This Unit focuses on power, resistance, and political change in the Arab World and Middle East, from the First World War until today. It examines the trajectory of the State, transnational politics, the developments of civil society, mechanisms of power, transformations of gender politics, and resistance to authoritarianism.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x2000wd research assignment (40%), 1x1000wd research plan (25%), 1x1000wd research presentation (25%), 1x500wd cultural portfolio (10%)
12 Senior credit points from any of; Arabic Language and Cultures; European, Middle Eastern, or Classical Languages or Studies; English; Government; History; Political Economy; Sociology; Media and Communication; Gender and Cultural Studies.