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  • Spring 2015
  • Fall 2014

SPRING SEMESTER 2015 - STUDY ABROAD 

JEWISH STUDIES 

Course

Professor

Course Number

Day

Hours

The Jewish World in the Modern Era -

Prof. R. Rockaway

2120.5300.03

Mon & Wed

12:00-14:00

History of Anti -Semitism

Dr. K. Beller

2120.0539.03

Mon & Wed

10:00-12:00

The Jews And The Passion, From The Gospels To Gibson 

Prof. J. Cohen

2120.0256.02

Tue

12:00-16:00

Jewish Education The Reality And The Vision

 

Mr. M. Kaye

2120.0166.02

Tue

10:00-12:00

Contemporary Jewish Issues 

Dr. M. Gresser

2120.0132.02

Tue & Thu

10:00-12:00

"After Auschwitz": Images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Culture

Dr. R. Perry

2120.0124.03

Tue

12:00-16:00

 

ISRAEL STUDIES 

Course

Professor

Course Number

Day

Hours

The Zionist Movement: The long Road to Sovereignty: 1860-1949 

Mr. Liptz Paul

2120.1005.03

Mon & Wed

12:00-14:00

Israeli Politics

Dr. E. Klauber

2120.0112.03

Tue & Thu

12:00-14:00

One Hundred Years: History and Memory in Tel Aviv-Jaffa

Dr. M Wein

2120.0533.03

Tue

16:00-20:00

 

MIDDLE EAST STUDIES

Course

Professor

Course Number

Day

Hours

Introduction to Islam

Dr. Keren Abbou Hershkovits

2120.1120.02

Thu

12:00-16:00

History of the Middle East in the Modern Period 

Dr. B. Friedman

2120.0120.01

Wed

12:00-16:00

Mobilization, Social Protest, Revolution: from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street

Dr. B. Berti

2120.2163.01

Mon & Wed

10:00-12:00

The Struggle For Palestine: The Roots Of The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Dr. T Green 

2120.1102.02

Mon

14:00-18:00

Ideologies And Intellectual Movements In The Modern Middle East 

Dr. I. Gershoni

2120.0216.02

Tue & Thu

14:00-16:00

 

ART STUDIES

Course

Professor

Course Number

Day

Hours

Introduction to Israeli Art: From The Founding of Bezalel (1906), Up To The 21st Century 

Dr. R. Shusterman

2120.0987.03

Tue & Thu

12:00-14:00

Screened Ideas: Thinking Through Film And Television  

Prof. S. Biderman

2120.0794.02

Mon & Wed

18:00-20:00

Acting Workshop

Ms. M. Bat-Adam

2120.0478.03

Thu

16:00-18:00

Israeli Cinema and the Culture of Modern Israel

Dr. S. Duvdevani

2120.0468.03

Mon

12:00-16:00

 

LIFE SCIENCES

Course

Professor

Course Number

Day

Hours

Israel And The Environment

Dr. S. Fleischer

2120.0139.03

Tue

16:30-20:00

 

MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS 

Course

Professor

Course Number

Day

Hours

The Israeli Economy 

Dr. P. Rivlin

2120.0117.03

Mon & Wed

14:00-16:00

Business Ethics

Dr. S. Smila-Sened

2120.0100.03

Tue & Thu

10:00-12:00

Entrepreneurship from A to Z

(Only open for Entrepreneurship track)

Mr. Meishar Meiri 

1221.8000.01

Wed

17:00-21:00

Innovation - Theory and Practice

(Only open for Entrepreneurship track)

Dr. Iris Ginzburg 

1221.8004.01

Tue & Thu

12:00-14:00

Foundations of Entrepreneurship

(Only open for Entrepreneurship track)

 Ms. Noga Kapp 

1221.8003.01

Tue

16:00-20:00

 

DIGITAL CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION

Course

Professor

Course Number

Day

Hours

Media and War

Dr. S. Boudana

2120.1009.03

Mon & Wed

10:00-12:00

 

ARABIC

Course

Professor

Course Number

Day

Hours

Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic (First Level)

Mr. M. Guggenheimer

2120.0980.03

Tue & Thu

10:00-12:00

Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic (Second Level) 
Course open for participants of Fall semester only

Dr. L. Laks

2120.1010.03

Mon & Wed

18:00-20:00

Introduction to Standard Colloquial Arabic  (Second Level)
Course open for participants of Fall semester only, Students must take the Standard Arabic Course (Second Level) in order to join this course.

