Национальная идентичность и социально-политическое развитие Азии
Статус: Курс обязательный (Бизнес и политика в современной Азии)
Направление: 58.04.01. Востоковедение и африканистика
Кто читает: Департамент востоковедения и африканистики
Когда читается: 1-й курс, 1, 2 модуль
Формат изучения: Blended
Преподаватели: Морозова Валентина Сергеевна, Старикова Екатерина Олеговна, Щепкин Василий Владимирович
Прогр. обучения: Бизнес и политика в современной Азии
Title of the course: National identity and Sociopolitical Development in Asia. Prerequisites: research seminar “Cross-cultural communication in Asia”. For deeper understanding of national identity theoretical foundations fluency in English/English B2 level is advisable. The course will examine the problem of cultural identity of the countries of the region, the issues of typologization of East Asian identities, the civilizational specifics of countries and its impact on all aspects of social and political life, the main aspects of cultural and humanitarian interaction between countries and their place in global cross-cultural exchanges.
- Provide students with the knowledge of the Asian national identity phenomenon (its role and place in sociopolitical development of the country).
- Provide students with the knowledge of methodological tools and their applications to the analysis of general problems in the context of national identity in Asia.
- Work with information: find, evaluate, systematize and use information necessary for solving scientific and professional problems from various sources, (on the basis of a systematic approach).
- Communicate in english on professional topics.
- Prepare scientific and analytical reports, reviews, presentations, information briefs and explanatory notes in their professional field.
- Take into account the cultural specificity characteristic of the countries of the studied region in their practical and research activities.
- Use the conceptual apparatus of scientific research, critically analyze the information.
- Understand and analyze socially and personally significant problems and processes occurring in society.
- Lecture 1. Introduction. National identity and its influence on sociopolitical development.Mandatory readings 1. René Grotenhuis. National identity: A model and its content // Nation-Building as Necessary Effort in Fragile States. Amsterdam University Press, 2016. Pp. 125-152; 2. Elena Asciutti. Asia and the Global World: Identities, Values, Rights // Ethnicity, Nationalism and Globalism in Asia / Ed. by Erich Kolig, Vivienne SM. Angeles, Sam Wong. Amsterdam University Press, 2009. Pр. 21-42. Optional readings 1. Paolo Masella. National identity and ethnic diversity // Journal of Population Economics.Vol. 26. No. 2 (April 2013). Pp. 437-454; 2. Baogang He. Transnational civil society and the national identity question in East Asia // Global Governance. Vol. 10. No. 2 (Apr.–June 2004). Pp. 227-246; 3. Mary Bernstein. Identity Politics // Annual Review of Sociology. Vol. 31 (2005). Pp. 47-74. Seminar 1. Chinese national identity and its implications for international relations. (Morozova Valentina) Mandatory readings 1. Gilbert Rozman. Chinese National Identity and Its Implications for International Relations in East Asia // Asia-Pacific Review. Volume 18, 2011. Issue 1. Pp. 84-97; 2. Chengxin Pan. Understanding Chinese Identity in International Relations: a Critique of Western Approaches // Political Science. Volume 51, 1999. Issue 2. Pp. 135-148. Optional readings 1. Shogo Suzuki. The importance of ‘Othering’ in China's national identity: Sino-Japanese relations as a stage of identity conflicts // The Pacific Review. Volume 20, 2007. Issue 1. Pp. 23-47; 2. Thuy T. Do. China's rise and the ‘Chinese dream’ in international relations theory // Global Change, Peace & Security formerly Pacifica Review: Peace, Security & Global Change. Volume 27, 2015. Issue 1: The Sixth Oceanic Conference on International Studies: Transitions in the Asia Pacific. Pp. 21-38.
