Postgraduate Module Descriptor
ARAM219: The Palestine Question: Past and Present
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:
Palestine through the Ages: From the Roman times to Our times.
The Battle of the Narratives: Conceptual and Methodological Aspects.
The Settler Colonial paradigm versus the National Conflict paradigm.
The Zionist Narrative
The Palestinian Narrative
The Post-Zionist Challenge
New Developments in Palestinian Historiography
The Palestinian Refugee questions and its impact on the Palestine Question.
The Role of the Palestinian minority in Israel
The Peace Process and Its Discontents
The One State versus the Two States Solution
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity||22||11 x 2 hour seminars|
|Guided Independent Study||68||Preparing for class participation|
|Guided Independent Study||60||Preparation and writing of essays 1 and 2|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).