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GRF Young Scholars Program 2017 Term, Second Part

GRF Young Scholars Program
2017 Term, Second Part
January 5,6,7, 2018


The second part of the 2017 term of GRF Young Scholars Program, which is held with the participation of Turkish undergraduate students from the prominent universities of Turkey and the world, took place on January 5-7, 2018, at Robert College, Istanbul. Throughout the seminar, the participants had discussions with GRF Vice-Chairman and President Memduh Karakullukçu, attended interactive presentations delivered by GRF members, and presented a book they had previously read and written a report on in the “Book Discussion Panels”.

During the sessions led by Mr. Karakullukçu, the discussions were based on the articles and reports written by leading academics and intellectuals of the world, and were held with the active participation of the students.

In addition, GRF Members; Former Rector Prof. Ahmet Acar, Mr. Metin Fadıllıoğlu and Ambassador (Ret.) Sönmez Köksal participated to the program as guest speakers.

The following books were selected for the “Book Discussion Panels”:

• Politics Against Domination - Ian Shapiro

• The Rhetoric of Economics - Deirdre Mccloskey

• Who Gets What and Why: Understand the Choices You Have, Improve the Choices You Make - Alvin Roth

• War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft - Robert D. Blackwill & Jennifer M. Harris