Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Political Thought In The Middle East (Tr) ODC 627 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. BÜNYAMİN BEZCİ
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Course Objective To comprehend political thougts and to make easy to understand actual political changes in terms of Middle East. Dealing with political thougts in historical context fundamentally make actual politics meaningful.
Course Content Course will start with putting Middle East thought into historical context. After that political ideologies of the Middle East will be discussed. Then especially Arab and Iranian intellectuals? political thoughts will be analyzed.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Investigates Middle East?s political ideologies.
2 Political thoughts are analyzed through intellectuals, especially Arab and Iranian intellectuals.
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Arab Political Thought in the face of Western Political Thought.
2 2. Iranian Political Thought in the face of Western Political Thought.
3 3. Islamism and Laicism in the Arab Thought.
4 4. Islamism and Laicism in the Iranian Thought.
5 5. Nationalism in Arab thought.
6 6. Nationalism and Nativeness in Iranian Thought.
7 7. Liberal Discourse in Arab Thought.
8 8. Liberal Discourse in Iranian Thought.
9 9. Liberal Discourse in Iranian Thought.
10 10. Liberal Discourse in Iranian Thought.
11 11. State and Society Relations in Arab Thought.
12 12. State and Society Relations in Iranian Thought.
13 13. Democracy Consept in Arab thought.
14 14. Democracy Consept in Iranian thought.
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources
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 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 Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics
3 Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge
4 Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador
5 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 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 Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy
6 Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Ödev 60
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 20 20
Assignment 1 30 30
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 156
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.24
dersAKTSKredisi 6