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POLT 262 - Identity and Conflict in South Asia: India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan

FC SSCI CD
4 credits
In this course, we will cover the politics of India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. After considering the state-level security dimensions, we will consider identity issues going back to the Partition of India to present day religious and sectarian tensions. Other themes include caste and indigenous politics, gender identity, authoritarianism and corruption, and Hindutva and Islamist Terror. Lectures along with Bollywood and regional film screenings will be complemented with discussions with South Asia experts via Zoom.



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