Islam in the 20/21 Centuries

Course content

The course “Islam in the 20th and the 21st centuries” shall focus on the “Geography of Islam” and how this geography has been mapped out in the last two centuries. Four groups will be the subject of a series of lectures and class discussion.

  • Arab Islam
  • African Islam
  • Western Islam (including the movement of the Nation of Islam)
  • East Asian Islam

Within the “geography of Islam” the course will deal with issues such as: Orthodoxy, ethnicity, secularism, fundamentalism, and critical thinking.

Education

Curriculum for Master's program in Islamic Studies, 2008

Learning outcome

KA Islamiske Studier, 2008
Islam in the 20th and 21st Century (fagelementkode HISA04651E)

 

Lectures and class teaching with student’s participation. The duration of the course is 14 weeks.

A course bibliography shall be published before course start. Handouts will be delivered during the course.

ECTS
15 ECTS
Type of assessment
Other
Criteria for exam assessment
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Preparation
  • 356,5
  • Lectures
  • 56
  • English
  • 412,5