MS program in the department of history aim to train future historians, either as researchers and academicians or prospective functionaries in the various walks of life. Thus the philosophy of the curriculum is to increase the intellectual ability of graduate students in historical studies and to monitor them to develop analytical capability in their field of research. The focus of the program is on Turkish and Ottoman history. The curriculum is arranged in a way to teach the subjects other than Ottoman and Turkish history in English language, enabling the students to use and read literature in both languages. In MS Graduate program, the students are required to take two courses on historical methodology and to complete the rest of the course load from among a wide range of elective courses in the department and other social science departments. Totally the students must complete 7 courses (not less than 21 credit hours).
Fields of Study :
Modern Turkish History, Ottoman History, Turkish and Central Asian History, Historical Methodology, European History, Balkan History, Middle East History.
Akgün, Seçil Karal: B.A., Ph.D., Ankara University.
Late Ottoman and Contemporary Turkish History
Togan, İsenbike: B.A., İstanbul University; Ph.D., Harvard University.
Turkish and Central Asian History
Turan, Ömer: M.S., Ph.D., Catholic University of Leuven.
Nationalism and Minorities in the Balkans, Armenians and Minorities in the Ottoman Empire and Turkey.
Boztemur, Recep: M.A., METU; Ph.D., University of Utah at Salt Lake City.
Middle Eastern and World History
Çelik, Birten: M.S., Ph.D: Dokuz Eylül University.
Late Ottoman Histor.
Ergut, Ferdan: M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research.
State and Society in Late Ottoman and Early Republican Periods and European History, Historical Methodology
Soykut, Mustafa: M.A., Bilkent University; Ph.D., Universitaet Hamburg.
Medieval European History and Indian Culture
Şeker, Nesim: M.S., Uludağ University; Ph.D., METU.
Contemporary Turkish History, Modernity and Nationalism in the Ottoman Empire, Ethnic Issues in the Late Ottoman Empire, Institutional History of Contemporary Turkey
Tülüveli, Güçlü: M.A., Boğaziçi University; Ph.D., Birmingham University.
Early Modern Ottoman History
Durna, Gül Ersin: M.A., Ph.D., Ankara University.
Ancient Greek and Roman History
Albayrak, Mustafa: M.A., Ph.D, Hacettepe University.
Principles of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Çelebioğlu, Nedret: B.Sc., Ankara University; M.Sc., Hacettepe University.
Principles of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
HIST 501 Historical Methodology I (3-0)3
HIST 502 Historical Methodology II (3-0)3
HIST 550 Seminar in History NC
HIST 599 Master's Thesis NC
HIST 800- Special Studies (4-2)NC
HIST 640 Analysis of Historical Sources (3-0)3
HIST 641 Current Approaches in Historical Research (3-0)3
HIST 699 Ph.D. Dissertation NC
HIST 900- Special Studies (4-2)NC
HIST 503 European and World History (3-0)3
HIST 504 Ottoman and Turkish History (3-0)3
HIST 505 Ottoman Political and Administrative System I (3-0)3
HIST 506 Ottoman Political and Administrative System II (3-0)3
HIST 507 Ottoman Advanced Writing Techniques I (3-0)3
HIST 508 Ottoman Advance Writing Techniques II (3-0)3
HIST 510 Women's Experience With Hierarchy and the State (3-0)3
HIST 511 History and Contemporary Affairs in the Indian Sub-Continent (3-0)3
HIST 513 Social and Economic History of the Middle East (3-0)3
HIST 514 History of Middle Eastern Nation-States, 1920-1990 (3-0)3
HIST 515 History of the Ottoman Press and Publications (3-0)3
HIST 516 Looking Into the History of Missionary Act. in the Ottoman Empire (3-0)3
HIST 521 Historical Features of the Turkish Revolution I (3-0)3
HIST 522 Historical Features of the Turkish Revolution II (3-0)3
HIST 525 Approaches in History: Selected Studies (3-0)3
HIST 526 Comparative Studies in Historical Sources: Selected Works (3-0)3
HIST 527 History of the Middle Eastern Beliefs I (3-0)3
HIST 528 History of the Middle Eastern Beliefs II (3-0)3
HIST 529 Dawn of Anatolian Civilization. (3-0)3
HIST 531 Emergence of Ottoman Modernization I (3-0)3
HIST 532 Emergence of Ottoman Modernization II (3-0)3
HIST 533 Ottoman Social and Eco. History Until the 16th Century(3-0)3
HIST 535 Seminar in the Development of the Concept Nationhood in History (3-0)3
HIST 536 Cultural Construction of Gender: Women in Central Asia and Turkey (3-0)3
HIST 537 Institutional Structure of the Republic of Turkey I (3-0)3
HIST 538 Institutional Structure of the Republic of Turkey II (3-0)3
HIST 541 Is The New World Order an (Dis) Order I? (3-0)3
HIST 542 Is The New World Order an (Dis) Order II? (3-0)3
HIST 553 Lingua Latina I (3-0)3
HIST 554 Lingua Latina II (3-0)3
HIST 546 Nationalism in the Balkans (3-0)3
HIST 547 Readings in American Culture (3-0)3
HIST 562 Patterns of Divergence and Convergence in History: Central Asia in the Last Millennium (3-0)3
HIST 610 History of the Book and the Press (3-0)3
HIST 615 Scholars and Authorship in Ottoman historiography (3-0)3
HIST 620 Graduate Seminar on Contemporary Turkish History (3-0)3
HIST 623 Graduate Seminar on Ottoman Social and Economic History (3-0)3
HIST 625 Readings in Ottoman Archival Material (3-0)3
HIST 643 History and Philology: Readings in Central Asian Texts (3-0)3
HIST 653 Latin for Social sciences (3-0)3