Middle East: Minorities and Migration, 7.5 credits

About the course

This course gives an overview of minorities in the Middle East and North Africa, by focusing on certain minority groups, their history and present situation in the Middle East. The course also addresses the causes and consequences of the substantial migration of minorities to Europe from the Middle East and North Africa with a special focus on migration to Sweden. In doing so, the course deals with earlier research on religion, ethnicity, state-society relations, and migration as well as theoretical discourses on diaspora and identity.

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