Activities 2012-2013

Saturday, October 19



- October 4-5 2012, Workshop on "Reclaiming Impetus for Turkey-EU relations", co-organized by Peter Balazs, CEU, Ahmet Evin and Meltem Muftuler-Bac, Sabanci University, was held at Sabanci University. Multiple papers were presented by participants from both institutions.  

-November 9-11 2012, SUCEES supported the Freja Academy organized by KAGIDER, which was held at Bilgi University, Istanbul. SUCEES students and faculty members hosted some of the sessions of the Freja Academy bringing together 200 participants from South East Europe.

-November 16, 2012, SUCEES welcomed the former Foreign Minister of Greece, Dora Bakoyannis who gave a lecture on the "Eurocrisis" at Sabanci University.

 -January 15, 2013, Anna Lindh and La Caixa Chair on Euro-Mediterranean Area, a new project co-directed by Meltem Muftuler-Bac and Ahmet Evin commenced within the auspices of the Centre of Excellence.

February 25, 2013Dilek Cindoglu, Professor, Mardin Artuklu University presented her paper titled "Europeanization and Gendered Democratization in the Arab Spring".

- March 25-28, 2013: Juan Diez Medrano, Professor, IBEI, presented his paper titled 'The European Union and its initiatives in the Mediterranean Area.

- March 15 2013,  Workshop on "EU-36" was held within the Centre which was co-organized by Peter Balazs, CEU and Ahmet Evin, Sabanci University.  


- April 1-5 2013, European Studies Students Study Visit to EU institutions, Brussels.  The graduate students enrolled in the Master of European studies program as well as the graduate program in political science held meetings with the EU officials in Brussels as part of their studies at Sabanci University.


- May 28 2013 Workshop on "The role of Parliaments and the Euro-Mediterranean Area" was held within the Centre which was co-organized by Uwe Puetter, CEU and Meltem Muftuler-Bac, Sabanci University.

-April 21-28, 2013: Pere Villanova, Professor, IBEI lectured on The Mediterranean as a Geopolitical Unit.

- May 15-16, 2013: Laura Chaques, Associate Professor, University of Barcelona gave a lecture on Democratic Legitimacy in the European Union.