Asian Studies: Theories and Debates

12 ECTs / Semester / Portuguese

To provide the theoretical and methodological perspectives contained in Asian Studies; To provide the combinations and the field choice concerning the present panorama of highly skilled training/researching centres in Asian Studies; To stimulate multi linguistic and multidisciplinary team-work; To develop critical and scientific rationalization about themes and problems in Asian Studies; To develop the reflecting capacity through plural, space and comparative approaches, taking into account the Asian and the global contexts; To acquire the operative capacity for dealing with the ambivalence of temporal logics of modernity and the large historic and cultural references of the Asian world; To acquire the capacity of specific professional skills toward Asian contexts or in professional working relations with Asia.


Assistant Professor
Assistant Guest Professor at the FCH - Faculty of Human Sciences (UCP – Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon), and Coordinator of the Institute of Oriental…