Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA3129: Nationalisms in the Middle East

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

  • What is nationalism?
  • Nationalism and nation-state
  • The Ottoman and Safavid Empires
  • Arab nationalism
  • Turkish Nationalism
  • Egyptian Nationalism
  • Jewish nationalism
  • Palestinian Nationalism
  • Nationalism in Iran
  • Kurdish nationalism
  • Review

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 22 Classroom hours (11x2 hour seminars)Teaching sessions will normally include lecturing and class discussion focussing on individual presentations or on specific learning tasks. Emphasis will be placed on the evaluation of selected primary and secondary sources
Guided Independent study128 A variety of independent study tasks directed by module leader to include reading, engagement in discussion on VLE, regular interaction in seminars, events and office hours outside of class time.

Online Resources

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