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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 challenges that would create another tradeoff over democracy as it did for security after 9/11...
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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 countries or regions where peace remains fragile, even if it has been achieved to some...
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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 in another city, often using their own resources (social capital), their efforts to establish a...
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MiReKoc – BROAD-ER Women in Science Webinar by Özlem Altan-Olcay, Koç University  We are delighted to invite all interested participants to join us for the first of our BROAD-ER Women in Science Webinars! Mark your calendars for June 12, 2023, from 3-4 pm, and join us for an insightful webinar featuring Özlem Altan-Olcay, Associate Professor of Political Science in the Department of International Relations at Koç University. With her exceptional...
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BROAD-ER Article Writing Workshop with Prof. Jan Rath from the University of Amsterdam  We are excited to invite all interested participants to join us for the Article Writing Workshop on June 8, 2023, from 2-5 pm. This workshop is open to early career researchers and organized under the BROAD-ER Project.  BROAD-ER (Bridging the Migration and Urban Studies Nexus) is an EC-funded Twinning Project that aims to foster interdisciplinary research and...
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