MiReKoc Summer School Program
Prospects for Good Governance of Refugee Situations: The Local – Global Nexus”
19 30 June, 2018
 
Monday, June 18, 2018 Arrival at Koc University (for those staying at university dormitories)
 
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – Koç University, İstanbul
Theoretical Insights on the Governance of Migration and Asylum
 
09:30-10:15       Welcoming Remarks by Ahmet İçduygu, Koç University
10:15-11:15       Keynote Lecture I, by Thomas Faist, Bielefeld University
11:30-12:15       Discussion Session led by Thomas Feist
12:15-13:30       Lunch
13:30-14:30       Lecture by Ahmet İçduygu, Koç University
14:45-15:30       Discussion Session led by Ahmet İçduygu
 
Welcome Dinner at Salaş Barınak Restaurant in Sarıyer (shuttle pick-up time 18:30)
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 – Koç University, İstanbul
Migrants’ Rights and State Responsibilities: International Governance and UN Global Compacts
 
09:30-10:15       Keynote Lecture II, by Alex Aleinikoff, Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School in New York City
10:30-11:15       Discussion session led by Alex Aleinikoff
11:30-12:45       Thematic Presentations by Participants
12:45-13:45       Lunch
13:45-15:00       Lecture and Discussion Session led by Katharina Lumpp, UNHCR Turkey Representative
15:15-16:45       Thematic Presentations by Participants (moderated by Maissam Nimer, Koc University)
 
Thursday, June 21, 2018 – Koç University, İstanbul
International Migration and the Nation State
 
09:30-10:30       Lecture by Deniz Sert, Özyeğin University
10:45-11:30       Discussion Session led by Deniz Sert, Özyeğin University
11:45-13:00       Thematic Presentations by Participants
13:00-14:00       Lunch
14:00-15:15       Thematic Presentations by Participants
15:30-17:15       Lecture and Discussion Session by Murat Erdoğan, Turkish-German University Migration and Integration Research
 
Friday, June 22, 2018 – Koç University, İstanbul
Fieldwork day: Local and Municipal Governance of Migration
 
09:00                 Departure from Koç University Campus
10:00-12:00       Meeting at Mülteciler Derneği (Refugees Association) in Sultanbeyli, Istanbul
12:30-13:30       Lunch at a Syrian restaurant in Sultanbeyli
13:30-14:30       Lecture and discussion session led by Şebnem Koser Akçapar, Koç University
15:00-16:30       Fieldwork in Sultanbeyli
 
Saturday, June 23, 2018   Free day
 
Sunday, June 24, 2018   Free day
 
Monday, June 25 - Koç University, İstanbul
Governance of Migration and Asylum: Regional Perspectives
 
09:00-10:00       Lecture by Saime Özçürümez, Bilkent University
10:15-11:00       Discussion Session led by Saime Özçürümez, Bilkent University
11:15-12:30       Thematic Presentations by Participants
12:30-13:30       Lunch
13:30-15:00       Lecture and Discussion Session led by Atilla Toros, former head of Directorate General of Migration Management in Turkey
 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – Koç University, İstanbul
Governance of Migration from the Home Country Perspective, Koç University, İstanbul
 
09:00-10:00       Lecture by Damla Bayraktar Aksel, Koç University
10:15-11:00       Discussion Session led by Damla Bayraktar Aksel
11:15-12:30       Thematic Presentations by Participants
12:30-13:30       Lunch
13:30-14:30       Lecture by Selçuk Şatana, Provincial Migration Expert at Directorate of Istanbul Migration Management
14:45-15:30       Discussion Session
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - Koç University, İstanbul
The Role of the International Organizations and Civil Society in the Governance of Migration, Koç University, İstanbul
 
09:30-10:30       Lecture by Tamer Kılıç, ICMPD
10:45-11:30       Discussion Session led by Tamer Kılıç
11:30 -12:30      Lunch
13:00                 Airport transportation pick-up time (sharp!)
16:40                 Flight to Gaziantep
 
Thursday, June 28, 2018 – Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep
Governing for ‘Durable Solutions’: Resettlement, Return or Integration
 
09:00-10:00       Lecture by a representative of IOM Turkey (TBC)
10:15-11:00       Discussion Session
11:00-12:15       Thematic Presentations by Participants
12:15-13:15       Lunch
13:15-14:15       Lecture by Maissam Nimer, Koç University
14:30-15:15       Discussion led by Maissam Nimer
15:30-16:45       Thematic Presentations by Participants
 
Friday, June 29, 2018 – Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep
Places of Temporary and Permanent Settlement: From Camps to Urban Refugees
 
09:00-10:00       Lecture: Migrants and Refugees as a Constructive Social Force (Rebuilders), by Emel Topçu, Hasan Kalyoncu University
10:15-11:15       Lecture:  Syrian NGOs in Gaziantep, by Bilal Çıplak, Hasan Kalyoncu University
11:30-12:15       Discussion Session led by  Emel Topçu and Bilal Çıplak
12:15-13:30       Lunch
13:00-                TBC, half day fieldwork
 
Saturday, June 30, 2018 – Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep
Migration Governance from a Multilevel Perspective
 
09:00-10:00       Lecture by Meryem Aslan, Oxfam Turkey
10:15-11:00       Discussion Session led by Meryem Aslan
11:00-12:00       Closing session
12:15-13:30       Lunch
22:00                 Flight to Istanbul (Option 1)
 
Sunday, July 1, 2018 – Gaziantep
 
12:10    Flight to Istanbul (Option 2)