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2018-2019 Activities

27/06/2019-03/07/2019

 HEART OF ANATOLIA EUROPEAN CENTER OF EXCELLENCE PROJECT

SUMMER SCHOOL IN EUROPEAN STUDIES

VENUE: FRANCE- PARIS, ASSOCIATION JEAN MONNET

A Summer School in Paris was held within the framework of “Heart of Anatolia European Center of Excellence Project” carried out by the Department of European Union at Graduate School of Social Sciences as a regional coordinator. The Summer School was organized in collabration with the Association Jean Monnet from 27th of June to 3th of July. Özge Bozkaya, a Ph.D. student and Kübra Edibe Ermin, a graduate student at the Department of European Union, attended conferences and workshops with respect to the history and institutions of European Union and democratic practices in the European Union.

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During the summer school, the Liaison Office of the European Parliament and Jean Monnet’s House were visited.

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30/05/2019 

JEAN MONNET CHAIR IN SOCIAL COHESION PROJECT

FIRST OF THE INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP SERIES WITH SOCIAL SECURITY CONTROLLERS ON LABOUR MARKET STRUCTURE AND CRISIS

VENUE: REPUBLIC OF TURKEY IZMIR PROVINCIAL DIRECTORATE OF SOCIAL SECURITY INSTITUTION

First of the Interactive Workshop Series with Social Security Controllers on Labour Market Structure and Crisis was organized on 30 May 2019 at Izmir Provincial Directorate of Social Security Institution of Republic of Turkey with the participation of Izmir Provincial Director Ekrem GÜLCEMAL, Supervisor Controller Alper ÇELİKKOL and 20 social security controllers as well as four key staff of the project. The first part of the event was informative by setting the ground for the second part which was focused on discussion. The head of the Department of EU Studies, Jean Monnet Chair in European Social Policy, Prof. Dr. Zeki ERDUT, initially introduced the core issues of the workshop as well as the background of the Jean Monnet Chair in Social Cohesion.

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The frontal workshop introduced the crisis at large, migration and its dimensions, labour market structure in Turkey and the EU. In the second part of the workshop which was interactive and participatory, the participants exchanged ideas and experiences on labour market implementations. The debates mainly concentrated on the the impact of Syrian refugee crisis on the social security system of Turkey and implications in the region of Izmir.

24/05/2019

 HEART OF ANATOLIA EUROPEAN CENTER OF EXCELLENCE PROJECT

JEAN MONNET LECTURE SERIES

EUROPEAN SECURITY AND THE TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

VENUE: BEYOND HOTEL MEETING ROOM, ALSANCAK

The Department of European Union hosted Jean Monnet Lectures on 24 May 2019 with the participation of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Giray SADIK, the Member of Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University. The Jean Monnet lecture was held within the context of “Heart of Anatolia European Center of Excellence (ANAMER) Project”. At the event, Assoc. Prof. Dr. SADIK made presentation titled “European Security and the Transatlantic Relations of the European Union”.

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15/05/2019

 HEART OF ANATOLIA EUROPEAN CENTER OF EXCELLENCE PROJECT

JEAN MONNET LECTURE SERIES

EU’S ENLARGEMENT IN THE BALKANSANDTHE NEW NEIGHBOURHOOD POLICY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION IN THE CONTEXT OF EXTERNAL GOVERNANCE

VENUE: DOKUZ EYLÜL UNIVERSITY

 

The Department of European Union hosted the Jean Monnet Lecture on 15 May 2019 with the participation of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hatice YAZGAN, the Member of Çankırı Karatekin University and Assist. Prof. Dr. Ali Onur ÖZÇELİK, the Member of Eskişehir Osmangazi University. This lecture was held within the framework of “Heart of Anatolia European Center of Excellence Project” carried out by The Department of European Union at Graduate School of Social Sciences as a regional coordinator.

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At the event, Assoc. Prof. Dr. YAZGAN and Assist. Prof. Dr. ÖZÇELİK made presantations entitled “EU’s Enlargement in the Balkans” and “The New Neighbourhood Policy of the European Union in the Context of External Governance” respectively.

