Modern Middle East

Basic information

  • Location: Jordan, Oman, Israel/Palestine
  • Dates: May 4-May 25, 2022; May 31-June 25, 2022
  • Cost: $4,000 (estimate)

Through this survey of Middle Eastern history the course aims to open up the American mental and emotional atlas and uncover the many meanings of the course title.

The subject matter of this course is the Ottoman Empire and the creation of the Arab countries including Egypt, as well as Turkey, Iran, and Israel in the 20th century. Themes include colonialism and nationalism, secularism and religion, and literature and pop culture.

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$4,000 (estimate)

Listed cost does not include airfare.

Questions / contact

Darrell Rohl

Darrell Rohl

Assistant Professor of History;
Director of Archaeology Program
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Frans van Liere

Frans van Liere

Professor of History;
Director of Medieval Studies Program
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