Course Descriptions

HIST 501
Historiography I
Tarih Yazıcılığı I
Credits3 ECTS9
The agenda of the historian: Historiographical problems involved in studying social history and social change. A review of the methods of major social historians.
HIST 502
Historiography II
Tarih Yazıcılığı II
Credits3 ECTS9
The agenda of the historian: Historiographical problems involved in studying social history and social change. A review of the methods of major social historians.
HIST 503
Method and Theory in Oral History
Sözlü Tarihte Yöntem ve Kuram
Credits3 ECTS7
This course focusses on the theory and methodology of oral history. Designed to familiarize students with alternative directions offered by the methods and the rich material explore this field’s relation to other research areas such as women’s history, childhood and subalter studies. Various projects pursued both in Turkey and in other countries will also be surveyed throughout the course.
HIST 504
Ottoman / Turkish Historiography
Osmanlı Türk Tarih Yazıcılığı
Credits3 ECTShttps://cet.boun.edu.tr/admin/structure/views/view/course_descriptions/edit/page?render=overlay#
A critical and comparative review of the development of Ottoman historiography and literary methods. Emphasis will be on the relationship between the historian and his age.
HIST 509
Basic Ottoman Turkish Reading Skills I
Temel Osmanlı Türkçesi Okuma Bilgileri I
Credits3 ECTS7
A two semester course designed to provide graduate students in history with no previous background in, or insufficient knowledge of Ottoman Turkish, intensive training in the subject. A study of the script and linguistic features of Ottoman Turkish to be followed with readings in prose and poetry as well as examples of historical texts for History Students.
HIST 510
Basic Ottoman Turkish Reading Skills II
Temel Osmanlı Türkçesi Okuma Bilgileri II
Credits3 ECTS7
A two semester course designed to provide graduate students in history with no previous background in, or insufficient knowledge of Ottoman Turkish, intensive training in the subject. A study of the script and linguistic features of Ottoman Turkish to be followed with readings in prose and poetry as well as examples of historical texts for History Students.
HIST 511
Rural History of Ottoman Society
Osmanlı Toplumunun Kırsal Tarihi
Credits3 ECTS7
Social organization of nomads and peasants in Ottoman lands. Means of livelihood, household structure, land-tenure relations, cultural trends and demography.
HIST 512
Urban History of Ottoman Society
Osmanlı Toplumunun Kentsel Tarihi
Credits3 ECTS7
Social organization of Ottoman towns. Means of livelihood. Socio-economic forms of work organization (market-place, guilds, religious lodges), cultural trends, demographic characteristics and special layout of urban settlements.
HIST 521
Ottoman Intellectual History I
Osmanlı Düşünce Tarihi I
Credits3 ECTS7
This course focuses on major intellectual trends of the late Ottoman world, such as the growth of secular thought, nationalism and the reaction to nationalism, the beginnings of mass schooling and its effects. The course is arranged around lectures and class papers contributed by students who are then expected to write up their presentation as a class paper.
HIST 522
Ottoman Intellectual History II
Osmanlı Düşünce Tarihi II
Credits3 ECTS7
Study of the intellectual foundations of Ottoman culture and worldview; its manifestations in social and political theory, arts and literature. Analysis of the main intellectual currents in the 19th and 20th centuries. The emergence of nationalism as a major force in the Ottoman territories. Ottoman-Turkish nationalism will also be studied.
HIST 531
Ancient Greek and Roman History I
Eski Yunan ve Roma Tarihi I
Credits3 ECTS7
The classical period in the Eastern Mediterranean and in Anatolia; the classical Greek world, the Hellenistic period, and the expansion of the Roman state; various methodological approaches with a particular concern for written records.
HIST 532
Ancient Greek and Roman History II
Eski Yunan ve Roma Tarihi II
Credits3 ECTS7
The Late Roman and the period of the Dark Age in the Eastern Mediterranean; changes in the classical world from the Roman time of troubles to the mediaeval period; archaeological and other evidence relevant to Anatolia.
HIST 533
Seminar in Byzantine History
Bizans Tarihi Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
Introduction to research, historiographical controversies, and methodological approaches for selected topics in Byzantine history. Reading and discussion of both classic and recent studies, as well as relevant primary sources.
HIST 535
Seminar in Social and Economic History of Byzantium
Bizans Sosyal ve Ekonomik Tarihi Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
Joint research into the sources and problems of Byzantine social and economic history, with special emphasis on the interactions of state, society, and economy.
