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Syllabus Colonialism and the Middle East - 38018
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Last update 18-08-2017
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 1st degree (Bachelor)

Responsible Department: islamic & middle east stud.

Semester: 2nd Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Liat Kozma

Coordinator Email: liat.kozma@mail.huji.ac.il

Coordinator Office Hours: Monday, 15:00-16:00

Teaching Staff:
Prof Liat Kozma

Course/Module description:
The class will examine the social and cultural aspects of British and French colonialism in the Middle East in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
With Dr. Samir Ben Layashi

Course/Module aims:

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Understanding the cultural and social aspects of French Colonial colonialism in the Middle East and North Africa.

Attendance requirements(%):
90

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction:

Course/Module Content:
1. What is colonialism?
2. Who is the colonizer? Who is the colonized?
3. Urban space - colonial space.
4. Violent space.
5. Colonial communities: European settlers in the Middle East
6. Between the colonizer and colonized: Kamal Daoud's response to Albert Camus.
7. Education, Art and Art Education
8. The World as an Exhibition
9. Colonial Medicine.
10. Tourism and representation.
11. Women's status: Between colonial law and tribal law.
12. Colonial Feminism
13. Conclusion

Required Reading:
1. What is colonialism?
רות ג'יניאו, הקולוניאליזם האירופי: אידיאולוגיה, מדיניות, התנגדות. רעננה: האוניברסיטה הפתוחה, 2012.
2. Who is the colonizer? Who is the colonized?
אלבר ממי, דיוקן הנכבש ולפני כן דיוקן הכובש. הקדמה מאת ז’ן-פול סארטר; תרגם מצרפתית: אבנר להב; אחרית דבר: דניס שרביט. ‬ירושלים: כרמל, תשס"ה, 2005. ‬
3. Urban space - colonial space.
Paul Rabinow, “Techno-Cosmopolitanism: Governing Morocco” in French Modern: Norms and Forms of Social Environment (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989), 277—319.
4. Violent space.
הורן, אליסטר. מלחמה פראית לשלום: מלחמת אלג'יריה. תרגום: עמנואל לוטם. תל אביב: משרד הבטחון, 1989.
5. Colonial communities: European settlers in the Middle East
Hanley, Will. Identifying with Nationality: Europeans, Ottomans, and Egyptians in Alexandria. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.
6. Between the colonizer and colonized: Kamal Daoud's response to Albert Camus.
דאוד, כמאל. מרסו, חקירה נגדית. תרגמה מצרפתית והוסיפה אחרית דבר: אילנה המרמן. ‬תל אביב : אחוזת בית, 2017.
7. Education, Art and Art Education
Irbouh, Hamid. Art in the Service of Colonialism: French Art Education in Morocco,
1912-1956. (London & New York: I.B Tauris, 2005), 71—106.
8. The World as an Exhibition
Hale, Dana S. Races on Display: French Representations of Colonized Peoples, 1886-
1940. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008, 9—20.
9. Colonial Medicine.
Amster, Ellen, “The Many Deaths of Dr. Emile Mauchamp: Medicine, Technology, and
Popular Politics in Pre-Protectorate Morocco, 1877-1912”, International Journal of Middle East Studies 36, 3 (2004), 409—428.
10. Tourism and representation.
McLaren, Brian. Architecture and Tourism in Italian Colonial Libya: An Ambivalent Modernism. Seatle: Washington University Press, 2006, 105-144.
11. Women's status: Between colonial law and tribal law.
Efrati, Noga. Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present. New York: Columbia University
Press, 2012: chapter 1.
12. Colonial Feminism
Boittin, Jennifer Anne. “Feminist Mediations of the Exotic: French Algeria, Morocco
and Tunisia, 1921–39.” Gender & History 22 (2010), 131-150.

Additional Reading Material:

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 90 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 10 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

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