Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|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
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||131-066 The Modern Middle East|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Richard Pennell
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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.
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 pass this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day; after five days, no late assessment will be accepted. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to 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
Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Islamic Studies Major
Jewish Studies Major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Middle East and Islam |
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