2018-2019 Academic Bulletin 
    Aug 24, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 360 - Middle East Nationalisms

Credits: 4
An investigation of race, ethnicity, and identity politics in the late Ottoman Empire and the early Turkish Republic. Students investigate topics such as the political reforms and changing communal dynamics of the late Ottoman Empire; competing notions of nationalism among Turkish, Armenian, Kurdish, and Greek political and cultural organizations; the context of the First World War in regards to changes within the Ottoman Empire; and historiographical debates over defining the events of the past and the politicization of past atrocities.

Prerequisite: One course on the Middle East, or permission of the instructor.

Distribution Requirements: IP, SB.