Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA2161: The Historiography of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 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 Study68Reading and research
Guided Independent Study30Preparation for seminars and presentation
Guided Independent Study30Preparation for examinations

Online Resources

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

ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/