Study Board of Cross-Cultural and Regional
Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional
Nibal Muhesen (5-7f7a73727d5179867e3f7c863f757c)
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For alle med interesse i Syriens kultur og historie.
Udbydes efter BA tilvalgsordningen 2007 i arabisk.
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This elective course (15ECTS) is designed for Open University
(ÅU) BA students at ToRS and lasts 14 weeks (one semester). The
course presents the fundamental knowledge and concepts relevant for
the study of both Ancient times in Syria and its modern as well as
contemporary history. Taken as its starting point the scholarly
literature relevant to historical, political, economic, social, T.V
and media, and cultural perspective the course will seek to
understand the implication of the recent conflicts in the region on
the survival of state structures in Syria in particular and on the
emerging power structures in the Middle East in general. A
special feature of this course is the introduction of local
(Arab-Islamic) approaches on the complex nature of the political
and religious conflict in Syria, as well as the vivid intellectual
debate among Arabic and western intellectuals on relevant issues.
First and foremost the formation of the modern Syrian state as well
as the exploration of the main factors that shaped the present
The course is provided in English but students can formulate
questions and present their written assignments in Danish. At the
end of the course participants should be able to define and analyze
relevant issues surrounding political and socio-cultural history of
Syria. Also, the course will enable participants for examining
key-sources or additional sources and to use the convenient methods
for the study of selected issues.
BA tilvalg 2007-studieordning:
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Collection of articles, books, research reports.
Teaching and learning methods
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