SİBU407


Course Title Course Code Program Level
BALKANS IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS SİBU407 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
07
(Fall)
42 84 126 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites There are no pre-requites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives To improve the ability of a student that is familiar with the Balkans to anaylze the political developments correctly, as well as analyzing sudden political or social events and their direction and the precautions adopted for Turkey's security.
Course Content This course aims to introduce the Balkan region with its historical, geographical, political and social dimensions to the students. The course also aims to teach and analyze the importance of Balkans to Turkey, the general state structure in the Balkans and Turkey-Balkan relations.
Learning Outcomes (LO) B 1- Improving the ability to identify and analyze the location and the functioning of Balkan states. 2- Improvingthe ability to scrutinize the relations of Balkan States with Turkey, security and other issues. • 3- Improving the ability to identify and analyze the direction Turkey and Balkans should adopt considering the changing global tendencies and regional changes
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to the region
2. Week Introduction of the Balkans in historical, geographical, political and social dimensions
3. Week Turkish-Greek relations - I: history, development, problems
4. Week Turkish-Greek relations - II: Historical background, problems
5. Week Incidents in Cyprus, the Turkish peace operation. The impact of Turkish foreign policy, the effect of the Balkan policies.
6. Week Introduction of Bulgaria, problems, areas of cooperation. Description and operations of BSEC.
7. Week Macedonia's structure, definition of problems with its neighbors, and the relationship with Turkey.
8. Week Yugoslavia's location, description, and historical development and its political importance
9. Week The political effects of Yugoslavia: The establishment, and the disintegration of it.
10. Week War in Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Balkan struggle, disintegration of Yugoslavia
11. Week Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia, the political entities, problems, their contribution to the Balkan policies
12. Week Kosovo, Macedonia and Albania in the context of policies and developments in Albania
13. Week Albania and the Balkans. An overview of Romania and Moldavia
14. Week Overall Evaluation & Discussion
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 Ömer E. Lütem-Birgül Demirtaş Çoşkun,ed. Balkan Diplomasisi, ASAM Yayınları,Balkan araştırmaları Dizisi no:3, Ankara, 2001 - Hugh Poulton, Balkanlar: Çatışan Azınlıklar, Çatışan Devletler. Sarmal Yayınevi, İstanbul , 1991. - Şükrü Gürel, Tarihsel Boyut İçinde Türk Yunan İlişkileri (1821-1993), Ümit Yayıncılık,Ankara, 1993. - Ahmet Zeki Bulunç,ed. Kıbrıs Görüşme Süreci, Tehditler ve KKTC Seçimleri, Başkent Üniversitesi Stratejik Araştırmalar Merkezi Yayını, 2009. - M. Tahir Hatipoğlu, Bosna’ya Farklı Bakış Selvi Yayınları, Ankara, 1996. - T.C.Genelkurmay Askeri Tarih ve Stratejik Etütü Başkanığı, Türk Yunan İlişkileri ve Megalo İdea, Gnkur. Basımevi, Ankara, 1985 - ATO ( Ticaret Odası), derleyen, Annan Planı ve Bilinmeyen Gerçekler
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)
 

PQ1

PQ2

PQ3

PQ4

PQ5

PQ6

PQ7

PQ8

PQ9

PQ10

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PQ12

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PQ 14

PQ 15

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PQ 18

LO1

 

3

  

5

     

2

      

5

LO2

 

4

3

 

5

 

2

  

3

3

      

5

LO3

    

5

 

4

3

2

5

5

      

5

* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High