Information Package / Course Catalogue
Turkish Political History: Selected Topics
Course Code: KYL522
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course is to teach the students the basic points of the Turkish political life from the last period of the Ottoman period to the present day.

Course Content

First of all, an Ottoman evaluation and liberation from the recent occupation and the recent political history of Turkey, from the 1st Parliament, the Atatürk period, the İnönü period, the Democrat Party period and the 1960-1980 period and the 1980s will be discussed.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To evaluate the Ottoman Empire scientifically
2.Transition from the Ottoman Empire to the Republic of Turkey
3.Multiparty turnover from single party period
4.Assessment of multiparty
5.Gaining the ability to do analysis.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Erik Jan Zürcher, Modernleşen Türkiye'nin Tarihi, İstanbul İletişim Yayınevi, 2011
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
First multi-party elections-1908
Week 2 - Theoretical
Mondros Armistice-Occupation of Anatolia
Week 3 - Theoretical
Erzurum and Sivas congresses
Week 4 - Theoretical
First Assembly
Week 5 - Theoretical
Progressive Party Republican Party
Week 6 - Theoretical
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's Dissertation
Week 7 - Theoretical
Midterm exams
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exams
Week 9 - Theoretical
Inonu period
Week 10 - Theoretical
Democratic Party
Week 11 - Theoretical
Turkish Political Life from 1960 to the present day
Week 12 - Theoretical
Turkish Political Life from 1960 to the present day
Week 13 - Theoretical
Turkish Political Life from 1960 to the present day
Week 14 - Theoretical
Turkish Political Life from 1960 to the present day
Week 15 - Theoretical
Turkish Political Life from 1960 to the present day
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory144398
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination120121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)130
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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