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Joel S Migdal
JSIS A 546
Seattle Campus

Reading Seminar on Middle East Studies

Middle Eastern historiography, Islamic law, Islamic theology, relations between the Middle East and the world economy, political structures, social movements in the Middle East. Credit/no-credit only.

Class description

This course will focus on professionalization of graduate students (e.g., finding funding, attending conferences) and practical research tips, including use of archives, engaging in field research, and dealing with IRB.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Discussions led by visiting professors and advanced graduate students

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Minimal reading assignments


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Joel S Migdal
Date: 02/10/2013