B1 Chinese History and Economy

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Part

COURSE SYLLABUS

For 2021 Online Summer School of CUMT

Chinas Modern Economy


Instructor Information:

Name

Email

Office

Cell phone

YanLi,

Lecturer

4666@cumt.edu.cn

A425, School of Economics and Management, Nanhu Campus, CUMT

+86-13952231767

OBJECTIVES:

1)The course analyzes Chinas modern economy from the perspective of transition with questions as where Chinas modern economy transited from, what transition means, and how to understand the current and future situations, including the following topics: Chinas great economic transformations, the demographic factor in Chinas transition, Chinas financial system, Chinas industrial development, Chinas embrace of globalization, growth and structural transformations of China, and forecasting Chinas economic growth in the future.

2)This course focuses on the effective outcomes like massive expansion of Chinas economy, universe increases in the living standards, a major shift from plan to market, rapid structural change from rural/agricultural to urban/nonagricultural, from isolation to growing integration with global markets, and aslo pays more attention to problems like environmental and employment problems in the past forty years.

REQUIRED TEXTS & READING:

1) Liu Shuhan, Wang Yujing and Zhuhong. Economics of Contemporary China Policies and Practices. China Financial & Economic Publishing House 2016.

2) Loren Brandt, Thomas G. Rawski. China’s Great Economic Transformation. Cambridge University Press 2008.

3) He Yan. Seeking Changes: The Economic Development in Contemporary China.China Compilation & Translation Press 2011.


GRADING POLICY:

1) The participation and performance in class;

2) The homework and essays after class;

3) The group discussion and presentation in class


Submission Guidelines

All students should submit their essays, using the following format, to the email:4666@cumt.edu.cn:

All pages should be numbered. All pages should have student name on header.

Letter Grade

The scores will be given according to your report/essay. You will get:

A if 80% ≥

B if you get 70% to 80% C if you get 60% to 70% D if less than 60%


Tentative Schedule

Day #

Topic

Instructor

Time in classroom (hrs)

1

Chapter 1 China’s Great Economic Transformation

1.1 Background

1.2 Key Factors in China’s Reform Success

1.3 Key Elements in the Political Economy of Chinese Reform

Chapter 2 The Demographic Factor in China’s Transition

 2.1 Two and a Half Decades of Demographic  Change

2.2 Social Concequences of Demographic Change



    Yan Li


2

2

Chapter 3 the Development of China’s Industrial Economy

3.1 Agriculture

3.2 Manufacturing Industry

3.3 Service Industry

Chapter 4 China’s Urbanization Process and Urban Problems

4.1 Urban-rural Gap and China’s Economic Development

4.2 Urbanization and China’s Property Market



     Yan Li


2

3

Chapter 5 the Structure and Reform of Financial System in China

5.1 Financial Industry in Planning Economy

5.2 Establishment of Modern Financial System

Chapter 6 Strategy and Policy Evolution of China’s Regional Economy

6.1 Balanced Development in Planned Economy

6.2 Non-equilibrium Development in Reform and Opening up




    Yan Li


2

4

Chapter 7 China’s Foreign Trade: History and Development

Chapter 8 Forcasting China's economic growth


 Yan Li

2




Part

COURSE SYLLABUS

For 2021 Online Summer School of CUMT

ABC of Chinese History and Arts


Instructor information:

Name

Email

Office

Cell phone

Shaofang LIU

A. Professor

sfliu@cumt.edu.cn

B614, School of Foreign Studies, Nanhu Campus, CUMT

+86-17705201254

OBJECTIVES:

1) To provide basic knowledge on the subjects of Chinese History and Arts, with the focus on the key periods in the Chinese history and Arts. The 16-hour course includes concepts, case comparison and analysis between the Chinese and western arts(here means the traditional European arts), related anecdotes, etc..

2) To help learners understand basic concepts of the Chinese history, philosophy and arts.

3) To help the learners develop interest in Xuzhou where CUMT is located and its people.

REFERENCE:

4) Twitchett, Denis. C., general editor, The Cambridge History of China, Volume1-15, Cambridge University Press,1978-1991.

5) Brook, Timothy, general editor, History of Imperial China, the Belknap Press of Harvard University Press2007.

6) Siren, Osvald, The Chinese on the Art of Painting, Dover Publications, 2005.


GRADING POLICY:

4) The participation and Q & A in class;

5) Two papers during the class.


Submission Guidelines

All students should submit their papers, using the following format, to the email: sfliu@cumt.edu.cn

All pages should be numbered, double space. All pages should have student name on the header.

Letter Grade

The scores will be given according to your paper. You will get:

A if 80% ≥

B if you get 70% to 80% C if you get 60% to 70% D if less than 60%


Tentative Schedule

Day

Topic

Instructor

Time (hrs)

1

Introduction of Chinese History-1

1.1Timeline

1.2 Basic Concepts

A/Prof. Shaofang LIU

2

2

Introduction of Chinese History-2

2.1 Myths History and before  841BC

2.2 History in Zhou Dynasty

A/Prof. Shaofang LIU

2

3

Introduction of Chinese History-3

3.1 History in Qin Dynasty—Central Government

3.2 History in Han Dynasty—Confucianism

3.3 History in Sui & Tang Dynasties--

Inclusiveness & Prosperity


A/Prof. Shaofang LIU

2

4

Introduction of Chinese History-4

4.1 History in Song Dynasty—Good Time for men

of Letters

4.2 History in Yuan Dynasty—Biggest Territory

4.3 History in Ming Dynasty—Business and

Porcelain workshops

4.4 History in Q’ing Dynasty—Identity and value

4.5 Modern China—Common People

A/Prof. Shaofang LIU

2

5

Chinese Arts-1

5.1 Bronzeware and History

5.2 Bronzewares


A/Prof. Shaofang LIU

2

6

Chinese Arts-2

6.1 Calligraphy and History

6.2 Calligraphy and men of letters


A/Prof. Shaofang LIU

2

7

Chinese Arts-3

7.1 Portraits

7.2 Buddhist figures in Sculpture



A/Prof. Shaofang LIU

2

8

Chinese Arts-4

8.1 Landscape Paintings

8.1 Flower-and-Bird paintings

A/Prof. Shaofang LIU

2