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  1. Week 1: Introduction to the Course (10 July) 0 items
  2. Week 1: What is the Middle East? (12 July) 0 items
    Introduction of the Assigned Textbook (Contemporary Politics in the Middle East by Beverley Milton-Edwards, Fourth Edition, 2018, Polity Books)
  3. Week 2: Colonial Rule (17 July) 0 items
    Chapter 1 of the Assigned Textbook
  4. Week 2: Nationalism (19 July) 0 items
    Chapter 2 of the Assigned Textbook
  5. Week 3: Political Economy of the Middle East (24 July) 0 items
    Chapter 3 of the Assigned Textbook
  6. Week 3: Conflicts in the Middle East (26 July) 0 items
    Chapter 4 of the Assigned Textbook
  7. Week 4: Political Islam (31 July) 0 items
    Chapter 5 of the Assigned Textbook
  8. Week 4: Democratizing the Middle East (2 August) 0 items
    Chapter 6 of the Assigned Textbook
  9. Week 5: Women in the Middle East (7 August) 0 items
    Chapter 7 of the Assigned Textbook
  10. Week 5: Minorities in the Middle East (9 August) 0 items
    Chapter 8 of the Assigned Textbook
  11. Week 6: Test Review (14 August) 0 items
    No Reading
  12. Week 6 (16 August) 0 items
    Midterm Test
  13. Trimester Break: No Class (17 August-1 September) 0 items
  14. Week 7 (4 September): Movie Part 1: Persepolis 0 items
    No reading BUT RESEARCH ESSAY DUE
  15. Week 7: Movie Part 2: Persepolis (6 September) 0 items
    No reading
  16. Week 8: Foreign Affairs of the Middle East (11 September) 0 items
    Chapter 10 of the Assigned Textbook
  17. Week 8: The Arab Spring and Beyond (13 September) 0 items
    Chapter 11 of the Assigned Textbook
  18. Week 9: Turkey (18 September) 1 item
  19. Week 9: Yemen (20 September) 1 item
    Guest Lecture by Eric Jeunot
  20. Week 10: Israel (25 September) 0 items
    Guest Lecture by Dr Alexander Maxwell, Reading TBA
  21. Week 10: Syria (27 September) 1 item
    Guest Lecture by Dr Hanlie Booysen
  22. Week 11: Iran (2 October) 1 item
    Guest Lecture by Dr Alexander Maxwell
  23. Week 11: Algeria (4 October) 0 items
    Guest lecture by Eric Jeunot, Reading TBA
  24. Week 12: UAE (9 October) 1 item
    Guest lecture by UAE Ambassador Mr Saleh Ahmad Alsuwaidi
  25. Week 12: Final Test (11 October) 0 items