OTTOMAN HISTORY: INSTITUTIONS, SOCIETY AND ECONOMY

Course Information
TitleΟΘΩΜΑΝΙΚΗ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ: ΘΕΣΜΟΙ, ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΑ / OTTOMAN HISTORY: INSTITUTIONS, SOCIETY AND ECONOMY
CodeΙΤΛ501
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600019270

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Istorías kai Archaiologías 2020-2021

Registered students: 5
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ISTORIASSpecialization Core CoursesWinter/Spring-7

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600250859
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • ΙΤΛ651 HISTORY OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE
Learning Outcomes
Students are expected to • become familiar with the thematic unit in its entirety • be able to evaluate different scholarly approaches to the thematic unit • acquire in-depth knowledge of a special subject within the thematic unit • develop further their critical and synthetic abilities to produce written work with the use of sources and bibliography • improve their ability to assess and evaluate historical questions through the construction of appropriate arguments • become familiar with interdisciplinary approaches to the thematic unit
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
The thematic topic covers Ottoman history from the founding of the state to its dissolution in terms of political-ideological, social and economic developments and the evolution of state institutions. It also refers to the different historiographical approaches to the creation of the Ottoman state. The focus of the weekly seminars is on a specific topic of the module that is announced annually.
Keywords
Ottoman History, Balkans, Middle East
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Seminars65
Reading Assigment95
Project45
Exams5
Total210
Student Assessment
Description
Evaluation is based on (a) written exams (50% of the overall grade), followed by (b) oral exams (30%) on a given list of books dealing with the thematic unit, and (c) the submission of a written essay of up to 5,000 words (20%), based on secondary and/or published sources to be delivered by the end of classes. The criteria for assessment include the bibliographical research, the critical approach to the sources used, the quality of writing, and the proper and consistent use of a reference system. A manual for academic essay-writing is available on the Department’s webpage.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Φ. Κοτζαγεώργη & Δ. Παπασταματίου, Ιστορία του Νέου Ελληνισμού κατά τη διάρκεια της οθωμανικής πολιτικής κυριαρχίας, Θεσσαλονίκη 2015
Additional bibliography for study
Σ. Ασδραχάς, Ελληνική οικονομική ιστορία, Αθήνα 2003. S. Faroqhi, Προσεγγίζοντας την οθωμανική ιστορία. Εισαγωγή στις πηγές, Θεσσαλονίκη 2006. H.A.R. Gibb & H. Bowen, Islamic Society and the West, vol. Ι, London, 1950. R. Mantran (ed), Histoire de l’ empire ottoman, Paris 1989.
Last Update
01-05-2020