HIST 537
The Medieval Mediterranean: Peoples, Economics and Culture, 400-1453
Ortaçağ’da Akdeniz: İnsanlar, Ekonomi ve Kültür, 400-1453
Credits3 ECTS7
Traces the economic, social, demographic, and cultural developments in the Mediterranean basin during the medieval period. Topics include East-West relations, the crusading movement, trade relations and patterns of economic dominance, function and characteristics of merchant groups in Venetian, Genoese, Byzantine, and Muslim societies, forms of colonization, evolution of financial and commercial techniques, development of shipping, maps, and travel.
HIST 551
Method and Theory in the History of Art, Architecture and Visual Culture
Sanat, Mimarlık ve Görsel Kültür Tarihinde Yöntem ve Kuram
Credits3 ECTS9
Theoretical and methodological issues in the historical study of art and architecture, visual culture and the urban environment; study of critical texts; various approaches towards central issues (such as production, patronage, use), and key notions and interpretative tools of the discipline (such as style, iconography, representation, space); interdisciplinary foundations of recent theoretical perspectives.
HIST 552
Ottoman Art and Architecture
Osmanlı Sanat ve Mimarisi
Credits3 ECTS7
History of Ottoman art and architecture; focus either on the late medieval and early modern, or the modern era; formation and transformation of artistic, architectural and urbanistic idioms and practices, patronage patterns, cultural interactions within and outside the Ottoman realm studied within the larger context of various cultural geographies.
HIST 553
The Art and Architecture of the Middle Ages, 4th - 14th c.
Ortaçağ Sanat ve Mimari Tarihi, 4. - 14. yy.
Credits3 ECTS7
History of art and architecture of the Middle Ages. Aspects of Early Christian, Byzantine, Islamic, and Western European art and architecture studied in their dynastic and geopolitical dimensions within the context of broader cultural patterns and developments. Special emphasis on cultural interactions within the larger medieval world.
HIST 557
Sources for the Study of Ottoman Art and Architecture
Osmanlı Sanat ve Mimarlığı Çalışmaları için Kaynaklar
Credits3 ECTShttps://cet.boun.edu.tr/admin/structure/views/view/course_descriptions/edit/page?render=overlay#
Seminar on written and visual sources of Ottoman art and architecture; analysis of sources, methodological issues related to their use; the relevance, reliability and limitations of particular types of documents; review of surveys and critical studies of primary sources; discussion of conventional and current approaches towards the use of primary sources for historical analysis.
HIST 558
Method and Theory in Conservation and Restoration
Koruma ve Restorasyonda Yöntem ve Kuram
Credits3 ECTS7
Methodological survey of conservation and restoration of architectural monuments and archaeological finds from the point of view of diagnosis and examination of buildings and artifacts, chemistry of conservation, deterioration of materials, legislation relating to conservation, and documentary sources at public and private archives; analysis of methods and maintenance, repair, restoration, as well as treatment and preservation of mosaics, frescoes and castings.
HIST 559
Research in the History of Performing Arts
Gösteri Sanatları Tarihi Üzerine Araştırma
Credits3 ECTS7
Examination of the textual and visual documents related to Ottoman and Repulican performing arts. Exploration of the descriptions of movement, music and drama, in the light of Surnames, travelers accounts and memories, and within the theoretical paradigm offered by performance studies. Analysis of the emergence of national folklore repertoire within the frame of newly emerging national-cultural policies.
HIST 563
Medieval Economic History I: Rural and Urban Structures of the Early Middle Ages
Ortaçağ İktisat Tarihi I: Erken Ortaçağ Kırsal ve Kentsel Yapıları
Credits3 ECTS7
To be offered on alternate years, this basic grounding in medieval social and economic history will proceed, after a historiographical introduction on the real and mental construction of the Middle Ages, to explaining the uniqueness of the Ancient/medieval divide in Europe and understanding medieval feudalism as a particular kind of military-agrarianate society.
HIST 564
Medieval Economic History II: Late Feudal Society in Europe
Orta Çağ Ekonomik Tarihi II: Avrupa’da Geç Feodal Toplum
Credits3 ECTS7
The second term will commence with and overview of the "mature forms of feudalism" tenure juxtaposed with the dissemination of feudalism from west to east inEurope, towards Outer Europe, and beyond Europe. The treatment of the 14th-15th century crisis will draw together demographic elements with peasant resistance and revolt. The final third of the course will revolve around: the further urbanisation of medieval society, related aspects of mercantile, financial and business history.
