Israel & Middle East

galileeThe Israel and Middle East teaching program is set within a range of global perspectives incorporating Israeli history, politics, law, international relations, public affairs, economy, cultures and arts. Undergraduate units provide students with a comprehensive, multi-layered knowledge of the history, politics, society and culture of the present-day Middle East, with a critical understanding of the contexts of current affairs. The sequence also offers an overseas study unit, scholarships for Hebrew language training, and exchange programs at universities in Israel. 

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Undergraduate units are offered through the Majors in History or Minor in Jewish Studies. 

  • ATS3287 War and peace: Models of conflict resolution* (Prato)
  • ATS3582 The history of the Arab-Israeli conflict
  • ATS3599 Modern Israel: History, politics and society
  • ATS3580 The Middle East in the modern world