Religion and State in the Modern Middle East
Units: 1.5 or 3.0, Hours: 3-0
Examines the historical junctures and socio-economic conditions in which modern Islamist movements have emerged. For comparative perspective, the course will study the politicization of Christian and Jewish communities in the Middle East (the Arab East, plus Iran, Israel, Turkey) and North Africa, and will also reflect on the political influence of religion in neighbouring areas.
Notes: - Credit will be granted for only one of 443, 468, 469 (if taken in the same topic).
- 105 recommended.
Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.