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Young Scholars (2016)


Yasemin Akçagüner  Barnard College - Columbia U. Middle Eastern Studies & Political Science
Lütfullah Bingöl  Boğaziçi University Economics
Cengiz Cemaloğlu  Harvard University Social Anthropology & Political Science
Kadir Yavuz Emiroğlu  Bilkent University Political Science and Public Administration
Yunus Emre Erdölen  Galatasaray University  Law 
Hande Güven  Tufts University  International Relations & Computer Science 
Meltem Ece Oba  Koç University  Law 
Mert Özlütıraş  Koç University  Economics & Business Management
Sera Pekel  Duke University Economics & Psychology
Tunç Semih Savaş  Koç University Law & International Relations
Elif Sema Şanal  Galatasaray University  Economics

Guest Speakers

Hakan Altınay "Choices and Options Imposed by Global Interdependence"
Ambassador (R) Ender Arat "Turkey’s Asylum Policy Throughout History"
Ambassador (R) Sönmez Köksal "The Middle East"
Ambassador (R) Özdem Sanberk "EU’s Multiple Crisis: The Supranationality Utopia and Turkey"
Prof. Sabri Sayarı "Turkey-US Relations"
Cengiz Ultav "The Future of Technology-Based Development in Turkey: Global Opportunities and Areas Ripe for Improvement"

Discussion Panel Literature

"Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think" - Viktor Mayer-Schönberger

"Democracy in Retreat: The Revolt of the Middle Class and the Worldwide Decline of Representative Government" - Joshua Kurlantzick

"Identity Economics: How Our Identities Shape Our Work, Wages and Well-Being" - Goerge A. Akerlof

"The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions" - Michael Walzer