The assessment for this second-year 30 CATS option module is as follows:
- Assignment 1: Oral participation/engagement (10%) see oral participation/engagement self-evaluation form for submission in weeks 10 and 20
- Assignment 2: 1 x 1500 word essay (10%)
- Assignment 3: 1 x 3000 word essay (40%)
- Assignment 4: 1 x 2 hour exam (40%)
For full details of examination and assessment, please see https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/assessment/.
Essay questions for assignments 2 and 3. Please see me first if you would like to change a question or make up your own:
- Africanism was full of contradictions. Discuss.
- Why did the French and Spanish establish protectorates in Morocco?
- What type of colonial rule was established in Morocco and how did non-sovereign actors negotiate it?
- What can international treaties tell us about power?
- How popular was Spain’s pursuit of empire in Morocco?
- How did 'Abd al-Karim legitimize the Rif Republic?
- What can a study of North African cities tell us about social relationships?
- Why did Jews emigrate from the Maghrib to Israel and what were the effects?
- It is not possible to write a history of ‘the Muslim experience’ during the Protectorate period in Morocco. Explain.
- Where and why did anti-colonial agitation emerge in Morocco?
- What was the relationship of Moroccan anti-colonial agitation to larger international movements?
- What role did Moroccan soldiers play in the Spanish Civil War? With what effects?
- What can the Haij tell us about the Age of Empire?
- Why were international networks important for the Moroccan nationalist movement? What limits were there to international networks?
- What opportunities did Franco see in WWII? Was he successful in seizing on them? Why/why not?
- What impact did WWII have on Morocco specifically or North Africa more generally?
- How and why did the Spanish and the Portuguese seek to feminize their empires?
- How were violations of human rights under Hassan II (1961-99)laterdealt with in Morocco? To what effect?
- Can contemporary migration in and out of Morocco be considered in isolation from Europe’s other borderlands?
- In what ways does memory continue to influence Spanish-Moroccan relations today?