GE1501 Chinese Civilisation - History and Philosophy

Course Objectives

  1. Introduce basic knowledge, key concepts and major events in Chinese history and philosophy
  2. Introduce the assessment of source materials
  3. Train critical thinking in historical and philosophical analysis and interpretation
  4. Help students identify the “self” in the modern world

 

Research Project Themes for Semester A 2024/25

Class Section Name of Instructor Research Project Themes
CA1, CB1 Miss WANG Yiqiao

Urban history, Trade and commerce, Chinese maritime connection in the world, Gender history.

* Upon discussion with the course instructor, students can design their topics

CB2 Miss HUANG Zhuojun

TBA

* Upon discussion with the course instructor, students can design their topics

---- Prof. LI Yiwen

Chinese Religious Beliefs; Chinese Science and Technology; Cities in Chinese History; The Silk Road; Chinese Arts.

* Upon discussion with the course instructor, students can design their topics

---- Mr. TSANG Kai Won Reynold

Dynastic Rule and Politics, Exchange between China and the World, Intellects and Intellectual Development, Chinese Religions

* Upon discussion with the course instructor, students can design their topics

---- Dr. CHAN Wilson

History of Science, Technology and Medicine; Material Culture; Intellectual History (Confucianism); Religious Daoism.

* Upon discussion with the course instructor, students can design their topics

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Please note that the Cantonese, Putonghua and English sections of GE1501 Chinese Civilisation - History and Philosphy will continue to be offered. Student are encouraged to take GE 1501 according to their study plan.

Enquiry: cah@cityu.edu.hk