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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA2135: Conflict and Peacemaking Palestine/Israel

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

Concepts of peaceful settlement and conflict resolution
Origins of the Palestine/Israel problem, to 1948
The wars of 1956 and 1967
Resolution 242 and peace proposals to 1972
The 1973 war and the comprehensive and step-by-step approaches to settlement, to 1976
Camp David and other frameworks for peaceful settlement, 1977-86
The intifada, the Gulf War and their relevance for peaceful settlement, 1987-90
The Madrid process, 1991-2
The Oslo agreements and their implementation, 1993-8
Final settlement proposals and negotiations, 1999-

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity 11 hours11 x 1 hour lecture and discussion facilitated by the convenor
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity 11 hours11 x 1 hour seminars let by student presentations and discussion led by convenor
Guided independent study106 hoursA variety of independent study tasks directed by module leader
Guided independent study 22 hoursPreparation for seminars Coursework (essay): 20 hr reading/writing Presentation: 2hr reading/ 20 min presentation

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).