Units of Study

NB: In Semester 1 this year, Dr John Dickson is lecturing for BBCL2609 - Historical Jesus to Written Gospels.

JCTC3601 - Unravelling the Arab - Israeli Conflict

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Avril Anne Alba
Phone: +61 2 9351 5226
Email: avril.alba@sydney.edu.au

Description

This course examines the Arab-Israeli conflict from its early twentieth century origins to the present day. We analyse the conflict's origins, the British Mandate, the Arab-Israeli wars; peace process from Camp David to Oslo, the reasons for its failure, and present prospects for peace. You will be encouraged to understand the complexity of this conflict on three levels: the local, between Israel and the Palestinians, the regional, between Israel and the Arab World; and the international, involving the global players.

Assessments

1x500wd proposal/annotated bibliography (10%), 1x3000wd research essay (60%), 1x1000wd test (30%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

(12 senior credit points of Jewish Civilisation,Thought and Culture) or (12 senior credit points from History) or (12 senior credit points from Ancient History) or (12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations)

Prohibitions

ARIS2674
JCTC2008
HSTY2607
GOVT2702
JCTC2608

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

JCTC3601

         

Tute

Lecture

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

JCTC3601

             

Tute

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