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ULS2011 TURKEY AND MIDDLE EAST 3+0+0 ECTS:4
Year / Semester Second Year / Fall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusElective
DepartmentINTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerPROF. DR. Mohammad ARAFAT
Co-LecturerNone
Language of instruction Turkish
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is, to provide students necessary information abour general principles of politics.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

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

LO - 1 :

learn historical background of Middle East Area.

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

LO - 2 :

explain the structure of the Middle East and events occured there from past to day.

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

LO - 3 :

evaluate events which have great effect for area as well as international community.

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

LO - 4 :

analyze historical events in chronological order.

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

LO - 5 :

present and evaluate Middle East area in the light of historical developments.

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

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

In this course Turkey's relations will be evaluated with the concept of region and with other states. In this course Middle East Region will be analyzed with its all qualities.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

Strategical features and boundaries of Middle East region

 Week 2

Ethnicity of Middle East region

 Week 3

The changes of ethnicity of Middle East in historical process

 Week 4

Religions of major world and Middle East

 Week 5

Arising of Islam and Middle East

 Week 6

Islamic States established in Middle east

 Week 7

Middle east in Ottoman empire

 Week 8

mid-term exam

 Week 9

Middle East after World war I

 Week 10

Mandate in Middle East

 Week 11

Egypt

 Week 12

Suez Canal and its creation of world competition

 Week 13

Lebanon

 Week 14

Iraq

 Week 15

Saudi Arabia and gulf Countries

 Week 16

end of term exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Arafat, Mohammad: Türkiye ve Komşuları, Nobel Yayınları, Ankara 2009.

 

Recommended Reading

1Kürkçüoğlu, Ömer: Türkiye'nin Arap Orta Doğusu'na Karşı Politikası 1945-1970, A.Ü. İİBF.

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

8

15.11.2016

1

50

End-of-term exam

16

08.01.2017

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

4

14

56

Laboratory studies

0

0

0

Own study for first mid-term exam

3

2

6

Mid-term exam

2

1

2

Practice

0

0

0

Clinic Practice

0

0

0

Homework

1

4

4

Project

0

0

0

Quiz

2

1

2

Own study for final exam

3

2

6

End-of-term exam

2

1

2

Other 1

0

0

0

Other 2

0

0

0

Total work load

120