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Middle Eastern and North African Studies II

The course contains second semester studies in Middle Eastern and North African studies.

In this course, the student will study minorities in the Middle East and minorities in Sweden that are connected to the Middle East. The student will also study media science and the region's media landscape, as well as gender and feminism in the Middle East.

The course also contains a module that provides an in-depth study of a specific and current theme related to Middle Eastern studies.

  • Course structure

    The course contains four modules.

    Modules

    1. Minorities and Migration, 7.5 credits
    2. Media and change in the Middle East, 7.5 credits
    3.
    Gender and feminism in the Middle East, 7.5 credits
    4. Middle Eastern Studies: Sources, 7.5 credits

    For full information about the modules see the Swedish course page.

    Teaching format

    The teaching consists of lectures and seminars. Attendance at all classes is mandatory.

    Course planning and resources

    Course information, details and the literature list can be found in the learning platform Athena. You can find the resourses avalible for each module on the individual course pages.

    Please note that only registered students have access to downloadable resources as a PDF document in Athena

    Assessment

    The course is examined through written assignments.

    The module Minorities and Migration, 7.5 credits is examined through a group presentation, an essay, and an written exam.

    The principles for the examinations are stated in the grading criteria.

    Examiner

    Full course: Elena Chiti    
    Minorities and Migration: Elena Chiti    
    Media and change in the Middle East: Elena Chiti  
    Gender and feminism in the Middle East: Elena Chiti  
    Middle Eastern Studies: Sources: Isa Blumi  

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Contact

    Do you have questions about the courses in Middle Eastern and North Africa's Languages and Cultures?

    Student Councelor:
    studievagledare.asien@su.se

    Director of Studies:
    Martin Säfström
    Room 104, Kräftriket 4B
    Phone: 08-16 29 43