Thursday, December 21, 2017

China and the Middle East (WEEK -3): QUIZ-1, Readings, Newspaper articles, and Documentaries

Dear all

For the next week, (Week 3) you should read the following articles before the class:

Yitzhak Shichor. The Middle East in China's Foreign Policy, 1949-1977
·      4 The struggle against imperialism and revisionism 106
·      5 The struggle against social imperialism 145
·      Conclusion 189
Michael Beckley. China's Century? Why America's Edge Will Endure - MIT. International Security, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Winter 2011/12), pp. 41–78. http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1162/ISEC_a_00066

DOCUMENTARY:
·      Jews in China with Ping Zhang
·      Israeli PM Netanyahu meets Pres. Xi on 25th anniversary of China-Israel ties
·      Jews in Shanghai and China During the Holocaust

This week, we will have two 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

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE PRESENTATION: Please bring RECENT newspaper articles. Articles SHOULD BE related with China and ISRAEL. 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. 

QUIZ-1: You will take your second quiz on THURSDAY and the quiz covers the following chapters:

Yitzhak Shichor. The Middle East in China's Foreign Policy, 1949-1977
·      Introduction 1
·      1 China's encounter with the Middle East 9
·      2 Sino-Arab peaceful co-existence 37
·      3 The struggle against imperialism 70

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

Best to all,

Tugrul Keskin

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