- Lecture 2. China's search for national identity: past, present and future.Mandatory readings 1. Werner Meissner. China's Search for Cultural and National Identity from the Nineteenth Century to the Present // China Perspectives. No. 68 (November - December 2006). Pp. 41-54; 2. Suzanne Ogden. Chinese nationalism: the precedence of community and identity over individual rights // Asian Perspective. Vol. 25. No. 4. Special Issue on Economic Reforms and Social change in Contemporary China (2001). Pp. 157-185. Optional readings 1. Zhongying Pang. China as a normal state? Understanding China's unfinished transformation from a state socialisation perspective // The Journal of East Asian Affairs. Vol. 18. No. 2 (Fall/Winter 2004). Pp. 340-370; 2. Men Honghu. China’s National Identity in Transition: Domestic and International Perspectives (1982-2012) // Social Sciences in China. Volume 35, 2014. Issue 2. Pp. 189-207; 3. Liu Li, Fan Hong. The National Games and National Identity in the Republic of China, 1910–1948 // The International Journal of the History of Sport. Volume 32, 2015. Issue 3: Regional Issue: Asia. Pp. 440-454. Seminar 2. Taiwan's identity in formation. (Morozova Valentina) Mandatory readings 1. Chi-hung Wei & Christina J. Lai. Identities, Rationality and Taiwan’s China Policy: The Dynamics of Cross-Strait Exchanges // Asian Studies Review. Volume 41, 2017. Issue 1. Pp. 136-154; 2. Rou-Lan Chen. Taiwan's identity in formation: in reaction to a democratizing Taiwan and a rising China // Asian Ethnicity. Volume 14, 2013. Issue 2. Pp. 229-250. Optional readings 1. Fu-Lai Tony & Diana Sze Man Kwan. Social construction of national identity: Taiwanese versus Chinese consciousness // Social Identities Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture. Volume 14, 2008. Issue 1. Pp. 33-52; 2. Hui-Ching Chang & Rich Holt. Symbols in Conflict: Taiwan (Taiwan) and Zhongguo (China) in Taiwan’s Identity Politics // Nationalism and Ethnic Politics. Volume 13, 2007. Issue 1. Pp. 129-165.
- Lecture 3. Cultural identity and traditional cultural values: the case of China.Mandatory readings 1. Shuqin Xu. Cultivating national identity with traditional culture: China’s experiences and paradoxes // Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. Volume 39, 2018. Issue 4. Pp. 615-628; 2. Yuan Zushe. The Cultural Discovery and Practical Implications of “Chinese Values” // Social Sciences in China. Volume 39, 2018. Issue 3. Pp. 69-84. Optional readings 1. Min-hua Huang & Yun-han Chu. The Sway of Geopolitics, Economic Interdependence and Cultural Identity: why are some Asians more favorable toward China's rise than others? // Journal of Contemporary China. Volume 24, 2015. Issue 93. Pp. 421-441; 2. He Baogang. Why Is Establishing Democracy So Difficult in China (the Challenge of China's National Identity Question)? // Contemporary Chinese Thought. Volume 35, 2003. Issue 1. Pp. 71-92; 3. Tiejun Zhang. Chinese Strategic Culture: Traditional and Present Features // Comparative Strategy. Volume 21, 2002. Issue 2. Pp. 73-90. Seminar 3. Confucianism contribution to resolving conflicts of cultural identities. (Morozova Valentina) Mandatory readings 1. Lin Hang. Traditional Confucianism and its Contemporary Relevance // Asian Philosophy. An International Journal of the Philosophical Traditions of the East . Volume 21, 2011. Issue 4. Pp. 437-445; 2. Xinzhong Yao. Who is a Confucian Today? A Critical Reflection on the Issues Concerning Confucian Identity in Modern Times // Journal of Contemporary Religion. Volume 16, 2001. Issue 3. Pp. 313-328. Optional readings 1. Qu Weiguo. Dehistoricized cultural identity and cultural othering // Language and Intercultural Communication. Volume 13, 2013. Issue 2: The discourse of culture and identity in national and transnational contexts. Pp. 148-164; 2. A. T. Nuyen. Confucianism, Globalisation and the Idea of Universalism // Asian Philosophy. An International Journal of the Philosophical Traditions of the East. Volume 13, 2003. Issue 2-3. Pp. 75-86.
