Pheroze Unwalla

he/him/his
Assistant Professor of Teaching, History / Chair, Middle East Studies
location_on BuTo 1208, 1873 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z1, Canada
launch
Regional Research Area
Education

Ph.D., SOAS, University of London, 2014


About

I am a historian of Turkey and the modern Middle East whose main research interests include memory, trauma, nationalism and space. As EL-stream faculty, I am presently focused on expanding Middle East Studies (MES) at UBC and developing new pedagogical approaches in MES and Middle East History.


Teaching


Research

My most significant initiatives include:

  1. The establishment, development, and expansion of Middle East Studies (MES) at UBC
  2. Developing and assessing classroom emotionality interventions and emotive writing assignments in MES
  3. Critical pedagogies of hope in MES and History curricula
  4. Developing Students as Partners (SaP) approaches and Mentorship Opportunities in MES

Courses

Courses Developed and Taught:

MES 300 The Middle East Critical Questions & Debates

MES 450 Directed Studies Project / Middle East Studies Research Workshop (taught in 2021W under code ASTU401K)

HIST 104 A Global History of Genocide (Vantage College)

HIST 104 Thinking Like a Historian (Vantage College)

HIST 105 The War on Terror: A Global History (2021W)

HIST 105 Film & History (Vantage College)

HIST 352 Modern Middle Eastern History

HIST 402 The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

HIST 403 The Middle East in Graphic Novels: History, Politics and the Tragic Comic

HIST 421/321 Remembering the Traumatic 20th Century: History, Memory, Tragedy (Honours)

 

Courses Developed but not yet Taught:

MES 301 Topics in Middle East Studies

HIST 353 Special Topics in Middle East History

HIST354 The Ottoman Empire

HIST 404 The First World War


Pheroze Unwalla

he/him/his
Assistant Professor of Teaching, History / Chair, Middle East Studies
location_on BuTo 1208, 1873 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z1, Canada
launch
Regional Research Area
Education

Ph.D., SOAS, University of London, 2014


About

I am a historian of Turkey and the modern Middle East whose main research interests include memory, trauma, nationalism and space. As EL-stream faculty, I am presently focused on expanding Middle East Studies (MES) at UBC and developing new pedagogical approaches in MES and Middle East History.


Teaching


Research

My most significant initiatives include:

  1. The establishment, development, and expansion of Middle East Studies (MES) at UBC
  2. Developing and assessing classroom emotionality interventions and emotive writing assignments in MES
  3. Critical pedagogies of hope in MES and History curricula
  4. Developing Students as Partners (SaP) approaches and Mentorship Opportunities in MES

Courses

Courses Developed and Taught:

MES 300 The Middle East Critical Questions & Debates

MES 450 Directed Studies Project / Middle East Studies Research Workshop (taught in 2021W under code ASTU401K)

HIST 104 A Global History of Genocide (Vantage College)

HIST 104 Thinking Like a Historian (Vantage College)

HIST 105 The War on Terror: A Global History (2021W)

HIST 105 Film & History (Vantage College)

HIST 352 Modern Middle Eastern History

HIST 402 The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

HIST 403 The Middle East in Graphic Novels: History, Politics and the Tragic Comic

HIST 421/321 Remembering the Traumatic 20th Century: History, Memory, Tragedy (Honours)

 

Courses Developed but not yet Taught:

MES 301 Topics in Middle East Studies

HIST 353 Special Topics in Middle East History

HIST354 The Ottoman Empire

HIST 404 The First World War


Pheroze Unwalla

he/him/his
Assistant Professor of Teaching, History / Chair, Middle East Studies
location_on BuTo 1208, 1873 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z1, Canada
launch
Regional Research Area
Education

Ph.D., SOAS, University of London, 2014

I am a historian of Turkey and the modern Middle East whose main research interests include memory, trauma, nationalism and space. As EL-stream faculty, I am presently focused on expanding Middle East Studies (MES) at UBC and developing new pedagogical approaches in MES and Middle East History.

My most significant initiatives include:

  1. The establishment, development, and expansion of Middle East Studies (MES) at UBC
  2. Developing and assessing classroom emotionality interventions and emotive writing assignments in MES
  3. Critical pedagogies of hope in MES and History curricula
  4. Developing Students as Partners (SaP) approaches and Mentorship Opportunities in MES

Courses Developed and Taught:

MES 300 The Middle East Critical Questions & Debates

MES 450 Directed Studies Project / Middle East Studies Research Workshop (taught in 2021W under code ASTU401K)

HIST 104 A Global History of Genocide (Vantage College)

HIST 104 Thinking Like a Historian (Vantage College)

HIST 105 The War on Terror: A Global History (2021W)

HIST 105 Film & History (Vantage College)

HIST 352 Modern Middle Eastern History

HIST 402 The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

HIST 403 The Middle East in Graphic Novels: History, Politics and the Tragic Comic

HIST 421/321 Remembering the Traumatic 20th Century: History, Memory, Tragedy (Honours)

 

Courses Developed but not yet Taught:

MES 301 Topics in Middle East Studies

HIST 353 Special Topics in Middle East History

HIST354 The Ottoman Empire

HIST 404 The First World War