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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Part IA | Convenor: Dr Charis Olszok

This course provides a critical introduction to the languages, cultures, and literatures of contemporary Middle Eastern societies in their political and cultural contexts.

It will introduce you to the sources and main themes that underpin the study of Middle Eastern societies throughout your degree and to the academic study of the Middle East at university level. You will attend weekly sessions, including short lectures and Q&A sessions on assigned source materials.