GRF Young Scholars Seminars 2013 Term
Selected through a vigorous application and interview process, 19 students from Bosphorus University, Galatasaray University, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul Technical University, Koç University, Marmara University, Okan University, Özyeğin University and Sabancı University have been invited to join GRF Young Scholars Seminars, launched in 2010 and currently at its 4th group.
The program, led by GRF Vice-Chairman and President Mr. Memduh Karakullukçu, started with an orientation dinner on November 26th and four meetings were held up until now. From GRF members, Dr. Gülnur Aybet, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at University of Kent and Prof. Nur Yalman, Professor of Social Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University also attended the program as guest speakers and shared their assessments on ‘NATO’s Perpetual Evolution’ and ‘Human Rights’ respectively.
The seminars, recessed due to universities’ semester break , will start again on February 11th with the participation of Ambassador (R) Sönmez Köksal as guest speaker.
GRF Young Scholars Seminars 2013 term: Zeynep Ayapbek, Mehmet Yalçın Aydın, Onur Aytaç, Anıl Balıkçı, Yaprak Bulut, Esra Yağdır Çeliker, Esra Çiçekçi, Çağla Çimendereli, Ekin Ersanlı, Derin Gökbudak, Zeynep Kahveci, Esad Erkam Köroğlu, Mustafa Mert Metin, Esra Oktay, Göksenin Öztürkeri, Cem Tecimer, Hilal Temel, Emine Büşra Ünlüönen, Cansu Üttü