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ULS1006 POLITICAL HISTORY - II 3+0+0 ECTS:6
Year / Semester First Year / Spring Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusCompulsory
DepartmentINTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerASSOC. PROF. DR. Süleyman ERKAN
Co-LecturerASSOC. PROF. DR. Süleyman ERKAN,
Language of instruction Turkish
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
The course aims to provide the students with a general knowledge on General Political History of 19 th and 20 th Centuries and historical backgrounds of important global political events and eras; which has essential importance for an International Relations student.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :

LO - 1 :

providea general knowledge on General Political History of 19 th and 20 th Centuries and historical backgrounds of important global political events and eras.

1,2,4,5,6,7

1

LO - 2 :

explain term amongst World War II., Cold War and Post-Cold War eras all political and diplomatical improvements.

1,2,4,5,6,7

1

LO - 3 :

study on historical events which have great effect on shaping of world history.

1,2,4,5,6,7

1

LO - 4 :

analyze political events in chronological order.

1,2,4,5,6,7

1

LO - 5 :

evaluate and present current international structure in the light of historical developments.

1,2,4,5,6,7

1

CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA : Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 

Contents of the Course

Term between two World War, II. World War, Cold War and Post-Cold War eras all political and diplomatical improvements, alliances, establishments; course of international relations, political evolution prosess of super powers; and reflections of all these to countries relations and foreign policies are the main topics of this lesson.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

General Features of the Cold War

 Week 2

Becoming important of Soviet Union in World Policy - Soviet's expansionism

 Week 3

Beginnings of the Western Block and measures taken against Soviet's expansionism

 Week 4

Internal conflicts in Eastern and Western Block

 Week 5

Conflicts of the continent of Asia

 Week 6

Conflicts of Middle East

 Week 7

Arab - İsrael disputes

 Week 8

Mid-term exam

 Week 9

Non-Alignment Movement and its effects on international relations

 Week 10

Efforts for peace and disarmament

 Week 11

Occupation of Afghanistan by Soviet Union

 Week 12

Iranian Revolution and Iran - Iraq War Quiz

 Week 13

Dissolution of the Soviet Union

 Week 14

Dissolution of the Yugoslavia

 Week 15

New World Order

 Week 16

End-of-term exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Armaoğlu,Fahir,1995,20.Yüzyıl Siyasi Tarihi,Alkim Yayınları,İstanbul,Sander,Oral,1994,Siyasi Tarih,Ankara

 

Recommended Reading

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

7/4/2017

1

50

End-of-term exam

16

20/5/2017

1

50

 

Student Work Load and its Distribution

Type of work

Duration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term

Lectures (face to face teaching)

3

14

42

Own (personal) studies outside class

6

14

84

Laboratory studies

0

0

0

Own study for first mid-term exam

7

2

14

Mid-term exam

1

1

1

Practice

1

13

13

Clinic Practice

0

0

0

Homework

0

0

0

Project

0

0

0

Quiz

1

1

1

Own study for final exam

6

4

24

End-of-term exam

1

1

1

Other 1

0

0

0

Other 2

0

0

0

Total work load

180