Joel S Migdal
JSIS A 546
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.
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
Class assignments and grading
Minimal reading assignments