SOSANT1163 – East Asia
The course on East Asia takes a closer look at questions raised in SOSANT1100 – Regional etnografi: Jordens folk og kulturelt mangfold (discontinued). The course will address four themes: 1) cultures, states, and histories 2) self, gender and sentiment 3) geographies, work and sociality 4) religions, modernities, populations.
The course will be taught in English.
The course provides important regional knowledge for students studying anthropology. The course is also relevant for students from other programs who are interested in East Asia.
Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.
If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.
"Private candidates": http://www.sv.uio.no/studier/studietilbud/privatist/privatister.html may register for this course.
Recommended previous knowledge
SOSANT1000 – Innføring i sosialantropologi and SOSANT1100 – Regional etnografi: Jordens folk og kulturelt mangfold (discontinued) are recommended but not required before taking this course.
SOSANT11xx gir 5 sp reduksjon mot SOSANT1101, men man kan søke om å få beholde sp dersom man tar en annen regionalfordypning enn man hadde fra før.
Access to teaching
A student who has completed compulsory instruction and coursework and has had these approved, is not entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework. A student who has been admitted to a course, but who has not completed compulsory instruction and coursework or had these approved, is entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework, depending on available capacity.
Students are graded on the basis of a three-hour examination.
"Privatister" take the same exam as ordinary students.
Examination support material
No examination support material is allowed.
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
Withdrawal from an examination
It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.
Special examination arrangements
Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.