Course Catalog

RULA8440

Comprhnding Terrorist Websites

The goal of this course is to examine historical, political and religious context of Jihad in Russian Federation’s republics of Chechnya, Dagestan and Ingushetia. Students will read documents and texts explaining the goals of Jihad in Russia and penetrate its semantic and cultural rhetoric. Students will watch and analyze documentaries dedicated to Russian jihad and numerous terrorist attacks on Russian soil in recent history. Students will learn about the networks, tactics and general appeal of electronic media among the young Muslim population in the region as well as role of women in Russian jihad.
Subject:
Russian
Department:
Language & Intercultural Study
Division:
Transltn, Interpret & Lang Edu
Requirements Fulfilled:

Sections

Spring 2011 - MIIS

RULA8440A-S11 Lecture (Vassilieva)