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Learn what motivates the restive Muslim youth from Tunis to Tehran, what political positions Islamists from Mali to Chechnya are fighting for, where the seeming obsession with Islamic law comes from, where the secularists have vanished to, and whether it makes sense to speak of an Islamic state. Since 2009 there has been a renewed wave of popular unrest sweeping throughout much of the Muslim world. Secular, but generally repressive and inefficient autocracies have come under pressure or been swept aside entirely. At the same, the various Islamic Republics have not fared much better, but been convulsed by internal unrest, economic and social decline. Throughout the Muslim lands, existing constitutional arrangements are being challenged, often very violently. This course is a survey of the constitutional ideas and institutions that have developed since the mid 19th century throughout predominantly Muslim countries, but its focus will lie on the actors that have dominated this discourse and shaped its outcomes. We will look at the large body of classical writings on the Islamic state only in so far as it is necessary to understand the contemporary debate, but concentrate on the legal and political developments of the 20th and 21st centuries. Three common themes will characterise the course:  We privilege the study of the legal and social reality and seek to highlight where it is at odds with dogmatic stipulations, be they religious or constitutional.  We seek to illustrate the practical tensions posed by limited administrative capabilities and political legitimacy that resulted from the incomplete reception of modern bureaucratic statehood.  We seek to examine how popular dissatisfaction with the practical performance of Muslim governments has fuelled demands for greater accountability under the guise of cultural authenticity.  Ultimately, the course aims to equip participants to better understand Muslim contemporary discourse about the res publica, better contextualise the demands for religious law in public life, and to better ascertain the theoretical and practical feasibility of postulated religious alternatives to the still-dominant secular model of governance....



This course is really interesting and informative. It gave me a much better understanding for the history and politics behind some of the issues we are all facing today, and really broadened my mind.


The course was good. But the real situation has been changing drastically. A supplement or extension of course is required to cover the up to date situation about IS activities, syria Iraq etc.


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by Glen M


Very in depth thought provoking material delivered in a logical and compelling manner.

by Jenny O


A very good course that I recommend to anyone seeking an understanding of this topic.

by mo M


This was the best course ever in coursera or in any other university I have attended!

by Dr. V P M


Great course to understand the basics with in depth analysis of the Muslim world.

by Domenico M


Great overview on Muslim countries, between law, society and political change.

by Dana D


Excellent course. i am enjoying it tremendously! I loved using the app too.

by Miraz C


It was one of the greatest three months i have eve experienced. Thank you.

by Abdul M


Its wonderful course but if financial aid is given for the needy students

by Daniel F L G


This is great. I lament can not take advantage completely of the course

by arunoday g


Outstanding course and unique way of teaching such a complex subject!

by Julia A K


Very well designed and presented, useful, interesting and informative

by Ebbe S


A very interesting and inspiring course that I can recommend warmly.

by Σταύρος Α


Very nice course. Thank you Proffesor and Univeristy of Copenhagen!

by bokyeong k


Nice! Hope to understand international conflicts concerning Muslim

by Ahmer J K


Excellent, holistic and engaging course! Loved every part of it!

by Litza M O R


I enjoyed so much, discovered a new fascinating world for me.

by Ketevan K


I think it was best Course I ever took in online platforms.

by Иванова Е Д


Wonderful! Interesting tasks, useful and new materials ^_^

by Erman I C N


Complete and excelent course... I recommended fully

by chantelle


Really Informative . Thanks for the knowledge :)

by Cem S


Very comprehensive, and well structured course.

by Nazmul H T


Very smart and informative Comprehensive course

by La i V


Congrats. It's really interesting. Many thanks

by Cesar M


Excelente y amplia mirada del mundo musulmán.

by Abdalla K


very good course reach with information !