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Contemporary Korea (ASIA20006)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeASIA20006
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject is designed for students who are new to Korean studies. It covers a broad range of contemporary Korean affairs, including history, philosophy, politics, security, economy and socio-cultural issues since its independence from Japan in 1945. Each lecture will introduce one thematic issue in contemporary Korea, both South and North, ranging from its colonial and post-colonial experiences, the Korean War, national division and Pyongyang’s nuclear programs to K-pop and multiculturalism in South Korea.

Last updated: 16 October 2019