Schedule

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"In the Name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful", Quran 1:1

Week 1: pp. 23-59, 119-130 in Goldschmidt

Jan 10      Introduction, Islam
Jan 12      Islam, Ottoman Empire
Week 2: pp. 130-148 in Goldschmidt
Jan 17      Ottoman Empire;
Jan 19      Safavids, Rising Imperialism;  Current News 1

Week 3: pp. 148-163 in Goldschmidt

Jan 24      Westernization and Nationalism; Discussion 1
Jan 26       19th century; Current News 2
Week 4: pp. 164-192 in Goldschmidt
Jan 31      Towards WWI - Discussion 2
Feb 2      WWI; Current News 3

Week 5: pp. 192-224 in Goldschmidt

Feb 7         Postwar Settlements; Discussion 3
Feb 9        Ottoman Empire to Turkey; Current News 4
Week 6: pp. 225-248 in Goldschmidt
Feb 14       Persia to Iran; Discussion 4
Feb 16      Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Europe; Current News 5
Week 7: pp. 249-268 in Goldschmidt
Feb 21       1940s - Current News 6
Mar 23        1940s - Discussion 5

Week 8: pp.  269-299 in Goldschmidt

Feb 28       1950s
Mar 2       Cold War, Arab-Israeli Conflict;
Mid Term DUE at the beginning of the class
Week 9: pp.  300-334 in Goldschmidt
Mar 7        1960s to 70s, Current News 7
Mar 9        70s, Discussion 6
Week 10: pp.  335-352 in Goldschmidt
Mar 14        1980s, Current News 8
Mar 16        1980s; 
Week 11: pp. 352-373 in Goldschmidt
 
   
        Mar 21       80s-90s; Current News 9 
           Mar 23       90s; Dossier DUE by 5pm

Week 12: Spring Break: March 27-31

Week 13
: pp. 373-396
in Goldschmidt
Apr 4       1990's; Proposal to the Committee DUE
Apr 6   
    Recent Developments

Week 14: pp. 396-414 in Goldschmidt

Apr 11       Recent Developments or Middle East League, Online Exam on Briefing Papers DUE 
Apr 13      Middle East League 
 
Week 15: 435-453 in Goldschmidt
Apr 18        Middle East League
Apr 20        Middle East League
 
Tuesday, April 25, 10:15-12:15 --- Final League Meeting and Discussion --- Voting Justifications DUE
 
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