Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
130300105108OTTOMAN DIPLOMACY- IElective353
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The goal of the course is learning and reading the types of writing , inter-agency correspondence procedures used by institutions, terminology and handwriting in the Ottoman empire.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Halit Baş
Learning Outcomes
1The individuals who are major in their field and experienced are being grown as dependent on main principles of Republic of Turkey and convenient for the main aims of Turkish national education system.
2The individuals who are major in their field and experienced are being grown as dependent on main principles of Republic of Turkey and convenient for the main aims of Turkish national education system.
3They will achieve some behaviour such as being open-minded while doing scientific investigations, being suspicious and delaying decisions in the situation of having no complete proof, and they can maintain their studies with patience and care.
4They will achieve some behaviour such as being open-minded while doing scientific investigations, being suspicious and delaying decisions in the situation of having no complete proof, and they can maintain their studies with patience and care.
5They will apply the modern methods writing and investigating history by being loyal to scientific ethical rules.
6They will apply the modern methods writing and investigating history by being loyal to scientific ethical rules.
7By learning other disciplines which can be an assist to science of history, they will benefit from the branches which will help them in their investigations and studies.
8By learning other disciplines which can be an assist to science of history, they will benefit from the branches which will help them in their investigations and studies.
9They will have the information of archive, library and documents. In addition, by evaluating these sources in decent way through its originality, they will present service and being of academic society.
10They will have the information of archive, library and documents. In addition, by evaluating these sources in decent way through its originality, they will present service and being of academic society.
11To be able to master the XX century of the Ottoman Empire diplomatic language .
12To be able to master the XX century of the Ottoman Empire diplomatic language .
13To be able to read Rica documents printed in the second half of the XIX century in a moderate level.
14To be able to read Rica documents printed in the second half of the XIX century in a moderate level.
15Knows ferman, berats, ilam and other diplomatic terminology.
16Knows ferman, berats, ilam and other diplomatic terminology.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The meaning of writings and terminology used by the institutions will be taught. Plenty of examples of correspondence between the Ottoman institutions will be studied. Documents like printed writings, rika, sülüs and talik will be studied.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Giving general information about the course of Ottoman diplomacy.reading, explanation, discussion
2Correspondence between the institution and the types used in the Ottoman Empire.reading, explanation, discussion
3Reading printed examples of correspondence with the students, vocabulary practices.reading, explanation, discussion
4Reading simple diplomatic correspondence.reading, explanation, discussion
5Features of the language used in diplomatic correspondence at the beginning of the XX century.reading, explanation, discussion
6Sample readings,reading, explanation, discussion
7Sample readings,reading, explanation, discussion
8Midterm Exam.
9Reading the petition given by public and the official rules of procedure.reading, explanation, discussion
10Types of manuscripts used at the end of the XIX centuryreading, explanation, discussion
11Presentation of handwritings which written differently from printed letters reading, explanation, discussion
12Reading simple hand-written letters of Rikareading, explanation, discussion
13Sample readings,reading, explanation, discussion
14Sample readings,reading, explanation, discussion
Recommended or Required Reading
- Jan Reychman/Ananıasz Zajaczkowskı, Osmanlı –Türk DiplomatikasıEl Kitabı, çev. M.Fethi Atay, İstanbul 1993. - Yılmaz Kurt, Osmanlıca Dersleri I-II, Ankara 2000. - Sami, Kamus-ı Türkî, İstanbul 1978. - Y. İhsan Genç/Heyet, Başbakanlık Osmanlı Arşivi Rehberi, 1992. - Muallim Naci, Lügat-ı Naci, İstanbul 2006.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13226
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination199
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading7214
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
PO
9
PO
10
PO
11
PO
12
PO
13
LO1             
LO2             
LO3             
LO4             
LO5             
LO6             
LO7             
LO8             
LO9             
LO10             
LO11             
LO12             
LO13             
LO14             
LO15             
LO16             
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
Iğdır University, Iğdır / TURKEY • Tel (pbx): +90 476 226 13 14 • e-mail: info@igdir.edu.tr