Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Russian History ULI 505 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. OSAMA AMOUR
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Course Objective The primary goal of this course is to examine the emergence and expansion of Russia as a major power in European and world history. A secondary goal of this course is to give background information to those students who are planning to take the seminar on Security and Foreign Policy of Russia.
Course Content The course examines different historical stages of the rise of Russia -and its successor states- as major European and global powers. In this context, the course covers closely the relations between Russia and other European powers and global powers. A special emphasis is placed on Russian geopolitics in the 20th century.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To imrove students´ ability to analyze complex issues in this region, suggest their own solutions, and present their research findings. Lecture, Testing,
2 Analyze the position of Russia in the world politics from a historical perspective and what this means to Turkey from the aspect of its foreign policy. Lecture, Discussion, Testing,
3 Analyze the effects of Russian foreign policy over the world political history in the periods of World War I. and II. and the Cold War period. Lecture, Question-Answer, Oral Exam,
4 Analyze the situation and conflicts in Russias political structure from past to day, which become significantly important in the developed security understanding after the 11th of September, by comparative methods. Lecture, Self Study, Homework,
5 Synthesize by grasping the position of Russian factor in the world system which is quite important for nowadays international relations understanding. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Maintain the basic knowledge to students whose objective is to study their thesis primarily over Russia in the aspects of Russian History, Turkish-Russian Relations, History of the Turkish States and Tribes, by taking into consideration that the Russian Lecture, Self Study, Testing,
7 Monitor the progress and the position of Russias history, policy, culture and economy in the world international system and interrogate these in the aspect of international system-interstates influence. Question-Answer, Discussion, Performance Task,
8 Synthesize and identify the problems and the solutions of the complex events in this geography from past to present day. Discussion, Testing,
9 Develop commentary skill by discussing the subject. Discussion, Oral Exam,
10 Improve the written and verbal transmission skills of the ideas about this subject. Question-Answer, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The Rise of Great Moscow Knez (862-1462)
2 Mongol Invasion and Mongol Rule over Russia
3 Russia under Golden Horde
4 From Moscow Velikorus State to Great Petro (1462-1689)
5 Political, Social, Economic and Cultural Conditions of Russia during the Mongol Rule
6 The Ivan Era: Russian Expansion in Turkic Lands
7 Successors of Ivan and Internal Instability
8 Midterm Exam
9 The Emergence of Russia as the Dominant Power in Eastern Europe
10 The Russian Empire: Katherina the Great and Russian-Turkish Relations
11 The Tsar Nicolai Era: The Emergence of Russia as a Major Power on the European Scene
12 The Era of Great Reforms; The First Russian Revolution (1905); Stolypin Era
13 Russia in the First World War; Turkish-Russian War; the Soviet Union in the Second World War
14 The Soviety Union during the Cold War
Resources
Course Notes G. Vernadsky, Political and diplomatic history of Russia, London 1937,<br>G. Vernadsky, Rus tarihi taslağı (Oçerki po russkoy istorii), Prag 1927; İng. A history of Russia, New Haven 1929.<br>The Cambridge Medieval History, Vol.II-VI<br>Shirin Akiner, , Sovyet Müslümanları, (çev. Tufan Buzpınar-Ahmet Mutu), (İstanbul 1995),<br>Alişev, S. H., Kazan i Moskva: Mejgosudarstvennıe Otnaçeniya v XVXVl vv. (Kazan ve Moskova: XV-XVI y.y.´larda Devletlerarası İlişkiler), (Kazan 1995). <br>Edward Allworth, Central Asia. 130 Years of Russian Dominance, A Historical Overview, third edition, (Durham and London 1994)<br>Audrey Alstadt,; The Azerbaijani Turks (Power and Identity Under Russian Rule), Stanford University Press, (Stanford-California 1992), 331 s.<br>Giray Saynur Bozkurt, , Hanlık Döneminde Kırım, Türk Dünyası Araştırmaları, Sayı 125, (Nisan 2000), s.141-176.<br>Nadir Devlet, "Altın Ordu", Doğuştan Günümüze Büyük İslam Tarihi. IX, (İstanbul 1988), <br>--------, Çağdaş Türkîler-Doğuştan Günümüze Büyük İslam Tarihine Ek, (İstanbul 1993),<br>Akdes Nimet Kurat, , "Kazan Türklerinin Medenî Uyanış Devri", DTCF Derg., XXIV, Sayı: 3-4, (1966), s. 96-101.<br>-------, Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi Arşivindeki Altınordu, Kırım ve Türkistan Hanlıklarına ait Yarlık ve Bitikler, (İstanbul 1940).<br>--------, "Rus Hakimiyeti Altında İdil-Ural Ülkesi", DTCF Derg., XXIV, Sayı: 3-4, <br>(1966), s. 104-114.<br>-------, Rusya Tarihi, 2. bsk. T.T.K. Yay., (Ankara 1987). <br>-------, Türkiye ve İdil Boyu, (Ankara 1966), s. 110]. <br>Richard A Pipes, The Formation of the Soviet Union-Communism and Nationalism 1917-1923, (Cambridge-Massachusetts 1954), 355 s.<br>Polnoe Sobranie Zakonov Rossiyskoy İmperii (Birinci Seri), Cilt: XXII (St. Peterburg 1830), no. 15920, s.17-18; no. 15924, s.20, Cilt: XXVII, no. 20449, s.272-291.<br>Politiçeskaya Jizn Russkih Musulman do Fevralskoy Revolyutsii /Obşestvo İsledovaniya Sredney Azii (Orta Asya Araştırmaları Cemiyeti), (Oxford 1987).<br>Zeki Velidi Togan, Türkistan tarihi, İstanbul 1945,<br>G. Welter, Histoire de Russie, Paris 1946<br>Rus Tarihi vesikaları, St. Petersburg-1841-1853 , 12 cilt.
Course Resources S. F. Platonov, Rus tarihi dersleri ( Lektsii po russkoy istorii), St. Petersburg 1910
A. N. Nasonov, Moğollar ve Rusya (Mongoli i Rus), Sovyetler Birliği İlimler Akademisi, 1940.
Ali Kemal Meram, Türk-Rus İlişkileri Tarihi, (İstanbul 1969), 467 s.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources X
1 Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources X
1 Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources X
2 Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of foreign policy and international relations, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions in accordance with researches X
2 Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of foreign policy and international relations, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions in accordance with researches X
2 Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of foreign policy and international relations, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions in accordance with researches X
3 Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects X
3 Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects X
3 Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects X
4 Introducing those who are interested in international events with the topics of international relations and teaching clearly the problems of international relations and the types of solutions X
4 Introducing those who are interested in international events with the topics of international relations and teaching clearly the problems of international relations and the types of solutions X
4 Introducing those who are interested in international events with the topics of international relations and teaching clearly the problems of international relations and the types of solutions X
5 Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded X
5 Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded X
5 Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded X
6 Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy X
6 Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy X
6 Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy X
7 Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador X
7 Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador X
7 Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador X
8 Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge X
8 Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge X
8 Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge X
9 Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics X
9 Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics X
9 Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics X
10 Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations X
10 Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations X
10 Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 30 30
Quiz 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 10 10
Total Workload 156
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.24
dersAKTSKredisi 6