Master Program in International Relations

International Relationshıps'S History(RI-617)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
RI-617 International Relationshıps'S History 1 3 0 0 3 5
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Masters Degree
Course Instructor(s) Zeynep ARIKANLI zarikanli@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective To teach students of various disciplinary, with various infrastructures, the historical foundations of the contemporary international system and equip them with the ability to analyze the contemporary world from such a perspective
Content This course covers a period from the Treaties of Westphalia from 1648 to the end of the Second World War in 1945, and focuses on the evolution of the modern sovereign state system. The wars and peace that have conceived / constructed and destroyed the world, the economic and social crises are studied in an extensive geography (from Europe to the Far East), in the context of various historicities which are different, but which have a certain parallelism
Course Learning Outcomes The students:
* Acquire a knowledge of the evolution of the discipline of International Relations;
- Learn the historical foundations of the contemporary international system;
- Have the ability to conduct an analysis at both the system level and the actor level.
Teaching and Learning Methods Apart from the narrative part, the content is reinforced by the readings of the documents (besides the selective bibliography) and continues also by a rich audio-visual material. In this sense, each ends with videos / documentaries about the subject of the week.
References AGAMBEN, Giorgio, Homo Sacer I. Le Pouvoir Souverain et la Vie Nue. Çeviren: Marilène Raiola, Paris : Éditions du Seuil, 1995, 216 p.
---------------------------- État d’Exception. Homo Sacer, II-1, Trans. Joel Gayraud, Paris : Éditions du Seuil, 2003, 151 p.
BENJAMIN, Walter, Pasajlar, Çeviren: Ahmet Cemal, İstanbul : Yapı Kredi Yayınları, January 2002, 4th edition, 277 p.
BEST, Antony et ali. (ed.), 20. Yüzyılın Uluslararası İlişkiler Tarihi, Trans. Taciser Ulaş Belge, Ankara : Siyasal Kitabevi, September 2012, 615 p.
BRAUDEL, Fernand, Grammaire des Civilisations, Paris : Champs/ Flammarion, 1993, 625 p.
CARR, Edward Hallet, Tarih Nedir, Trans. Misket Gizem Gürtük, İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2018, 21th edition, 255 p.
------------------------------- The Twenty Years’ Crisis, 1919-1939. An Introduction to the Study of International Relations, New York : Palgrave, 2001, cviii+ 233 p.
FROMKIN, David, A Peace to End All Peace. The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East, New York : Avon Books, 1990, 635 p.
HOBSBAWM, Eric J., Devrim Çağı, 1789-1848, Çeviren: Bahadır Sina Şener, Ankara: Dost Kitabevi, 6th edition, 375 p.
--------------------- İmparatorluklar Çağı, 1875-1914, Trans. Vedat Ulvi Aslan, Ankara: Dost Kitabevi, 6th edition, 428 p.
---------------------- Aşırılıklar Çağı. Kısa 20. Yüzyıl, Trans. Yavuz Aldoğan, İstanbul: Everest Yayınları, 2006, 10th edition, 788 p.
--------------------- İlkel Asiler. 19. ve 20. Yüzyıllarda Toplumsal Hareketin Arkaik Biçimleri Üzerine İncelemeler, Trans. Uygur Kocabaşoğlu, İstanbul : 2012, 267 p.
İBN HALDUN, Mukaddime 1-2, İstanbul : Dergâh Yayınları, 2005, 4th edition.
MANN, Micheal, İktidarın Tarihi I: Başlangıcından 1760’a Kadar Toplumsal İktidarın Kaynakları, Trans. Emre Kolay, Olcay Sevimli, Soner Torlak, Esin Saraçoğlu, Ankara: Phoenix, 2013, 616 p.
------------------------- İktidarın Tarihi II: Sınıfların ve Ulus-Devletlerin Yükselişi, 1760-1914, Trans. Ali Rıza Gürgen; Gülben Şaş; Elçin Deniz Efe; Hüseyin Ali Sözen; Soner Torlak; Bilgesu Savcı; Mehmet Sait Türk, Ankara: Phoenix, December 2012, 848 p.
----------------------- İktidarın Tarihi III: Küresel İmparatorluklar ve Devrim, 1890-1945, Trans. Ali Rıza Günden Özgür Balkılıç, Ankara: Phoenix, April 2017, 606 p.
---------------------- The Sources of Social Power, Vol. 4: Globalizations, 1945-2011, Los Angeles: The University of California Press, February 2013, 496 p.
MOORE, Barrington, Diktatörlüğün ve Demokrasinin Toplumsal Kökenleri. Çağdaş Dünyanın Yaratılmasında Soylunun ve Köylünün Rolü, Trans. Şirin Tekeli ve Alâeddin Şenel, Ankara : İmge Kitabevi, February 2003, 707 p.
NİZAMÜ’L-MÜLK, Siyasetnâme, Trans. Mehmet Taha Ayar, İstanbul : Türkiye İş Bankası Yayınları, November 2012, 4th edition, 365 p.
SANDER, Oral, Siyasi Tarih, İlkçağlardan 1918’e, Ankara : İmge Kitabevi, January 2015, 25th edition, 423 p.
------------------ Siyasi Tarih, 1918-1994, Ankara : İmge Kitabevi, Mart 2015, 22th edition, 605 p.
SCHMITT, Carl, Le Nomos de la Terre dans le Droit des Gens du Jus Publicum Europeaum, Trans. Lilyane Deroche-Gurcel, Paris : Presses Universitaires de France, January 2001, 363 p.
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Introduction and the presentation of the course
2 From Westphalia to the French Revolution, 1648-1789
3 The Revolution which changed the world: The French Revolution, 1789-1799
4 From the French Revolution to the Concert of Europe (Vienna Order), 1789-1815
5 The collapse of the Vienna Order, 1848-1856
6 The World is changing, 1860-1890
7 The age of empires, 1890-1914
8 MIDTERM EXAM
9 The End of the World that We Know: The WWI, 1914-1918
10 Interwar Period, 1919-1939
11 The Rise of Totalitarian Regimes
12 The WWII, 1939-1945
13 The New World Order and towards the Cold War
14 General Revision
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 2 50
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 50
Toplam 3 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 25
Quiz 7 25
Toplam 8 50
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Must have widened his/her knowledge acquired through the bachelor`s degree; X
2 Must have developed a multidimensional capacity of analysis from his/her master on political science and his philosophy, history, law, economy, sociology, required by International Relations discipline`s multidisciplinary and multidimensional nature; X
3 Should be able to put into practice the theoretical knowledge at the specialist level; X
4 Should be able to determine an area of specialization on a particular theme and or/region, broaden MA studies in relation with this choice, increase his/her capacity of analysis; X
5 Should be capable of mastering research methods at a specialist level and evaluate data obtained from research in line with scientific principles; X
6 In the light of Galatasaray University’s institutional links with Europe, must have developed the ability to contribute to Turkey’s accession process to the EU in a concrete manner; X
7 Must have reached the necessary level of competence and knowledge to be able to work at various academic and/or international organizations X
8 Should be able to follow national and international publications in his/her field and also possess necessary linguistic skills (French, English, Turkish) and knowledge in order to contribute to these publications; X
9 Should have developed researcher’s skills and for this purpose, use his/her knowledge and abilities in an effective manner through qualitative and quantitative analyses. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 13 3 39
Working Hours out of Class 13 1 13
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 15 15
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 2 2
Quiz 7 8 56
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 5,00
Credits ECTS 5
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