Mr. F. Mansur

2120.1011.03

Thu

14:00-18:00

 

COURSERA (ONLINE COURSES)

Students must apply online and register with TAU International prior to the beginning of the course.

 

Course

Professor

Course Number

Exam Date

The Emergence of the Modern Middle East

 Prof. Asher Susser

1882.0602.01

First Session: May 15th 2015 at 9:00

Second Session: (relevant for BA in Liberal Arts students only)

Economic Growth and Distributive Justice

Prof. Yoram Margliot

N/A

First Session (Mo'ed Alef): May 1st 9:00

Second Session: Mo'ed Bet: June 19th 9:00 (relevant for BA in Liberal Arts students only)

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2015 - BA IN LIBERAL ARTS COURSES 

Course

Professor

Course Number

Day

Hours

Modernity and its Discontent
 

Dr. Yoav Fromer

1662.1111.01

Mon & Wed

16:00-18:00

Philosophy of Science
 

Mr. Ori Belkind

1662.1103.01

Tue

10:00-14:00

A Political History of the Economy
 

Dr. Michael Zakim

1662.1108.01

Sun

16:00-20:00

Digital Discourse: New Media Language and Dynamics
 

Dr. Carmel Vaisman

1662.1500.01

Sun

10:00-14:00

Theories in Communication and Digital Media

Dr. Sharon Avital

1662.1503.01

Tue

10:00-14:00

The Digital, The Virtual & The Web: Material Culture since the Digital turn

Dr. David Snyder

1662.2508.01

Thu

14:00-18:00

Consciousness and the Electronic Mind

Dr. Noa Gedi

1662.2507.01

Wed

16:00-20:00

What is Metaphysics?
 

Dr. Shai Frogel

1662.1402.01

Mon & Wed

12:00-14:00

14:00-16:00

Guided Reading in Philosophical Texts

Dr. Zoe Gutzeit

1662.1401.01

Mon & Tue

18:00-20:00

The Body: Philosophical Perspectives

Dr. Meirav Almog

1662.2409.01

Tue

14:00-18:00

Introduction to Indian Philosophy

Dr. Daniel Raveh

1662.2408.01

Mon

12:00-16:00

Positive Psychology: Findings and Applications

Dr. Moshe Talmon

1662.2601.01

Sun & Thu

10:00-12:00

Experiencing Group Dynamics

Dr. Dorit Szykierski

1662.2602.01

Wed

16:00-20:00

The Palestinian Century

Dr. Harel Chorev

1662.2205.01

Mon

10:00-14:00

Tradition, Modernity and the West in Iranian Literature and Cinema

Dr. Miriam Rashid

1662.2206.01

Mon

14:00-18:00

Introduction to Modern Jewish Thought

Mr. Ynon Wygoda

1662.1300.01

Sun

12:00-16:00

Messaianism in Modern German Jewish Thought

Dr. Lina Baruch

1662.2300.01

Sun

10:00-14:00

Religious Ethics: Sin, Forgiveness and Repentance

Dr. Hillel Ben Sasson

1662.2302.01

Thu

10:00-14:00

Logic of Dreams

Dr. Idit Alphandary

1662.2604.01

Mon

16:00-20:00

 

IMPORTANT NOTES

  1. Courses starting with the number 2120 are offered by the study abroad program, courses starting with the number 1662 are offered by the BA in Liberal Arts program.
  2. Courses starting with the number 1221 are offered in partnership with the Recanati Faculty of Management and taught with Israeli students, these courses are open to students majoring in: Business, Engineering, Economics, or Science who have completed at least one year of study.
  3. Semester students cannot join year courses.
  4. Courses with less than 10 students might be cancelled.
  5. Study Abroad Students have only one final term, even if they join BA classes.
  6. BA in Liberal Arts semester begins on Sunday; some courses last longer and run in parallel with the regular TAU calendar. For the course descriptions and syllabi please check the program page online. Please check the exam schedule, Study abroad students cannot take exams on different dates.
  7. The following exemptions for taking a final exam not on its date are: IDF Reserves, Illness – Doctor's/Hospital notes, Birth, or Immediate family death.
  8. Coursera is an education company that partnered with TAU and other top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online.
  9. Note: Please check online for the final exam date.  You cannot join the course unless you are able to stay in Israel for the final exam.
  10. Some Management and Economic courses are only open for Spring Entrepreneurship track.

 

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