History | Arab-Israeli Conflict and the Prospect of Peace
B200 | 28330 | Arieli
Above class open to undergraduates only
Above class meets with JSTU-J204
This course will examine the root causes, evolution processes and
main issues which comprise the Arab-Israeli conflict. We will
discuss various aspects of Jewish and Arab nationalism and state
building; exile, diaspora, and migration; armed conflicts; peace
processes and peace-making strategies and great power involvement.
Special focus will be on the different and conflicting narratives of
this conflict as well as on its social and economic aspects in both
Palestinian and Israeli societies.
Class discussions will develop from the analysis of the main
documents and the writings of the central figures related to the
conflict. Course requirements will include attendance, weekly
reading assignments, a mid-term assignment, quizzes and final exam.