Migration Research Center at Koç University

International Summer School -VII-

Migration and Children:
Reflections on Voluntary and Forced Migration

July 2-14, 2017

 

Tentative Program

 

Sunday, July 2, 2017            Arrival to Koç University

Monday, July 3, 2017 GENERAL OVERVIEW

09:30-10:30                 Welcoming Remarks by Ahmet İçduygu, Koç University

                                  Keynote Speech: Social mobility and Diversity. Empirical findings and new theoretical perspectives by Maurice Crul, Free University of Amsterdam

10:30-13:15                 Lecture and Discussion: Children of refugees. Providing educational opportunities by Maurice Crul, Free University of Amsterdam

Lunch: Koç University Cafeteria

15:00-16:15                 Lecture: International Migration and the Significance of Children and Youth by Ahmet İçduygu, Koç University

16:30-17:45                Discussion session led by Ahmet İçduygu, Koç University

Dinner: Garaj Restaurant (TBC)

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 CHILDREN AND WELL-BEING

09:30-10:45                 Lecture: Child Well-being and the Capability Approach: How to Study and Work with Vulnerable Children? by Pınar Uyan, Bilgi University

11:00-12:15                 Discussion session led by Pınar Uyan, Bilgi University

Lunch: Koç University Cafeteria

14:00-15:15                 Civil Society Discussion: Support to Life Association, Zeynep Ekin Aklar 

15:30-16:45                 Thematic Presentations

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 EDUCATION & IDENTITY

09:30-10:45                 Lecture and Debate: Migration, Diversity and Social Justice in Education: the Case of Germany and Turkey by Mechtild Gomolla & Çetin Çelik, Koç University

11:00-12:15                 Discussion session led by Mechtild Gomolla & Çetin Çelik

Lunch: Koç University Cafeteria

14:00-17:00                Thematic Presentations led by Mechtild Gomolla & Çetin Çelik

Thursday, July 6, 2017 SECOND GENERATION & TRAFFICKING

09:30-10:45                 Lecture: Second Generation Transnationalism and Identity: The Case of Kurdish and Turkish Youth in London by Doğuş Şimşek, Koç University

11:00-12:15                 Discussion session led by Doğuş Şimşek, Koç University

Lunch: Koç University Cafeteria

14:00-15:15                 Lecture: Children Trafficked to the United States: Reimagining Survivors by Elzbieta Gozdziak, Georgetown University

15:30-16:45                 Discussion session led by Elzbieta Gozdziak, Georgetown University

Friday, July 7, 2017 MIGRATION PROCESSES & INTEGRATION: IMPLICATIONS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH

09:30-10:45                 Lecture: Unravelling the Mediterranean Migration Crisis by Franck Düvell, COMPAS, Oxford University

11:00-12:15                 Discussion session led by Franck Düvell, COMPAS, Oxford University

Lunch: Koç University Cafeteria

14:00-14:30                 Information session on MA/PhD Programs at Koç University by Melissa Abache, Global Engagement Manager               

14:30-17:00                 Thematic Presentations led by Elzbieta Gozdziak, Georgetown University

Saturday, July 8, 2017 PEACEMAKERS CONFERENCE

 

Monday, July 10, 2017 MULTILINGUALISM & EDUCATION

09:30-10:45                Lecture: How and why we fail to recognize resilience and ambition? – Organizational, pedagogical and discursive responses towards learning and inclusion of newly arrived refugee students by Nihad Bunar, Stockholm University

11:00-12:15                 Discussion session led by Nihad Bunar, Stockholm University

Lunch: Koç University Cafeteria

14:00-15:15                Lecture: Bilingualism by Aylin Küntay, Koç University

15:30-16:45                Discussion session led by Aylin Küntay, Koç University

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 HEALTHCARE AND CHILDREN ON THE MOVE

09:30-10:45                Lecture: Coping Mechanisms among Refugee Families and Children by Nathan Bertelsen & Kemal Kuşcu, Koç University School of Medicine

11:00-12:15               Discussion session: Perspectives on Working with Field Workers, Interpreters, and Cultural Brokers: Question and Answer, moderated by Nathan Bertelsen & Kemal Kuşcu, panelists Hussam Abdulaziz, Rahaf Saad & Ali Makkeh

Lunch: Koç University Cafeteria

14:00-17:00                Thematic Presentations led by Doğuş Şimşek, Koç University

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 UNACCOMPANIED MINORS

09:30-10:45                 Lecture: Everyday Bordering: Hope, Agency and Constraints Among Young Migrants by Sabine Strasser & Elif Eda Tibet, University of Bern

11:00-12:15                 Discussion session led by Sabine Strasser & Elif Eda Tibet, University of Bern

Lunch: Koç University Cafeteria

14:00-15:15                 Lecture: Children on the move in Africa: Experiences of Migration and Trafficking by Bahija Jamal, Hassan II University

15:30-16:45                 Discussion session led by Bahija Jamal, Hassan II University

Thursday, July 13, 2017 EXPERIENCES FROM THE FIELD

09:30-10:30              Screening of 'Ballad for Syria' with the participation of directors Eda Elif Tibet and Maisa Al-Hafez of Tomorrow is Better Project
 
11:45-13:15               Visit to Mother Child Education Association (AÇEV)
 
14:15- 16:15              Visit to Small Projects Istanbul (SPI)
 
16:45- 18:00              Visit to Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants (ASAM)
 
19:00- 22:00              Dinner Snacks and drinks at BPR Guest House, and casual talk with representatives from Blue Crescent Association and HayatSür Association         

Friday, July 14, 2017 DEMOGRAPHY AND NEW RESEARCH TOPICS

09:30-10:45                Lecture: Internal Migration among Children and Youth in Turkey by Sütay Yavuz, Public Administration Institute for Turkey and Middle East

11:00-12:15                Discussion session led by Sütay Yavuz, Public Administration Institute for Turkey and Middle East

Lunch: Koç University Cafeteria

14:00-15:15                Closing Session by Ahmet İçduygu, Koç University