2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

HIST 1230 - Islam in Europe: The Ottoman Empire


Goals: To understand some of the key developments that shaped European society, culture, and politics under Islam.

Content: The purpose of the course is to study the impact of political Islam on Europe. From the 14th to the 20th century the Ottoman Empire, an Islamic state, had a major presence in Europe occupying most of the Balkans. We will study how East and West, Islam and Christianity reacted to each other and what were the wider implications of that contact for the development of Southeastern Europe as well as its legacy to this day.

Taught: Annually

Credits: 4