SOAS, University of London
Religion in Global Politics
This programme has a regional focus rarely, if at all addressed in similar programmes in the subject area, draws on a variety of disciplinary perspectives (law; international relations and politics; development; anthropology; migration and diaspora studies; and gender studies).
Minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours (or equivalent).
Dissertation in religion in global politics; religion in global politics: theories and themes; Christianity and social change in Sub Saharan Africa; colonialism and nationalism in South Asia; contemporary Islamism in South Asia: readings in Sayyid Abu al-a'la Mawdudi; critical theory and the study of religions; culture and conflict in the Himalaya; death and religion; eastern and orthodox Christianity; history and doctrines of Indian Buddhism; human rights and Islamic law; Israel, the Arab world and the Palestinians; Jainism: history, doctrine and the contemporary world; modern Muslim thinkers from South Asia; modern trends in Islam; Muslim Britain: perspectives and realities; mystical traditions; non-violence in Jain scriptures, philosophy and law; origins and development of Islam in the Middle East: problems and perspectives; religion in Britain: faith communities and civil society; religious practice in Japan: texts, rituals and believers; Taiwan�s politics and cross-strait relations; text and context in classical Hinduism; the politics of culture in contemporary South Asia; theory and method in the study of religion ; World War ii, cold war, and the 'war on terror': the United States and South East Asia; Zionist ideology; Zoroastrianism: historical and contemporary perspectives.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 9,880 per Academic year (home fees)||1 calendar years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 16,880 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 calendar years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 4,940 per Academic year (home fees)||2 calendar years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 8,440 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 calendar years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|School of Oriental and African Studies||Camden||WC1H 0XG||South East|
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