February 21, 2018 - 1:00 pm



Koc University SOS143   View map

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 way in which this situation has been portrayed in Latin America in academic circles as well as in the public arena. In conclusion, it would be interesting to see commonalities pertaining to the wider subject of migration and displacement.

Bio: Grad. in Political Sciences summa cum laude (Major in International Relations) by the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA), Certificate of Training in Peace Support Operations (United Nations Institute for Training and Research-POTI), thesis on Transitional Justice. Austrian Government scholarship for the International Civilian Peace-keeping and Peace-building Training Program. Participated on the UCA Academic Group “Religion and the State”. Professor of History of Political Ideas at UCA. Professor of Geopolitics, Conflict Resolution at ITESO in Guadalajara, Mexico. Former member of the Academic Council of Political Science at ITESO. Research Focus: Transitional Justice, Situation of the Syrian Refugees in Turkey. She has given lectures at Universidad de Buenos Aires, Universidad Católica Argentina, ITESO and Universidad Panamericana.