures in Asia are formed and deformed. In the first part of the course a theoretical positioning of the problem illustrated by a number of case studies aims to achieve an awareness of multidisciplinarity and crosscultural issues in Asian studies . In the second part of the course the process of writing on such issues forms the core of the classes leading up to the final research paper.

Course objectives

Critical analysis of data from case studies; formulation of research topic, methodology for a research paper

Time table

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Teaching method


Assessment method

Position papers and research paper


Yes, see for more info Blackboard.

Reading list

See program


Via uSis


Marijke Klokke or Henny van der Veere.