Exploring the Persian Gulf

The module aims to help students to gain an in-depth understanding of the main historical events, processes and actors that have shaped and continue to shape political dynamics in the Persian Gulf.

Specific focus will be upon the key challenges to peace and security within the region, but the module will also cover a range of other topics including:

Students on this module will form an academically informed, independent and critical knowledge of the Persian Gulf and the relations that states within the region have with ‘the West’.