37. İstanbul Film Festivali

37. İstanbul Film Festival 6-19 Nisan tarihleri arasında! Göç konusu bu sene öne çıkan temalardan birisi. Bu bağlamda göç ile ilgili filmleri aşağıda ilgilisi için listeledik: TEMPELHOF HAVAALANI Futuro Beach ve festivalde daha önce yarışan Madame Satã filmiyle tanıdığımız Karim Aïnouz dünya prömiyerini Şubat ayında Berlin Film Festivali’nde yapan sıra dışı bir belgeselle festivalde dönüyor. […]

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Cities of Refuge in the Middle East: Bringing an Urban Lens to the Forced Displacement Challenge

Cities of Refuge in the Middle East: Bringing an Urban Lens to the Forced Displacement Challenge – World Bank and Karen Jacobsen This policy note concentrates on urban forced displacement. It takes on the point of view of receiving towns and cities mainly in Jordan and Lebanon. Furthermore, it emphasises the need to consider urban displacement in terms […]

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Republic of Turkey Ministry of Interior Announcement

Here is an unofficial translation of the announcement of Republic of Turkey Ministry of Interior regarding the recent escalation of negative news coverage about Syrians: ‘Some of the press organs and social media accounts are wrongfully presenting the Syrian guests as “guilty of escalating crime”. In recent years, instability in neighboring countries, civil war and terrorism […]

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A Multicultural Day at Özyeğin University

On Thursday, May 4th we hosted 83 migrant and Turkish students from Çekmeköy schools in our campus.  We arranged different workshops for them on Mediation and Conflict Resolution Games, Handcrafts (origami, painting, etc.), Sports (football, games) and Theatre and Music. You can see a few photos by clicking Photos!

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Civil Society and Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Civil Society and Syrian Refugees in Turkey- Helen Mackreath & Şevin Gülfer Sağnıç Since 2011 with their mass migration, Syrians have become a part of daily life in Turkey. The increasing number of Syrians living outside camps obliged civil society to respond. This one year research was conducted in four cities across Turkey (Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, […]

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New Report on Syrian Dom (Gypsy) Refugees

Dom Migrants From Syria “Living at the Bottom” On the Road amid Poverty and Discrimination-Present Situation Analysis Report by Hacer Foggo and Kemal Vural Tarlan Syrian Doms are another fragile group of migrants in Turkey.  It is estimated that 50,000 Doms have migrated to Turkey as a result of the civil war in Syria that has been going […]

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Call for Papers: The Migration Conference 23-26 August 2017, Athens, Greece

5th Migration Conference 2017 Wednesday 23 August to Saturday 26 August 2017 Harokopio University Athens The Migration Conference 2017 is a peer-reviewed international academic symposium dedicated to the study of migration covering a wide range of multidisciplinary areas including dynamics and patterns of human mobility, legal and regulatory frameworks, labour market outcomes, education and human capital, brain drain and […]

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