MiReKoc Summer School Tentative Program

Prospects for Good Governance of Refugee Situations: The Local – Global Nexus”

19 – 30 June, 2018

 

Monday, June 18, 2018                  Arrival to Koc University

 

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 (TBA)

 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 – Koç University, İstanbul

Migrants’ Rights and State Responsibilities: International Governance and UN Global Compacts

09:15-10:15                         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

11:15-12:15                         Thematic Presentations by Participants

12:15-13:30                         Lunch

13:30-15:15                         Lecture and Discussion Session (Details TBA)

15:30-16:00                         Thematic Presentations by Participants              

 

Thursday, June 21, 2018 – Koç University, İstanbul

International Migration and the Nation State

09:00-10:00                         Lecture by Deniz Sert, Özyeğin University

10:15-11:00                         Discussion Session led by Deniz Sert, Özyeğin University

11:15-12:15                         Thematic Presentations by Participants     

12:15-13:30                         Lunch

13:30-14:30                         Lecture by Murat Erdoğan, Turkish-German University Migration and Integration Research Center - TAGU

14:45-15:30                         Discussion Session led by Murat Erdoğan

15:30-16:30                         Thematic Presentations by Participants  

 

Friday, June 22, 2018 – Koç University, İstanbul

Local and Municipal Governance of Migration

09:00-10:00                          Lecture by Şebnem Koser Akçapar, Koç University

10:15-11:00                          Discussion Session led by Şebnem Koser Akçapar

11:15-12:15                          Thematic Presentations by Participants

12:00-                                   TBC, half day field visit in Sultanbeyli, İstanbul

 

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

11:15-12:15                          Thematic Presentations by Participants 

12:15-13:30                          Lunch

13:30-15:30                          Lecture and Discussion Session led by a representative from the Ministry of Interior (TBC)

15:30-16:30                          Thematic Presentations by Participants              

 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – Koç University, İstanbul

The Role of the International Organizations and Civil Society in the Governance of Migration

09:00-10:00                          Lecture by Tamer Kılıç, ICMPD

10:15-11:00                          Discussion Session led by Tamer Kılıç

11:15-12:15                          Thematic Presentations by Participants 

12:15-13:30                          Lunch

13:30-14:30                          Lecture by Meryem Aslan, Oxfam Turkey

14:45-15:30                          Discussion Session led by Meryem Aslan

15:30-16:30                          Thematic Presentations by Participants              

                

Wednesday, June 27, 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

11:15-12:15                          Thematic Presentations by Participants

12:15-13:30                          Lunch

13:30-                                   TBC, flight to Gaziantep

 

Thursday, June 28, 2018 – Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep

Governing for ‘Durable Solutions’: Resettlement, Return or Integration

09:00-10:00                          Lecture by Rebecca Bryant, Utrecht University

10:15-11:00                          Discussion Session led by Rebecca Bryant

11:00-12:00                          Thematic Presentations by Participants

12:15-13:30                          Lunch

13:30-14:30                          Lecture by Maissam Nimer, Koç University

14:45-15:30                          Discussion led by Maissam Nimer

15:30-16:30                          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 Nasser Yassin, American University of Beirut

10:15-11:00                          Discussion session led by Nasser Yassin

11:00-12:00                          Closing session by Ahmet İçduygu, Koc University

12:15-13:30                          Lunch

16:00 -                                  TBC, flight to Istanbul