- Lecture 4. China’s national identity in a globalized world.Mandatory readings 1.Tiejun Zhang. Self-Identity Construction of the Present China // Comparative Strategy. Volume 23, 2004. Issue 3. Pp. 281-301; 2. Wang Zhuojun & He Hualing. National Identity in the Era of Globalization: Crisis and Reconstruction // Social Sciences in China.Volume 35, 2014. Issue 2. Pp. 139-154. Optional readings 1. Gwi-Ok Kim. Building a Peaceful East Asian Community: Origins of a Regional Concept and Visions for a Global Age // Asian Perspective. Vol. 37, No. 2 (Apr.-June 2013). Pp. 233-254; 2. Dong Jingxia. The Beijing Games, National Identity and Modernization in China // The International Journal of the History of Sport. Volume 27, 2010. Issue 16-18: Olympic Aspirations: Realised and Unrealised. Pp. 2798-2820; 3. Jin Taijun & Yao Hu. National Identity in the Context of Globalization: A Structural Perspective // Social Sciences in China. Volume 36, 2015. Issue 2. Pp. 110-126. Seminar 4. The rise of China’s national identity in the context of globalization. (Morozova Valentina) Mandatory readings 1. Samuel S. Kim. China's path to great power status in the globalization era // Asian Perspective. Vol. 27, No. 1 (2003). Pp. 35-75; 2. Elfie Rembold & Peter Carrier. Space and identity: constructions of national identities in an age of globalization // National Identities. Volume 13, 2011. Issue 4: National Identities in Retrospect. Pp. 362-377. Optional readings 1. Ho Kin Tong & Lin Hong Cheung. Cultural identity and language: a proposed framework for cultural globalization and glocalization // Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. Volume 32, 2011. Issue 1. Pp. 55-69; 2. Jun J. Nohara. Sea power as a dominant paradigm: the rise of China’s new strategic identity // Journal of Contemporary East Asia Studies. Volume 6, 2017. Issue 2. Pp. 210-232.
- Lecture 5. ‘Children of the dragon and grandchildren of the fairy’: constructing identity in Vietnam.Mandatory readings 1. Grigoreva N. The Hùng Kings,Their Cult, and 'the Invention of Traditions' Throughout Vietnamese History // St. Petersburg Annual of Asian and African Studies. 2014. Vol. III. P. 123-134. 2. Grigoreva N. Legendary Ancestors, National Identity, And The Socialization Of Children In Contemporary Vietnam / Basic Research Programme. Series HUM "Humanities". 2014. No. WP BRP 62/HUM/2014. Optional readings 1. Taylor, Keith Weller. (1983). The Birth of Vietnam (illustrated, reprint ed.). University of California Press. ISBN 0520074173. 2. Tham Seong Chee Values and Modernization in Southeast Asia// Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science Vol. 8, No. 1/2 (1980), pp. 1-11 3. Leigh Jenco Revisiting Asian Values// Journal of the History of Ideas Vol. 74, No. 2 (April 2013), pp. 237-258 4. Ronald Inglehart and Wayne E. Baker Modernization, Cultural Change, and the Persistence of Traditional Values // American Sociological Review Vol. 65, No. 1, Looking Forward, Looking Back: Continuity and Change at the Turn of the Millenium (Feb., 2000), pp. 19-51 5. Nguyễn Thị Hiền Cultural Adaptation, Tradition, and Identity of Diasporic Vietnamese People: A Case Study in Silicon Valley, California, USA // Asian Ethnology Vol. 75, No. 2 (2016), pp. 441-459 (20 pages) Seminar 5: Minorities and national identity in Vietnam (Ekaterina Starikova) Mandatory readings: 1. Taylor, Philip (2007). Cham Muslims of the Mekong Delta: place and mobility in the cosmopolitan periphery. NUS Press. ISBN 9971-69-361-5 2. Mohamed Effendy Bin ABDUL HAMID Understanding the Cham Identity in Mainland Southeast Asia: Contending Views// Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia Vol. 21, No. 2, Dynamics of the Local (October 2006), pp. 230-253 (24 pages) 3. Lonán Ó Briain “Happy to Be Born Hmong”: The Implications of a Transnational Musical Network for the Vietnamese-Hmong People // Journal of Vietnamese Studies Vol. 8, No. 2 (Spring 2013), pp. 115-148 (34 pages) 4. Bob Baulch; Truong Thi Kim Chuyen; Dominique Haughton; Jonathan Haughton (May 2002). "Ethnic Minority Development in Vietnam –A Socioeconomic Perspective" (PDF). WPS 2836. The World Bank–Development Research Group Optional readings: 1. Khánh, Trâǹ (1993). The Ethnic Chinese and Economic Development in Vietnam. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2. Tong, Chee Kiong (2010). Identity and Ethnic Relations in Southeast Asia: Racializing Chineseness. Springer. ISBN 904818908X
