1 History 302, Spring 2005 MW 11:30-12:20 and 12:30-13:20 ENG Auditorium Zafer Toprak SOS 238 Dilek Barlas SOS 232 Office hours: M. W. 14:00-16:00 Instructors: Nazan Albayrak, Hande Bayrak, Eda Daloğlu, Gülçin Erdeniz, Çetin Eren, Hande Özkan, Duygu Parmaksızoğlu, SOS 151 and SOS 171 History of the Turkish Revolution II This course covers the general outlines of the evolution of reforms in the history of Turkey. This subject will treat the evolution of the reforms from the beginning of the Kemalist period to the more contemporary periods. It will be devoted to a study of Atatürk's reforms and afterwards in chronological and thematic order. This course will mainly cover the period from 1923 to 2000. Course Requirements: Grading will be as follows: 1) discussion session: 30 a) participation: 15 -- pop quizzes: 5 -- participation to class discussions: 10 (≠ attendance) b) presentation: 15 If you miss more than 3 discussion sessions with or without medical excuses, you will not get any points for the discussion session. 2) 3) mid-term exam: 35% final exam: 35% The readings are electronically available at: http://libunix.ku.edu.tr/search/r?SEARCH=HIST%20302&SUBMIT=Search Or Library/online catalog/reserves by course (HIST 302) or reserves by instructor (Barlas). For further information on this matter please see İlkay Gürbüz at Suna Kıraç Library. In the examinations, students will be responsible for material covered in both the lectures and the readings. It is required that students do not miss the exams (in case of illness, a valid medical excuse has to be submitted within one week of absence). Attendance: The general catalogue of the university states: “Students are required to attend all classes” (p.58). Academic Honesty: Please refer to p. 60 of the general catalogue. Class Schedule : Week I: February 7-9 Introduction: From Single-Party Era to Multi-Party Era Bernard Lewis, “The Republic after Kemal,” chapter in The Emergence of Modern Turkey, Oxford University Press, 1968, pp. 294-319. 2 Erik J. Zürcher, “The Transition to Democracy 1945-50,” chapter in Turkey – A Modern History, by Erik J. Zürcher, I. B. Tauris, 1997, pp: 215-228. Richard D. Robinson, “The Postwar Decade, 1946-1956,” chapter in The First Turkish Republic, Harvard University Press, 1965, pp: 124-161. Week II: February 14-16 Transition to Democracy and Liberalism Erik. J. Zürcher, “The Rule of the Democratic Party, 1950-60,” chapter in Turkey – A Modern History, by Erik J. Zürcher, I.B. Tauris, 1997, pp: 231-252. Feroz Ahmad, “Towards Multi-Party Politics and Democracy, 1938-1960,” in Turkey – The Quest for Identity, Oxford; Oneworld, 2003, pp. 75-94. Week III: February 21-23 27 May 1960 and the 1961 Constitution C. H. Dodd, “Revolution and Republic,” chapter in Politics and Government in Turkey, Manchester University Press, 1969, pp: 20-51. C. H. Dodd, “The Turkish Constitution,” chapter in Politics and Government in Turkey, Manchester University Press, 1969, pp: 107-127. Week IV: February 28-March 2 Problems of Pluralism and Democracy Erik J. Zürcher, “The Second Turkish Republic, 1960-80,” chapter in Turkey – A Modern History, by Erik J. Zürcher, I. B. Tauris, 1997, pp: 253-291. Feroz Ahmad, “Military Guardians, 1960-1980,” in Turkey – The Quest for Identity, Oxford; Oneworld, 2003, pp. 119-148. Week V: March 7-9 Political and Economic Restructuring Erik J. Zürcher, “The Third Republic: Turkey since 1980,” chapter in Turkey – A Modern History, by Erik J. Zürcher, I. B. Tauris, 1997, pp: 292-342. Feroz Ahmad, “The Military, the Parties, and Globalization, 1980-2003,”in Turkey – The Quest for Identity, Oxford; Oneworld, 2003, pp. 149-184. Week VI: March 14-16 Towards the 21st Century Z. Y. Hershlag, “Sixty Years of the Republic,” chapter in The Contemporary Turkish Economy, by Z.Y. Hershlag, Routledge, 1988, pp: 1-28. Ziya Öniş, “Domestic Politics versus Global Dynamics: Towards a Political Economy of the 2000and 2001 Financial Crisis in Turkey,” chapter in The Turkish Economy in Crisis, Frank Cass, 2003, pp: 1-30. Week VII: March 21-23 Turkey and Globalization Review Sessions. Week VIII: March 28-30 Mid-term Exam Week IX: April 11-13 Foreign Policy of Early Republic Feroz Ahmad, “The Historical Background of Turkey’s Foreign Policy” chapter in the Future of Turkish Foreign Policy by L. G. Martin and D. Keridis, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2004, pp: 9-33. 3 Week X: April 18-20 Beginning of the Cold War and Turkey in the Western Bloc Melvyn P. Leffler, Strategy, Diplomacy, and the Cold War: the United States, Turkey, and NATO, 1945-1952, the Journal of American History, Vol. 71, Issue 4 (March 1985),807-825. G. Harris, Cross-Alliance Politics: Turkey and the Soviet Union in Türk Yıllığı, 1972, XI1, pp: 1-32. Week XI: April 25-27 Turkey and the Middle East Bilge Criss and Pınar Bilgin, “Turkish Foreign Policy Toward the Middle East”, Middle East Review of International Affairs, Vol. 1 (January 1997), 1-11. Philip Robins, Turkey and the Middle East (London: Chatham House, 1991), pp: 74-79. Kemal Kirişci, “The Future of Turkish Policy toward the Middle East,” chapter in Turkey in World Politics by Barry Rubin- Kemal Kirişci, İstanbul: Boğaziçi University Press, 2002, pp: 122-150. Week XII: May 2-4 Cyprus and its Effect on Turkish Foreign Policy Robert McDonald, “Greek-Turkish Relations and the Cyprus Conflict” chapter in GreekTurkish Relations in the Era of Globalization by Dimitris Keridis and Dimitrios Triantaphyllou, pp: 116-150. Week XIII: May 9-11 European Economic Community and Turkey Atila Eralp, “Turkey and the European Community in the Changing Post-War International System,”chapter in Turkey and Europe by Canan Balkır and Allan M. Williams, London: Pinter, 1993, pp: 24-42. Atila Eralp, “Turkey and the European Union” chapter in the Future of Turkish Foreign Policy by L. G. Martin and D. Keridis, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2004, pp: 63-82. Week XIV: May 16-18 Turkey and the Balkans Dilek Barlas, “Turkey and the Balkans: Cooperation in the Interwar and Post-Cold War Eras”, Turkish Review of Balkan Studies, Annual 1998/99, no. 4, İstanbul: ISIS, pp: 65-81. Fuat Aksu, “Confidence, Security and Conflict Resolution Initiatives in the Balkans,” chapter in Turkish Review of Balkan Studies, Annual 2003, no. 8, İstanbul: Bigart, pp: 41-85. Week XV: May 23-25 Turkey After the Cold War Sabri Sayarı, “Turkish Foreign Policy in the Post-Cold War Era: The Challenges of MultiRegionalism”, Journal of International Affairs 54, No. 1 (Fall 2000), pp: 169-182. Serhat Güvenç, Rise and Demise of a “Strategic Partnership”: In Search of Context for the Post-Cold War Turkish-American Relations, Istanbul: Boğaziçi University, 2003, pp: 1-19.