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15 Minute History: Islamic Extremism in the Modern World

In this episode of 15 Minute History,Joan Neuberger, Professor of History at UT Austin interviews Christopher Rose, Outreach Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at UT Austin. Chris provides tips and techniques for teaching about Islamic extremism in the classroom without resorting to stereotypes or demonization. He highlights three key points to keep in mind:

  1. Keep it in perspective
  2. Not all extremism is Islamic
  3. What are the roots of discontent?

This podcast also includes several additional resources for further reading.

University of Texas at Austin