Korea: From Hermit Kingdom to Today

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Korea: From Hermit Kingdom to Today

<p>Discover the history of Korea from its beginnings to today, as well as its culture and language. Look at relations with China, time as a Japanese colony, the Korean War which began in 1950,

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Discover the history of Korea from its beginnings to today, as well as its culture and language. Look at relations with China, time as a Japanese colony, the Korean War which began in 1950, relations between North (DPRK) and South (ROK) to date, and its importance to Australia.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Session 1: Korean history from the beginning to the end of WW2, Korean culture, language and character, Japanese colony and its implications
  • Session 2: The Division into North and South, Different paths of development, The North invades the South and UN intervenes, The Korean War, The Armistice
  • Session 3: Results of the Armistice, Political and Economic developments in the two Koreas, International alignments, UNCURK and the UN Command in the South
  • Session 4: Recent developments, The Kim/Trump summit, Discuss latest developments and their implications, Importance of Korea to Australia