4 credits Goals: The course provides means of analyzing the political roles and functions of unrest and suppression in the PRC. Contents: The course deals with political unrest, political suppression and political violence in the PRC during various leadership eras. The focus is on major political crises but also more general patterns are explored. Taken as: Lectures (16h), written exercises, lecture exam Grading: on a scale of 15 Date & Venue: Period IV. Lectures Wednesdays 14-16