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Aug 21st 2017

Learn about the role of books in the relationship between the cultures of Japan and China, with this free online course. Books have played a major role in the formation of Japan’s culture, particularly those brought from China. On this course we’ll examine how big an impact these books have had, as well as looking at how books and religion are connected in Japan and East Asia, and the history of publishing in Japan.

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Aug 14th 2017

This course will focus on the historical and cultural background, literary aesthetic, music, and performance of Kunqu, China’s classical opera.

Average: 6 (2 votes)
Aug 7th 2017

Explore the history of China’s language and culture and its adjustment to an increasingly globalised world. This course provides you with insights into the rich fabric of the cultures of China. You will develop a basic understanding of written Chinese, its history and expression in calligraphy. We will also explore the origins and variety of Chinese cuisine, the role of food in festivals and the etiquette of Chinese dining and tea drinking. You will also look at the origins of some of the values that underpin Chinese society and how these are being affected by economic development and urbanisation. You will uncover some of the symbolism of numbers and colours and the Chinese Zodiac and get a feel for how traditional values and beliefs are expressed in Chinese opera and architecture.

Average: 6.2 (22 votes)

Aug 7th 2017

An introductory yet trenchant exploration of select Chinese classic texts that cover the domains of classical literature, history, philosophy, and fine arts.

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Aug 7th 2017

This course of Chinese Culture and Contemporary China will explore the foundations of Chinese civilization and the dimensions of Chinese culture. It will pay particular attention to the relationship between Chinese culture and the present-day life of the Chinese people and to the different elements of the culture which are under the present social structures, belief systems, literature, arts, customs, etc. The course aims at providing students with a deeper knowledge of Chinese culture, thus enabling them to better understand China.

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Advance your Mandarin Chinese by tackling different topics in dynamic scenarios with extensive vocabulary and compound sentence structures. In the third course of the Mandarin Chinese language series, you will advance your Mandarin Chinese with extensive vocabulary and complex sentence structures based on dynamic scenarios.

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Discover manufacturing and agriculture’s role in the history of China as we explore Chinese culture through artifacts and relics. Chinese archaeology is one of the fastest growing and most exciting fields of study in China. With a wealth of cultural relics unearthed this past century, the world’s fascination with China’s rich history has been renewed.

Average: 6.5 (2 votes)
Feb 20th 2017

Dans bien des domaines, la Chine est déjà la première puissance économique du monde. Son développement mais aussi ses difficultés, en un mot son évolution même engage notre propre avenir. Le marché chinois transforme les circuits commerciaux et industriels, bouleverse les savoirs et les pratiques du monde. Il est donc important, sinon urgent, de connaître l’histoire de cet Etat-continent, la nature de son régime et de ses ambitions en matière de politique étrangère. Ce MOOC est le premier portant sur la géopolitique de la Chine. Il convient à tout public désireux de se former aux affaires chinoises et plus particulièrement aux personnes qui, dans leur domaine professionnel, seront amenées à travailler en rapport avec la Chine.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
Jan 16th 2017

Discover how Chinese culture influences discovery, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship with this free online course. China is a focus of today’s world economy, and its approach to innovation and entrepreneurship has an increasing global influence.

Average: 9.3 (3 votes)
Sep 28th 2015


Average: 7.5 (2 votes)
Aug 18th 2015

人文學,其特色在於「慢熱」,需要耐心細嚐、咀嚼古聖先賢的智慧結晶與其文字背後所隱含的真正意義。史記系列課程將透過對《史記》一書的導讀,引領同學們探究史學之「真」與「善」。 不管你是對中華文化感興趣者、想更深入了解傳統史學者、喜歡論理分析者、或是久仰太史公司馬遷之名之愛好者,這門課一定會讓你收穫良多。因為《史記》不僅記載了無數精彩非凡的歷史人事,更貫串了在它之前的多數古代典籍,可說是集中國上古文明精粹於一書。更重要的是,這門課程中將引導大家如何讀《史記》,進而學會如何讀中國史書、如何讀中國書。 這是一場史學的思辨之旅,希望各位同學千萬不要錯過!

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Sep 15th 2014


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