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COSB40: Contemporary South-East Asia - Political Developments and Societal Issues

Study Contemporary Southeast Asia in Lund! In this course we explore the most pressing issues defining contemporary politics and society in this dynamic and diverse region.

The course focuses on key questions that engage and shape contemporary Southeast Asia. It explores democratic, authoritarian, and populist trends and dynamics. You will be equipped to analyse and discuss the role of digital media, social movements and civil society, human rights, environmental issues, and land rights in the region. While the focus is on providing a deep understanding of regional developments, we also assess these in their global context.

Closed for late applicagtions. 

Application code: LU-19651

To the application web site (link is active when application round is open)

COSB40 information

Course code: COSB40
Credits: 7.5 hp
Cycle: First cycle
Language of instruction: English
Teaching form: Course, Distance learning
Meetings: 0
Rate of study: Full time (100%)
Instructional time: Mixed-time
Entry requirements: General admission requirements as well as previously higher education studies of at least 30 credits. English 6/B.

Study period:

2021-11-01 – 2021-11-30