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Department: Department of History

(Undergraduate program)

Department/Program Objectives:

Bilkent University's Department of History focuses on graduate studies, offering M.A. and Ph.D. programs in the areas of Ottoman, European and the U.S.A. history. Begun in 1993, the Department boasts an International faculty trained at some of the leading Universities in Europe, North America and Turkey. The Department serves an international student body with students from Belgium, Bulgaria, Romania, Russia, Turkey and the U.S.A. currently enrolled.

Courses on the Web:


Course code: HIST 417

Course name: Medieval Europe (500-1500)
Instructor: Asst. Prof. David E. Thornton
Credits: 3
ECTS Credits: 6
Academic Year: 2011-2012
Semester: Fall
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Course description:
This course traces the history of western Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire to the Renaissance, and deals with the main political, social and religious changes during that period.
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Short description: The Renaissance
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Recorded on: 2012-01-03
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Short description: Medieval Universities & Chaucer
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Recorded on: 2011-12-27
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Short description: Medieval Urban Society
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Recorded on: 2011-12-27
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Short description: Medieval Society & Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
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Recorded on: 2011-12-23
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Short description: First Crusade & Medieval Society
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Recorded on: 2011-12-20
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Short description: The Crusades
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Recorded on: 2011-12-13
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Short description: Investiture Conflict
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Recorded on: 2011-12-09
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Short description: Ecclesiastical Reform
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Recorded on: 2011-12-06
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Short description: Kingship & Domesday Book (cont'd)
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Recorded on: 2011-12-02
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Short description: Kingship & Domesday Book
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Recorded on: 2011-12-02
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Short description: Vinland Sagas
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Recorded on: 2011-11-25
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Short description: The Vikings (cont'd)
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Recorded on: 2011-11-22
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Short description: The Vikings
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Recorded on: 2011-11-22
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Short description: The Carolingians
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Recorded on: 2011-11-15
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Short description: Monasticism & Early Papacy -Rule of St. Benedict
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Recorded on: 2011-11-04
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Short description: Early Christianity
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Recorded on: 2011-10-25
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Short description: Genetic Approaches to Anglo-Saxon Settlement
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Recorded on: 2011-10-21
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Short description: Ostrogothic Italy & The Franks
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Recorded on: 2011-10-14
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Short description: Barbarian Kingdoms
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Recorded on: 2011-10-11
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Short description: Fall of Rome & Germanic Invasions
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Recorded on: 2011-10-07
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Short description: Essays
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Recorded on: 2011-09-30
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Short description: What is History ?
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Recorded on: 2011-09-30
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Short description: Introduction
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Recorded on: 2011-09-27
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Course code: HCIV-102

