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AIE364 - The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:M Hardy

AIE153 or AIE154 or AIE255 or with permission from the unit chair



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Class per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


The Arab-Israeli Conflict remains one of the most complex issues in politics and international relations today. This unit will examine the history of this conflict, from the beginning of Jewish nationalism to the present time. Key issues studied include: Jewish migration to Palestine; the impact of the Holocaust; the Declaration of the State of Israel and the 1948 Arab-Israeli War; the birth of the Palestinian refugee crisis; the 1967 War and the rise of the PLO; the Jewish settler movement; terrorism; the peace process; the Intifadas; and options for the future.


Middle East Politics Simulation (10% individual and 50% team) 60% OR Briefing paper, 60%

Written analysis, 40%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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