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IR Conference Welcomed Graduates from Turkey as well as abroad

Believing in the importance of intellectual exchange among graduate students, Department of International Relations organized Graduate Conference 2014 under the general theme of ‘International Relations in the Age of Uncertainty: Theory and Practice’ on 30 May 2014. On this day-long event, panelists reflecting diverse sub-fields of the discipline presented their projects and welcomed feedback. The program was divided into five panels: ‘Rethinking Security’, ‘Rethinking International Re...Read More


IR Seminar Series Talks continued in May

The monthly seminar in International Relations Seminar Series (IRSS) was held on Thursday, 15 May with a guest talk by Associate Professor Dr. Ersel Aydınlı. In his presentation, entitled “IR in Turkey: The Discipline, Socialization, and Progress”, Prof. Aydınlı analyzed some of the major aspects of the discipline of International Relations in Turkey and engaged with the issue of the problems IR scholars face.

He argued that, unfortunately, there has not been a meaningfu...Read More


IR Guest Lecture on the Middle East

Dr. Cengiz Günay, Senior Researcher at the Austrian Institute of
International Affairs (OIIP) recently visited our Department. Dr. Günay
delivered a highly stimulating lecture on the "Arab Spring": its origins,
causes, as well as the aftermath. Attended by Faculty across FEASS and
many graduate students, the talk shed light on many neglected aspects of
the "Arab Spring".


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