Ayşe Köse Badur has been Local Democracy and Governance Project Coordinator at IPC since January 2015. She had been working on projects on Urbanization and Conflict Resolution as a researcher through this period. She got her undergraduate degree from Istanbul University, Faculty of Political Science in the field of International Relations. She obtained her MA degree at Boğaziçi University, the Ataturk Institute for Modern Turkish History on contemporary Turkish history, particularly on occupation of Istanbul (1918-1922). She is currently a PhD candidate in the same department at Boğaziçi University focusing on the Second Constitutional Period (1908-1918) and the Early Republican Era (1923-1938).
Her main publications are; as a co-author, ‘Kurdish Question, Local Dynamics and Conflict Resolution’ with Prof. Dr. Fuat Keyman in 2019; as an author ‘The Women of '68’ in 2010. She has also published articles, interviews, and translations in many outlets such as Toplumsal Tarih, Birikim, Müteferrika, and Foreign Policy magazine. Ayşe Köse Badur is also a programmer at Open Radio (Açık Radio).
Kentlerin Türkiyesi: İmkânlar, Sınırlar ve Çatışmalar
Director Fuat Keyman, Koç University Faculty Member Çağlar Keyder, Istanbul Bilgi University Lecturer Fırat Genç and Urbanization and Local Governance Cluster Coordinator Ayşe Köse Badur's book “Kentlerin Türkiyesi: İmkânlar, Sınırlar ve Çatışmalar” was published in March 2021 with İletişim Yayınları.
Kurdish Issue: Local Dynamics and Conflict Resolution
Urbanization and Local Governance Cluster Coordinator Ayşe Köse Badur and Director Fuat Keyman's book Kurdish Issue: Local Dynamics and Conflict Resolution (Kürt Sorunu: Yerel Dinamikler ve Çatışma Çözümü) was published in October 2019 with Ayrıntı Yayınları.
Investigative Report of the Analysis Project on the Impact of Sur, Diyarbakır Events on the Economy of the City
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"Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?" with Akgün İlhan ve Ayşe Köse Badur
Kentlerin Türkiyesi'nde Su Yönetimi
"Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?" with Ayşe Köse Badur and Fuat Keyman
Kentlerin Türkiyesi ve Yeni Yerellik
“Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?” with Fuat Keyman, Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Ümit Şahin, Fikret Adaman, Atila Eralp, Ayşe Köse Badur, Gökçe Uysal and Ahmet Atıl Aşıcı
2020'de Ne Yaptık? 2021'den Ne Bekliyoruz?
“Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?” with Fuat Keyman and Ayşe Köse Badur
Bir Fikir ve Yönetim olarak Cumhuriyet
"Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye" with Ersin Kalaycıoğlu and Ayşe Köse
TBMM’nin 100. Yılını Kutluyoruz
City Region: New Perspective in Development and Growth
City Region: New Perspective in Development and Growth was published in TURKONFED BIZ.
TURKONFED BIZ Dergisi
21st Century: The Era of Cities interview was published in TURKONFED BIZ
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The Crisis of Democratic Governance in Turkey and the World
IPC organized the panel “The Crisis of Democratic Governance in Turkey and the World (Türkiye'de ve Dünyada Demokratik Yönetişim Krizi)” on November 8, 2019 at IPC Karaköy to introduce three new books: Age of Discontent: Essays on Violence, Politics and Belonging by Evren Balta, Democracies Divided: The Global Challenge of Political Polarization, which was edited by Andrew O’Donohue and Thomas Carothers and includes a section by Senem Aydın-Düzgit, and Kurdish Issue: Local Dynamics and Conflict Resolution by Fuat Keyman and Ayşe Köse Badur.
City-Region: New Dynamics in Local Governance
Director Fuat Keyman and Local Democracy and Governance Project Coordinator Ayşe Köse Badur presented their report City-Region: New Dynamics in Local Governance (Kent-Bölge: Yerel Yönetimde Yeni Dinamikler) on September 4, 2019 in Izmir. In the meeting, moderated by Ayşe Köse Badur, Fuat Keyman, General Manager of KONDA Bekir Ağırdır, and Koray Velibeyoğlu from Izmir High Technology Institute discussed the report and the city of Izmir.
Inclusive Growth and Political Consensus after July 15th Workshop
IPC Project Manager of Conflict Resolution and Mediation Stream Pınar Akpınar convened the workshop titled “Inclusive Growth and Political Consensus after July 15th” on March 3, 2017 at Diyarbakır.
Cevdet Yılmaz, Minister of Development from 2011 to 2015 and the current Deputy Head of Publicity & Media of AKP and IPC Director Fuat Keyman gave the keynote speeches. The workshop was based on activities, which were coordinated by Pınar Akpınar. IPC Conflict Resolution and Mediation Stream Coordinator Bülent Aras, and IPC Researchers Derya Berk, Altay Atlı, and Ayşe Köse were participants at the workshop.
The workshop was organized as part of the ‘Post-Coup Opportunities on Conflict Resolution and Democracy’ project, managed by Pınar Akpınar, which aims to identify what can be done to harness post-coup dynamics to help address the Kurdish issue and polarization in Turkey; and, influence policy-makers to adopt those recommendations. The project provides a platform to increase awareness and enhance dialogue through conflict identification, analysis and resolution by conducting field research, organizing workshops, analysing data, promoting discussion, and disseminating information.