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ULS3013 TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY I 3+0+0 ECTS:5
Year / Semester Third Year / Fall 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
LecturerASSIST. PROF. DR. Ayça EMİNOĞLU
Co-LecturerNone
Language of instruction Turkish
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
To familiarize the students with the history of Turkey?s external affairs, letting them to construct a base of knowledge that will equip them with a critical mind, questioning some of the givens and cliches that are attributed to the present day Turkish foreign policy. Second goal is to make sure that students can make sense of the major determinants of Turkish foreign policy and prepare themselves for future comparative cases and case studies as students of international relations.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

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

LO - 1 :

Learning historical origins of Turkish Foreign Policy.

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

1,5

LO - 2 :

Being able to distinguish various different patterns in Turkish Foreign Policy.

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

1,5

LO - 3 :

Being able to form a base that will enable the students to make a comparative foreign policy analysis.

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

This course is the first part of a two semester course surveying the history of Turkish foreign policy. This semester starts with the influence of the Ottoman Empire on the foreign policymaking of modern Turkey and covers the period until 1980s.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

Historical Foundations and General Patterns of Turkish Foreign Policy

 Week 2

1919-1923: War of Liberation I

 Week 3

1919-1923: War of Liberation II

 Week 4

1919-1923: War of Liberation III

 Week 5

1923-1939: Relative Autonomy 1 I

 Week 6

1923-1939: Relative Autonomy 1 II

 Week 7

1923-1939: Relative Autonomy 2 I

 Week 8

1923-1939: Relative Autonomy 2 II

 Week 9

Midterm Exam

 Week 10

1945-1960: Turkey in the Orbit of Western Bloc I

 Week 11

1945-1960: Turkey in the Orbit of Western Bloc II

 Week 12

1945-1960: Turkey in the Orbit of Western Bloc III

 Week 13

1960-1980: Relative Autonomy 3-I

 Week 14

1960-1980: Relative Autonomy 3-II

 Week 15

1960-1980: Relative Autonomy 3-III

 Week 16

Final Exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Baskın Oran ed., Turkish Foreign Policy: Facts and Analyses with Documents, 1919 -2006 (The University of Utah Press, 2010)

 

Recommended Reading

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

14/11/2016

1

50

End-of-term exam

16

06/01/2017

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

8

2

16

Mid-term exam

1

1

1

Practice

0

0

0

Clinic Practice

0

0

0

Homework

0

0

0

Project

0

0

0

Quiz

0

0

0

Own study for final exam

11

3

33

End-of-term exam

2

1

2

Other 1

0

0

0

Other 2

0

0

0

Total work load

150