The Political Economy of Contemporary Turkey: Insights and Perspectives

05/16/2017 07:00pm

Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Auditorium des Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrums, Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 3, 10117 Berlin

Panel-Diskussion with Tolga Bölükbaşı, Tim Dorlach, Burcu Ünüvar und Funda Tekin (Chair).

Kick-Off 2017

06/02/2017

Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstraße 56, 10117 Berlin

This first meeting of all the members of the Blickwechsel Programme provided the opportunity to get to know each other, the content of the five research projects, and the context of the Blickwechsel framework programme. We discussed the aims of the programme and set an outline for their strategic realization.

TRIANGLE Kick-Off

06/07 - 06/08/2017

Centre for Turkey and EU Studies (CETEUS), Cologne

TRIANGLE was officially launched at CETEUS, University Cologne with three events on June 7-8, 2017 : an Internal Project Meeting, a Roundtable with discussions on "Blickwechsel in EU/German-Turkish Relations" and an International Workshop on "Narratives and Perceptions on EU-Turkey Relations".

Education and Education Policy in Turkey

06/14/2017 07:00pm

Humboldt University of Berlin, Senate Hall in the Main Building, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin

Panel Discussion with Batuhan Aydagül, Kenan Çayır, Çetin Çelik, Nihan Köseleci Blanchy and Meltem Kulacatan (Chair).

The European Union, Turkey and its wider neighbourhood

10/17 - 10/18/2017

Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI), Barcelona, Spain

PhD Workshop in Barcelona on EU-Turkey relations and respective challenges and opportunities of the past and future. You find the Call for Papers here.

Turkish Cities in Flux: Urban Space, Migration, and Right to the City

11/01/2017 07:00pm

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Senatssaal in the main building, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin

Panel Discussion with Kristen Biehl, Ayşe Çavdar, Neslihan Demirtaş-Milz and Deniz Yonucu (Moderation).

Queering Sexualities in Turkey: Gay Men, Male Prostitutes and the City

12/04/2017 08:00pm

BuchHafen, Okerstr. 1, 12049 Berlin

Book Launch with the Author Cenk Özbay

Gender and Politics in Turkey

12/05/2017 07:00pm

Humboldt University of Berlin, Senate Hall in the Main Building, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin

Panel Discussion with Nil Mutluer, Cenk Özbay, Alev Özkazanç and Yener Bayramoğlu (Chair).

Revitalizing Turkey-EU Relations in a Regional and Global Turmoil

01/11/2018 05:00pm

Festsaal, Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstr. 56, 10117 Berlin

Panel Discussion with Senem Aydın Düzgit, Josef Janning, Fuat Keyman, Atila Eralp, and Ertuğ Tombuş (Chair).

Post-Truth, Social Media, and Politics Today

02/08/2018 06:00pm

Humboldt University of Berlin, Senate Hall in the Main Building, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin

Panel Discussion with Jeffrey Champlin, Gülsin Harman, Vincent F. Hendricks and Martin C. Wolff (Chair).

The Politics of Culture in Contemporary Turkey

02/14 - 02/16/2018

Centre for Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Marburg, Germany

International Academic Workshop in Marburg on "The Politics of Culture in Contemporary Turkey". The purpose of this workshop will be to investigate contemporary (counter)hegemonic discourses on culture in Turkish society.

Until the 15th of November, papers can be handed in - you can find the Call for Papers here.

Living with others: Fostering cultural pluralism through citizenship politics

03/15/2018

Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin

The purpose of the workshop is to discuss how and through which types of projects and policies cultural pluralism can be fostered. You find the program here.

Challenges and promises of diversity: refugee policies and citizenship politics

03/16/2018

Mercator Centre Berlin - Neue Promenade 6, 10178

The objective of the public forum is to bring together academics and civil society groups interested in issues around fostering diversity and pluralism and opening up communities to newcomers. You find the program here.

Turkish Studies in the German-speaking countries V-2018

03/17 - 03/16/2018

Universität Hamburg, Asien-Afrika-Institut

In four thematic panels, the workshop invites to explore upheavals, crises and resistance in Turkey's past and present.

Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Legal Texts, Legal Practices and Parliamentary Work

03/19/2018

Jakob-und-Wilhelm- Grimm-Zentrum, Auditorium, Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 1-3, 10117 Berlin

In this workshop, we want to look into different quantitative and qualitative methods for the analysis of legal texts, legal practices and parliamentary work. You find the program here.

Politicization of Television in Turkey: Reinventing the Past, Constructing the Present

04/25/2018 06:00pm

Humboldt University of Berlin, Senate Hall in the Main Building, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin

Panel Discussion with Josh Carney, Kumru Berfin Emre Çetin, Burak Özçetin and Ebru Taşdemir (Chair).

Film Screening “Daha/More”

04/26/2018 06:15pm

Moviemento Kino, Kottbusser Damm 22, Berlin-Kreuzberg

We show the film DAHA/MORE with attendance of the Director Onur Saylak and of the author and screenplay writer Hakan Günday.

