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Turkey’s Changing Attitude Towards Foreigners Since the Influx of Syrian Refugees

Evaluation Note / Ayşegül Taşöz Düşündere & Yasemin Satır Çilingir 18/01/2017 - The immigration phenomenon has become one of the most debated topics in recent years following the refugee problem that emerged as a result of the civil war in Syria, discourse of “Leave EU” groups against foreigners before BREXIT, Trump's attitude toward immigrants during the election process. In 2015, 244 million people worldwide were living in a different country than the country in which they were born. This figure, equivalent to 3 percent of the world population, corresponds to the largest immigrant population in history at the same time. Globalization [More]

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Why is ISIS Targeting Turkey?

Evaluation Note / Hilmi Demir, PhD. 17/01/2017 - ISIS has for a long time been releasing videos targeting Turkey. Analyzing these videos and decrypting the messages they hold will certainly help us to understand why ISIS is targeting Turkey as well as coding the AK Party as its enemy. ISIS has crossed several boundaries in this regard, and pronounced judgements about President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The media committee officially relayed a judgement by Abu Habbab Al Iraqi, an ISIS religious leader, takfiring (pronouncing an unbeliever) the Turkish President. The video entitled “Turkey and the Fire of Raci [More]

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Globalization, European Union And Economic Integration

Evaluation Note / Bozkurt Aran 15/12/2016 - The Global Order The universe of global economic relations facing the intimidating winds of change has compelled the major stakeholders of the system to expedite the process for a new set of rules. The change is still unfolding. It is far too early to forecast how the new book of rules of global trade and economic activities will finally be shaped. However, the profound changes brought about by the technological breakthroughs bring into the discussions a sense of urgency.  And of course as always time is of the essence. However, certain clues as to how th [More]

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Would Millennials Let Go Of Their Smartphones And Work In Heavy Industry?

Evaluation Note / Yasemin Satır Çilingir & Murat Kenanoğlu 08/12/2016 - “Young men do not want to work in industry; rather they prefer to work in malls or restaurants.” Through various instances where we were forced to act as the ‘discharge station’ for company owners or managers from different sectors and cities, we concluded that these words are uttered in an ever-increasing manner in Turkey. This, therefore, begs the question; is there any truth to this claim? Today, we will discuss whether the claim holds true and related, why many firms in manufacturing experience difficulties in employing people, mainly the young while th [More]

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Post-coup attempt restructuring means Turkish army may no longer be functional

The restructuring of the Turkish military in the wake of the July 15 failed coup attempt could create more problems than it solves, according to Nihat Ali Özcan, an academic an a retired major. 07/11/2016 - “Efforts to restructure the army should be done taking into account the army’s functions,” Özcan told the Hürriyet Daily News.“If they are done taking into account domestic political concerns then you will only end up with an army that is no longer functional.”What do you think about the government’s steps to restructure the army?The government reacted very quickly to the July 15 coup attempt. But the reaction has goes far beyond solving the problem. It has now reached a point where the army cannot do its mission.First, it has changed the organizational str [More]

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What is on the Global Agenda Following the G20 Hangzhou Summit? And Where does Turkey Stand in this Agenda? Evaluation Note / Selin Arslanhan Memiş
haber resmi 05/11/2016 1. The Chinese G20 Presidency ended with the Hangzhou Summit held on 3-4 September, 2016. It is important to asses the highlights of the global agenda as set by the Hangzhou Summit in view of recent events which include an increasing number of [More]
Meeting on the United States Presidential Election of 2016 US Presidential Election to be held on 8 November 2016 was assessed in TEPAV  
haber resmi 01/11/2016   David Lublin, Professor of government at American University, Washington D.C., came to TEPAV to talk about the upcoming presidential elections in the United States. Lublin explained the electoral system in the U.S., as well as the role of Senate [More]
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Turkey-Armenia Entrepreneurship Program Gets the Spotlight at TOBB Startup Istanbul Ten successful startups from Armenia traveled to TOBB Startup Istanbul, which took place between October 6-10.
haber resmi 11/10/2016 Within the scope of Turkey-Armenia Entrepreneurship Program which was started in 2014 by TEPAV and Public Journalism Club (PJC), representatives of ten successful Armenian startups had the opportunity to participate in Startup Istanbul. The event [More]
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