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Summer 2021 Middle East UN3331 section 001
URBAN SPACE & CONFLICT IN MIDDLE EAST
URBAN SPACE & CONFLICT IN

Call Number 12638
Day & Time
Location
TR 5:30pm-8:30pm
ONLINE ONLY
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Khatchig Mouradian
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction On-Line Only
Course Description This course explores how civil war, revolution, militarization, mass violence, refugee crises, and terrorism impact urban spaces, and how city dwellers engage in urban resilience, negotiate and attempt to reclaim their right to the city. Through case studies of Beirut (1975-present), Baghdad (2003-present), Cairo (2011-present), Diyarbakir (1914-present), Aleppo (1914-present), and Jerusalem (1914-present), this course traces how urban life adjusted to destruction (and post-conflict reconstruction), violence, and anarchy; how neighborhoods were reshaped; and how local ethnic, religious, and political dynamics played out in these cities and metropolises. Relying on multi-disciplinary and post-disciplinary scholarship, and employing a wealth of audiovisual material, literary works, and interviews conducted by the instructor, the course scrutinizes how conflicts have impacted urban life in the Middle East, and how civilians react to, confront, and resist militarization in urban spaces.
Web Site Vergil
Subterm 05/03-06/14 (A)
Department Summer Session (SUMM)
Enrollment 17 students (30 max) as of 6:56PM Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Subject Middle East
Number UN3331
Section 001
Division Summer Session
Campus Morningside
Section key 20212MDES3331W001

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