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Modern Egypt: History, Culture, Society - ARBC3691

Year - 2020

This unit focuses on Egyptian cultural and political history, from the Napoleonic expedition (1798) to the 2011 Uprisings and their aftermath. Masterpieces of the Egyptian literature and cinema will be studied in relation to the social and political history of the country, revealing its regional and international importance. Specific attention will be dedicated to the cultural vanguards in the 20th and 21st century.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x1000wd essay plan (20%), 1x4000wd essay (60%), 1x10mins class presentation (20%)

Assumed knowledge
Basic knowledge in the fields of modern Middle East history, colonial history and Islamic studies


12 credit points at 2000 level in Arabic Language and Cultures


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Arabic Languages and Cultures
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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