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In the Aftermath of a Disaster II: Refugees and Local Authorities

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...

In the Aftermath of a Disaster…

In a heart-breaking disaster, southern Turkey and Syria went through agonizing days. By a 7.7 magnitude earthquake in the early hours of the morning of February 6, tens of thousands of people lost their lives, and millions were displaced from their homes. A few hours after, the region was shaken by another major earthquake. Almost...

Why you should attend an international summer school

Why you should attend an international summer school By MiReKoc Summer School Team First of all, summer schools are short! They offer new opportunities that help you improve your academic performance and most importantly, give you access to the area of knowledge for your research interest. By going to a summer school, you’ll be able...

The research areas targeted by BROAD-ER

By the BROAD-ER Team The policy involvement of urban governments, in issues neglected by national governments such as migrant/refugee provisions or integration is observed in multiple cities. The United Nations’ 11th Sustainable Development Goal for 2030 addresses the significance of urban-level governance in the goal titled, “Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and...

Article: “Urban migration governance under the resilience lens: conceptual and empirical insights”

The article argues that urban resilience is becoming a principle that regulates innovative political strategies to maintain cohesion and urban justice. After reviewing its application, and following an ideal-type Weberian methodology, this article presents initial findings from fieldwork in three different urban regimes, Barcelona, Marseille, and Tunisian cities.