HIST 571
Warriors, Peasants, and Merchants in Japan
Japonya’da Savaşçılar, Köylüler ve Tüccarlar
Credits3 ECTS7
The course concentrates on the role of Warriors, Peasants, and Merchants in Japanese history. Political/legal institutions of the Tokugawa period (1600-1868) constitute major topics of discussion. Particular emphasis on the historiographical debate about feudalism and the emergence of capitalism in Japan. Students are expected to be familiar with Asian Civilizations and Japanese History.
HIST 572
Seminar on Japan since 1868
1868 Sonrası Japonya Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
Seminar on selected topics on Japan's modernization experience from a comparative perspective. Institutional and intellectual history of late Tokugawa, Meiji Japan, and a study of Japanese economic growth and scientific/technological progress will be subjects of intensive study.
HIST 573
Seminar on China and Central Asia
Çin ve Orta Asya Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
Seminar on Chinese and Central Asian historical interaction. The history of the Uigur/and other Turkic peoples in the inner Asian frontiers of China.
HIST 574
Seminar in Chinese History
Çin Tarihi Semineri
Credits3 ECTS6
Selected Topics on the Chinese state tradition, social, economic, cultural, and intellectual trends of the late Ch’ing dynasty, the 1911 Chinese nationalist revolution and the emergence of nationalism and republicanism. Hhe student is expected to know Asian Civilizations and Chinese History.
HIST 575
Archaeometry I
Arkeometri I
Credits3 ECTShttps://cet.boun.edu.tr/admin/structure/views/view/course_descriptions/edit/page?render=overlay#
Introduction to archaeological materials, principles of chemical, physical, microscopic and spectroscopic methods and their applications in the study of archaeological materials, microstructure-property relationships.
HIST 576
Archaeometry II
Arkeometri II
Credits3 ECTShttps://cet.boun.edu.tr/admin/structure/views/view/course_descriptions/edit/page?render=overlay#
Principles of prospecting, radioactive and non radioactive dating methods, source analysis and ancient trade, pyrotechnology, decay and conservation.
HIST 579
Graduate Seminar
Lisansüstü Seminer
Credits0 ECTS2
Seminars offered by faculty, guest speakers, and/or graduate students designed to widen students' perspectives on specific topics of interest and to expand their range of scientific research techniques and publication ethics, scientific research techniques and methods in the field of history; presentations and discussions on the basic principles of research and publication ethics.
HIST 582
Selected Readings in Classical Ottoman History I
Klasik Osmanlı Tarihi Seçilmiş Okumalar I
Credits3 ECTS7
A detailed analysis of selected readings of the early Ottoman era in history and historiography.
HIST 583
Selected Readings in Classical Ottoman History II
Klasik Osmanlı Tarihi Seçilmiş Okumalar II
Credits3 ECTS7
A detailed analysis of selected readings of the early Ottoman era in history and historiography.
HIST 584
Selected Readings in Modern Ottoman History I
Geç Dönem Osmanlı Tarihi Üzerine Seçme Okumalar I
Credits3 ECTS7
A detailed analysis of selected readings of the late Ottoman era in history and historiography.
HIST 585
Selected Readings in Modern Ottoman History II
Geç Dönem Osmanlı Tarihi Üzerine Seçme Okumalar II
Credits3 ECTS7
A detailed analysis of selected readings of the late Ottoman era in history and historiography.
HIST 588
Seminar in Anatolian Archaeology and History
Anadolu Tarihi ve Arkeolojisi Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
Seminar on a selected topic selected from the second or first millennium B.C. Anatolia. Different aspects of Anatolian culture through all available sources; preparation and presentation of research paper.
HIST 590
Selected Topics in European History I
Avrupa Tarihine İlişkin Seçilmiş Konular I
Credits3 ECTS7
Reading and discussion of themes and problems in European history. Emphasis on class discussion, directed reading and independent research. Previous exposure to European history is expected.
HIST 591
Selected Topics in European History II
Avrupa Tarihine İlişkin Seçilmiş Konular II
Credits3 ECTS7
Reading and discussion of themes and problems in European history. Emphasis on class discussion, directed reading and independent research. Previous exposure to European history is expected.
