Advanced Certificate in Eastern Mediterranean Studies: Curriculum

Courses for the Advanced Certificate in Eastern Mediterranean Studies 

 

2017-18 Fall

Mandatory Courses

HIST 5204 - The Caliphates (Lecture) 

HIST 5206 - The Caliphates (Seminar)

MEDS 5217 - CC: Great Themes of Late Antique, Byzantine and Medieval Philosophy

MEDS 5220 - CC tutorial: Great Themes of Late Antique, Byzantine and Medieval Philosophy

elective COURSES*

HIST 5252 - The Ottoman Balkans and its Legacies Today

HIST 5230 - The Perfect Ambassador: International Relations and the Origins of Diplomacy (1500-1800)

HIST 5253 - Intellectual and Cultural History of the Late Ottoman Empire

HIST 5253 - Intellectual and Cultural History of the Late Ottoman Empire

HIST 5254 - Sufism in Islamic History

MEDS/RELI 5252 - Foundations I: Scripture and Authority in Book Religions

MEDS 5235 - Schisms and Divisions in Jewish History

MEDS 5228 - Living and Dying in/on the Mediterranean: Medicine, Healthcare, and Mortality from Late Antiquity to the Late Medieval Period

CHSP/MEDS 5057 - Gospels, Graffiti, Grocery Lists: Writing Culture and its Material Evidence in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

MEDS 6106 - Advanced Source Reading Class in Ottoman Historiography (16th-17th centuries)

MEDS 6109 - Byzantine Spiritual Theories 3. De Oratione of Evagrius of Pontus (Advanced Greek Reading Seminar)

MEDS 6095 - Texts and Objects: Inscriptions and Descriptions in Byzantine Literature 

MEDS 6093 - Advanced Text Reading Seminar - Syriac: The Book of the Holy Hierotheus

2017-18 Winter

MANDATORY COURSES

MEDS 5050 - CC tutorial:The Eastern Mediterranean World: From Justinian to Muhammad

MEDS 5049 - CC: The Eastern Mediterranean World: From Justinian to Muhammad

elective courses*

CHSP/MEDS 5058 - Memory and Oblivion - Medieval and Contemporary Concepts

HIST- Borderlands in Islamic History

MEDS 6099 - Ottoman Text Reading Seminar

MEDS 6106 - Greek paleography

PHIL 6450 - Greek Reading Seminar

 

*Please note that elective courses can be substituted by language courses not featured in this list. With any such request please contact Tamas Kiss (kisst@ceu.edu) and your supervisor.