Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1.5-hour lecture and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 8.5 hours per week: Total time commitment 102 hours
|Prerequisites:||Completion of at least 12.5 points of second year history|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||131-066 The Modern Middle East|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr Richard Pennell
This subject is a historical survey of the major events, movements and relationships that have participated in the making of the modern Islamic and Arab Middle East since the onset of European penetration and colonialism. The subject enables students to understand the interplay of religion and foreign rule and intervention in shaping the politics and society of the modern Middle East. comprehend the differences between local points of view and those of outside commentators, historians and rulers. and explore the role which historians and the study of history has played in shaping the course of events in the region.
|Assessment:||A 1000-word take-home exam 20% (due mid-semester) a 500-word tutorial journal 10% (due late semster ) and a 2500-word written project 70% (due during examination period). Hurdle requirement: students must attend a minimum of 75% of tutorials in order to be pass this subject.|
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|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Arabic Studies Major |
Asian Studies Major
Islamic Studies Major
Jewish Studies Major
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