Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA2161: The Historiography of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

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:

The Theoretical Infrastructure: part 1.
The Theoretical Infrastructure part 2.
The Zionist Narrative
The Palestinian Narrative
The New History in Israel
New Trends in Palestinian Historiography
The Bridging Narrative
The New-Zionist Historiography
Religion and Historiography
A Vision for the Future

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity 22Teaching will take the form of seminars. Seminars will be weekly and will be organized around the discussion of themes covered in the previous lectures and students' class presentations.
Guided Independent study128A variety of independent study tasks directed by module leader - reading and research (68 hours), preparation for seminars and presentation (30 hours), preparation for examinations (30 hours)

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/