SİBU309


Course Title Course Code Program Level
DIPLOMATIC LANGUAGE AND CORRESPONDENCE SİBU309 Political Science and International Relations B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
05
(Fall)
42 40 55 137 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites No Pre-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to make preparatory work helping students, who will take charge in areas related with international relations and espacially Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to enjoy abilities and knowledge. In these studies, students will manage to make kinds of correspondence through following the rules, using correct expressions and style by means of practices and homeworks.
Course Content In the introductory section of the course, chief principles and concepts of operation of international relations, foreign policy and implementation of diplomacy are studied. In this context, diplomatic language and wording, diplomatic correspondence, frequently used specific statements and expressions, some commonly made mistakes and misuses, effective and productive ways of time management in diplomatic correspondence, some example texts related with diplomatic correspondence and diplomatic talks (e.g. note, message, invitations, some diplomatic documents, refutation texts, letters and etc.), definitions of some diplomatic documents, ways of writing frequently used texts in diplomacy such as essay and speech are presented. Basic structure used in those correspondences and fundamental codes of conduct required by those correspondences are taught.
Learning Outcomes (LO) In the end of the course, students, who could comprehend basic knowledge and be successful, are supposed to enjoy following capabilities: 1- To write diplomatic note, message, invitation, diplomatic document, refutation, diplomatic letters in accordance with the diplomatic correspondence rules and correspondence type in qualified manner 2- To use diplomatic language and locution, as well as frequently used some specific words and statements correctly and effectively 3- To be able to use time productively and efficiently in professional and diplomatic works 4- To write texts like diplomatic papers and allocutions 5- To carry out protocol rules required by diplomatic correspondence, diplomatic invitations, and visits
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Execution of International Relations and Activities Foreign Policy Goals and Instruments of the States Inter-State Relations Tools of Political Impact: Diplomacy and Propaganda Diplomatic Language, Diplomatic Correspondence, Diplomatic Statements, Vocal and Written Appeal Styles Diplomatic Protocol (Invitations, Ceremonies, Commemorations)
2. Week Legal Status of State Officials Legal Status of Diplomatic Representatives Establishment, Execution and Termination of Diplomatic Relations
3. Week Diplomatic Vocabulary and Fallacies as well as Misuses Frequently Made in English Diplomatic Notes Note Signee Examples of Note Signee
4. Week Studies on Writing Note Signee Points to Consider in Writing Note Signee
5. Week Note Verbale Types and Examples of Note Verbale
6. Week Studies on Writing Note Verbale Frequently Used Words and Statements in Diplomacy - I
7. Week Cahier Memorandum Studies on Examples Frequently Used Words and Statements in Diplomacy - II
8. Week Other Correspondences (Bout de papier, Notice, Non Paper) Various Messages (Gratulations, Invitations, Condolence) Frequently Used Words and Statements in Diplomacy - III
9. Week Some Diplomatic Documents and Protocol Rules: Letters of Credence, Letters of Recall, Lettres Patent-Lettre de Provision, Exequator, Full Powers Inauguration, Resignation, Bilateral or Multilateral Meetings, Welcoming and Reception of Foreign Visitors, Cocktails and Dinner Invitations, Precedence, Préséance
10. Week Invitations, Invitation Cards Acceptance and Refutation of Invitations Circular Letter of Inivitation Usages of Cartes de visite
11. Week Covenants, Copies of Judgement and Judgements Memorendum of Understanding Agreed Minutes
12. Week Allocutions and other Speech Texts Examples Papers
13. Week Formation of Political Impact by means of Political Instruments Negotiation Tactics Bilateral Deliberations and Multilateral Deliberations
