Faculty of Arts
12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Previously coded JWC4020
The unit explores the main tenets of Zionist theory in their historical contexts. Themes include: Jewish emancipation and exclusion in 19th century Europe, varieties of Jewish nationalism, the Jewish critiques of Zionism, Zionism and empire, Palestinian responses to Jewish settlement, the relevance of post-Zionism.
On successful completion of this subject students will be expected to demonstrate an ability to:
Research essay (5000 words): 50%
One 2-hour seminar and one 1-hour tutorial