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Young Scholars & Young Scholars Abroad (2015)


Göksenin Akdeniz Harvard University Social Studies
Ayberk Arseven Boğaziçi University Electrical and Electronics Engineering 
Nazlı Azergün Boğaziçi University Political Science and International Relations
Ömer Faruk Baysal Boğaziçi University Political Science and International Relations & Economics
Ayşenur Biçen Yale University Ethics, Politics and Economics
Türker Bulut North Carolina University Computer Science & Economics
Utku Cansu Boğaziçi University Political Science and International Relations
Hatice Nur Eken Yale University Economics & Neuroscience
Roy Eskenazi Bocconi University International Economics, Management and Finance
Rüya Günergin Harvard University Social Studies
Nil Karahasanoğlu Yale University Law
Yaşat Berk Manav Yale University Mechanical Engineering & Economics
Ufuk Serkan Yıldırım Boğaziçi University Industrial Engineering & Economics

Guest Speakers

Dr. Hakan Altınay “Illiberalism” 
Ambassador (R) Ünal Çeviköz “Shifts in Turkish Foreign Policy from 2008 to 2015 and Analyzing the Current Issues in Foreign Policy”
Prof. Dr. Üstün Ergüder “Higher Education in Turkey’s Political Atmosphere”
Ambassador (R) Sönmez Köksal “40 Years of Experience as a State Officer”
Ambassador (R) Namık Tan “The Importance of ‘Thinking Big’ in Daily Life and Diplomacy”
Ömer Dinçkök “What Do We Expect from the Future?”
Durmuş Yılmaz “The Central Bank System in Turkey”

Discussion Panel Literature 

"The Globalization of Inequality" - François Bourguignon

"Pax Technica: How the Internet of Things May Set Us Free or Lock Us Up" - Philip N. Howard

"Energy, Economic Growth and Geopolitical Futures: Eight Long-Range Scenarios" - Evan Hillebrand & Stacy Closson

"The Passions and the Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism Before its Triumph" - Albert O. Hirschman