• Mary Lou O’Neil, "Perform or Perish: Gender and Academic Performance in Turkey", 10th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education, 20-22 August, 2018, Dublin Ireland.
  • Mary Lou O’Neil, "The State of Gender (In)equality in Academia in Turkey". (Poster). 10th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education, 20-22 August, 2018, Dublin Ireland.
  • Mary Lou O’Neil, "There is a Role for Everyone" II Ulusal Duyarlılık Konferansı, Sabancı Üniversitesi, 23 March 2018
  • Mary Lou O’Neil, "Systemic Action for Gender Equality" SU Gender and Education Conference. 13 May 2018
  • Şule Toktaş, “Gender Dimension of Human Smuggling and Trafficking.” Turkish Armed Forces Partnership for Peace Training Center, Ankara, 23 November 2017.
  • Şule Toktaş, “Discussion of the Turkish Police Academy Report on PKK’s Regional Franchise of Terror.” Turkish Academy of Police International Center for Terrorism and Security Studies, Istanbul, 10 May 2017.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Brand Geopolitics? Turkish Airlines and Turkey’s Geopolitical Representations,” Seminar Given at SOAS, University of London, February 2018
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Constructing Turkish Exceptionalism,” Emmanuel College, Cambridge Üniversitesi, November 2017
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Brand Geopolitics: Turkish Airlines and the Geopolitical Representations of Turkey,” Paper presented at the 58th Annual Convention of International Studies Association (ISA), Baltimore, MD, USA, 2017.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Brand Geopolitics: Turkish Airlines and the Geopolitical Representations of Turkey,”Paper Presented at Turkey at Critical Crossroad: Dynamic Trajectories for Society, Politics and Culture Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017.
  • Sule Toktas, “International Migration and Development: An Assessment on Irregular Migration in Turkey.” ‘The 2nd International Conference on Migration and Diasporas: Emerging Diversities and Development Challenges,’ School of Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Studies at Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi-India, 22-23 March 2017.
  • Sule Toktas, ‘Domestic Violence and Violence against Women,’ Turkish Ministry of Internal Affairs General Directorate of Security, 2-4 March 2017.
  • Sule Toktas, ‘Forced Migration: Structures, Actors and Processes,’ 2nd Turkish-German Frontiers of Social Sciences (TUGFOSS) Symposium, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and Koç University, Gelsenkirchen-Germany, 24-27 November 2016.
  • Sule Toktas, “Jewish Migration.” Limmud Turkey 2016, Istanbul, 13 November 2016.
  • Sule Toktas, “Research Project Submissions in International Relations.” ‘The 7th International Relations Studies and Education Congress,’ International Relations Council of Turkey (UIK) and Yaşar University, Izmir-Turkey, 28April-1 May 2016.
  • Sule Toktas, “Irregular Migration.” ‘The 18th Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) Conference,’ American University of Sharja and EBES, Sharja - UAE, January 8-10, 2016.
  • Cagla Diner , "Turkey’s Selective Development of Non-State Actors: State Management of Civil Society", 5th Istanbul Human Security Conference: The Role of Non-State Actors in Building Human Security, 20-21 October 2015, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Lerna K. Yanık, 2015, “A View from Turkey,” Presentation delivered Security Challenges of the South Caucasus in the Changing Geopolitical Context, Istituto Affari Internazionali, Rome, Italy
  • Lerna K. Yanık, 2015, “Is Geography Destiny?” Talk Delivered at Imagining Turkey: Turkish Identity in International Relations Discourse, Strategic Research Center and Department of International Relations Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
  • Lerna K. Yanık, 2015, “Turkish Model”: Soft Power and Public Diplomacy in Turkish Foreign Policy, 1990-2015,” Presentation delivered at De-Provincializing Soft Power Workshop (with Dilek Barlas), Columbia University and Columbia University Global Center Istanbul, Turkey
  • Cagla Diner and Sule Toktas, “Women’s Shelters in Turkey.” Leadership Training for Turkish Women’s NGOs Fighting Against Gender-based Violence, Hasna Community Project, Washington D. C., September 1, 2015.
