Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9205015472007History of Turks in East Europe IElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Learning about Turkic existence in the Eastern Europe region in late antiquity and early medieval.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Serkan ACAR
Learning Outcomes
1The graduates having learned about basic information on the Turkic history in Eastern Europe during the Medieval times may teach it to other people (LO: 1,2).
2They can reconstruct phenomena and events of the concerning Turkic history In Eastern Europe, which they analyzed through social theories, with an approach of social scientist (LO: 9,11).
3The graduate is to obtain the very capacity of researching the historical problems that arose in his/her mind during the education period, and to solve them with his/her efforts (LO: 13).
4
5
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
After a general introduction to the geography and geo-culture of Eastern Europe, we will deal with histories of the Turkic peoples coming from Central Asia to the region, and becoming influential in the overall history of the region. Beginning with the European Huns, this term compasses the early Medieval period.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction and basic themeTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
2East European Geography and Geo-cultureTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
3Eastern Europe in Ancient TimesTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
4Turks in Eastern Europe before the HunsTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
5The Western/European HunsTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
6The Western/European HunsTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
7The SabirsTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
8Origins of the Bulgars and the Caucasian daysTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
9Midtern ExamTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
10Migration of the Oğur tribes to Eastern EuropeTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
11The AvarsTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
12The Turks and the Slavicization of the BalkansTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
13The Great BulgariaTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
14The Volga BulgariaTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
15The MagyarsTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
16Final ExamTheoretic course, reading, presentation and discussion
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Ahmetbeyoğlu, Ali, Avrupa Hun İmparatorluğu, Ankara, 2001. 2.Togan, Zeki V., Umumi Türk Tarihine Giriş, 3. baskı, İstanbul, 1981. 3.Golden, Peter B., Türk Halkları Tarihine Giriş, çev. O. Karatay, Ankara, 2002. 4.Karatay, O., “Doğu Avrupa Türk Tarihinin Anahatları. Altınorda Öncesi Dönem”, Karadeniz Araştırmaları, Sayı 3 (Güz 2004), s.1-70. 5.Kurat, Akdes N., IV-XVIII Yüzyıllarda Karadeniz Kuzeyindeki Türk Kavimleri ve Devletleri, 3. baskı, Ankara, 2002. 6.Rásonyi, László, Tuna Köprüleri, Ankara, 1984. 7.-----, Tarihte Türklük, 2. baskı, Ankara, 1988. 8.Sinor, Denis (der.), Erken İç Asya Tarihi, 2. baskı, İstanbul, 1999.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Discussion14228
Writing Paper14228
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11111
Individual Study for Final Examination11212
Reading14570
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)183
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
PO
9
PO
10
PO
11
PO
12
PO
13
LO154           
LO2        4 5  
LO3            5
LO4             
LO5             
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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