SİBU425


Course Title Course Code Program Level
AFRICA IN WORLD POLITICS SİBU425 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)
42 101 143 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites No Pre-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The course aims to understand what kind of political, economic and strategic place is occupied by the African continent and African countries and what role they play in international politics.
Course Content Examination of the policies carried out by African countries and international actors regarding Africa in world politics
Learning Outcomes (LO) a. To be able to make a comparison by learning the history and today of the African continent b. To learn the political, economic and strategic strengths of the countries in the African continent c. Understanding the relations between African countries d. To learn what kind of organization the Organization of African Unity is and its meaning for the continent e. Understanding the relations between African countries and global and regional actors
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to the Course: Assessment-evaluation, information about homework and projects
2. Week History of Africa
3. Week Social and Cultural Structure in Africa 1
4. Week Social and Cultural Structure in Africa 1
5. Week Africa and Security Issues
6. Week Africa and Democracy
7. Week Africa and Global Economy
8. Week Africa and Energy Policies
9. Week African Policies of International Actors: (USA, China, Russia)
10. Week African Policies of International / Regional Actors: (England, France, Germany, Gulf Countries, India, Iran)
11. Week African Policies of International Organizations 1 (Organization of African Unity, EU)
12. Week African Policies of International Organizations 2 (UN, Arab League, OIC etc.)
13. Week Turkey-Africa Relations: History and Current Status
14. Week General Review
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 10
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References 1. Afrika Politikası-21. Yüzyılda Güvenlik, Refah ve Demokrasi Arayışı, Ed. Hasret Çomak, Caner Sancaktar, Huriye Yıldırım Çinar, İstanbul: Beta Yayınları, 2017. 2. Afrika-500 Yıllık Serencamın Hikâyesi, 2 Cilt, Hece Aylık Edebiyat Dergisi, Haziran-Temmuz-Ağustos 2017. 3. Dünya Tarihinde Afrika-Tarihöncesinden Günümüze, Erik Gilbert, Jonathan T. Reynolds, İstanbul: Küre Yayınları, 2016 4. Türkiye-Afrika İlişkileri-Tarihi Süreç, Yaklaşımlar ve Beklentiler, Serhat Orakçı, İstanbul: INSAMER, 2018 5. Türk Dış Politikasında Afrika-Temel Dinamikler, Fırsatlar ve Engeller, Eylem Eyrice Tepeciklioğlu, Ankara: Nobel, 2019 6. Geçmişten Günümüze Afrika, Ahmet Kavas, İstanbul: Kitabevi Yayınları, 2017
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

PQ 1

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LO 1

 

4

5

 

5

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

LO 2

 

5

4

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

LO 3

 

5

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

LO 4

 

4

5

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

LO 5

 

5

 

 

5

 

4

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

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