HIST 592
Cross-cultural Issues in Visual Arts and Architecture
Görsel Sanatlar ve Mimarlıkta Kültürler Arası Etkileşim
Credits3 ECTS7
Seminar on artistic contacts and interactions between different cultural spheres within the Eurasian and Mediterranean worlds; focus on a selected topic in the medieval, early modern and/or modern periods; paths and patterns of cultural exchange, shared traditions and visual idioms, shifts in meaning and use of images and forms through different contexts, perceptions and representations of the other.
HIST 596
Seminar in Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology and History
Eski Yakın Doğu Arkeolojisi ve Tarihi ve Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
Seminar on a selected area and period from the Ancient Near East; preperation and presentation of research paper.
HIST 597
Seminar in Aegean History and Archaeology
Ege Tarihi ve Arkeolojisi Semineri
Credits3 ECTS6
Seminar on a selected topic in second or first millennium B.C. Aegean archeaology. Different aspects of Aegean culture through all available sources; preparation and presentation of research paper.
HIST 598
Seminar on European Art and Architecture
Avrupa Sanatı ve Mimarlığı
Credits3 ECTS7
Seminar on a particular period and aspect of early modern or modern Western art and architecture; study of major works and relevant primary sources on the subject; discussion of central issues and theoretical and methodological questions related to the topic.
HIST 601
History Seminar
Tarih Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
Selected readings in the student's area of specialization, with the guidance of the academic advisor.
HIST 603
Seminar in Contemporary Methods in History
Tarihte Çağdaş Yöntemler Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
A colloquium intended to introduce the student to a variety of technique and analytical tools recently developed by historians and the discussion of contemporary theoretical trends in research.
HIST 604
Seminar in Social History
Sosyal Tarih Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
A seminar on sources and methodology in social history designed in a flexible way so as to combine a general evaluation of recent historiographical and methodological developments in the field of the more specific issue centered around the individual research of participating students.
HIST 605
The Evolution of the World Economy, 1450-1470
Dünya Ekonomisinin Evrimi, 1450-1750
Credits3 ECTShttps://cet.boun.edu.tr/admin/structure/views/view/course_descriptions/edit/page?render=overlay#
The dawn and initial shaping of the capitalist world system, beginning with the Age of Exploration: the emergence of first signs of hegemony among the various regional civilizations of the world. The gradual translation of that politico-military advantage into an economic edge. The shrinking of the globe; the shift from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic,the movement of Europe into the center of the new paradigm.
HIST 609
Topics in 19th and 20th Century History
19. ve 20. Yüzyıl Tarihinde Konular
Credits3 ECTS7
A special readings course on a scale of late-modern to post- modern problems like liberalism and labour in the aftermath of the Industrial Revolution; Socialism, Marxism and Communism; States and revolutions in comparative perspective; and democracy and mass culture-offered as an alternative to having individual, more specialised courses on these subjects.
HIST 611
Seminar in Late Ottoman History
Geç Osmanlı Tarihi Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
The aim of this course is to provide directed readings for advanced level students into several critical themes in late Ottoman politics and intellectual developments. Themes such as the growth of the idea of secular institutions, law, mass schooling and the formation of ideology are to be the main centers of interest. The analysis of texts such as the Tanzimat Edict of 1839 and the Law of Ottoman nationality will provide the basis for understanding the late Ottoman official ideology. The course presumes considerable prior knowledge of Ottoman history.
HIST 612
Historiography in 20th Century Turkey
20. Yüzyıl Türkiyesinde Tarih Yazıcılığı
Credits3 ECTShttps://cet.boun.edu.tr/admin/structure/views/view/course_descriptions/edit/page?render=overlay#
A critical and comparative review of the development of Turkish historiography and literary methods. The rise of national historiography. The course will emphasize the relations between national construction and Turkish identity.
HIST 613
The Ottoman Empire, the Great Powers and the Eastern Question
Osmanlı İmparatorluğu, Büyük Güçler ve Doğu Sorunu
Credits3 ECTS7
This is a two part course in European/Ottoman political/diplomatic history. It aims to prepare the advanced student for research in Ottoman and/or European archives.
HIST 615
The Political History of 20th Century Turkey
20. Yüzyıl Türkiyesi'nin Siyasal Tarihi
Credits3 ECTShttps://cet.boun.edu.tr/admin/structure/views/view/course_descriptions/edit/page?render=overlay#
The course will focus on the political history of Turkey from the late Hamidian era and the Young Turk Revolution to the multi-party era of the Democrat Party.
