AAPTIS 491 - Topics in Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies
Section: 002 Conflict and Diplomacy in the Caucasus
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies (AAPTIS)
Department: LSA Middle East Studies
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May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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This course will examine militarized conflicts (Nagorno Karabagh, South Ossetia and Abkhazia) and latent ones (such as Ajara and Javakheti) in the South Caucasus as well as diplomatic efforts at conflict resolution in the last decade. The rise of conflicts and nationalism will be studied in view of factors such as ethnicity, religion, class, historical processes, and of state-building in independent Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia in the context of post-Soviet international relations.

Intended audience: Upper-level undergraduates and graduate students

Course Requirements: Attendance, participation in discussions, 12-15 page paper, mid-term and final examination

Class Format: lecture/discussion 3 hours per week

AAPTIS 491 - Topics in Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies
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001 (SEM)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (LEC)
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
003 (LEC)
TuTh 5:00PM - 6:30PM
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