Units of Study

ASNS6903 - Theory and Method in Asian Studies

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Olivier Ansart


This unit is open only to MA (research) and Honours students. Students will be introduced to the theories and intellectual perspectives in humanities and social sciences that are important in the Asian context. They will also learn different methodological approaches to Asian Studies, including archival and library research, ethnographic fieldwork, and interview techniques. Students will pursue their own research projects to apply and demonstrate some of the theories and research methods they have learned.


1x2000wd mid-semester essay (30%), 1x3000wd final essay (50%), class performance including oral presentation (20%)


1x2-hr seminar/week


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