- Lecture 6. Cultural identity, religion and traditional cultural values: the case of VietnamMandatory readings 1. CHAN Kwok Bun and Louis-Jacques DORAIS Family, Identity, and the Vietnamese Diaspora: The Quebec Experience Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia Vol. 21, No. 2, Dynamics of the Local (October 2006), pp. 230-253 (24 pages) 2. Lan T. Chu Catholicism vs. Communism, Continued: The Catholic Church in Vietnam // Journal of Vietnamese Studies Vol. 3, No. 1 (Winter 2008), pp. 151-192 (42 pages) Optional readings 1. JungBong Choi Of the East Asian Cultural Sphere: Theorizing Cultural Regionalization// China Review Vol. 10, No. 2, Special Issue: Transnationalism and Glocalization in Chinese Language and East Asian Cinemas (Fall 2010), pp. 109-136 2. Stephen Castles Globalization, ethnic identity and the integration crisis // Ethnicities Vol. 11, No. 1 (March 2011), pp. 23-26 3. Nir Avieli Vietnamese New Year Rice Cakes: Iconic Festive Dishes and Contested National Identity //Ethnology Vol. 44, No. 2 (Spring, 2005), pp. 167-187 (21 pages Seminar 6: Intangible cultural heritage of humanity in Vietnam and its’ place in constructing of identity. (Ekaterina Starikova) Mandatory readings 1. Marilena Alivizatou The UNESCO Programme for the Proclamation of Masterpieces of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity: a Critical Examination // Journal of Museum Ethnography No. 19, 'Feeling the Vibes: Dealing with Intangible Heritage': Papers from the Annual Conference of the Museum Ethnographers Group Held at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, 18–19 May 2006 (March 2007), pp. 34-42 2. Oscar Salemink Described, Inscribed, Written Off: Heritagisation as (Dis)connection // Connected and Disconnected in Viet Nam: Remaking Social Relations in a Post-socialist Nation 3. Grigoreva N. The Muong Ritual Narratives: from “Superstitions” to Intangible Cultural Heritage, in: RUSSIAN SCHOLARS ON VIETNAM Selected Papers. Volume 2. Moscow: Forum Publishing House, 2017. P. 197-211 Optional readings 1. Jinn Winn CHONG "Mine, Yours or Ours?": The Indonesia-Malaysia Disputes over Shared Cultural Heritage Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia Vol. 27, No. 1 (April 2012), pp. 1-53
- Lecture 7. Emperor of Japan: history of cult and recent changes.Mandatory reading Shimazono S. State Shinto in the Lives of the People: The Establishment of Emperor Worship, Modern Nationalism, and Shrine Shinto in Late Meiji // Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2009. P. 93-124. Optional reading Fukuoka M. Handle with Care: Shaping the Official Image of the Emperor in Early Meiji Japan // Ars Orientalis, Vol. 43, 2013. P. 108-124. Brands H. The Emperor's New Clothes: American Views of Hirohito after World War II // The Historian. Vol. 68, No. 1 (SPRING 2006). P. 1-28 Yamada M. The Imperial Family as Postwar Role Model // Электронное издание nippon.com. Дата публикации 15.11.2016. URL: https://www.nippon.com/en/currents/d00254/the-imperial-family-as-postwar-role-model.html?cx_recs_click=true Takahashi K. The Future of Japan’s Dwindling Imperial Family // Электронное издание nippon.com. Дата публикации 25.07.2014. URL: https://www.nippon.com/en/currents/d00129/the-future-of-japan%e2%80%99s-dwindling-imperial-family.html?cx_recs_click=true Seminar 7. Religion and secularism in contemporary Japan. (Shchepkin Vasilii) Mandatory reading Aike P. Rots, Mark Teeuwen. Introduction: Formations of the Secular in Japan // Japan Review. Journal of the International Research Center for Japanese Studies. Number 30, 2017. P. 3–20. Optional reading Erica Baffelli. Contested Positioning: “New Religions” and Secular Spheres // Japan Review. Journal of the International Research Center for Japanese Studies. Number 30, 2017. P. 129–152. Isaac Gagné. Religious Globalization and Reflexive Secularization in a Japanese New Religion // Japan Review. Journal of the International Research Center for Japanese Studies. Number 30, 2017. P. 153–177. Thierry Guthmann. Nationalist Circles in Japan Today: The Impossibility of Secularization // Japan Review. Journal of the International Research Center for Japanese Studies. Number 30, 2017. P. 207–225. Ernils Larsson. Jinja Honcho and the Politics of Constitutional Reform in Japan // Japan Review. Journal of the International Research Center for Japanese Studies. Number 30, 2017. P. 227–252.
