HS5442 Conflict, Faith and Terror in the Middle East since 1945
HS5740 Gendering the modern Islamic world
HS5745 Leading Thinkers of the Islamic world
HS5750 Violence in the American South
HS5755 Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement: Controversies and Debates
HS5760 China and the Wider World
HS5765 Tigers and Dragons
NB. Courses are offered with the usual proviso that periodically, due to sabbatical cycles and recruitment thresholds, some specific titles may be withdrawn.
Students may choose either to select all their optional courses from within the Modern World strand or to adopt (under tutors' guidance) a more eclectic approach with some courses selected from other strands within the MA in History.
Dr Emmett Sullivan (strand leader), Professor Vanessa Martin, Professor John Kirk, Dr Sarah Ansari; Dr Bruce Baker, Dr Zoe Laidlaw, Dr Chi-kwan Mark, Professor Francis Robinso