Rights and Equality in Contemporary Turkey:
Institutions, Interactions, Discourses

05/24 - 05/25/2018

Festsaal, Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstr. 56, 10115 Berlin

Keynote Lecture: Rıza Türmen, former judge of the European Court of Human Rights
Opening Panel: Ayşe Buğra, Boğaziçi University
                            Başak Çalı, Hertie School of Governance and Koç University

Aesthetics of Resistance

10/30/2018 06:00pm

Humboldt University of Berlin, Senate Hall in the Main Building, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin

Panel Discussion with Erdem Çolak, Sarah H. Awad, Myrto Tsilimpounidi and Elif Çiğdem Artan (Chair).

Book Launch: Yeni Türkiye'nin Ruhu

12/05/2018

aquarium (Südblock), Skalitzer Str. 6, 10999 Berlin

Book Launch with the Author Zafer Yılmaz.

The Sacred and the State in Turkey

12/10/2018 06:00pm

Humboldt University of Berlin, Senate Hall in the Main Building, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin

Panel Discussion with Ceren Lord, Markus Dressler, Ertuğ Tombuş and Ayşegül Kars Kaynar (Chair).

Rethinking Europe's Future: Changing Political and Economic Dynamics in Germany and Turkey

01/16/2019 03:00pm

Festsaal, Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstr. 56, 10115 Berlin

Is Love Still Possible? Queering Politics in Turkey

02/05/2019 06:00pm

Humboldt University of Berlin, Senate Hall in the Main Building, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin

Panel Discussion with Yener Bayramoğlu, Aylime Aslı Demir, Reyda Ergün and Begüm Başdaş (Chair).

Academic Freedom in Europe: Threats and Challenges

04/03/2019 06:00pm

Humboldt University of Berlin, Senate Hall in the Main Building, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin

Panel discussion organised by Humboldt-Universität's International Department in cooperation with HU's "Einstein Fellows Research Group"

Gender and Violence in Turkey

04/24/2019 07:00pm

Humboldt University of Berlin, Senate Hall in the Main Building, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin

Panel Discussion with Burcu Karakaş, Güneş Koç, Sibel Schick and Zeynep Kıvılcım (Chair).

We, the City

05/23 - 05/25/2019

Moviemento Kino, Humboldt Graduate School, Tieranatomisches Theater, Aquarium (Südblock)

Who are we, the city? Can we find the elements of an egalitarian democratic imaginary and a non-hegemonic conception of 'we' by thinking the instances of resistance in Berlin and Istanbul together?

“Bosphorus Prize” Announcement

05/24/2019

Call for Papers

Anti-Gender Mobilisation in European Academia:
Why we all need to be concerned?

07/03/2019 06:00pm

House of Science in Bremen, Olbers Hall - 1st Floor, Sandstraße 4/5, 28195 Bremen

Public Lecture of Prof. Dr. Andrea Petö (Central European University, Budapest, Hungary)

Presentation "Atheismus, Deismus und der
Bedeutungsverlust des Religiösen in der Türkei"

09/06/2019 05:15pm

Haus der Patriotischen Gesellschaft, Trostbrücke 6, 20457 Hamburg

Invitation to the Presentation on "Atheismus, Deismus und der Bedeutungsverlust des Religiösen in der Türkei" (in German) by Dr. Pierre Hecker, Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Marburg.

Youth Participation in and in between Germany and Turkey

09/16/2019 04:30pm

Humboldt University of Berlin, Senate Hall in the Main Building, Unter den Linden 6, 10117 Berlin

The Panel Discussion has been realised as a joint event of the programme Blickwechsel: Contemporary Turkey Studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, the German-Turkish Youth Bridge and the Istanbul Policy Center.

"Mobility, Activism and Politics"

10/16 - 02/12/2020

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Department of Social Sciences, Universitätsstraße 3b - Berlin 10117, Room 002

Public Lecture Series on Mobility, Activism and Politics by Einstein Fellows Research Group at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Arjun Appadurai

11/13/2019

Festsaal, Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstr. 56, 10115 Berlin

Public Lecture within the framework of the Blickwechsel Final Conference "Rights and Equality in Contemporary Turkey" and the Public Lecture Series "Mobility, Activism and Politics" by Einstein Fellows Research Group at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Rights and Equality in Contemporary Turkey

11/13 - 11/15/2019

Festsaal, Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstr. 56, 10115 Berlin

+++ Save the Date: November 13-15, 2019 // Final Conference 2019 +++

Rethink Populism: Whom Do Populists Really Represent? Turkey Under AKP Rule and the Question of Pluralism.

12/06/2019 07:30pm

Aquarium at Südblock, Skalitzer Str. 6 (Kottbusser Tor), 10999 Berlin

Video Screening and Discussion with Sinem Adar and Ertuğ Tombuş

Courageous Women: Women's and Gender Studies in Turkey's Academia

12/13 - 12/19/2019

Universität Hamburg, Department of Asia-Africa Studies, Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1

Invitation to the Photography Exhibition Opening Event