“The Politicisation of the Syrian Migration issue in a Nationalist and Authoritarian Turkey: Assessing the Role of the Turkish State in Shaping Communities’ Perception” by Valeria Elia (The University of Bradford)

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We are happy to continue with MiReKoc Seminar Series Fall 2018 with Valeria Elia’s (The University of Bradford) seminar on “The Politicisation of the Syrian Migration issue in a Nationalist and Authoritarian Turkey: Assessing the Role of the Turkish State in Shaping Communities’ Perception”. The presentation and discussion will take place on Wednesday, November 14th […]

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Koc University Rumelifeneri Campus, Faculty of Social Sciences Building, SOS143

“Unpacking legitimization strategies in foreign policy: Comparative analysis of Iraqi and Syrian mass refugee flows to Turkey” by Birce Altıok (Koc University)

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We are happy to announce the first seminar of MiReKoc Seminar Series Fall 2018 with Birce Altıok’s (Koc University) seminar on “Unpacking legitimization strategies in foreign policy: Comparative analysis of Iraqi and Syrian mass refugee flows to Turkey”. The presentation and discussion will take place on Wednesday, October 31st at 12:00 in SOS143 (Koc University […]

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Koc University Rumelifeneri Campus, SOS143

“Armenian Labor Migrants in Istanbul: Reality Check” by Irena Grigoryan

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MiReKoc Seminar Series continues with Irena Grigoryan’s presentation on “Armenian Labor Migrants in Istanbul: Reality Check”. The presentation and discussion will take place on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018, at 13:00, in SOS143. Registration is required for participants not affiliated with Koç University. Title:  Armenian Labor Migrants in Istanbul: Reality Check Abstract:  The presentation is based […]

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Koc University Rumelifeneri Campus, Faculty of Social Sciences Building, SOS143

Nasser Yassin (American University of Beirut), “Coping With the Highest Rate of Refugee per Capita in the World? Muddling-through vs. Adaptive Mechanisms?”

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Dear friends and colleagues, We are happy to invite you to our upcoming seminar, by Nasser Yassin (American University of Beirut) on how Lebanon has been coping with the mass influx of Syrian refugees over the past years with the title, “Coping With the Highest Rate of Refugee per Capita in the World? Muddling-through vs. […]

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Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED). Tomtom Mah. Istiklal Cad. Merkez Han, No: 181

“An independent documentary about life in a refugee village in Greece: any hope left” by Christina Velentza (Democritus University of Thrace)

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Title and abstract: ‘An independent documentary about life in a refugee village in Greece: any hope left’. This presentation will focus on the daily life of refugees in two open refugee villages in Greece: Kara Tepe in Lesbos island and Myrsini village in the south Peloponnese. The documentaries are based on interviews with refugees, local community and volunteers and took took place in January 2017. The […]

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Koc University SOS277

Veronica Sabrina Souto Olmedo (ITESO in Guadalajara, Mexico): From Turkey To Latin America: Syrian Refugees’ Humanitarian Crisis And Conflict Framing In Latin America

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Title: From Turkey To Latin America: Syrian Refugees’ Humanitarian Crisis And Conflict Framing In Latin America Abstract: This seminar will have two mail objectives. First, delve into the experiences researching the situation of the Syrian refugees in Turkey, in particular, attitudes and perceptions regarding the humanitarian situation within the NGO community. Second, analize critically the […]

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Koc University SOS143

MiReKoc Seminar Series: Cevat Giray (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development)

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MiReKoc Seminar Series continues with Cevat Giray’s presentation on “Fertility Behaviour of Natives in Response to Mass Migration”. The presentation and discussion will take place on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018, at 13:00 pm, in SOS143. Registration is required for participants not affiliated with Koç University. Title: Fertility Behaviour of Natives in Response to Mass Migration […]

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Koc University SOS143

Afro-Turks and Africans in Turkey: Shades of Color-Based Racism

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İstanbul Research Institute (İAE) and the Migration Research Center at Koç University (MiReKoc) are organizing a panel titled “Afro-Turks and Africans in Turkey: Shades of Color-Based Racism”. MiReKoc, which carries out interdisciplinary activities by bringing together individuals from different backgrounds working on migration and conducting research on the social, economic, political, and demographic transformations that […]

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İstanbul Research Institute Meşrutiyet Caddesi No.47 34430 Tepebaşı - Beyoğlu - İstanbul Tel. + 90 212 334 09 00