FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series on Research Methods I
On November 28, Dr. Can Mutlu (IR) gave a talk on qualitative research techniques in social sciences as part of the FEASS Doctoral Workshop series. Dr. Mutlu’s presentation covered a variety of issues related to the challenges and opportunities faced by qualitative research practitioners.
During his presentation, Dr. Mutlu touched upon the main features of how to conduct qualitative research in the process of writing a PhD dissertation. He presented different qualitative research method...Read More
International Relations Department launches new Research Seminar Series
The International Relations Department launched a fresh initiative in November. Its seminar series (IRSS) provides a new forum for IR research at Bilkent, fostering an active academic environment in the field.
Recently recruited faculty member Dr Can E. Mutlu presented his award winning PhD research on ‘Insecurity Communities’ and their meaning for liberal security theory. His stimulating 20 minutes presentation invited a vibrant discussion. IR students and staff enjoyed the opportun...Read More
Geneva Graduate Institute Senior Rep Visits IR Department
On November 6, the senior representative of the Graduate Institute of Geneva, Dr. Dominic Eggel, gave a talk at the Department of International Relations. As well as introducing the Institute to a packed audience of IR faculty members and postgraduate students, Dr. Eggel delivered a talk entitled "The Idea of Europe From a Historical Perspective and Its Lessons for Today."
During his talk, Dr. Eggel analyzed the notion of Europe from antiquity to the modern era, and elaborated on the ide...Read More