HIST 6546

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This seminar utilizes recent research on the concept of minorities in the Middle East during the late Ottoman Period, through the age of European colonialism, and post-colonial nationalisms.  Following a case-study approach and relying on new research, we will focuses on the social and political histories of Armenians, Jews, Kurds, Greek Orthodox, Catholic, and non-Sunni Muslims in the Middle East. The running theme will be the trace the production of the category of "minorities" and how it plays in the geopolitical conflicts of the Modern Middle East. Authors of the works being read will be invited, whenever possible, to lead the seminar discussion.

When Offered Spring.

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