  • Sule Toktas and Nihat Celik, “Border Administration and International Migration: A Case Study On The Georgian-Turkish Border At Sarp Gate.” ‘The 1st Kadir Has University Conference International Relations,’ Kadir Has University Department of International Relations, İstanbul, October 22-24, 2015.
  • Sule Toktas, “Irregular Migration in Turkey.” Marmara Region Workshop, General Directorate of Migration Administration Migration Research Center, Istanbul, December 4-5, 2015.
  • Şule Toktaş ve Nihat Çelik, “Uluslararası Göç ve Sınır Yönetimi: Gürcistan-Türkiye Sarp Sınır Kapısı üzerine Bir Çalışma.” ‘Kadir Has Üniversitesi 1. Uluslararası İlişkiler Konferansı,’ Kadir Has Üniversitesi Uluslararası İlişkiler Bölümü, İstanbul, 22-24 Ekim 2015.
  • Sule Toktas, “Research Methods and Methodology in Jewish Studies.” Presentation at the workshop on ‘Jewish Studies in Turkey,’ organized by Bilgi University Jewish Studies Center, Istanbul, October 24, 2015.
  • Murat Güvenç, “Deciphering Streetscapes through Qualititive GIS”, Harvard University, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, November 28, 2015, http://cmes.fas.harvard.edu/news/deciphering-streetscapes-through-qualititive-gis.
  • Murat Güvenç, “Deciphering Turkey's and Istanbul's Recent Electoral Geographies", Boston University, The Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies & Civilizations, November 18, 2015.
  • Murat Güvenç, “Istanbul's Visible and Invisible Migrants: Tracing Migrant Integration Patterns in Census Micro Data", Center for Metropolitan Studies, Berlin, October 27, 2015.
  • Murat Güvenç, “Multiple Correspondence Analysis: a New tool for Social History”, Cambridge University, Faculty of History, Group for the History of Population and Social Structure, December 15, 2015
  • Mary Lou O'Neil Şimşek and Eser Selen, “Reviving the Ghosts: An Oral History With the Women Workers of Cibali Tobacco Factory.” ‘International Conference on Knowledge and Politics in Gender and Women’s Studies,’ METU Gender and Women’s Studies Programme, Ankara, October 9-11, 2015.
  • Sule Toktas, “Project Feminism vs. Grassroots Feminism: Challenges of Women’s Movement in Turkey within the Medium of Europeanization and Globalization.” ‘International Conference on Knowledge and Politics in Gender and Women’s Studies,’ METU Gender and Women’s Studies Programme, Ankara, October 9-11, 2015.
  • Sule Toktas, “Making of Transnational Spaces: A Comparison of Minorities and Immigrants.” ‘The 45th Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association (UAA),’ Miami – U.S.A., April 8-11, 2015.
  • Lerna K. Yanık,  “Turkey as an “Island of Serenity”: Tracing Representations of Turkey in Turkish Airline’s Official Magazine, Skylife,” Paper Presented at ‘the 4th International Conference on Conflict, Terrorism and Society’, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Murat Güvenç, "Deciphering Social Landscapes: Mapping and Re-Mapping Istanbul", Harvard University, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, November 3, 2014, http://daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu/events/deciphering-social-landscapes-mapping-and-re-mapping-istanbul.
  • Murat Güvenç, "Methodologies to Detect and Depict Territorial Disparities", Ecole Normale Supérieure'de, Lyon, France, November, 2014.
  • Murat Güvenç, "Istanbul in the Process of Globalization: Problems and Prospects", Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France, November, 2014.
  • Murat Güvenç, “Istanbul 1914-2014, Tracing the Emergence, Consolidation and Dismantling of a Metropolis”, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, October 9,2014.
  • Paper presented at Midwest Political Science Association, April 3-6, 2014.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Diffusing Polarization and Otherness: Tracing Negative Campaign Issues in 2007 Elections in Turkey” Paper Presented at the ‘19th Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities’, New York, NY, USA (with Nil Şatana).
