TPO 4010 Turkish Politics and Society
Instructor: Mustafa G. Şahin, Director of Academic Affairs at Istanbul Center & PhD in International Relations
Wednesdays between 11:30pm-1:30pm from Oct 17 to December 5
Module 1: October 17: Turks and the Ottomans: From Tradition to Modernization
Module 2: October 24: From Empire to Democracy: Turkey in the First half of the 20th century
Module 3: October 31: Turkey’s Troubled Democracy during the Cold War
Module 4: November 7: Emergence of a New Republic in Turkey: Changing Dynamics of State and Society Relations in the post-coup
Module 5: November 14: End of Cold War: Debates on Race, Nationality and Ethnicity in Turkey
Module 6: November 21: Naqshbandiyya Order and the Rise of Erbakan’s National View Movement: Emergence of Political Islam in Turkey
Module 7: November 28: Gülen Movement and civic activism: New meanings of science, education and trade.
Module 8: December 5: AK Party: Compatibility of Islam with Democracy in Turkey?