Fall/Winter Timetable

POL479H1S L5101

Graduate Course Code: POL2418H1S L5101

Topics in Middle East Politics

Contesting Authoritarianisms in the Middle East


The course examines the contemporary politics of the Middle East and North Africa. It seeks to examine the relative importance of political, socio-economic and ideological factors in the context of such issues as the resilience of authoritarianism, the rise of civil society, and the resurgence of Islamic activism. Theoretical discussion is followed by case studies.


POL201H1 or POL201Y1 or POLB90H3 or POLB91H3