Saturday, December 9, 2017

Welcome to the course - Winter 2017-18 – China and the Middle East (WEEK -1): Readings, Newspaper articles, and Documentaries

China and The Middle East
Thursday 13:00 – 16:30
101 Graduate School, East Campus

Dear all, 

Welcome to the China and the Middle East class. I am your instructor for this course. During the semester, we will attempt to explore and understand the social, political and economic relations between China and West Asian (Middle East) countries.

You will find the draft version of the course syllabus at the following homepage:

For the next week, (Week 1) you should read the following articles before the class:

Yitzhak Shichor. The Middle East in China's Foreign Policy, 1949-1977

China looks to bolster its Middle East reach - Inside Story

Rising superpower: Why are Middle Eastern leaders coming to China?

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

Best to all,

Tugrul Keskin