Units of Study

ASNS2660 - Islam, Trade & Society-Arabia to SE Asia

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Adrian Vickers

Description

This unit of study will examine the commercial, religious and cultural relations between the Islamic world of West Asia and Southeast Asia between the ninth century and the present day. Some attention will be paid to the role of India in these relationships. The unit of study will explore the development of Islamic commercial, political, religious and social ideas and practices, and examine the economic, political, religious and social conditions associated with the localisation of these ideas and practices in Southeast Asia.

Assessments

class participation (15%), tutorial writing tasks and essays (equivalent to 2500 wds), (45%), 1x2-hour final exam (equivalent to 2000 wds), (40%).

Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 credit points from junior level Asian Studies, or other subject areas listed in Table A in the Faculty of Arts Handbook.

Prohibitions

ASNS2402

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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