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A study of the arab israeli conflicts

If you are interested in taking this course but NOT a student of the above-mentioned MA programmes, please, contact the student advisor, Dr. Nicole van Osor the instructor Dr. Schonmann prior to registration for permission.

Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Students are expected to have read one of the following books before the first class: One Hundred Years of War. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

  • The course offers neither a comprehensive history of the Arab-Israeli conflict, nor an examination of the prospects for its resolution;
  • In case of a justified absence it is at the discretion of the course convener to decide whether the missed class should be made up with an extra assignment;
  • We investigate how key themes and milestone events in the history of this seven-decade long conflict have been covered by different news media;
  • The course offers neither a comprehensive history of the Arab-Israeli conflict, nor an examination of the prospects for its resolution;
  • We investigate how key themes and milestone events in the history of this seven-decade long conflict have been covered by different news media:

Israel and the Arab World. Description The course offers insight into the Arab-Israeli conflict through the lens of mass media. The course focuses on news media as the principal conveyor of conflict information, images, and discourses to the public sphere.

Arab-Israeli Conflict

In seminars we will critically and comparatively examine journalistic representations of the Arab-Israeli conflict, published across diverse socio-political contexts: We investigate how key themes and milestone events in the history of this seven-decade long conflict have been covered by different news media: The course offers neither a comprehensive history of the Arab-Israeli conflict, nor an examination of the prospects for its resolution.

Rather, it gives students the opportunity to explore the meaning imbued in evolving representations of select aspects of this protracted conflict. We set out to understand the complex ways in which news media is implicated in conflicts, and the roles that it plays across socio-political contexts from agenda setting to propaganda, forging consensus or sowing dissent.

The History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

We investigate processes of production, transmission, and consumption of news about the Arab-Israeli conflict, and identify patterns of reporting on its key themes and milestone events. The seminar functions as a research group through which students collaborate in the process of developing and writing their individual or possibly joint research projects. In early sessions we will map out and critically review relevant fields of literature historical, conceptual, theoretical, and methodological.

War, Peace, and Mass Media: The Arab-Israeli Conflict in the Public Sphere

To guide students through the process of developing a research project collecting and selecting specialist literature using traditional and electronic methods and techniques; critically analyzing and evaluating the literature in terms of quality and reliability; formulating a well-defined research problem based on this literature field; setting up a study of a limited size taking into consideration the methods and methodologies relevant to the humanities and social sciences disciplines; formulating a reasoned conclusion on the basis of this research drawing on instructor and peer feedback.

To experience carrying out a project of media content- or practice-analysis, as well as reporting findings orally and in writing, in accordance with the standards of humanities scholarship. Attendance in seminars is obligatory. Students are required to attend all sessions.

  • Description The course offers insight into the Arab-Israeli conflict through the lens of mass media;
  • We investigate how key themes and milestone events in the history of this seven-decade long conflict have been covered by different news media:

They are expected to arrive in class ready to discuss the weekly readings. The lecturer should be informed in writing without delay of class to be missed for a valid reason, i.

Step-by-Step Guide & Research Rescue: Arab-Israeli Conflict

The course is offered as part of a full-time programme of studies, and therefore work commitments, holidays, or overseas travel do not constitute valid reasons for absence. In case of a justified absence it is at the discretion of the course convener to decide whether the missed class should be made up with an extra assignment.

Regional water cooperation in the Arab - Israeli Conflict: A case study of the West Bank

Please note that you are required to provide documentation that supports your case for absence where possible. Absence without notification and approval could result in a grade deduction, or in work not being marked and a failing grade for the course. Course Load Total course load: Plagiarism will not be tolerated.

It is also unacceptable for students to reuse portions of texts they had previously authored and have already received academic credit for on this or other courses.

  1. We investigate processes of production, transmission, and consumption of news about the Arab-Israeli conflict, and identify patterns of reporting on its key themes and milestone events. We investigate how key themes and milestone events in the history of this seven-decade long conflict have been covered by different news media.
  2. The lecturer should be informed in writing without delay of class to be missed for a valid reason, i. Description The course offers insight into the Arab-Israeli conflict through the lens of mass media.
  3. Plagiarism will not be tolerated.
  4. Attendance in seminars is obligatory. In case of a justified absence it is at the discretion of the course convener to decide whether the missed class should be made up with an extra assignment.
  5. Course Load Total course load.

In such cases, students are welcome to self-cite so as to minimise overlap between prior and new work.