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Flying Diplomats? Turkish Airlines and telling Turkey’s Story,” Paper presented at the ‘55th Annual Convention of International Studies Association (ISA)’, Toronto, Canada.
  • Lerna K. Yanık,  “Humour as Resistance? A Very Short Analysis of Gezi Park Graffiti,”  ‘Gezi Protests and Beyond: Contesting AKP Rule’, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Business as Usual: A Quick Look At Turkey-Russia Relations” ‘The  5th Uludağ Conference on International Relations’, Uludağ University, Bursa, Turkey, November 2014.
  • Lerna K. Yanık,  “The Near Future for the Middle East is Bleak. Can the Long Run Be Fixed?” ‘Institute for 21st Century Questions Launch Conference, Toronto, Canada, November 2014.’
  • Lerna K. Yanık,  “Russia’s Perception in Ukraine: The Perception From Ankara,” ‘German-Turkish Roundtable on International Relations 2014’, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey, October 2014.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Türkiye'yi 'Konumlandırmak: Eleştirel Jeopolitik, Türk Dış Politikası,Kimlik ve Konum”,  ‘Uludağ Üniversitesi, Uluslararası İlişkiler Topluluğu, 19. Hariciye Günleri Haftası’, Bursa, Turkey, April 2014.
  • Şule Toktaş, "Participation at the 10th annual conference on “Borders, Mobility, Diversity: Old Questions, New Challenges” organized by the Migration Research Center at Koç University (Mirekoç), Istanbul, November 20-21, 2014.
  • Şule Toktaş, “Modernization, Nationalism and Gender: Women Officers in the Miltiary.” ‘Women’s Representation in Bureaucratic and Hierarchical Institutions,’ Turkish Police Academy, Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Ankara, November 19, 2014.
  • Çağla Diner and Şule Toktaş, “Intrafamily Violence in Turkey: A Study on the Social Workers at Women’s Shelters.” ‘Global Social Sciences Conference 2014: Social Development Confronting Global Challenges – Action, Policy, Planning and Social Work Interventions,’ Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong – China, April 10-12, 2014.
  • Şule Toktaş, “Research Project and Article Writing Techniques in International Relations.” ‘The Past, Present and Furture of International Relations in Turkey,’ International Relations Council of Turkey (UIK) Annual Congress, Yaşar University, Çeşme – Izmir, April 17-20, 2014.

 

2013 Conference Participations and Presentations

  • Lerna K. Yanık,  “Continuities and Change in ‘Turkey’s Important Geopolitics’ ”, ‘12th METU, IR Conference’, Ankara, Turkey, June 2013.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Dış Politika Analizinin Türkiye’deki Akademik Yazına İzdüşümleri,” ‘5. Uluslararası İlişkiler Konseyi Çalışmaları ve Eğitimi Kongresi’, Lefke, N. Cyprus.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Diffusion of Polarization Across Elections: Tracing Negative Campaign Issues in Democratizing Countries,” Paper presented at ‘the 54th Annual Convention of International Studies Association’, (ISA), San Francisco, CA, USA (with Nil Şatana).
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Economic Matters, Geopolitical Outcomes? Linking Politics of Place and Time With Development,” Paper presented at the ‘54th Annual Convention of International Studies Association’, (ISA), San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • Çağla Diner and Şule Toktaş, “Gender and Violence in the Middle East: Lessons from Turkey.” ‘2013 Conable Conference in International Studies: Gender, Violence and Justice in the Age of Globalization,’ Rochester University Institute of Technology, New York – USA, April 4-6, 2013.
