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70713-01 - Seminar: Understanding Global China: Perspectives and Debates (Katekisama Contributions to Globality) 3 KP

Semester Herbstsemester 2023
Angebotsmuster einmalig
Dozierende Maximilian Mayer (maximilian.mayer@unibas.ch)
Ralph Weber (ralph.weber@unibas.ch, BeurteilerIn)
Inhalt China has become a global actor with impact in all world regions and international institutions. The presence of Chinese diplomats, companies, investors, tourists, scholars and emigrants is felt in many countries around the world as well as in international organizations. What kind of normative and material impact does global China have in specific countries and regions? How to conceptually and understand its multifaceted influence? This seminar is a Katekisama seminar co-designed for students of Basel University, University of Ghana and University of Bonn. It will explore different framings of China’s rise and global presence, including 1) geopolitics and geoeconomics, 2) knowledge and epistemology, 3) influence operations & soft power. Students will work in groups and also have the opportunity to discuss with experts from China and Ghana.
Lernziele The seminar is animated by a research focus and will include live expert conversations which China researchers from various countries.
Literatur to be announced
Weblink Europainstitut der Universität Basel


Teilnahmebedingungen The number of participants from the University of Basel is limited to 15. Participants are selected by date of enrolment.
Anmeldung zur Lehrveranstaltung The course participation is limited to 15 students in Bonn and Basel respectively. Places will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Einsatz digitaler Medien kein spezifischer Einsatz


Intervall Wochentag Zeit Raum
unregelmässig Siehe Einzeltermine
Bemerkungen This Seminar will be held in English and in a hybrid setting with one session taking place at the Europainstitut Basel.


Datum Zeit Raum
Freitag 27.10.2023 14.00-16.00 Uhr - Online Präsenz -, --
Samstag 04.11.2023 09.00-16.00 Uhr Riehenstrasse 154, Seminarraum 00.022
Freitag 15.12.2023 10.00-16.00 Uhr - Online Präsenz -, --
Samstag 16.12.2023 09.00-16.00 Uhr - Online Präsenz -, --
Module Modul: Conflicts and Peacebuilding (Master Studiengang: Changing Societies: Migration – Conflicts – Resources )
Modul: Erweiterung Gesellschaftswissenschaften M.A. (Master Studienfach: Politikwissenschaft)
Modul: Europäisierung und Globalisierung (Masterstudium: European Global Studies)
Modul: Fields: Governance and Politics (Master Studiengang: African Studies)
Modul: Migration, Mobility and Transnationalism (Master Studiengang: Changing Societies: Migration – Conflicts – Resources )
Modul: Transfer: Europa interdisziplinär (Master Studiengang: Europäische Geschichte in globaler Perspektive )
Leistungsüberprüfung Lehrveranst.-begleitend
Hinweise zur Leistungsüberprüfung Preparation of expert talk, group presentation, reading and preparing the literature for all sessions. Readiness to collaborate with students from Basel and Accra is required.
An-/Abmeldung zur Leistungsüberprüfung Anmelden: Belegen; Abmelden: nicht erforderlich
Wiederholungsprüfung keine Wiederholungsprüfung
Skala 1-6 0,5
Wiederholtes Belegen nicht wiederholbar
Zuständige Fakultät Universität Basel
Anbietende Organisationseinheit Europainstitut