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09/05/2019

JEAN MONNET CHAIR IN SOCIAL COHESION PROJECT

WORKSHOP ON “CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE EU”

VENUE: THE CENTRAL LIBRARY OF DOKUZ EYLÜL UNIVERSITY, EUROPEAN DOCUMENTATION CENTER 

As part of the activities the Jean Monnet Chair in Social Cohesion carried out by the Department of European Union at Graduate School of Social Sciences, a workshop titled “Current Developments in the EU”  was held at the Central Library of Dokuz Eylül University, European Documentation Center on May 2, 2019, Thursday at 13:30. At the event, opening speech was delivered by Professor Zeki Erdut, the head of the Department of EU Studies, Jean Monnet Chair in European Social Policy. Professor Erdut underlined the importance of Europe Day and made an evaluation on current developments in the EU.

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The workshop was enriched by the discussion part that the participants actively contributed after Professor Erdut’s speech. In this context, current topics such as Brexit, the future of European integration process, EU-China relations, European social policy, rising of far-right parties, migration management, the Balkans, the euro crisis, Turkey-EU relations were discussed.

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02/05/2019

JEAN MONNET CHAIR IN SOCIAL COHESION PROJECT

CONFERENCE ON “1974 CYPRUS PEACE OPERATION: A CONCEPTUAL DEBATE”

VENUE: THE CENTRAL LIBRARY OF DOKUZ EYLÜL UNIVERSITY, EUROPEAN DOCUMENTATION CENTER 

As part of the activities the Jean Monnet Chair in Social Cohesion carried out by the Department of European Union at Graduate School of Social Sciences, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Altuğ GÜNAL’s presentation titled “1974 Cyprus Peace Operation: A Conceptual Debate”  was held at the Central Library of Dokuz Eylül University, European Documentation Center on May 2, 2019, Thursday at 13:30. At the event, opening speech was delivered by Professor Zeki Erdut, the head of the Department of EU Studies, Jean Monnet Chair in European Social Policy.

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Assoc. Prof.  Dr. Günal made evaluation on the historical background of the Cyprus Peace Operation and gave point to the operation within the framework of humanitarian intervention.

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Following the conference presentation, the question-answer session was held. At the end of the conference, Professor Erdut presented a document of appreciation to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Günal.

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18/04/2019

JEAN MONNET CHAIR IN SOCIAL COHESION PROJECT

CONFERENCE ON “BALKANS IN THE 19th CENTURY: A PANAROMIC PERSPECTIVE”

VENUE: THE CENTRAL LIBRARY OF DOKUZ EYLÜL UNIVERSITY, EUROPEAN DOCUMENTATION CENTER 

A conference titled  “Balkans in the 19th Century: A Panaromic Perspective” was held with the presentation of Assoc. Prof. Dr. İbrahim Alper Arısoy, on 18 April 2019, Thursday as the part of a series of activities to be carried out by the Jean Monnet Chair in Social Cohesion. Opening speech was delivered by Professor Zeki Erdut, the head of the Department of EU Studies, Jean Monnet Chair in European Social Policy.

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A faculty member from the Department of International Business Administration and Trade at Dokuz Eylül University’s Business Faculty, Assoc. Prof.  Dr. Arısoy evaluated the conceptual and historical framework of the Balkans and the transformation of the Balkan cities to the present day on the basis of a panoramic perspective.

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Following the conference presentation, the question-answer session was held. At the end of the conference, Professor Erdut presented a document of appreciation to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arısoy.

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29/03/2019 & 05/04/2019

 HEART OF ANATOLIA EUROPEAN CENTER OF EXCELLENCE PROJECT

JEAN MONNET LECTURE SERIES

“MIGRATION POLICIES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION” AND “THE EUROPEAN UNION NEIGHBOURHOOD POLICY”

VENUE: DOKUZ EYLÜL UNIVERSITY

The Department of European Union hosted Jean Monnet Lectures on 29 March 2019 and 5 April 2019 with the participation of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sühal ŞEMŞİT, the Member of Manisa Celal Bayar University. The Jean Monnet lectures were held within the context of “Heart of Anatolia European Center of Excellence Project”. At the event, on 29 March 2019, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şemşit evaluated “Migration Policies of the European Union”. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şemşit made presentation titled “The European Union Neighbourhood Policy” at the event dated 5 April 2019.

