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2 Assistant Professorships in IR - Vacancy Notice

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Assistant Professor in International Relations (2 positions)

The Department of International Relations at Bilkent University, Ankara,
Turkey invites applications for two positions at Assistant Professor level.
Applicants should have a PhD (or equivalent qualification) in International
Relations or another relevant field and be ...Read More

IR Talk focuses on Climate Change: What is after Kyoto?


On December 5, Alper Acar, Sector Manager for Climate Change, EU Delegation to Turkey, delivered a guest lecture at our department. Mr. Acar’s lecture elaborated on the effects and problems of climate change in comparison to the past and sougt to link the Rio 92 process to the present. He demonstrated that population growth and GHG gas emission levels are the most important factor to climate change. Moreover, Alper Acar focused on current problems about climate change and the various ...Read More


Department of International Relations Hosts Portuguese EU Secretary of State

On Thursday, December 4 the Department of International Relations was honoured to host Prof. Dr. Bruno Maçães, State Secretary for European Affairs in the Portuguese government. Dr. Maçães delivered a speech entitled “Turkey and the EU: Challenges and Prospects”. Dr. Maçães was introduced by the Acting Chair, Assoc. Prof. Dimitris Tsarouhas.
Among the capacity crowd at the C-Block Amphitheatre of the Faculty Building were the Ambassador of Portugal, the Ambassador of Finland, th...Read More


IR Talk focuses on Water: From Global Policy to Business Response

On November 28, Zeren Erik, Project manager at GTE Carbon in Ankara, delivered a guest lecture at our Department. Erik’s lecture elaborated on the importance of the lack of water and problems regarding water levels compared to the past. She also established a link to global policies and business responses. Global water polices and how these policies affect the level and usage level of water, which are elaborated on in the Rio ’92 to Rio ’12 conferences were discussed by Zeren Erik. Moreove...Read More


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