Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9205065102012Geo- Culture Turkic WorldElective124
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to provide the students to be capable comprehend the relations between geography, culture and politics, and to know the basic knowledge on Turkish geoculture, Turkish World cultural activits, to analyse the cultural strategies, to be capable determine the roles and the effects of culture in strategical analyses and to be capable to predict the potential conflicts between different civilization and cultures.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Alimcan İnayet
Learning Outcomes
11. To comprehend the importance of geoculture
22. To describe the geoculture of Turkish World
33. To know the main features of Turkish and other cultures
44. To make sense of the reasons of the conflicts between different civilization and cultures.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
the concept and theories on geoculture, historical evolution of the Turkish culture, the layers of Turkish culture, religious systems, the geoculture of Turkic republics and communities today, the effects of Eastern and Western cultures on Turkish culture, ideologies, strategies in Turkish world, potential conflict between different civilization and cultures, future perspective of the geoculture of Turkish world.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0İnformation about course schedule, basic facilities of the studenst, introduction of basic concept and terms lecture
1Theories on geography, the effects of geography in culture, theories of culture and the relation between culture and politics lecture
2main features of Turkish culture: Shamanism, Maniheism, Buddism, Christianity lecture
3The features of the eastern culture, western culture and Islam culturelecture
4The consept of the nation, nationalite, and the nationalism lecture
5Panturkism, Panislamism and Panslavismlecture
6Language, religious and denomination in Turkish Wolrdlecture
7mid-term
8Ethnical identities in Turkish world lecture
9Strategy of culture : Activits of missionary work in Turkish World lecture
10conflicts between different civilization and culturelecture
11Student presentationslecture
12Student presentationslecture
13Discussionlecture
14Assessmentlecture
15Finallecture
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Immanuel Wallerstein, Jeopolitik ve Jeokültür, İz Yayınları, İstanbul, 1993 2. Suat İlhan, Dünya Yeniden Kuruluyor, Jeopolitik ve Jeokültür Tartışmaları, Ötüken, İstanbul, 1999 3. Borkurt Güvenç, İnsan ve Kültür, Boyut Matbaacılık A.Ş., İstanbul, 2010 4. Mohammad-Reza Djalili, Thierry Kellner, Yeni Orta Asya Jeopolitiği, Bilge Kültür Sanat, İstanbul, 2009 5. Olivier Roy, Yeni Orta Asya ya da Ulusların İmal Edilişi,Metis, Yayınları, 2009 6. İsmet Barutçugil, Kültürlerarası Farklılıkların Yönetimi, Kariyer Yayınları, İstanbul, 2011 7. Nevzat Kösoğlu, Türk Dünyası Tarih ve Türk Medeniyeti Üzerine Düşünceler, 3. Basım, Ötüken, İstanbul, 1997
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
Lisan Kodları
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Discussion122
Brain Storming122
Report Preparation11010
Report Presentation122
Self Study5315
Individual Study for Homework Problems5525
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11818
Reading5315
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
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3
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4
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5
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9
LO1 1       
LO2  1      
LO3      1  
LO4         
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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