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HSY3570 - Modern Israel: Vision and Reality

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Professor Fania Oz-Salzberger


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


As for HSY2570


As for HSY2570 with the additional objectives that students should acquire a more critical conceptual understanding of the nature of national identity in history and develop more advanced skills in the analysis of visual as well as documentary sources.


Research essay (2000 words): 40%
Tutorial paper (500 words): 15%
Take home exam (1400 words): 30
Class test (40 minutes): 15%

Third year students are expected to formulate their ownresearch topic, base their research substantially on primary sources, and demonstrate awareness of the ongoing debates about post-Zionism and the "new historians".

Contact hours

1 hour lecture and 2 hour seminar per week