History of the Arab medieval world
- Medieval Islamic city: what was its specificum? What were the key principles of its existence?
- The significance and interconnection of travel and religion in the medieval Arabic world; how could the pilgrimage shape the society?
- The effects of trade, including slave trade, on Islamic society; why the paradigm of Orientalism doesn’t allow to understand this phenomenon adequately?
- Specifics of social categories of dependence in the medieval Middle East: how was it possible that some of the most powerful people in society, both men and women, were or had been slaves?
- What were the specific ways of existence and transition of scientific and technical practices in the medieval Arabic world?
- A student has an experience of analyzing of medieval Islamic society; understands how religious travelling could shape society
- A student knows the main characteristics of the medieval Islamic city
- A student owns the basic ideas on the effects of trade on medieval Islamic society
- A student understands especial characteristics of medieval Islamic society
- A student understands the ways of production and transition of knowledge in medieval Arabic world
- Section 1. The Medieval Islamic City
- Section 2. Travel and Religion in Arabic Medieval World
- Section 3. Trade
- Section 4. Peculiar properties of slavery in medieval Arabic world
- Section 5. Science:
- 2021/2022 1st module0.4 * Oral exam + 0.3 * The independent work: report on a given topic + 0.3 * Work on seminars
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