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This course will discuss the developments in the Middle East from the early 20th century to the present. It will discuss the rise and retreat of Arab nationalism, the problems of internal cohesion of the Arab states, issues of religion and state, and the evolution of Islamist politics. It will also focus on the evolution of the Arab-Israeli conflict and its impact on the region and will conclude with an in depth analysis of the “Arab Spring” by placing these contemporary revolutionary events in their historical context. Please note that this course builds upon a previous course - The Emergence of the Modern Middle East - Part I Learn about the history of the Middle East for a deeper understanding of current regional developments!...
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Sous-titres : English, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew
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Cours en ligne à 100 %

Commencez dès maintenant et apprenez aux horaires qui vous conviennent.
Calendar

Dates limites flexibles

Réinitialisez les dates limites selon votre disponibilité.
Clock

Recommandé : 3-4 hours/week

Approx. 11 heures pour terminer
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

1

Section
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

WEEK 1

Independence and revolutionary politics in the Arab world...
Reading
14 vidéos (Total 98 min), 2 lectures
Video14 vidéos
5.1.1 Egypt: Crisis and Revolution - Part 18 min
5.1.2 Egypt: Crisis and Revolution - Part 26 min
5.2.1 Iraq from the Overthrow of the Hashemites to Saddam Hussein - Part 18 min
5.2.2 Iraq from the Overthrow of the Hashemites to Saddam Hussein - Part 27 min
5.3.1 Syria's Prolonged Instability - Part 18 min
5.3.2 Syria's Prolonged Instability - Part 28 min
5.4.1 Lebanon's Civil Wars - Part 17 min
5.4.2 Lebanon's Civil Wars - Part 29 min
5.5. The Surprising Stability of the Arab Monarchies3 min
5.5.1.1 The Surprising Stability of the Arab Monarchies: Jordan - Part 19 min
5.5.1.2 The Surprising Stability of the Arab Monarchies: Jordan - Part 27 min
5.5.2 The Surprising Stability of the Arab Monarchies: Saudi Arabia8 min
5.6 The Arab Cold War2 min
Reading2 lectures
Suggested Readings10 min
Lecture Transcript10 min

2

Section
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

WEEK 2

The beginnings of the Arab-Israeli conflict...
Reading
15 vidéos (Total 112 min), 2 lectures
Video15 vidéos
6.2 Early Zionism9 min
6.3.1 Initial Arab Resistance - Part 16 min
6.3.2 Initial Arab Resistance - Part 27 min
6.4.1 The Arab Rebellion and the Jewish Response - Part 110 min
6.4.2 The Arab Rebellion and the Jewish Response - Part 26 min
6.4.3 The Arab Rebellion and the Jewish Response - Part 36 min
6.5 The Impact of World War II10 min
6.6 The Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry5 min
6.7.1 Partition and the First Phase of War - Part 14 min
6.7.2 Partition and the First Phase of War - Part 28 min
6.8 The Second Phase of the 1948 War7 min
6.9.1 The Narratives of the 1948 War - Part 18 min
6.9.2 The Narratives of the 1948 War - Part 24 min
6.9.3 The Narratives of the 1948 War - Part 38 min
Reading2 lectures
Suggested Readings10 min
Lecture Transcript10 min

3

Section
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

WEEK 3

The escalation and de-escalation of the Arab-Israeli conflict from 1948 to 1973...
Reading
11 vidéos (Total 84 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
Video11 vidéos
7.1.2 From 1949 to the Suez War - Part 25 min
7.1.3 From 1949 to the Suez War - Part 37 min
7.2.1 The Revival of the Palestinian Identity - Part 18 min
7.2.2 The Revival of the Palestinian Identity - Part 27 min
7.3.1 The Deterioration to War in 1967 - Part 18 min
7.3.2 The Deterioration to War in 1967 - Part 24 min
7.3.3 The Deterioration to War in 1967 - Part 39 min
7.4 The Palestinian Struggle from Jordan6 min
7.5 Black September8 min
7.6 The War of Attrition, 1968-707 min
Reading2 lectures
Suggested Readings10 min
Lecture Transcript10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Week 3 Quiz 20 min

4

Section
Clock
2 heures pour terminer

WEEK 4

The escalation and de-escalation of the Arab-Israeli conflict from 1973 to the present...
Reading
13 vidéos (Total 86 min), 2 lectures
Video13 vidéos
8.1.2 The October Surprise - Part 24 min
8.2.1 The Egyptian-Israeli Peace - Part 16 min
8.2.2 The Egyptian-Israeli Peace - Part 26 min
8.3 The PLO and the 1982 War in Lebanon3 min
8.4.1 The First Palestinian Intifada - Part 15 min
8.4.2 The First Palestinian Intifada - Part 26 min
8.5.1 The Oslo Accords - Part 17 min
8.5.2 The Oslo Accords - Part 28 min
8.6 The Jordanian-Israeli Peace6 min
8.7.1 Camp David, 2000 - Part 16 min
8.7.2 Camp David, 2000 - Part 26 min
8.8 Unilateral Disengagement and Further Negotiations10 min
Reading2 lectures
Suggested Readings10 min
Lecture Transcript10 min
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Meilleurs avis

par MKJul 31st 2018

Excellent Course. Professor Susser does a thorough, careful job of bring the Middle East up to date to 2013 or so. Would love to see an additional week added dealing with developments up to today.

par DAJan 31st 2016

An excellent course that examines the evolution of the Arab- Israeli conflict and which provides a historical context for the "Arab Spring" Insightful and thought-provoking...

Enseignant

Professor Asher Susser

Senior Research Fellow
Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies

À propos de Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University (TAU) is Israel's largest institution of higher learning – with over 30,000 students and more than 125 schools and departments in nine faculties. Global in outlook and impact, it is consistently ranked among the world's top 100 universities, as well as the top 20 institutions in terms of scientific citations. A spirit of openness and innovation is evident in all of TAU's teaching and research activities, breaking down barriers between disciplines, and boldly striving to address the twenty-first century's most pressing challenges....

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