College Bulletin 2023-2024 
    
    Jun 18, 2024  
College Bulletin 2023-2024

PEAC 053. Contemporary Israel/Palestine


(Cross-listed as ANTH 051 )
This course provides students with interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary Israeli and Palestinian societies and peace movements. Through ethnographic explorations, we will emphasize the heterogeneity of these communities and how politics, violence, religion, economics, psychology, and culture shape everyday lives in Israel/Palestine. In addition, students will advance their analytical and critical thinking skills, particularly in understanding debates on salient issues that animate the region and interrogating worldviews from across the ideological spectrum. By the end of the course, we will discern the central role of Israel/Palestine in global politics, and the stakes for people on the ground in this historic, conflicted, and beautiful land.
Social Sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for ISLM
Fall 2024. Atshan.
Fall 2025. Atshan.
Catalog chapter: Peace and Conflict Studies  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/peace-conflict-studies


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