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 Türkiye 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 Türkiye

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 Türkiye (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 Türkiye

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)