Unravelling the Arab - Israeli Conflict (JCTC3601)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

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

Assessment

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

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(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

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