21810353 - HISTORY AND INSTITUTIONS OF ASIA

This course focuses on the contemporary history of international relations in East Asia. Particular attention will be devoted to the positions occupied by Japan and China during the Cold War years, as well as to their interactions both with the other regional actors, the two Superpowers and Europe. The analysis of the factors generated by the bipolar order will facilitate the identification of continuity and discontinuity lines in the broader context of globalization.

FRATTOLILLO OLIVIERO

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Programme

This course focuses on the contemporary history of international relations in East Asia. Particular attention will be devoted to the positions occupied by Japan and China during the Cold War years, as well as to their interactions both with the other regional actors, the two Superpowers and Europe. The analysis of the factors generated by the bipolar order will facilitate the identification of continuity and discontinuity lines in the broader context of globalization.
A seminar will address the issue of the construction of the political identity in China through the Communist Party rhetoric in the post-Maoist period.

Core Documentation

The syllabus for attending students is the following:

1) Best, Hanhimaki, Maiolo, Schulze, Storia delle relazioni internazionali. Il mondo nel XX secolo e oltre, UTET 2014 (capitoli: 8, 9, 10, 12, 14 e 15).
2) O. Frattolillo, Il Giappone tra Est e Ovest, FrancoAngeli 2014.
3) F. Mazzei & V. Volpi, Asia al centro, EGEA 2014, second edition (capitoli: 2, 3, 4, 10 e 12).


The syllabus for non-attending students is the following:

1) Best, Hanhimaki, Maiolo, Schulze, Storia delle relazioni internazionali. Il mondo nel XX secolo e oltre, UTET 2014 (capitoli: 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14 e 15).
2) Frattolillo, Il Giappone tra Est e Ovest, FrancoAngeli 2014.
3) Mazzei, Volpi, Asia al centro, EGEA 2014, seconda edizione (per intero).
4) R. Lim, Geopolitics of East Asia, Routledge 2005.
5) One of the following books (free choice):
- Frattolillo, Diplomacy in Japan-EU Relations, Routledge 2013;
- Frattolillo, Interwar Japan beyond the West, Cambridge SP 2012;
- Frattolillo, L’etica dell’interessere, Mimesis 2013.

Reference Bibliography

R. Lim, Geopolitics of East Asia, Routledge 2005.

Type of delivery of the course

In the case of an extension of the health emergency caused by COVID-19, all the provisions that regulate the methods of carrying out the teaching activities and student assessment will be implemented. In particular, the following methods will apply: lessons delivered remotely via Moodle and Microsoft Teams, platforms through which oral exams will also take place.

Attendance

In the case of an extension of the health emergency caused by COVID-19, all the provisions that regulate the methods of carrying out the teaching activities and student assessment will be implemented. In particular, the following methods will apply: lessons delivered remotely via Moodle and Microsoft Teams, platforms through which oral exams will also take place.

Type of evaluation

In the case of an extension of the health emergency caused by COVID-19, all the provisions that regulate the methods of carrying out the teaching activities and student assessment will be implemented. In particular, the following methods will apply: lessons delivered remotely via Moodle and Microsoft Teams, platforms through which oral exams will also take place.