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10 July 2020

Call for Researchers: A Modelling Study for the Project “Decarbonization Pathways for Turkey”

Istanbul Policy Center announces the Call for Researchers for the modelling study of the project on “Decarbonization Pathways for Turkey.” This project aims to provide a projection for the long-term decarbonization of the Turkish economy with a particular focus on the power sector. The relevant decarbonization pathway will aim to contribute to global emissions reduction efforts, according to the global carbon budget of 1.5–2°C set out in the Paris Agreement, based on the principles of equity and compliance.

The outcomes of this study will be used in a policy report that will be prepared by Istanbul Policy Center at Sabancı University. The study is due to be completed six months after the research has begun.

Applicants are invited to submit their letter of intention, technical proposals regarding data and methodology, and CVs of all members of the study team. The deadline for the application is extended to July 30, 2020. Please send your documents to ipcadmin@sabanciuniv.edu and umit.sahin@sabanciuniv.edu.

Please click here for the Terms of Reference about the study.

10 July 2020

The Tale of Eight Cities: New Localism and New Middle Classes in Turkey

Director Fuat Keyman and Berrin Koyuncu-Lorasdağı's book The Tale of Eight Cities: New Localism and New Middle Classes in Turkey (Sekiz Kentin Hikâyesi: Türkiye’de Yeni Yerellik ve Yeni Orta Sınıflar) was published in June 2020 with Metis Kitap.

06 July 2020

Webinar Series: “Salgın ve Toplum”

Istanbul Policy Center's webinar series “Salgın ve Toplum” is broadcast every Monday at 15:00. This webinar series focuses on finding solutions together for the problems during the pandemic process, analyzing possible common ground, and exchanging ideas based on academic research.

Please see the media section to access the episodes.

04 July 2020

Medyascope: “Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?”

The Istanbul Policy Center-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative’s Medyascope program “Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?,” moderated by Murat Aksoy, broadcast its first episode on February 6. New episodes are broadcast every Thursday at 17:00. 

Please see the media section to access the episodes.

30 June 2020

Syrian Textile Workers Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case for Closer Cooperation between Turkey and the EU

2018/19 Mercator-IPC Fellow Jannes Tessmann’s policy brief “Syrian Textile Workers Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case for Closer Cooperation between Turkey and the EU” was published in June 2020.

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06 May 2020

A Fumbling or an Enabling European Union: Envisioning Multilateralism in a Post-Corona World

2019/20 Mercator-IPC Senior Fellow Atila Eralp and Director Fuat Keyman’s policy brief “A Fumbling or an Enabling European Union: Envisioning Multilateralism in a Post-Corona World” was published in May 2020.

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30 March 2020

Deadline Extended - Call for Applications: 2020/21 round of the Mercator-IPC Fellowship Program

The Istanbul Policy Center-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative invites academics, journalists, and professionals to apply for the Mercator-IPC Fellowship Program. The deadline for 2020/21 fellowship applications is extended to April 27, 2020, 18:00 (EEST). The fellowship begins on September 1, 2020.

Click here for further information.

01 March 2020

Senem Aydın-Düzgit has been admitted as a Fellow of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE)

Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Senior Scholar and the Research and Academic Affairs Coordinator at Istanbul Policy Center and an Associate Professor of International Relations at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Sabancı University, has been admitted as a Fellow of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE). YAE is a pan-European initiative of outstanding young scientists for networking, scientific exchange and science policy; providing input and advice towards shaping European-wide science policy. Nominations for membership of the YAE are made by the National Science Academies, where membership is awarded by a unanimous decision of the Selection Committee and the Board of the YAE. 

13 January 2020

Visit to the Atlanta Council on International Relations (ACIR)

Fuat Keyman, the Director of the Istanbul Policy Center; Vice President for Institutional Affairs and Social Impact, and Professor of International Relations at Sabancı University, gave a keynote speech on "Turkish Foreign Policy Amid Regional Turmoil" in the Atlanta Council on International Relations (ACIR) on January 13, 2020.

19 February 2019

The Turkish Sonderweg: Erdoğan's New Turkey and its Role in the Global Order

2019 Mercator-IPC Senior Fellow Aslı Aydıntaşbaş’s policy brief “The Turkish Sonderweg: Erdoğan’s New Turkey and its Role in the Global Order” was published in February 2020.

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