POLVOS21 Peace, Human Rights and Democracy in the Korean Peninsula and East Asia (Tampere Summer School 2018) 5 ECTS
Periods
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
English
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Politics
Political Science
Faculty of Management

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes:
○ Students enhance their knowledge and understanding of contemporary Korean politics

○ Students examine key issues of Korean politics and their complex nature from a comparative perspective

○ Students examine how peace, human rights and democracy are interconnected in a specific regional context, while contending normative principles with empirical realities

General description

This course will address key issues in contemporary Korean politics, ranging from ongoing democratic reforms in South Korea to North Korean nuclear crisis. It delivers a series of lectures of (1) political history, (2) constitutional reform debates, (3) socio-economic reforms for a more fair and inclusive society, (4) democratic innovations and new forms of citizen participation, (5) resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis and new approaches towards peace & co-existence, and (6) promoting human rights and democratic citizenship in the region.

Payment

0 – 500 euros
Tampere Summer School course fees.

Enrolment for University Studies

Application period: 15 March - 15 May

Teachers

Hyeon Su Seo, Teacher responsible
hyeon.su.seo[├Ąt]uta.fi

Homepage URL

Teaching

6-Aug-2018 – 17-Aug-2018

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Evaluation: Based on active participation, course assignments and a final essay

Study materials

Course material: A list of reading materials will be announced.

Further information

In questions concerning course content, please contact Hyeon Su Seo: hyeon.su.seo(a)uta.fi

Min-max number of students: 10-30