HTHB00821U Introduction to Southeast Asian Studies 2: Southeast Asian Culture

Volume 2015/2016

BA programme in Asian Studies with specialisations in Indology, Japanese Studies, China Studies, Korean Studies, Southeast Asian Studies and Tibetology, the 2015 Curriculum or

Curriculum for the Elective Studies in South East Asian studies The 2007 Curriculum


The course offers a sound introduction to the cultural, political and economic

landscape of past and present Southeast Asia, social modernization and

change. The goal of the course is to introduce you to the tapestry of cultural

diversity in Southeast Asia. We will study along Victor King’s “Sociology of

Southeast Asia”. The foundation will be laid for more advanced modules on

specific issues in subsequent years of study. Active class participation, oral

presentation and organization in small work groups is expected. The course

will also include the setup of a Southeast Asian film club and excursions to

Southeast Asian life in Copenhagen.

Learning Outcome

BA 2015-studieordning:
Sydøstasiensstudier 2: Sydøstasiens kultur  Indonesisk (fagelementkode HIØB00821E)
Sydøstasienstudier 2: Sydøstasiens kultur Thai (fagelementkode HTHB00821E)

BA Tilvalg 2007-studieordning:
Introduktion til Sydøstasienstudier 2: Sydøstasiens kultur (fagelementkode HSØB10022E)

King, Victor T. 2008. The Sociology of Southeast Asia: Transformations in a Developing Region. Copenhagen: NIAS Press. Other readings will be announced.

Lectures, discussions, student presentations
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Guidance
  • 40
  • Lectures
  • 42
  • Preparation
  • 124,25
  • Total
  • 206,25
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assesment