14. Week Procedures Practised in Ministiry of Foreign Affairs and Lagations Missions, Responsibilities, Operation and Exams of Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Suggested General Readings on Diplomatic Language and Correspondence: - Tahir Şentürk, Courses on Diplomatic Correspondence, Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No: 66, Ankara, 1995. - Berin Tulun, Diplomatik Yazışma ve Konuşma Metinlerinden Örnekler (İngilizce-Türkçe), T.C. Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No.68, Ankara, Mayıs 1996. - Mete Akkaya, Diplomatik Yabancı Dil, Diplomatik Yazışma ve Konuşma Teknikleri Ders Notları, Bölüm I, Temel Bilgiler ve Örnekler, A.Ü. Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi Yayını, t.y. - Mete Akkaya, Diplomatik Yabancı Dil, Diplomatik Yazışma ve Konuşma Teknikleri Ders Notları, Bölüm II, Çeşitli Metinler, A.Ü. Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi Yayını, t.y. - Temel İskit, Diplomasi Tarihi, Teorisi, Kurumları ve Uygulaması, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları, No: 166, İstanbul, Mart 2007. - Alptekin Ünlütürk, Sosyal Davranış Kuralları ve Protokol, Grafiker Ltd., Ankara, Ocak 2000. - Kaya İnal, Protokol-Diplomaside Ayrıcalıklar ve Bağışıklıklar, Grafiker Yayınları, Ankara, 2002. - Nilgün Sevinç, Protokol Bilgisi, Detay Yayıncılık, Ankara, 2004. - Seha L. Meray, Devletler Hukukuna Giriş, C.I, 3.B., Ankara Üniversitesi Basımevi, Ankara, 1968, s.60-61; s.78-79; s.137-179; s.264-292. - Seha L. Meray, Devletler Hukukuna Giriş, C.II, 3.B., Ankara Üniversitesi Basımevi, Ankara, 1965, s.5-10; s.12-54; s.55-78. - Sevin Toluner, Milletlerarası Hukuk Dersleri, BETA Basım-Yayın, 4. B., Nisan 1989, İstanbul, s.23-30; s.356-371; s.396-414. - Hüseyin Pazarcı, Uluslararası Hukuk, 2.B.,Turhan Kitapevi, Ankara, 2004, s.367-382, s. 418-422. - Hüseyin Pazarcı, Uluslararası Hukuk Dersleri, III. Kitap, 3.B., Turhan Kitapevi, Ankara 1999, s. 61-115. - F. Sönmezoğlu, Uluslararası Politika ve Dış Politika Analizi, Filiz Kitabevi, İstanbul, 1989,s. 109-135; 213-257. - Mehmet Gönlübol, Uluslararası Politika, 4. B., A.Ü. SBF Yayınları: 546, Ankara, 1985, s.116-137. Henry Kissinger, Diplomasi, Çev. İbrahim H. Kurt, Türkiye İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları No:380, Ankara, Mart 2000, s.123-154; s.203-231; s. 667-696. Compulsory Readings: 1. Execution of International Relations and Activities Foreign Policy Goals and Instruments of the States, Inter-State Relations Tools of Political Impact: Diplomacy and Propaganda Diplomatic Language, Diplomatic Correspondence, Diplomatic Statements, Vocal and Written Appeal Styles Diplomatic Protocol (Invitations, Ceremonies, Commemorations) * Hüseyin Pazarcı, Uluslararası Hukuk, 2.B.Turhan Kitapevi, Ankara, 2004, s.367-382; s. 418-422. * Hüseyin Pazarcı, Uluslararası Hukuk Dersleri, III. Kitap, 3.B., Turhan Kitapevi, Ankara 1999, s. 61-115. * Mehmet Gönlübol, Uluslararası Politika, 4. B., A.Ü. SBF Yayınları: 546, Ankara, 1985, s.116-137. * Tahir Şentürk, Courses on Diplomatic Correspondence, Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No: 66, Ankara, 1995, s.1-13. * Faruk Sönmezoğlu, Uluslararası Politika ve Dış Politika Analizi, Filiz Kitabevi, İstanbul, 1989,s.109-135;213-257. * A. Ünlütürk, Sosyal Davranış Kuralları ve Protokol, Grafiker, Ankara, Ocak 2000, s. 89-139; 207-234; 237-244. * Temel İskit, Diplomasi Tarihi, Teorisi, Kurumları ve Uygulaması, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları 166, İstanbul, Mart 2007, s.106-110. 2. Legal Status of State Officials Legal Status of Dplomatic Representatives Establishment, Execution and Termination of Diplomatic Relations * Sevin Toluner, Milletlerarası Hukuk Dersleri, BETA Basım-Yayın, 4. B., Nisan 1989, İstanbul, s.23-30; 356-371; 396-414. * Tahir Şentürk, Courses on Diplomatic Correspondence, Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No: 66, Ankara, 1995, s.13-23. 3. Diplomatic Vocabulary and fallacies as well as misuses frequently made in English Diplomatic Notes, Note Signee * Mete Akkaya, Diplomatik Yabancı Dil, Diplomatik Yazışma ve Konuşma Teknikleri Ders Notları, Bölüm I- Temel Bilgiler ve Örnekler, A.Ü. Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi Yayını, t.y., s. 19-23; 64-75. * Tahir Şentürk, Courses on Diplomatic Correspondence, Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No: 66, Ankara, 1995, s. 28-39 ; 109-113. * Berin Tulun, Diplomatik Yazışma ve Konuşma Metinlerinden Örnekler (İngilizce-Türkçe), T.C. Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No.68, Ankara, Mayıs 1996, s. 13-41. 4. Studies on Writing Note Signee Points to Consider in Writing Note Signee * Mete Akkaya, Diplomatik Yabancı Dil, Diplomatik Yazışma ve Konuşma Teknikleri Ders Notları, Bölüm I- Temel Bilgiler ve Örnekler, A.Ü. Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi Yayını, t.y., s.38-47; 49-63. 5. Note Verbale Types and Examples of Note Verbale * Tahir Şentürk, Courses on Diplomatic Correspondence, Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No: 66, Ankara, 1995, s. 52-56. * Tahir Şentürk, Courses on Diplomatic Correspondence, Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No: 66, Ankara, 1995, s. 40-50. 6. Studies on Writing Note Verbale Frequently Used Words and Statements in Diplomacy – I * Tahir Şentürk, Courses on Diplomatic Correspondence, Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No: 66, Ankara, 1995, s. 13-23. * Mete Akkaya, Diplomatik Yabancı Dil, Diplomatik Yazışma ve Konuşma Teknikleri Ders Notları, Bölüm I- Temel Bilgiler ve Örnekler, A.Ü. Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi Yayını, t.y., s. 49-59; 114-136. 7. Cahier Memorandum (Studies on Examples) Frequently Used Words and Statements in Diplomacy – II * Tahir Şentürk, Courses on Diplomatic Correspondence, Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No: 66, Ankara, 1995, s. 109-138; 142-157. * Berin Tulun, Diplomatik Yazışma ve Konuşma Metinlerinden Örnekler (İngilizce-Türkçe), T.C. Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No.68, Ankara, Mayıs 1996, s. 145-160. 8. Other Correspondences (Bout de papier, Notice, Non Paper) Various Messages (Gratulations, Invitations, Condolence) Frequently Used Words and Statements in Diplomacy – III * Berin Tulun, Diplomatik Yazışma ve Konuşma Metinlerinden Örnekler (İngilizce-Türkçe), T.C. Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No.68, Ankara, Mayıs 1996, s. 43-144. 9. Some Diplomatic Documents and Protocol Rules: Letters of Credence, Letters of Recall, Lettres Patent- Lettre de Provision, Exequator, Full Powers Inauguration, Resignation, Bilateral or Multilateral Meetings, Welcoming and Reception of Foreign Visitors, Cocktails and Dinner Invitations, Precedence, Préséance * Berin Tulun, Diplomatik Yazışma ve Konuşma Metinlerinden Örnekler (İngilizce-Türkçe), T.C. Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No.68, Ankara, Mayıs 1996, s. 145-162. 10. Invitations, Invitation Cards: Acceptance and Refutation of Invitations Circular Letter of Inivitation, Usages of Cartes de visite * Alptekin Ünlütürk, Sosyal Davranış Kuralları ve Protokol, Grafiker Ltd., Ankara, Ocak 2000, s.89-139. 11. Covenants, Copies of Judgement and Judgements: Memorendum of Understanding, Agreed Minutes * Temel İskit, Diplomasi Tarihi, Teorisi, Kurumları ve Uygulaması, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları 166, İstanbul, Mart 2007, s.401-410. 12. Allocutions and other Speech Texts: Examples, Papers * Berin Tulun, Diplomatik Yazışma ve Konuşma Metinlerinden Örnekler (İngilizce-Türkçe), T.C. Dışişleri Bakanlığı Eğitim Merkezi Yayınları No.68, Ankara, Mayıs 1996, s. 107-142. * Henry Kissinger, Diplomasi, Çev. İbrahim H. Kurt, Türkiye İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları No:380, Ankara, Mart 2000, s.123-154; s.203-231; s. 667-696. * Temel İskit, Diplomasi Tarihi, Teorisi, Kurumları ve Uygulaması, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları 166, İstanbul, Mart 2007, s.411-415. 13. Formation of Political Impact by means of Political Instruments Negotiation Tactics, Bilateral Deliberations and Multilateral Deliberations * Faruk Sönmezoğlu, Uluslararası Politika ve Dış Politika Analizi, Filiz Kitabevi, İstanbul, 1989, s. 240-258. * Temel İskit, Diplomasi Tarihi, Teorisi, Kurumları ve Uygulaması, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları 166, İstanbul, Mart 2007, s.351-392. 14. Procedures practised in Ministiry of Foreign Affairs and Lagations Missions, Responsibilities, Operation and Exams of Ministry of Foreign Affairs * Temel İskit, Diplomasi Tarihi, Teorisi, Kurumları ve Uygulaması, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları 166, İstanbul, Mart 2007, s.411-492.
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