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141212 SE Political and Social Movements in the Arab World (2021S)

Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).


max. 14 participants
Language: German



The course is held as an online course.
Start: March 11, 2021


Aims, contents and method of the course

The (research) course tries to analyze the Jihadi tendencyA‘ids) in the Arab and Islamic world. We will discuss Arabic language primary texts analyzed in the context of modern Arabic thought. The influence of this text in other languages (not in English or German!) may be researched, too.
The seminary uses dialogue as a tool for understanding and has in mind to reach results, i. e., the texts will be analyzed in a dialogue with the course lecturer and presented in a final essay.

Assessment and permitted materials

active participation, writing an essay (see below); communication with the course lecturer will take place by e-Mail

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

active participation; writing an essay, good knowledge of Arabic
Grading: Participation 50%, Essay 50%

Examination topics

no oral exam, discussing the texts, writing an essay; the form and structure of the essay will be discussed in the course individually

Reading list

Texts will be available via moodle.

Association in the course directory

RP-3, WM-20

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