Date: April 24, 25, 26 and 27, 2017
Time: Monday to Thursday from 5pm to 9pm
Teaching hours: 16 hours
Historical review of the creation of the nation state in the Arab World, from World War I until today.
Political organizations, different types of power and authority. Ways and rules to obtain legitimacy in the Arab world.
Emergence and evolution of religious and national identity movements.
Radwan El-Sayed , Professor of Islamic Studies at the Lebanese University of Beirut (Lebanon), former Director of the Arab Development Institute, Editor of the ‘Arab Thinking’ newspaper, Director of the Institute Of Islamic Studies and Co-Editor of the quarterly publication Al-Ijtihad. Mona Fayad, a professor in the Department of Psychology at the Lebanese University and a human rights activist in public space. He received his Doctorate in Applied Psychology from the University of Paris V-Sorbonne, France. Her field of research focuses on social behavior and education, from intercultural studies, violence and gender.
Religion and the “Other” in Islamic thought.
The relationship between state, religion and politics, and its various manifestations.