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PEACEMAKERS 2015 "What happened to Yugoslavia?"


Greetings from Koç University, Istanbul!

We are glad to share with you an invitation to participate in our 4th Peacemakers Conference & Workshop.
The topic for this fourth edition will be "What Happened to Yugoslavia".  We aim to analyze the sources of the conflict that led to dissolution of Yugoslavia & prejudices that arose form it and well as work on the ways to overcome these prejudices.

The 2015 Peacemakers initiative will  be as follows: 
 June 22th                    Conference
 June 23th-24th-25th      Workshop 
The conference will be open to the public and you can be excited through inspiring speeches, panel discussions as well as entrepreneurial talks.
Confirm your participation until the 12th June, by clicking here.

Speakers at the upcoming conference include:
  • Prof. Dr. Umran S. Inan, President, Koc University, Turkey
  • Mr. Ahmet Kamil Erozan, Ambassador, First Deputy Secretary General Org. of the Black Sea Economic Coop., Turkey
  • Mr. Bilge Cankorel, Former Turkish Ambassador, Turkey
  • Prof. Dr. Sabrina Petra Ramet, Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway
  • Prof. Dr. Dejan Jovic, Zagreb University, Croatia
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Birgül Demirtaş, TOBB University, Turkey
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marko Attila Hoare, Kingston University, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Govinda Clayton, Kent University, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Eref Kenan Raidagic, Sarajevo University, Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Dr. Altuğ Günal, Ege University, Turkey
  • GLODEM Koc University - Center for Research on Globalization, Peace and Democratic Governance, Turkey
On a separate note, the participation at the workshop, led by Dr. Govinda Clayton, is limited to candidates fulfilling specific criteria:
  • Citizens of countries that form former Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo)
  • Have firsthand been affected by the conflict or have close family that has experienced the war
  • Show interest in the specific topic
  • A Good Command of English
  • Age: 20-30 years old
  • CV, application and letter of intent will be the criteria evaluated
20 participants will be selected
Lodging, meals and flights will be provided for selected workshop participants.  
Please do not hesitate to circulate the information to anybody who might be interested.  To apply for the workshop please register here .

Application Deadline for the workshop is May 4th, 2015!

Please contact us at peacemakers@ku.edu.tr if you need more information.

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