The Middle East – between religion and politics
When following the news about the Middle East, the ongoing conflict seems complex, confusing and difficult to understand. Who is fighting against who and why? And why are political parties often described using religious terms?
This subject will provide you with the insights you need to understand the Middle East news.
In the subject The Middle East – Between religion and politics, we go beyond media headlines and back in history to understand how religious and political movements have influenced the region of today. You will gain knowledge about the geography, politics and historical conflicts of the Middle Eastern region. We will discuss the role of religion in society, explore what it is like growing up in the Middle East today and hear stories from refugees who have recently come to Denmark.