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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Postgraduate Course: Muslim Transnational Communities (IMES11006)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaIslamic and Middle Eastern Studies Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe course focuses on forced and voluntary Muslim migration, and the concomitant movement of information, symbols, and commodities in transnational spaces. Special attention is given to the cultural-political dimension of transnational migration and the terms with which "identity" can be analysed and theorised.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs Course booklet - 4
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
In addition to becoming familiar with the growing literature on Muslim migration and diasporic cultures across the world, including case material, student presentations will encourage development of organisational, analytical and presentational skills.
Assessment Information
One essay of 2,000 words.
One 2-hour examination.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Gabriele Vom Bruck
Tel: (0131 6)51 3202
Email: G.Vombruck@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Rhona Hajcman
Tel: (0131 6)51 3846
Email: Rhona.Hajcman@ed.ac.uk
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