Postgraduate Module Descriptor


ARAM201: Islamism and Politics in North Africa

This module descriptor refers to the 2015/6 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (11 weeks), term 2 (0 weeks) and term 3 (0 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Omar Ashour (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

The module aims to provide an understanding of the interactions between Islamists, ruling regimes and civil society in seven North African States: Egypt, Sudan, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, and Mauritania. It covers the major Islamist movements in North Africa as well as the impact of these movements on the politics of the region. The aim of the module is to fully explore the behaviour of these Islamist movements, to understand their ideologies, to compare their similarities and differences, and to analyze their interactions with the ruling regimes, political institutions, religious establishments, and civil society in North Africa.

Module created

01/10/2010

Last revised

30/08/2012