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BROAD-ER INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL 2024 Urban Migration Governance: Policy, Practice and Research 3-14 June, 2024 Rumelifeneri Campus, Koç University, Istanbul The Migration Research Center at Koç University (MiReKoc) will host the BROAD-ER International Summer School 2024 entitled “Urban Migration Governance: Policy, Practice and Research”, which will be organized in cooperation with University of Amsterdam, Netherlands and Pompeu Fabra University,...
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BROAD-ER Wednesday Seminar Series – Spring 2024 Online Participation All participants required to register via the zoom link below. To Register https://kocun.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUucO2tqDguG9wg0TLW_Y0-sSEcLfdhm-Lc Share MiReKoc is delighted to invite all interested participants to join us for the upcoming MiReKoc-BROAD-ER Wednesday Seminar Series, organized under the BROAD-ER Project. This year, the Seminar Series promises to be a...
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We are excited to invite all interested participants to join us for the Writing and Reviewing Scientific Publications on January 24, 2024, from 2-5 pm. This workshop is open to early career researchers and organized under the BROAD-ER Project. When? Day: January 24th, 2024 Time: 14:00-17:00 (Istanbul time) Platform: via Zoom Participation The workshop will...
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BROAD-ER Wednesday Seminar Series – Fall 2023 In-Person and Online Participation If you are not affiliated with Koç University and wish to attend in person, please register and send an e-mail to [email protected] To Register https://kocun.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpceiqqzwqHtTk4ANC22YYlQ-lAjxCA2PR#/registration Share Registration is required for both online and in-person attendance of participants not affiliated with Koç University. MiReKoc is delighted...
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By Gizem Karaköse*, PhD Candidate in Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland and MiReKoc Visiting Fellow, Fall 2023 Governance Challenges and Urban Planning in Polonezköy in the Context of Minority Settlements Polonezköy, one of the most intriguing minority settlements located in Istanbul, Turkey, stands out as a distinctive history and cultural perspective. The village was established...
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By Ricard Zapata-Barrero, Full Professor, GRITIM-UPF, Department of Social and Political Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain) In migration studies, it is often assumed, and therefore not discussed, that “migration” is a category of analysis in itself, with social, political, cultural, and ideological meanings that need to be taken into account. The social dimension...
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By Gülşen Doğan, BROAD-ER PhD Researcher, Political Science and International Relations, Koç University, Istanbul In this post-Westphalian system, cities are increasingly challenging the global authority of nation-states and assuming the pivotal role in decision-making and implementation of policies pertaining to global and national issues at the supra-national level. However, authoritarian populist governments are increasingly striving...
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By Gülşen Doğan, BROAD-ER PhD Researcher, Political Science and International Relations, Koç University, Istanbul While authoritarian populism and migration crisis dominate the global political debate, an additional challenge, the climate crisis, emerges for the future of democracy. In the current Ukrainian energy crisis, the gap between energy demand and supply will be one of those...
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By Oğuzhan Açıkgöz, Law Student at Koc Law School, Koç University, Istanbul Ensuring the safe and sustainable reintegration of returnees in their home areas is crucial; otherwise, they might face the risk of becoming internally displaced or refugees once again. The obstacles to achieving successful returns are incredibly challenging. Firstly, refugees often go back to...
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By Ceren Kulkul, Post-doc Researcher at Migration Research Center at Koç University MiReKoc In the previous blog post, we focused on the actors of the internal migration caused by the earthquake disaster and the picture that emerged in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake. We touched upon the efforts of many displaced individuals to survive...
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