Thursday, December 28, 2017

China and the Middle East (WEEK -4): Readings, Newspaper articles, and Documentaries

Dear all, 

For the next week, (Week 4) you should read the following articles before the class:

  • Keskin Tugrul and Christian Braun. When a Sleeping Giant Wakes – A Neoclassical Realist Analysis of China’s Expanding Ties in the Middle East. Sociology of Islam 4 (2016) 1-26. (ATTACHED)
  • Lillian Craig Harris. China's Relations with the PLO. Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 7, No. 1 (Autumn, 1977), pp. 123-154.
  • Chaoling Feng. Embracing Interdependence: The Dynamics of China and the Middle East. Brookings Doha Center. Policy Briefing April 2015.
  • Stig Stenslie. China debates its future role in the Middle East. Noref expert Analysis – May 2014.

DOCUMENTARY:
  • Can Iraq hold together? - Amatzia Baram
  • Amatzia Baram on the possibility for an end to the Syrian civil war 
  • The scenario for the battle of Mosul, as seen by Dr. Amatzia Baram

This week, we will have FOUR presentations on Wednesday. YOU SHOULD PREPARE POWER POINTS and EMAIL IT TO ME A DAY BEFORE THE CLASS.
This week, two students will have presentations: 

FRANCISCO SUAZO DEBERNARDI
  • 4 The struggle against imperialism and revisionism 
ABDURRAHIM SAGIR
  • 5 The struggle against social imperialism 145
  • Conclusion 189
DAVID PEREZ
  • Keskin Tugrul and Christian Braun. When a Sleeping Giant Wakes – A Neoclassical Realist Analysis of China’s Expanding Ties in the Middle East. Sociology of Islam 4 (2016) 1-26. 
  • Lillian Craig Harris. China's Relations with the PLO. Journal of Palestine Studies, Vol. 7, No. 1 (Autumn, 1977), pp. 123-154.
MARTIN ROZENGARDT
  • Chaoling Feng. Embracing Interdependence: The Dynamics of China and the Middle East. Brookings Doha Center. Policy Briefing April 2015.
  • Stig Stenslie. China debates its future role in the Middle East. Noref expert Analysis – May 2014.

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE PRESENTATION: Please bring RECENT newspaper articles. Articles SHOULD BE related with China and SAUDI ARABIA. Other subjects will not be accepted. PLEASE VERY BRIEFLY SUMMARIZE YOUR ARTICLE IN THE CLASS!
I need a print copy (First page) of your article, and please include your full name on it.  

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.  

HAPPY, PEACEFUL AND HEALTHY NEW YEAR TO ALL!

Best to all, 

Tugrul Keskin

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