Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9205065062012Conflict Resolutions in EurasiaElective124
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main aim of the course is to analyze each of the international and inter-states conflict issues between ex-socialist bloc and its successors.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Yahya Kemal TAŞTAN
Learning Outcomes
1Avrasya'da son dönemdeki bunalım ve çatışmalara ilişkin temel bilgilere sahip olan mezunlar bu bilgileri başka insanlara da öğretebilirler.(1,2)
2Sosyal teoriler vasıtasıyla analiz ettiği çağdaş kriz yönetim ve incelemelerine ilişkin olayları bir sosyal bilimci yaklaşımıyla yeniden kuramlaştırabilir. (8,11)
3Öğrenim süresi boyunca zihninde beliren problemleri mezun öğrenci kendi başına araştırabilir ve karşılaştığı ilmî problemleri kendi başına çözebilir. (13)
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Problems mainly sourced from ethnic issues have existed in socialist Eurasia during Cold War era and these problems are postponed by using force. However, after the dissolution of socialist order the era of ethnic conflicts have started in a large geography. These conflicts that have negative effects on the transition processes of the states seem to be solved or postponed because of suppress of the unipolar world’s architects instead of Socialist Bloc. In this course, it is planned to analyze the historical backgrounds of the conflicts and ways to solve the problems.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction and basic approaches
2The Process of de-Stalinisation
3Perestroika ve Glasnost 1
4Perestroika ve Glasnost 2
5Ethnic Awakening in the USSR
6The search for Identity in the USSR and Russia Federation
7Russia's Recovery: from Putin to Yeltsin
8Velvet Revolutions: Examples of Ukraine, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan
9Midterm Exam
10The Expansion of NATO and EU toEastern Europe
11Azerbaijan: Political Process
12Kazakhstan: Emphasis on Stability
13Turkmenistan: Expectations from Neutrality
14Uzbekistan: Prefence for Closeness
15Kyrgyzstan: Management Requests from the Public
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures16348
Discussion14342
Project Preparation11414
Seminar111
Criticising Paper3515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading31030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)181
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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