HIST 616
The Intellectual History of the Republic
Cumhuriyet’in Düşünce Tarihi
Credits3 ECTS7
The emphasis of the course will be on the intellectual debate in the early Republican period. In addition, the cultural and social institutions of the early years of the Republic in the 20's and 30's such as the "People's Houses" organization will be analyzed in the context of the intellectual milieu of the era. Major trends covered will be the rise of nationalist discourse and democratic thought in Turkey.
HIST 617
The History of Urbanization in Turkey
Türkiye'de Şehircilik Tarihi
Credits3 ECTS7
The role of population trends as a factor in history. The course will discuss population trends, and the impact of population exchange and immigration in Ottoman Turkey and the Republic. The course will deal with such relevant subjects as the history of preventive and remedial medicine in the demographic transition from a traditional village society to rapid urbanization.
HIST 633
Readings in Byzantine History
Bizans Tarihi Üzerine Okumalar
Credits3 ECTS7
Readings on selected themes of Byzantine rural and urban history, including the condition of the Byzantine peasantry. Byzantine urban life, revealing the nature and function of Byzantine cities as centers of population, trade, manufacture, culture, and administration.
HIST 635
Seminar in Byzantine Institutions
Bizans Kurumları Üzerine Seminer
Credits3 ECTS7
Introduction to the sources and problems of Byzantine institutional history, focusing on the classical institutions of the land regime and central administration, legal institutions, guilds, the Church and monasteries.
HIST 636
Seminar in Byzantine and Early Ottoman History
Bizans ve Erken Osmanlı Tarihi Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
A seminar designed to introduce students to research, historiographical controversies, and methodological approaches for selected topics in the fields of Byzantine and early Ottoman history. Special attention will be given to possibilities for joint research in the two fields, and to the theme of continuity and change during the transtion from Byzantine to Ottoman society. As a prerequisite, students are expected to possess a basic knowledge of Byzantine and early Ottoman history.
HIST 661
Seminar in European History in the 18th and 19th Centuries
18.ve 19. Yüzyıllar Avrupa Tarihi Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
The course will focus on the emergence of secular ideology during the Age of Enlightenment and its influence leading up to the French Revolution. The French Revolution will be examined in detail, focusing on such themes as the role of the aristocracy in bringing about revolutionary ideas and the question of whether there was in fact something which could be called a 'bourgeois revolution'. The course will examine recent debates around these issues. The course assumes considerable previous knowledge of European history.
HIST 663
Readings in Medieval History
Ortaçağ Tarihi Okumaları
Credits3 ECTShttps://cet.boun.edu.tr/admin/structure/views/view/course_descriptions/edit/page?render=overlay#
Reading and research on selected topics in the political, social, economic, and cultural history of the medieval West (4th-15th centuries). Students will gain familiarity with the history of medievalist scholarship, major historiographical controversies, and a wide range of primary sources, as well as standart research tools and techniques required for advanced study of medieval history.
HIST 664
Readings in Western History
Batı Tarihi Okumaları
Credits3 ECTS7
This course is designed as a directed readings course which will guide the students in reading around a topic which interests them in the history of Europe and the Americas.
HIST 671
Twentieth Century Japan
20. yy. Japonyası Üzerine Seminer
Credits3 ECTShttps://cet.boun.edu.tr/admin/structure/views/view/course_descriptions/edit/page?render=overlay#
The political developments and intellectual trends of Japanese history before and after the II World War will be studied. The development will be considered in a comparative light. Concerning the prewar period, topics such as Japanese imperial experience, Asianism, nationalism, westernism, leftist movements, heavy industrialization and the maturation of urban culture will be emphasized in addition to postwar developments such as US occupation reforms, economic boom, and social trends as the women's movement in today's Japan.
HIST 673
Readings in Japanese History I
Japonya Tarihinden Okumalar I
Credits3 ECTShttps://cet.boun.edu.tr/admin/structure/views/view/course_descriptions/edit/page?render=overlay#
Readings in Japanese sources on Japanese history with emphasis on special research topics.
HIST 674
Readings in Japanese History II
Japonya Tarihinden Okumalar II
Credits3 ECTShttps://cet.boun.edu.tr/admin/structure/views/view/course_descriptions/edit/page?render=overlay#
Readings in Japanese sources on Japanese history with emphasis on special research topics.
HIST 680
Selected Topics in Japanese History
Japon Tarihinden Seçme Konular
Credits3 ECTS-
General Seminar dealing with the problems and possibilities of research in Japanese studies. Selected topics in Japanese history from a comparative perspective. Students are expected to be familiar with Asian civilizations and Japanese history.
