GRF Young Scholars Program
Second Round Meetings
of the 2018 Term (Second Group)
June 10-12, 2019
Due to the consistent increase in attention and the number of qualified applications, the participation rate in our program has increased in capacity compared to previous years. Accordingly the 2018 term of GRF Young Scholars Program, the program for Turkish undergraduate students from the prominent universities of Turkey and the world, has taken place in two groups.
The second round meetings of the 2018 Term’s second group took place on June 10-11-12, 2019 at the Robert College.
Throughout the sessions led by GRF Vice-Chairman and President Memduh Karakullukçu, the discussions were based on the articles written by leading academics and intellectuals of the world, and were held with the active as well as sustained participation of the students.
During the remaining sessions, GRF members; Ambassador (F) Yaşar Yakış, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and Prof. Deniz Yüret, Professor of Computer Engineering at Koç University, gave presentations and shared their assessments with the participants.
The following books were selected for the “Book Discussion Panels”:
• The Lies That Bind – Kwame Anthony Appiah
• The Future of Capitalism – Paul Collier
• The Consciousness Instinct – Michael Gazzaniga
• The Origins of Creativity – E. O. Wilson