  • Şule Toktaş, “Gender and Wages in Turkish Academia.” ‘10th Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) Conference,’ EBES, Istanbul, May 23-25, 2013.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Economic Matters, Geopolitical Outcomes?” Politics of Capital, Place and Time in Turkish Foreign Policy,” Paper presented at the ‘InterAsian Connections III: Shifting Geopolitical Ecologies and New Spatial Imaginaries Workshop’, Hong Kong.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Political Campaigns and Democratization: Constructed Polarization in the New Information Age” Paper presented at the ‘53rd Annual Convention of International Studies Association (ISA)’, San Diego, CA, USA (with Nil Şatana).
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Mapping “Conservative” Capital: “Islamist” Business Associations, the State and Geopolitics—The Case of Turkey,” Paper presented at the ‘53rd Annual Convention of International Studies Association (ISA)’, San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Lerna K. Yanık,  “Political Economy of Multiculturalism,” Paper Presented at ‘Citizenship, Democracy and Diversity: Comparisons’, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Lerna K. Yanık,  Mapping “Islamist” Capital: Islamist Business Associations Reproducing Turkey’s “Geopolitics,” Paper presented at the ‘Annual Meeting of American Geographers (AAG)’, New York, NY, USA.
  • Çağla Diner and Şule Toktaş, “Women's Shelters in Turkey through the Perspectives of Shelter Administrators and Workers.” ‘Women, Violence and Security Workshop,’ Istanbul Şehir University, May 25, 2012.
  • Şule Toktaş, “Women, Law and Property in Turkey: Marital and Inheritance Regimes.” ‘The 4th International Conference on Women's Studies: Gender Equality and the Law,’ Eastern Mediterranean University Center for Women's Studies, Famagusta – Cyprus, October 3-5, 2012, (with Mary Lou O’Neil).
  • Şule Toktaş, “Gender and Inheritance.” International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences, Palermo – Italy, April 15-18, 2012, (with Mary Lou O’Neil).
  • Şule Toktaş, “Gender Inequality in Turkey: A Perspective on the Economic Gap.” ‘The 73rd International Atlantic Economy Society (IAES) Annual Conference,’ Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, March 28-31, 2012, (with Mary Lou O’Neil).
  • Şule Toktaş, “Women, Property and Law in Turkey: Gender Neutral Inheritance Law vs. Gendered Social Practice of Inheritance Distribution.” ‘Feminism and the Law: Revisiting the Past, Rethinking the Present and Thinking the Way Forward,’ ILS Law College, Pune – India, February 10-12, 2012.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Mapping ‘Conservative Capital’: Exploring the Line Between the State, Conservative Business Associations and Geopolitics in Turkey”,  Department of International Relations, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2011.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Critical Geopolitics: Mapping Geography and International Relations,” Graduate Seminar, German-Turkish Masters Program in Social Sciences (GeTMA) by METU and Humboldt University, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, April 2011.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Kimliği ve Gücü “Konumlandırmak”: Eleştirel Jeopoliti ve Uluslararası İlişkiler,”  ‘4. Uluslararası İlişkiler Çalışmaları ve Eğitimi Kongresi’, Ilgaz, Kastamonu, Turkey.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Constructing Turkish ‘Exceptionalism’: Discourses of Liminality and Hybridity in Post-Cold War Turkish Foreign Policy,” Paper presented at the ‘Workshop on Historical Legacies’, New Europe College, Bucharest, Romania.
  • Lerna K. Yanık, “Mapping “Green” Capital: Islamist Business Associations Producing Turkey’s Geopolitics.” Paper presented at the ‘European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Joint Sessions’, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
  • Lerna K. Yanık,  “Framing Liminality: Locating Turkey in Popular Discourses.” Paper presented at the ‘52nd Annual Convention of International Studies Association, (ISA)’, Montreal, PQ, Canada.
  • Lerna K. Yanık,   “Framing Liminality and “Locating” Turkey Within Popular Culture.” Paper presented at the ‘7th Standing Group in International Relations (SGIR) Pan-European Conference’, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Lerna K. Yanık,    “Framing Turkey’s Liminality: The Politics of Discourse, Geography, History and  Identity in Turkey.” Paper presented at the ‘51st Annual Convention of International Studies Association, (ISA)’, New Orleans, LA, USA.