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East Asian Studies

... looks into questions such as ...

  • How was the evolution and development of literary genres in China influenced by the reception of Western literature in the 19th and 20th century?
  • What did the Chinese, Japanese and Korean languages sound like 1000 and 500 years ago?
  • What kind of exchange had been taking place between Japan and other Asian countries historically?
  • Where does traditional and modern Korean culture figure within the East-Asian and global context?
  • Which problems does East Asian politics currently revolve around and where do they rank within a regional and international context?

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