Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Topics In Contemporary History Of Iraq (En) ODC 616 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç. OTHMAN ALI
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

The goal of this course to explain how Iraqi society evolved in response to a number of domestic, regional, and international challenges in the past century

Course Content

This course covers selective topics in the History of Modern Iraq. Each class will begin with a discussion of a contemporary issue in history of Iraq. The challenge of tribalism to nation-building process during the Hashemite kingdom will be discussed first. The communist and nationalist had different and opposing discourses in Iraq which will be explained by looking at their respective views on Abdulkarim Qasim´s coup of 1958 and that of Abdul salam Arif. Bathist´s ideology and stand on foreign relations will be explained in Baker era. Saddam´s approach to Iraq´s foreign relations will be discussed by looking at selective cases such as Arab-Israeli conflict, Iraq- Iran war1980 -1988, and first Gulf war in the last section. Finally, during the 1980s-1990s, Islamism as an ideology began to dominate Iraqi politics and this has manifested in Ikhwan and Islamic Dawa Party.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Learns the topics in history of Iraq Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The socio-economic relations of Iraq during late Ottoman rule
2 The growth of British interest in Iraq
3 Challenge of tribalism to nation0building-king Faisal
4 The growth of Arab nationalism in iraq
5 The impact of cummunism on Iraqi nationalist elite
6 Iraq and cold war politics: Baghdad Pact
7 Qasim´s revolution its impact on iraq´s internal and external relation
8 Qasim and Nasir : Iraqism versus Arabism
9 Regime of Arif brothers and the Kurdish revolt
10 Bathism in Iraq : Arab version of socialism
11 Iraq´s foreign relation under Saddam: the drive to build empire
12 The emergence of the islamic movements in Iraq
13 The new wolrld order and its impact on Iraq ; Gulf War
14 Review
Resources
Course Notes <p>Aburish, Said. Saddam Hussein: The Politics of Revenge. Bloomsbury, 2001.<br /> Antoon, Sinan. The Corpse Washer. Yale, 2013.<br /> Chandrasekaran, Rajiv. Imperial Life in the Emerald City. Vintage, 2005.<br /> Tripp, Charles. A History of Iraq, 3rd ed. Cambridge University, 2007.<br /> Hanna Batatu ,The Old Social Classes &amp; The Revolutionary Movement In Iraq, Paperback &ndash; May 1, 2004<br /> <br /> Phebe Marr, The Modern History of Iraq, (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1985).<br /> <br /> ?????: ????? ??? ?????? ?????? ??????: ??? ???????? ??????? ?????? ???????? ??????: ??????? 2008<br /> <br /> ????? ?? ????? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ????????? ??? 1915 ??? ???? 14 ???? ??? 1958<br /> ????? ?? ????? ?????? ?????? ? ??? ??? ??????? 2010<br /> <br /> :?????? ???? ?? ?????? ?????? ????? ?????? ???????<br /> ?????: ???? ?????? ??? 1388 &ndash; 1968 ?</p>
Course Resources

Aburish, Said. Saddam Hussein: The Politics of Revenge. Bloomsbury, 2001.
Antoon, Sinan. The Corpse Washer. Yale, 2013.
Chandrasekaran, Rajiv. Imperial Life in the Emerald City. Vintage, 2005.
Tripp, Charles. A History of Iraq, 3rd ed. Cambridge University, 2007.
Hanna Batatu ,The Old Social Classes & The Revolutionary Movement In Iraq, Paperback – May 1, 2004

Phebe Marr, The Modern History of Iraq, (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1985).

?????: ????? ??? ?????? ?????? ??????: ??? ???????? ??????? ?????? ???????? ??????: ??????? 2008

????? ?? ????? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ????????? ??? 1915 ??? ???? 14 ???? ??? 1958
????? ?? ????? ?????? ?????? ? ??? ??? ??????? 2010

:?????? ???? ?? ?????? ?????? ????? ?????? ???????
?????: ???? ?????? ??? 1388 – 1968 ?

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 30
1. Ödev 70
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 20 20
Assignment 1 25 25
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6