Masters Degree in Cultural History in Asia

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A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

For students whose interests stretch across the humanities and social sciences, cultural history is a program of study they may find fulfilling. Topics range from anthropology to literature, though students may choose specific courses to suit their interests.

As the largest and most populous continent in the world, Asia consists of a wide variety of ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties, and governmental systems.

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Master in Applied and Interdisciplinary History "Usable Pasts"

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Canterbury Russia Nizhny Novgorod Saint Petersburg South Korea Seoul + 6 more

Built on the international experience of developing similar programmes, we use methodologies of global, comparative and transnational historical research that facilitate the study of patterns connecting European, Russian, Eurasian and global history. A crucial feature of the programme is its interdisciplinary character. [+]

About the Programme

A large part of historical studies is conducted as applied research. Using and interpreting historical data enables historian to construct "usable pasts" as a tool for understanding the present and imagining possible and alternative avenues of future development. Applied history embraces methods and practices dealing with identification, preservation, interpretation, and presentation of historical artefacts, texts, structures, and landscapes. In one part of our training, we focus on material objects in history and their meanings within the framework of heritage and memory studies. The other part of the training will encompass a critical approach to the politics of circulation of historically formed discourses of identity and legitimacy in present-day society. The two-pronged approach to the complex problem of historical legacy and heritage will fill out the gap in professional training in history and provide a platform for creating interactive processes that link the historical object, the historian, and the public.... [-]