Semester normally offered: Fall
A study of key political, cultural and social aspects of the Middle East from the nineteenth century to the present, addressing topics such as Arab nationalism, Islamic fundamentalism and Zionism. Special consideration is given to the Arab-Israeli conflict.
This course fills equivalencies in the following areas:
By the end of the course, the student should be able to:
A half-day interactive field study on the Jerusalem Perimeter: Demographics, rights, responsibilities and access at the boundaries of Jerusalem.