Istanbul Policy Center  (2016)

Welcoming of the 2016/17 Mercator-IPC Fellows

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The Welcoming of the 2016/17 Mercator-IPC Fellows was held on October 10 at The Seed, Sakıp Sabancı Museum. The extension of the Istanbul Policy Center-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative until 2021 was also announced during the event.

The event began with the welcoming remarks by IPC Director Fuat Keyman and followed by remarks from the Chairman of the Advisory Board at Stiftung Mercator, Rüdiger Frohn. An alumni movie, which exhibited former Mercator-IPC Fellows and their projects, was screened after the welcoming remarks. The 2016/17 Mercator-IPC Fellows were introduced to the audience through another movie screening. The movie presented the 2016/17 Mercator-IPC Fellows Kristen Biehl, Wiebke Hohberger, Magdalena Kirchner, Emre Üçkardeşler, Tuğba Ağaçayak, and Sarah Louise Nash and their projects. After the event ended, the distinguished guests enjoyed a meet and greet open buffet dinner.

Please click here for detailed information on the 2016/17 Mercator-IPC Fellows, their biographies, and project proposals.