Mid-term exam: 6.11.2019
Office Hours: Wednesday 10:30-12:00
Student course evaluations of previous years.
- Course Grades (Reminder: As indicated in the syllabus and also mentioned in class, the grading of the course is determined by letter grades. Since OBS system requires numeric equivalency, grades are entered to the system over 100. Ignore the numbers, they are just used to show your letter grades).
- IR methodological debate (will be lectured on last week)
- Midterm results Section I and II
- Critical Theories
New deadlines for assignments:
Assignment II: November 12, 2019
Assignment III: November 20, 2019
Resubmissions are allowed if you want to revise your already uploaded assignment.
- Study Guide
- All the students have to enroll the course via sakai.yasar.edu.tr
- Francis Gavin (2018, February 29) “It’s never been a better time to study IR”. Foreign Policy (Section I 8 October, Section II 9 October 2019)
- Pinar Bilgin, Berivan Elis.(2008) “Hard power, Soft Power: Toward a More Realistic Power Analysis”. Insight Turkey. 10 (2). pp.5-20 (Section I 22 October, Section II 13 November)
- March Lynch, “Kissinger the Constructivist”, October 21, 2014 (Section I: December 10 and Section II December 11, 2019)
- Paper Debate 5 (Section I: December 17 and Section II: December 18 2019)
Additional Reading: Stephen Walt, (Spring, 1998) “International Relations: One World Many Theories”, Foreign Policy, No. 110, Special Edition: Frontiers of Knowledge.
|Topic||Submission due date|
|What are the six principles of Hans Morgenthau’s political realism?||9.10.2019|
|How do liberals explain modernization of state?||12.11.2019|
|Citing to Wendt (1999), briefly explain the three cultures of anarchy. Explain the Hobbsian, Lockean and Kantian perspectives||20.11.2019|
|All the assignments have to be submitted via sakai.yasar.edu.tr|
Steve Smith: Bringing IR theory to life