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Political Islam in South Asia

GDM196

You will gain an understanding of the ways in which Islamism circulates in contemporary South Asia in a range of different contexts across the region.

Topics covered

The historical roots of political Islam in South Asia will be explored in relation to colonialism and the emergence of politicised religion while its contemporary legacy will be charted out in terms of recent regional and global developments.

Assessment

  • Five written online activities (30% of the module mark)
  • 5,000 word essay (70%).