Contemporary China: The People's Republic, Taiwan, and Hong Kong

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1 час курса
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Using case studies from the Harvard Business School, this course will cover the contemporary Chinese scene by focusing on five main themes in China’s development: agriculture, entrepreneurship, education, environment, and literature.

You’ll examine the period from Deng Xiaoping’s rise in 1978 to the present, using the lenses of sociology, political science, and economics. You’ll learn how China has maintained one-party rule in an era of reform and internationalization, and how contemporary developments — like the current conception of the “Chinese Dream” — are influenced by the legacies of China’s past. You’ll also examine Greater China with a focus on the Taiwan model and Taiwan’s relationship with the People’s Republic of China.

Developing your own approaches to history, you’ll gain a critical appreciation of China’s literary, philosophical, political, and cultural resources. Enroll now to understand China’s global leadership role and to learn if the 21st century is truly “the Chinese century.”

Программа
Contemporary China: The People's Republic, Taiwan, and Hong Kong
Use the case study method to study China from the rise of Deng Xiaoping to the present.
Что Вы изучите?
  • The political and economic world of Post-Mao China.
  • The period from Deng Xiaoping’s rise in 1978 to the present.
  • How to examine Chinese history with a multidisciplinary approach.
  • Five important themes in modern China’s rapid development: agriculture, entrepreneurship, education, environment, and literature.
  • Taiwan’s relationship with the People’s Republic of China.
  • How today’s conception of a “Chinese Dream” is influenced by China’s past.
Лекторы
Peter K. Bol
Peter K. Bol
Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations Harvard University
Peter K. Bol is the Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the founding director of the Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis. He holds degrees from the University of Leiden and Princeton University. He began teaching at Harvard in 1985 and was named a Harvard College Professor for excellence in teaching. Bol and William Kirby have been teaching the history of China together since 1992.
William C. Kirby
William C. Kirby
T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies Harvard University
William C. Kirby is T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies at Harvard University and Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He is a Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor. He serves as chairman of the Harvard China Fund and served as director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies from 2006 to 2013.
Платформа
EdX
Эта платформа предоставляет все курсы бесплатно. Авторами выступают топовые университеты и корпорации, которые стараются удерживать стандарты качества. За несоблюдение дедлайнов, невыполнение домашнего задания студенты теряют баллы. Как и в других платформах, лекционные видео чередуются с практическими заданиями. Обучение проводится на английском, китайском, испанском, французском и хинди.