Course name: History of Civilization II
Instructor: Asst. Prof. David E. Thornton
Credits: 3
ECTS Credits: 6
Academic Year: 2009-2010
Semester: Summer
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Course description:
Provides background to the origins of modern Western civilization: deals with the development of European society from around AD 1500 until the present, concerning the political, social economic and religious life of the West during that period.
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Short description: Comparison of Zoroasterian & Sikh, Revelation Traditions: Discussion Activity
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Recorded on: 2010-07-19
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Short description: Rastafarianism (cont'd)
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Recorded on: 2010-07-16
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Short description: Rastafarianism
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Recorded on: 2010-07-16
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Short description: The Uranta Book & Baha'i Faith
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Recorded on: 2010-07-14
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Short description: Final Exam Guide & Baha'i Faith
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Recorded on: 2010-07-12
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Short description: Mormonism (cont'd)
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Recorded on: 2010-07-12
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Short description: Mormonism
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Recorded on: 2010-07-09
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Short description: Sikhism
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Recorded on: 2010-07-09
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Short description: What is Monotheism
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Recorded on: 2010-07-07
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Short description: 1848
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Recorded on: 2010-07-02
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Short description: Revolution of 1830 & 1832 Reform Act
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Recorded on: 2010-07-02
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Short description: Malthus, Marx & Darwin
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Recorded on: 2010-06-30
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Short description: William Blake - "Tyger"
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Recorded on: 2010-06-28
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Short description: Consequences of The Industrial Revolution
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Recorded on: 2010-06-28
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Short description: Features of Industrial Revolution
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Recorded on: 2010-06-25
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Short description: Topic 2: Introduction & Pre-Industrial Society
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Recorded on: 2010-06-25
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Short description: Declaration of Independence & Declaration of the Rights of man & citizen
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Recorded on: 2010-06-16
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Short description: Locke & The Enlightenment
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Recorded on: 2010-06-14
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Short description: English Civil War & Hobbes
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Recorded on: 2010-06-14
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Short description: Portrait of Louis XIV (1704)
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Recorded on: 2010-06-11
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Short description: Absolutism in Theory & Practice
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Recorded on: 2010-06-11
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Short description: Topic 1: What is Political Philosophy & How to Write an Essay
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Recorded on: 2010-06-09
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Short description: Topic 1: Introduction
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Recorded on: 2010-06-09
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Short description: What is the Modern Period
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Recorded on: 2010-06-07
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Short description: Syllabus & Introduction
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Recorded on: 2010-06-07
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Course code: HIST-416

Course name: Medieval British History
Instructor: Asst. Prof. David E. Thornton
Credits: 3
ECTS Credits: 6
Academic Year: 2009-2010
Semester: Fall
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Course description:
Formation of the medieval English state from its Anglo-Saxon beginnings to the 14th century, tracing the developments in central and local government, its politics, social structure and its interaction with the rest of the British Isles and the Continent.
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Short description: Conclusion & Essay guidance
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Recorded on: 2009-12-29
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Short description: Edward I
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Recorded on: 2009-12-24
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Short description: Henry III & The Barons' Revolt
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Recorded on: 2009-12-22
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Short description: Essay Writing & Henry III's Minority
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Recorded on: 2009-12-17
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Short description: King John & Magna Carta
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Recorded on: 2009-12-10
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Short description: Charters (cont'd) & Wales
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Recorded on: 2009-12-03
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Short description: Medieval Charters
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Recorded on: 2009-12-01
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Short description: Anarchy of Stephen's Reign & The Anglo-Norman Invasion of Ireland
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Recorded on: 2009-11-17
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Short description: Norman Administration & Domesday Book
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Recorded on: 2009-11-12
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Short description: Henry I
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Recorded on: 2009-11-12
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Short description: Williams I & II
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Recorded on: 2009-11-10
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Short description: Battle of Hastings & Bayeux Tapastry
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Recorded on: 2009-11-05
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Short description: Background to 1066
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Recorded on: 2009-11-03
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Short description: Welsh Genealogies
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Recorded on: 2009-10-22
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Short description: The successors of Alfred The Great
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Recorded on: 2009-10-22
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Short description: Viking in Britain & Ireland
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Recorded on: 2009-10-15
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Short description: The Vikings
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Recorded on: 2009-10-15
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Short description: Early Christian Ireland & Cain Adomnain
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Recorded on: 2009-10-13
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Short description: Pre-viking Ireland olitical survey
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Recorded on: 2009-10-08
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Short description: Early Scotland and Anglo-saxon conversion
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Recorded on: 2009-10-06
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Short description: The Staffordshine Hoard, Arthur & Wales
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Recorded on: 2009-10-01
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Short description: Early Anglo-saxon kingdoms
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Recorded on: 2009-10-01
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Short description: Genetics & the Anglo-saxon migrations
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Recorded on: 2009-09-29
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Short description: Sub-roman Britain: migrations and settlements
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Recorded on: 2009-09-24
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Short description: The Vindolanda tablets
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Recorded on: 2009-09-17
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Short description: Roman Britain II
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Recorded on: 2009-09-17
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Short description: Roman Britain I
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Recorded on: 2009-09-15
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