Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9205065182014Caucasus and Turkestan in near ages: Nomads, Residents and StatesElective124
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of this course is comprehension historical process which ancient peoples of the Caucasus and Turkestan experienced and spending sociological changes.
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Learning Outcomes
1While graduate is analyzing the phases of the history of the Caucaus can interpret the socio-economic and strategic dimensions of these phases within the framework of causal loyalties.
2Graduateswith a desiretocreate a continuouslearning is a wonder of theCaucasus can addnewinformationaboutthehistory of theirresearchtothescience of history.
3While graduates research and bring about scientific text in the field, they can support Caucaus History area with reliable informations considering ethic rules that they work on.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course, will be given to formation of ethnic structure of the Caucasus and Turkestan. In this context, matter of mixture of ethnos construction of new nations will be discussed in the framework of major theories. The life style of the people of the regions concerned will be examined in the context of similarities. Nomadic life style and advantages of this life style will be dealed with. It will be focused on causes of transition to settled life of nomadi and semi-nomadiccommunities. There asonscreating Nomadic-settled voltagewill be examined. Soverignstatementality in Turkestan, relationships of thesestateswithnomadicandsettledpeopleswill be discussed in thecontext of historicalexamples. Relationswiththe rest of theworldandtheknowledgeproductionprocesswill be discussed. How totake a standagainstthegreatpowerwill be evaluated in thecontext of discourse
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Major theories related toformation of ethnos will be examined.lecture
2How were composed of the ethnic structures in the Caucasus and Turkestan will be discussed in the light of relevant theorylecture
3Life styles in these regions will be dealed with. lecture
4These life styles which experienced in the Caucasus and Turkestan will be discussed in the light of historical, sociolgical and antropologic data.lecture
5Teory of Nomadic stepe Culture and strengths and weaknesses of these theories will be discussed. lecture
6It will be focused on İbn Haldun and his “asabiyyateory”lecture
7Deleuze and Quattari’s “war machineteory” will be evaluated.lecture
8Texts will be read related to voltage of nomadic-settled and nomadic-state.lecture
9Midterm exam.lecture
10Relationships between Turkestan Khanetes will be dealed with.lecture
11Daily life and transformation of city in Turkestan will be evaluated.lecture
12Relationships of Turkestan cities and nomadic tribes with silk road will be focused on.lecture
13It will be read related to Russian invasion in Turkestan; relationships of Russians with khanets and Turkish tribes.lecture
14Animism, Manichaeism, Buddhismand Islam will be emphasized in terms of human-nature relationship.lecture
15A film or documantary about “nomadic stepe culture will be watched and examined.lecture
16Final examlecture
Recommended or Required Reading
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Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11212
Final Examination12020
Attending Lectures14342
Project Presentation14114
Reading13339
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)127
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