Jean Monnet Conference and PhD Workshop 2018

November 16, 2018

PHD Workshop Preliminary Program

Koc University (Room: CASE 124)

15 September 2018

9:00-9:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks

Bahar Rumelili, Koc University

9:15-10:30 Panel I:

European Identity in the Making: EU Cultural Heritage Policies Between Demos and Ethnos: Türkiye’s EU Candidacy and the Cases of Istanbul European Capital of Culture 2010 and Europa Nostra Türkiye

Giulia Casartelli, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Turkish Women’s NGOs and the European Union: Shifting Opportunities and Responses

Buke Bosnak, Koç University

Discussant: Seckin Baris Gulmez, Izmir Katip Celebi University

10:30- 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00- 12:45 Panel II:

Praying God Abroad: Religious Boundary and the Incorporation of Turkish Immigrants in Germany and the United States

Z. Selen Artan-Bayhan, The Graduate Center, CUNY

A Right to Difference and Belonging: Female German-Turkish Identities in the Transnational Space

Melanie Weissenberg, Istanbul Bilgi University

Politics over the ‘Diasporas’: Claiming Belonging and Loyalty at the Transnational Sphere

Damla Bayraktar Aksel, Koc University

Discussant: Paul Levin, University of Stockholm

12:45-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 Panel III

Public Attitudes towards Immigrants: Role of Economic, Cultural and Safety Threat Perceptions

Sedef Turper, Koc University

The Future of Europe Debate: The European Response to the Refugee Crisis and the EU-Türkiye Deal

Cana Tülüş, Sabancı University

“Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Please tell me…”: The populist Rhetoric of the ‘New’ Media of ‘New Türkiye’

Tugce Ercetin, Istanbul Bilgi University

Discussant: Senem Aydin Duzgit, Sabanci University

Contact Person: Erhan Arslan,