- Lecture 8. Russia and the West in Japanese identity.Mandatory reading Kanji Nishio. Japan's Identity: Is Asia One? Is Japan Part of the East? // Japan Forum on International Relations (JFIR): official website. URL: https://www.jfir.or.jp/e/special_study/seminar1/conver_2.htm Kitaoka Shin’ichi. Japan's Identity and What It Means // Japan Forum on International Relations (JFIR): official website. URL: https://www.jfir.or.jp/e/special_study/seminar1/conver_3.htm Optional reading Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi. Japanese Perceptions of the Soviet Union and Russia in the Postwar Period // G. Rozman (ed.) Japan and Russia: The Torturous Path to Normalization 1949–1999. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000. Pp. 175–206. Bukh Alexander. Identity, Foreign Policy and the `Other': Japan's `Russia' // European Journal of International Relations, Vol. 15(2), 2009. P. 319-345. Seminar 8. Reflection of war and peace in contemporary Japan. (Shchepkin Vasilii) Mandatory reading Elliott Andrew, Milne Daniel. War, Tourism, and Modern Japan // Japan Review. Vol. 33. 2019. P. 3-28. Optional reading Soyama Takeshi. School Excursions and Militarism: Continuities in Touristic Shūgaku Ryokō from the Meiji Period to the Postwar // Japan Review. Vol. 33. 2019. P. 29-56. Ruoff Kenneth. Wartime, War-Related, and National Heritage Tourism in Japan : Where Do We Go From Here? // Japan Review. Vol. 33. 2019. P. 329-334.
- Lecture 9. Traditional family patterns and its influence in contemporary Japan.Mandatory reading Sakata Satoshi. Historical Origin of the Japanese ie system // Yomiuri Shimbun: official webpage. URL: https://yab.yomiuri.co.jp/adv/chuo/dy/opinion/20130128.html Optional reading Wakita Haruko. Women and the Creation of the "Ie" in Japan: An Overview from the Medieval Period to the Present // U.S.-Japan Women's Journal. English Supplement. No. 4 (1993). P. 83-105. Shimizu Akitoshi. Ie and Dozoku: Family and Descent in Japan // Current Anthropology 28, no. S4 (Aug. - Oct., 1987). P. S85-S90. Seminar 9. Ideas of Japan’s uniqueness: from kokugaku to nihonjinron. (Shchepkin Vasilii) Mandatory reading Chris Burgess. Maintaining Identities: Discourses of Homogeneity in a Rapidly Globalizing Japan // Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies. URL: http://www.japanesestudies.org.uk/articles/Burgess.html
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- ExamThe final exam will take the form of a written test with multiple choice questions, true/false, fill-in-the-blanks, etc types of questions.
- Промежуточная аттестация (2 модуль)0.5 * Exam + 0.25 * Presentation №1 + 0.25 * Presentation №2
- Bob Baulch, Truong Thi Kim, Chuyen Dominique Haughton, Kim Chuyen, & Jonathan Haughton. (2002). Ethnic Minority Development in Vietnam: A Socioeconomic Perspective. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.F0061A68
- Chan Kwok Bun, & Dorais, L.-J. (1998). Family, Identity, and the Vietnamese Diaspora: The Quebec Experience. SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, 13(2), 285–308. https://doi.org/10.1355/SJ13-2F
- Pan, C. (2015). Understanding Chinese Identity in International Relations: A Critique of Western Approaches. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.B31BB10D
- Nuyen, A. T. (2003). Confucianism, Globalisation and the Idea of Universalism. Asian Philosophy, 13(2/3), 75–86. https://doi.org/10.1080/0955236032000162727
- Yu, F.-L. T., & Kwan, D. S. M. (2008). Social construction of national identity: Taiwanese versus Chinese consciousness. Social Identities, 14(1), 33–52. https://doi.org/10.1080/13504630701848515