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Course Detail

Degree
Doctor
Standard Academic Year
Doctor 1st year
Course delivery methods
face-to-face
Subject
Social studies
Program
School
Faculty of Oriental studies
Department
Campus
Karasai
Classroom
Course Offering Year
Course Offering Month
January - May
Weekday and Period
Capacity
Credits
3
Language
English
Course Number
MDMKVO7302

Modernization of spiritual and material culture of Eastern societies Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Course Overview

The purpose of the course is examining the process of modernization of spiritual and material culture of Eastern societies and giving the student an insight into the theoretical and methodological discussions around the study of the East, as well as comparative regional studies.

Learning Achievement

After completing the course, the student is expected to demonstrate deeper knowledge about Cultural studies as scientific practice.

Competence

Course prerequisites

Fundamental problems and concepts of Modern Oriental Studies; Methodology of Area Studies

Grading Philosophy

Exams (25%), Activity in classromm (75%)

Course schedule

Week1: Introduction to the course and to spiritual and material culture Week2: The first transitions to civilization in the Tigris-Euphrates, Nile, Indus, and Huang-Ho valleys; the avenues of cultural interchange Week3: Buildings and architectural elements, books, jewelry in the East

Course type

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Jakubayeva Saltanat Toleuovna

Other information

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: jakubayeva.s@gmail.com