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Syllabus Nation Sovereignty and Boundaries. Archival Explorations of Israeli History - 13919
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Last update 13-08-2018
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: History of Jewish People & Contemporary Jewry

Semester: 1st Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Prof Yfaat Weiss

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: In Advance

Teaching Staff:
Prof Yfaat Weiss

Course/Module description:
The course will focus on a close reading of archival documents from various archives in Israel and abroad, shedding light on crucial chapters and issues regarding the establishment of the State of Israel.

Course/Module aims:
An in-depth look at basic issues in the history of the State of Israel and the accumulation of research skills in reading primary material.

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Read historical documents in a skillful manner and in their historical context.

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: Discussions based on reading materials.

Course/Module Content:
The archive documents will be uploaded to the Moodle in close proximity to the beginning of the academic year.

Required Reading:
See previous section.

Additional Reading Material:

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 50 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 50 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
It is desirable to participate at the same time in the seminar "The Challange of Sovereignty" since the archive documents will be directly related to the subjects studied at the seminar. It is also possible to participate in this seminar independently.
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.