Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ARA3140: The Kurds: History and Politics
This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module ran during term 2 (11 weeks)
|Available via distance learning|
This course focuses on the major events of Kurdish history from the nineteenth century until the present day, covering the late Ottoman Empire, Iraq, Iran, Syria and Turkey and discussing the present volatile situation. The focus is very strongly on political development, not only of Kurdish nationalism, but also the relationships of the Kurds with their home governments, neighbouring populations, and international actors.