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The Emergence of the Modern Middle East - Part II (Coursera)

This course will discuss the developments in the Middle East from the early 20th century to the present. It will discuss the rise and retreat of Arab nationalism, the problems of internal cohesion of the Arab states, issues of religion and state, and the evolution of Islamist politics. It [...]

Antisemitism: From Its Origins to the Present (Coursera)

In this course, 50 leading scholars from all over the world will explore questions and issues relating to antisemitism including: what is antisemitism? How has it changed throughout history? Why can it be found among so many diverse cultures, and even among opposing ideologies? What happened to antisemitism after [...]

Arab-Islamic History: From Tribes to Empires (edX)

Self Paced
Arab-Islamic History: From Tribes to Empires (edX)
Course Auditing
Learn about the history of the Arab and Muslim world during its first millennium, including political, social and cultural aspects. You will study this course in two parts. The first presents the main political events that set the chronological framework for the course, namely 6th century to the arrival [...]