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21/03/2019

 HEART OF ANATOLIA EUROPEAN CENTER OF EXCELLENCE PROJECT

JEAN MONNET LECTURE SERIES

“BREXIT AND ITS ECONOMIC EFFECTS” AND “ANTI-MONOPOLIZATION POLICIES IN THE EUROPEAN UNION”

VENUE: DOKUZ EYLÜL UNIVERSITY

The Department of European Union hosted the Jean Monnet Lecture on 21 March 2019 with the participation of Prof. Dr. Angelo SANTAGOSTINO and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cemil ÖZBUĞDAY, the Members of Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University. This lecture was held within the framework of “Heart of Anatolia European Center of Excellence Project” carried out by The Department of European Union at Graduate School of Social Sciences as a regional coordinator.

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At the event, Prof. Dr. SANTAGOSTINO and Doç. Dr. ÖZBUĞDAY made presantations entitled “Brexit and Economic Effects” and “Anti-monopolization Policies in the European Union” respectively.

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02/03/2019

JEAN MONNET CHAIR IN SOCIAL COHESION PROJECT

TRAINING OF THE PROJECT TEAM MEMBERS

ON MIGRATION AND TRAUMA”

As the part of activities of the Jean Monnet Chair in Social Cohesion, Dr. Kutay TAŞ gave a training to the members of the project team about post traumatic stress disorder and how to approach to people who experience trauma. Dr. TAŞ is a medical doctor specialized in child and adolescent psychiatry, at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Adnan Menderes University, Aydın. He is a member of the JM Chair project team.  The training was held on 3 March, 2019, between 13.00 and 15:30 at the European Documentation Centre and Expert.

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01/03/2019

HEART OF ANATOLIA EUROPEAN CENTER OF EXCELLENCE PROJECT

JEAN MONNET LECTURE SERIES

“EUROPEAN SOCIAL POLICY” “EUROPEAN INTEGRATION IN HEALTH CARE AND HEALTH TOURISM”

VENUE: MANISA CELAL BAYAR UNIVERSITY

Within the scope of Jean Monnet Lecture Series supported by the Heart Of Anatolia European Center of Excellence Project, Prof. Dr. Zeki ERDUT and Assoc. Prof. Dr. İlkay TAŞ GÜRSOY delievered lectures at the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Manisa Celal Bayar University. The lectures took place on 1 March 2019 with the participation of the BA students of the International Relations Department. Prof. Dr. ERDUT made a presentation about European Social Policy and Assoc. Prof. Dr. GÜRSOY made a presentation about health care policies in the EU and health tourism.

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22/02/2019 

HEART OF ANATOLIA EUROPEAN CENTER OF EXCELLENCE PROJECT

JEAN MONNET LECTURE SERIES 

“EUROPEAN SOCIAL POLICY” “EUROPEAN INTEGRATION IN HEALTH CARE AND HEALTH TOURISM”

VENUE: ANKARA YILDIRIM BEYAZIT UNIVERSITY

Within the scope of Jean Monnet Lecture Series supported by the Heart Of Anatolia European Center of Excellence Project, Prof. Dr. Zeki ERDUT and Assoc. Prof. Dr. İlkay TAŞ GÜRSOY delievered lectures at the Graduate School of Social Sciences, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University. The lectures took place on 22 February 2019 with the participation of the PhD students of the Economics Department. Prof. Dr. ERDUT made a presentation about European Social Policy and Assoc. Prof. Dr. GÜRSOY made a presentation about health care policies in the EU and health tourism.

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ASBU- JM LEcture 22 02 2019

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22/10/2018

INTRODUCTORY MEETING FOR JEAN MONNET SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

Introductory Meeting for Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme was held at Graduate School of Social Sciences Conference Hall in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate for EU Affairs on 18 October 2018 at 14.30. At the meeting, it was mentioned that 180 scholarships would be granted for the 2019-2020 academic year. Participants were informed about the training opportunities in the EU member states and the Jean Monnet scholarship covering public administration, private sector, civil society, university staff and students.

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Following to the presentation by Communication and Monitoring Specialist Didem OFLAZ, the question-answer session was held.

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