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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 be conducted online via Zoom. Online: To register, click here. The workshop will be conducted by...
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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 to invite all interested participants to join us for the upcoming MiReKoc-BROAD-ER Wednesday Seminar Series,...
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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 in the mid-19th century with the support of Prince Adam Czartoryski as a result of...
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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 helps us to focus social change looking at inequalities and to examine how migration today...
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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 to centralize decision-making, divert attention from the country’s real problems and leave solutions elusive through...
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