HIST 681
Selected Topics in Sources for Asian History I
Asya Tarihi ile İlgili Kaynaklar Üzerine Seçme Konular I
Credits3 ECTS7
Seminar in the use of Chinese and other sources such as dynastic histories for topics in Asian and Turkish history.
HIST 682
Selected Topics in Sources for Asian History II
Asya Tarihi ile İlgili Kaynaklar Üzerine Seçme Konular II
Credits3 ECTS7
Seminar in the use of Chinese and other sources such as dynastic histories for topics in Asian and Turkish history.
HIST 683
Seminar in Seljuk Art and Architecture
Selçuklu Sanat ve Mimarisi Üzerine Seminer
Credits3 ECTS7
Seminar on art and architecture of Anatolian Seljuks and contemporary Islamic dynasties in Anatolia during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Links of Anatolian Seljuk art and architecture to the artistic traditions of Iran, Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean; emphasis on broader political, cultural, and social patterns of medieval Anatolia; review and discussion of historiography.
HIST 685
Readings in Ancient Greek and Roman History
Eski Yunan ve Roma Tarihi Okumaları
Credits3 ECTS7
A study of selected topics in Ancient Greek and Roman history; readings in the original languages.
Prerequisite:
531 or 532
HIST 687
Seminar in Eastern Mediterranean Interconnections
Doğu Akdeniz Bağlantı Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
Interregional studies of the ancient world; investigation of a selected aspect, region or period of Eastern Mediterranean ancient history, using a comparative approach.
HIST 683 - 699
Selected Topics in History
Tarihte Özel Konular
Credits3 ECTS7
Study of special topics in history not covered in other courses at the graduate level.
HIST 690
Master Thesis
Master Tezi
Credits0 ECTS60
HIST 691
Seminar in Ottoman Art, Visual Culture and Urban Environment I
Osmanlı Sanatı, Görsel Kültürü ve Kent Çevresi Üzerine Seminer I
Credits3 ECTS7
Seminar on a particular aspect of Ottoman visual culture, art and architecture in the late medieval and early modern periods; topics include formation and transformation of visual idioms, patterns of artistic patronage, artistic and architectural culture, architecture within the urban context, urbanistic practices, relations between centers and peripheries, modes of visual representation, cultural interactions and cross-cultural influences between Ottomans and other political and cultural realms.
HIST 692
Seminar in Ottoman Art, Visual Culture and Urban Environment II
Osmanlı Sanatı, Görsel Kültürü ve Kent Çevresi Üzerine Seminer II
Credits3 ECTS7
Seminar on a particular aspect of Ottoman visual culture, art and architecture in the modern period; topics include transformations in Ottoman artistic culture within the context of larger sociopolitical and cultural developments, multiculturalism in late Ottoman society as reflected in the art of the period, interaction between academic and vernacular idioms, orientalism and the visual arts, national identity and architecture.
HIST 693
Special Topics in Ancient History and Archeology
Eskiçağ Tarihi ve Arkeolojisi Semineri
Credits3 ECTS6
Selected historical period of the pre-classical world within the Eastern Mediterranean region (Anatolia, Aegean, Ancient Near East); archaeological data in a historical framework; emphasis on problem oriented research and relevant theoretical debates.
HIST 694
Special Topics in Islamic Art, Architecture and Urbanism
İslam Sanatı, Mimarlığı ve Şehirciliği Semineri
Credits3 ECTS7
Seminar on a particular period and area of the art, architecture, and urbanism of the Islamic world; focus on the medieval, early modern or modern period; emphasis on cross-cultural interactions between different social and political entities; comparative perspectives on different cultural milieus within the larger Islamic world and beyond.
HIST 700
Graduate Seminar
Lisansüstü Seminer
Credits0 ECTS2
Seminars offered by faculty, guest speakers and graduate students designed to widen students' perspectives on specific topics of interest and to expand their range of scientific research techniques and publication ethics.
HIST 790
Ph.D. Thesis
Doktora Tezi
Credits0 ECTS30
HIST 541
Method and Theory in Archaeology
Arkeolojide Yöntem ve Kuram
Credits3 ECTS9
History of archaeology as a discipline, critical review of current theoretical and methodological issues and debates, site investigation techniques (surveys, excavation, remote sensing, etc.), data recording and management, data analysis, absolute and relative dating, chronological and historical frameworks; theories of explanation and interpretation of archaeological data.