Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Assist.Prof. Bahram HASANOV
Instructors Assist.Prof. Bahram HASANOV
Goals The goal of this course is to examine interrelation and interaction of modernisation and religion in Turkey.
Contents The impact of the process of modernisation on the institution of religion and on the social-cultural reflexion of religion in Turkey. In addition, the modernisation process that formed by religious-cultural structure in Turkey.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 States the impact of the modernisation process on the institution of religion in Turkey.
2 States the impact of the religious-cultural values on the trend of modernisation process in Turkey.
3 Interprets the linkages between modernisation, secularisation and emergence of religious communities in Turkey.
4 Explains the manifestations of religion in the public sphere in Turkey.
5 Interprets the relations between religious communities and modern living conditions in Turkey

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods 1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion
Assessment Methods 1.Testing. 2. Homework

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 The first wave of Ottoman-Turkish modernisation: The era of III Selim and II Maumut To read given subject
2 Religious policy during the tanzimat reform era and its social-cultural consequences To read given subject
3 Religion, culture, education and politics during the I and II constitutional period To read given subject
4 Proclamation of the republic and the change of the social/political character of Islam To read given subject
5 Turkish Anti-Theism To read given subject
6 1923-1950: "Top-down" modernisation and institutional secularisation To read given subject
7 1950-1980:Transition to democracy and interaction of Islam with the political sphere To read given subject
8 After 1980: The formation of Islam as a political ideology To read given subject
9 The popularisation of Islam and its interaction with capitalist order To read given subject
10 Turban and its social/political dimensions To read given subject
11 National Vision movement and political Islam To read given subject
12 The process of 28 February and its social/political consequences To read given subject
13 The era of Justice and Development Party and the transformation political Islam To read given subject
14 The era of Justice and Development Party and the transformation political Islam To read given subject

Textbook Şerif Mardin,Türkiye, İslam ve sekülerizm, İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2011.
Additional Resources Tayfun Atay, Din hayattan çıkar, İletişim yayınları, 2004.

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 80
Assignments 1 10
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 10
In-Term Total 3 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 The sufficient knowledge about the field. x
2 The sufficient education knowledge of the field. x
3 Can define concepts, theories and teaching methods and practice in the field. x
4 Have information about features of students’ development and their learning. x
5 Taking into account developmental characteristic of student and individual differences provides suitable learning environment. x
6 Taking in to account the characteristics ant the achievements (purposes) of the subject appropriate teaching strategies methods and techniques apply. x
7 Takes tasks in individual and group works and fulfill them effectively. x
8 Takes responsibilities in solving problem and tries to produce solutions. x
9 Can makes self-assessment. x
10 Participates in social and cultural activities. x
11 Can makes within the discipline and interdisciplinary team study in educational applications. x
12 Follow changes in curricula and new resource and related materials. x
13 Aware of the national culture and universal values and give them importance. x
14 Have sufficient information about structure, development and history of Turkish Educational System. x
15 Knows and uses values and principles that Turkish National Educational System based on and field’s purpose, principles and techniques. x
16 Examines concepts related to the field with scientific methods. x
17 Has information of teaching programs, teaching methods and techniques and measurement and evaluation. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 12 2 24
Assignments 1 3 3
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 3 3
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Work Load (h) 60
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 2
ECTS Credit of the Course 2