Islamic History and Theology III (Contemporary)

Course Information
TitleΙσλαμική Ιστορία και Θεολογία ΙΙΙ (Σύγχρονη) / Islamic History and Theology III (Contemporary)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorMarina anna Pyrovolaki
Course ID600012636

Programme of Study: PPS Tm. THeologías - Eisagōgikī Kateýthynsī Mousoulmanikṓn Spoudṓn (EKMS 2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 74
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course325

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
To learn the Modern and Contemporary history of the Middle East Countries To understand the interconnection of politics and governance of power and interest during the colonial and post colonial period To see and understand the contemporary politics of oil as well of religion in the world and especially in the Middle East
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Contemporary history of the Islamic world with an emphasis in the region of the Middle East (Arab countries, Turkey and Iran) from 19th until 21 century. later period of the Ottoman Empire, colonial and post colonial policies, political and religious movements, politics of oil, and contemporary interests and challenges.
Middle East, history, politics, religion, colonialism, post colonialism, modernity
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment200.8
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities200.8
Written assigments180.7
Student Assessment
Exams (written-oral).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Goldschmidt Jr (2016), Ιστορία της Μέσης Ανατολής, Επίκεντρο, Θεσσαλονίκη 2. D. Quataert (2006), Η Οθωμανική Αυτοκρατορία: Οι Τελευταίοι Αιώνες, 1700-1922, Αλεξάνδρεια, Αθήνα 3. Γεράσιμος Μακρής (2012), Ισλάμ, Πεποιθήσεις και Πρακτικές, Πατάκη, Αθήνα
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