In the last two decades, TV drama production in Türkiye has been booming with a significant international impact. Türkiye has become the world’s fastest-growing television series exporter in the world and the second-largest drama exporter after the US. Turkish series have recently gained even more visibility generated by the production of Netflix original series in Türkiye: these include The Protector (Hakan Muhafız), The Gift (Atiye), Love 101 (Aşk 101). This course provides an overview of contemporary Turkish dramas examining their relation to the historical, social, political, and cultural contexts. The common trends and topics of Turkish television will be analyzed with the transformations Türkiye has been going through. It will also look at the cultural adaptations of foreign series and various genres such as historical dramas, rom-coms and action thrillers.
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You will earn 3 ECTS credits and be given a certificate of participation at the end of the course.
July 26 – August 12, 2021
The program fee: 295 USD
**Students coming from partner institutions of Koç University will get 15% discount on the tuition.
***Study abroad with your peers! Bring two friends with you, get one slot tuition-free!
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The program offers merit based scholarship.
Full refund of the tuition fee until July 2, 2021
Half refund of the tuition fee between July 2 – July 9, 2021
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Application deadline: June 25, 2021