HJAB0001EU Introduction to Japanese Studies 1: History and culture of Japan after 1945

Volume 2018/2019

Curriculum for the BA program in Asian Studies with specialisations in Indology, Japanese Studies, China Studies, Korean Studies, Southeast Asian Studies and Tibetology, The 2015 Curriculum

Curriculum for the Elective Studies in Japanese studies, The 2017 Curriculum


This course is intended as a basic course. Together with the course ”Introduktion til Japans historie og kulturhistorie før 1945” (Introduction to the History and Culture of Japan before 1945), it provides an introduction to the history and culture of Japan from ancient times to the present. In the spring semester we will cover the period up to 1945

Learning Outcome

BA 2015-ordning:
Introduktion til Japanstudier 1: Japans historie og kulturhistorie efter 1945 (fagelementkode HJAB00811E)

BA tilvalg 2017-ordning:
Introduktion til Japans Historie og Kulturhistorie efter 1945 (fagelementkode HJAB10101E)

George, Mary W. 2009. The Elements of Library Research: What Every Student Needs to Know. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Gordon, Andrew. 2009. A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present. Second edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 28
  • Preparation
  • 178,25
  • Total
  • 206,25
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assesment