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Middle East and Central Asia (MECA) Courses

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Title Instructor(s) Quarter Day, Time, Location
OSPISTAN 72
Religion, Secularism and Democracy in the World
2016-2017 Winter
HISTORY 281B
Modern Egypt (HISTORY 381B)
Prakash, A. 2016-2017 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Green Earth Sciences134
HISTORY 288
Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict (HISTORY 388, JEWISHST 288, JEWISHST 388)
Beinin, J. 2016-2017 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
160-317
IPS 237
Religion and Politics: A Threat to Democracy? (JEWISHST 237)
Carmon, A. 2016-2017 Autumn
Tuesday
4:30pm - 6:20pm
160-120
JEWISHST 288
Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict (HISTORY 288, HISTORY 388, JEWISHST 388)
Beinin, J. 2016-2017 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
160-317
POLISCI 118P
U.S. Relations in Iran
Milani, A. 2016-2017 Autumn
Wednesday
2:30pm - 5:20pm
380-380D
ANTHRO 149C
The Muslim Other: A History of Orientalism from Antiquity to the 2016 U.S. (ANTHRO 249C, CSRE 149C, CSRE 249C)
Ghani, A. 2016-2017 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
5:30pm - 7:20pm
50-51P
HISTORY 181B
Formation of the Contemporary Middle East
Fahoum, B. 2016-2017 Winter
Thursday
4:30pm - 5:20pm
School of Education 207
HISTORY 224A
The Soviet Civilization (HISTORY 424A, REES 224A)
Weiner, A. 2016-2017 Winter
Thursday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
Encina West 108
HISTORY 281D
Shia Islam (HISTORY 381D)
Crews, R. 2016-2017 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
360-361A
OSPISTAN 62
Business Policy and Strategy in a Global Environment
2016-2017 Winter
OSPISTAN 64
Travels in the Ottoman History with Evliya Çelebi
2016-2017 Winter
POLISCI 245R
Politics in Modern Iran
Milani, A. 2016-2017 Winter
Wednesday
2:30pm - 5:20pm
Encina West 202
POLISCI 246A
Paths to the Modern World: Islam and the West
Cox, G., Blaydes, L. 2016-2017 Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Encina Hall C464
HISTORY 185B
Jews in the Contemporary World: Faith and Ethnicity, Vulnerability and Visibility (CSRE 185B, HISTORY 385C, JEWISHST 185B, REES 185B)
Daniels, J. 2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday
6:00pm - 6:50pm
200-219
IPS 248
America's War in Afghanistan: Multiple Actors and Divergent Strategies
Eikenberry, K. 2016-2017 Spring
Monday
2:30pm - 5:20pm
Ceras 204
IPS 248
America's War in Afghanistan: Multiple Actors and Divergent Strategies
May, M. 2016-2017 Spring
JEWISHST 185B
Jews in the Contemporary World: Faith and Ethnicity, Vulnerability and Visibility (CSRE 185B, HISTORY 185B, HISTORY 385C, REES 185B)
Daniels, J., Zipperstein, S. 2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
200-205
POLISCI 149S
Islam, Iran, and the West
Alrababa'h, A. 2016-2017 Spring
Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
160-330

Not Currently Offered Courses

Course Title Instructor Day, Time, Location
ANTHRO 132B
Islam Law in Muslim and Non-Muslim Societies
ANTHRO 149A
Cities and Citizens in the Middle East (URBANST 144)
ANTHRO 150A
Minaret and Mahallah: Women and Islam in Central Asia (FEMGEN 150A, REES 250A)
ANTHRO 181A
Gender in the Middle East: Iran, Turkey, and Egypt (FEMGEN 181A)
ANTHRO 49
Violence and Belonging in the Middle East
ARTHIST 205
Cairo and Istanbul: Urban Space, Memory, Protest
ARTHIST 208C
Architecture, Acoustics and Ritual in Byzantium (ARTHIST 408C, CLASSICS 175, MUSIC 208C, MUSIC 408C, REES 208C, REES 408C, RELIGST 208C, RELIGST 308C)
CLASSICS 175
Architecture, Acoustics and Ritual in Byzantium (ARTHIST 208C, ARTHIST 408C, MUSIC 208C, MUSIC 408C, REES 208C, REES 408C, RELIGST 208C, RELIGST 308C)
COMPLIT 146A
The Arab Spring in Arabic Literature (COMPLIT 347)
HISTORY 182C
Making of the Islamic World, 600-1500
HISTORY 184
Zionism and the State of Israel (CSRE 184C, JEWISHST 184, REES 184)
HISTORY 283
The New Global Economy, Oil and Origins of the Arab Spring (HISTORY 383)
HISTORY 284F
Empires, Markets and Networks: Early Modern Islamic World and Beyond, 1500-1800 (HISTORY 384F)
INTNLREL 151
Decoding the Arab Spring and the Future of the MIddle East
INTNLREL 157
The Political Economy of the Arab Revolutions
INTNLREL 163
Introduction to Israeli Politics (JEWISHST 279P, POLISCI 249P)
JEWISHST 271C
Campaigns and Elections in Israel (POLISCI 241C)
JEWISHST 279P
Introduction to Israeli Politics (INTNLREL 163, POLISCI 249P)
MUSIC 208C
Architecture, Acoustics and Ritual in Byzantium (ARTHIST 208C, ARTHIST 408C, CLASSICS 175, MUSIC 408C, REES 208C, REES 408C, RELIGST 208C, RELIGST 308C)
POLISCI 149T
Middle Eastern Politics
POLISCI 212X
Civil War and International Politics: Syria in Context (POLISCI 212C)
POLISCI 241C
Campaigns and Elections in Israel (JEWISHST 271C)
POLISCI 249P
Introduction to Israeli Politics (INTNLREL 163, JEWISHST 279P)
REES 208C
Architecture, Acoustics and Ritual in Byzantium (ARTHIST 208C, ARTHIST 408C, CLASSICS 175, MUSIC 208C, MUSIC 408C, REES 408C, RELIGST 208C, RELIGST 308C)
REES 250A
Minaret and Mahallah: Women and Islam in Central Asia (ANTHRO 150A, FEMGEN 150A)
RELIGST 208C
Architecture, Acoustics and Ritual in Byzantium (ARTHIST 208C, ARTHIST 408C, CLASSICS 175, MUSIC 208C, MUSIC 408C, REES 208C, REES 408C, RELIGST 308C)
RELIGST 61S
Islamic Encounters