- Seminar paper (15 pages + bibliography) - 60% (following subcriteria will be applied in the final evaluation: *consistency of the research goals and the research question(s) in accordance with the course material (30%); *extent, scope and layout (10%); *language and intelligibility (10%); *adherence to the citation rules (10%)
- Presentation (30%)
- Regular attendance and class contribution (10%)
As this class is designed as an introductory seminar, no special knowledge or skills are required. A sufficient command of English is important though.
Students of all disciplines of humanities (e.g. philosophy, law, Islamic studies) and social sciences (sociology, economics) are encouraged to take part.
As this course is a seminar, class attendance is mandatory. Unexcused absence in more than two units (1 unit = 1,5h) will be sanctioned with deregistration.
The seminar paper is due to 28th February 2021. Submissions after this date cannot be considered.
87,5%-100%: 1 (Excellent)
75%-87,5%: 2 (Good)
62,5%-75%: 3 (Satisfactory)
50%-62,5%: 4 (Sufficient)
0%-50%: 5 (Non- Sufficient)
This course is planned as a seminar, thus there will be no written test. Notwithstanding a thorough reflection on the course material provided in the first session is crucial to pass the course.
-Sonn, Tamara. Islam : A Brief History. 2nd ed. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. Print. Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion.
- Hassan, M. Kabir. Islamic Finance. 2007. Print. A Elgar Reference Collection.
A detailed bibliography will be announced in the first session.