Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Nationalism ULI 466 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi NESRİN KENAR
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Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective Disscuss the role of ethnic nationalist movements in international relations. How do these movements affect regional as well as international system?
Course Content Informing different types of nationalism issues.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understanding the role of ethnic nationalist movements in International Relations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Approaches to ethnic nationalist movements.
2 Social movements and ethnic nationalist movements.
3 Self-determination and secession.
4 Separated movements in core and peripheral countries.
5 Nationalism in Northern Ireland.
6 Nationalism in Basque region (Spain).
7 Quebec nationalism in VCanada.
8 Kurdish Nationalism in Turkey.
9 Ethnic nationalism in the Caucasus region.
10 Tamil nationalism in Sri Lanka.
11 Is ethnic nationalism inevitable: Laz in Turkey.
12 Violent ethnic movements and human rigts issues.
13 Religious movements as Social movements.
14 Nationalism and international system: Sovereignty, European Union, Globalization.
Course Notes E. Gürses, Milliyetçi Hareketler ve Uluslararası Sistem.
Course Resources E Kedourie, Nationalism, Hutchinson, 1960;
E Gellner, Nations and Nationalism, Blackwell, 1983;
H Kohn, The Idea of Nationalism, Macmillan, 1967;
H Seton-Watson, Nations and States, Methuen, 1977;
A D Smith, Theories of Nationalism, 2nd edn, Duckworth, 1983;
B Anderson, Imagined Communities, 2nd edn, Verso Books, 1991;
J Mayall, Nationalism and International Society, Cambridge University Press, 1990;
E Hobsbawm, Nations and Nationalism since 1780, Cambridge University Press, 1990; L Greenfeld, Nationalism, Five Roads to Modernity, Harvard University Press, 1992;
J Breuilly, Nationalism and the State, 2nd edn, Manchester University Press, 1993;
J Hutchinson, Nations as Zones of Conflict, Sage 2004;
W Connor, Ethno-Nationalism: The Quest for Understanding, Princeton University Press, 1994;
J Hutchinson & A D Smith (Eds), Nationalism, Oxford University Press, 1994;
J Hutchinson & A D Smith (Eds), Ethnicity, Oxford University Press, 1996;
A Hastings, The Construction of Nationhood, Cambridge University Press, 1997;
A D Smith,Nationalism and Modernism, Routledge 1998,
M Hechter, Containing Nationalism, Oxford University Press, 2000;
Jonathan Hearn, Rethinking Nationalism: a critical introduction, Palgrave 2006;
Umut Ozkirimli, Theories of Nationalism, Palgrave 2010;
A.D.Smith, Nationalism, Polity Press, 2010.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To research the functions, basic concepts and features of the international system; to learn the basic knowledge about the sub-topics of the international relations discipline. X
2 Analyzing the developments in the political history of the world within the context of the cause-effect relations. X
3 To improve the foreign language skills. X
4 To analyze the Turkey´s foreign policy comprehensively in the cause-effect relations. X
5 To analyze the theoretical approaches to the foreign policy analysis and the functions of the decision-making process. X
6 To learn theoretical and methodological thinking and to observe the events from this framework X
7 To analyze the social developments and conditions comparatively X
8 To learn the basic principles and the issues of international law X
9 To examine the theories of International Relations and to learn looking at international developments within the theoretical framework
10 To analyze the Turkey´s political life historically and chronologically
11 To learn the functions and the basic principles of domestic law
12 To analyze the establishment, structure and functions of international and regional organizations and their impact on the World politics
13 To analyze the reasons and solution models of the intra-state conflicts through examples
14 To research the issues of international security and the theoretical approaches relating to this field
15 To examine the events, occurring in the international system, within the theoretical perspective comparatively
16 To improve the analytical thinking skills about the international events
17 To learn the basic concepts and theories of Economics, Sociology, Political Science and other disciplines
18 To research the ideas of philosophers/thinkers who built the philosophical foundations of political science and to examine the contribution of these philosophical ideas to the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations
19 To gain basic computer skills
20 To gain the ability of planning, performing and composing of the scientific study individually
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 3 5 15
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 120
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.8
dersAKTSKredisi 5