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A6844-1 / Spring 2019

A Social and Architectural History of Jerusalem

Location & Time
300 Avery
W 1 PM - 3 PM
Session & Points
3 Points
Call Number
This course provides a social and architectural history of Jerusalem with a focus on issues of representation, urban form, planning, spatial contestation, and debates about the status of the city and its future. This course also examines the sacred, imagined, and worldly Jerusalem through its social history, religious rituals, the politics of archeology, planning and urban transformation, demographic debates, ethnicity, and war. It analyzes the commodification and packaging of the holy city for pilgrimage and tourism. The course addresses the current predicament of the city and its future within the context of the Arab Israeli conflict.
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