|Module title||Politics and Change in the Middle East|
|Module lecturer||Assoc. Prof. Przemysław Osiewicz|
|Lecturer position||Assoc. Prof.|
|Faculty||Faculty of Political Science and Journalism|
Module aim (aims)
- analysis of historical as well as current political processes in the Middle East region
- exploring theoretical aspects of politics in the Middle East
- exploring practical aspects of politics in the Middle East
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
- English – level B2 or higher
- basic knowledge related to the contemporary international relations
- The Middle East as a Region
- The Middle East today: Statistical data and general information
- The Foundations of Islam: Between Religion & Politics
- The Arab Spring
- The War in Syria
- The Jihadi Threat and the Rise of the Islamic State
- The Islamic Republic of Iran
- Saudi Arabia
- The Republic of Turkey
- The United Arab Emirates
- Israel and Palestine
- Jordan and Lebanon
- Iraq and Kuwait
- Bahrain, Oman, and Qatar
- Final test
- Andersen R.R., Seibert R.F., Wagner J.G. (2011), Politics and Change in the Middle East: Sources of Conflict and Accommodation, Upper Saddle River.
- Angrist, M. (2019), Politics & Society in the Contemporary Middle East, Boulder.
- Durac V., Cavatorta F. (2023), Politics and Governance in the Middle East, Bloomsbury Academic.
- Lust E.M. (2019), The Middle East, CQ Press.
- New Perspectives on Middle East Politics: Economy, Society, and International Relations (2021), R. Mason (ed.), American University in Cairo.