Undergraduate Module Descriptor


ARA3140: The Kurds: History and Politics

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level6
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

(Convenor)

Pre-requisites

none

Co-requisites

none

Available via distance learning

No

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.

Module created

10/02/2014

Last revised

30/06/2014