HTHB00811U Introduction to Southeast Asian Studies 1: Southeast Asian History

Volume 2015/2016

Udbydes efter BA 2015-Studieordning og

Studieordning for tilvalgsstudiet på BA-niveau i Sydøstasienstudier 2007-ordningen


This course will use a lecture and discussion format to present an introduction to the geographical and historical landscape of past and present Southeast Asia. This will cover the countries of Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, the Philippines and East Timor. With this background, the themes of the region’s early history, colonial period and era of independence will be considered. The goals of the course are to help students become aware of this region and in particular to gain an appreciation for its great diversity. This course will provide the foundation for more advanced modules on specific issues in the subsequent years of studty. Students are expected to actively participate in class.

Learning Outcome

BA 2015-ordning:
Introduktion til Sydøstasienstudier 1: Sydøstasiens Historie (fagelementkode  HIØB00811E/HTHB00811E)

BA Tilvalg 2007-ordning:
Introduktion til Sydøstasiens Historie (fagelementkode HSØB10011E)

Heidhues, Mary Somers. 2001. Southeast Asia: A Concise History. London: Thames and Hudson. Available at Humanities Bookstore at KUA and elsewhere, and other readings to be announced.

Lectures and group class presentations
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 56
  • Preparation
  • 150,25
  • Total
  • 206,25
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assesment