20 August 2023
Field Visit and Exchange of Experiences Between StEB Köln and ISKI
Istanbul Policy Center-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative organized an expert meeting titled “Field Visit and Exchange of Experiences Between StEB Köln and ISKI,” with the initiative of 2022/23 Mercator-IPC Fellow Betül Türkeri on August 20-22.
During the ISKI-StEB Cologne expert meeting organized by our Mercator-IPC Researcher Betül Türkeri, the experts visited Schönhauser Strasse Pumping Station, Stammheim Waste Water Treatment Plant, and the Municipality of Cologne.
05 May 2023
''Exploring Vulnerability(ies) and Resilience: Learning from Populations on the Move'' Workshop Took Place on May 5-6
The first day of the workshop on “Exploring Vulnerabilit(ies) and Resilience: Learning from Populations on the Move” convened by Aslı İkizoğlu Erensü, Meriç Çağlar & Souad Osseiran took place with the sessions on “Bodies and Borders En Route,'' ''Home Making-Place Making,'' ''Negotiating Agency and Navigating Exile,'' ''Visual and Artistic Representation of Exile and Migration”.
The sessions were followed by the ‘'Öteki Hikayeler at Minerva’' exhibition curated by Denizhan Özer & organized by Gülay Uğur Göksel originally at İstanbul Bilgi University in 2022.
Finally, the keynote speech “Neither Vulnerability, Nor Resilience: A Critical Approach to Exiles’ Experiences” by Prof. Didier Fassin completed the first day of the event.
The second day of the workshop took place with the sessions on “Vulnerability Assessments: Processes and Techniques of Governance,'' ''Interrogating Resilience as Process and Practice,'' ''Solidarity and Its Multiplicities,'' and lastly ''Rethinking Vulnerability and Resilience Beyond the Logic of Modern Warfare”.
05 May 2023
IPC Director Fuat Keyman Attended the "ActHuman 2023 Human Development Awards" Event
Our director Fuat Keyman attended the "ActHuman 2023 Human Development Awards" organized by the Human Development Foundation (İNGEV) and presented the "Sustained Achievement Human Development Award" to Eskişehir Metropolitan Mayor Yılmaz Büyükerşen together with İNGEV President Vural Çakır.
28 April 2023
Six Years after the Controversial Deal: Towards a More Sustainable EU-Turkey Agreement on Refugee Protection
Istanbul Policy Center-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative organized a roundtable discussion “Six Years after the Controversial Deal: Towards a More Sustainable EU-Turkey Agreement on Refugee Protection” with the initiative of 2022/23 Mercator-IPC Fellow Christina Velentza with the participation of Alexandros Sarris, Stavros Mirogiannis, and Omar Kadkoy on April 28.
25 April 2023
Envisioning a Water Sensitive City: Istanbul and Cologne
The roundtable discussion on "Envisioning a Water Sensitive City: Istanbul and Cologne" convened by 2022/23 Mercator-IPC Fellow Betül Türkeri took place at IPC on April 25. Representatives of the Istanbul Water and Sewerage Administration (ISKI) and the Cologne Drainage Utility (StEB Köln), as well as from science and practice, jointly discussed possible solutions for the challenges of climate change adaptation in urban wastewater management. Due to the increase in extreme weather events, the transformation to a water sensitive urban development in the two old cities with combined sewer systems appears necessary.
06 April 2023
IPC Director Fuat Keyman spoke at the "Society and Disaster Risk Management" Seminar Series
In the second of the "Society and Disaster Risk Management" seminar series our Director Fuat Keyman initiated to raise awareness on disaster risk management and post-disaster response methods, the IPC director talked about the situation in the region after the earthquake and the contribution of civil society with Mert Fırat, artist and co-founder of Needs Map, and Güneşin Aydemir, Member of the Strategy Board of Buğday Association.
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21 March 2023
IPC Director Fuat Keyman Participated at the "Economics Congress of the Second Century" Organized by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality As a Speaker
Our Director Fuat Keyman spoke on "The Turkey of Cities and Coexistent Cities: Democracy, New Locality, Vitality" at the Second Economic Congress of the Second Century organized by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality.
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02 December 2022
IPC, hosted Former German President Christian Wulff at the ''Turkey-Germany/EU Relations in the 61st Anniversary of the Turkey-Germany Labor Recruitment Agreement'' Panel
The IPC-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative's panel ''Turkey-Germany/EU Relations in the 61st Anniversary of the Turkey-Germany Labor Recruitment Agreement'' took place at IPC on November 28. IPC Research and Academic Relations Coordinator Senem Aydın-Düzgit delivered the opening remarks. The event was moderated by IPC Director Fuat Keyman and featured former German president Christian Wulff and 2018/19 Mercator-IPC Senior Fellow Özcan Mutlu.
29 November 2022
15 November 2022
IPC at COP27
The international community will gather at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt from 6 to 18 November 2022 to agree on further action towards achieving the climate goals agreed under the Paris Agreement. IPC will participate in the COP27 with various contributions, especially on decarbonization.
Costs and Benefits of Decarbonization in Türkiye
Facilitator: Ümit Şahin, Dr., Coordinator of Climate Change Studies at IPC, Sabancı University
Speaker: Ebru Voyvoda, Professor in the Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Department of Economics, Middle Eastern Technical University, Mercator-IPC fellow (2022-2023)
Date: 15 November 2022, 16:00 – 16:45
Venue: Türkiye Pavillion at COP27 Blue Zone