KOÇ-KAM Gender Studies Center

Activities

2016

Prof. Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı ‘Human Development Research Award’ Ceremony: KOÇ-PERA, December 262016

Opening Ceremony of The UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality and Sustainable Development, KOÇ-PERA, May 30, 2016. The ceremony was followed by “Kadın Odaklı” book launch, II. KOÇ-KAM Research Grants Symposium and 2015-16 KOÇ-KAM Research Grants.

Prof. Nermin Abadan-Unat Social Science Award Ceremony, Sadberk Koç Meeting Room, May 17, 2016.

Lecture on “Makbul, Mazbut, Mutaassıp: Türkiye’de Kadının İnsan Haklarının Açmazları”, Prof. Dr. Ayşe Saktanber, Koç University SOS Z21, May 9, 2016.

Gibney Dance Global Community Action Residency: Move against Violence, Koç University Founders’ Hall, March 7-9, 2016

 

2015

KOÇ-KAM Training on Gender Equality in the Workspace, Koç Holding, December 11, 2015

KOÇ-KAM & UNESCO in collaboration: Gender Equality in the Workspace Conferences, Koç Holding, June 10-16, 2015

Panel on Women and Art, Esra Aliçavuşoğlu (art historian) Buket Uzuner, Emine Ceylan, CANAN and Assist. Prof. Esra Aliçavuşoğlu, Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC), May 13, 2015 

Talk on Feminist Issues and Discourses: Lessons from the Indian Context for Turkey, Assoc. Prof. Smita Tewari Jassal, Koç University Student Council Senate, May 7, 2015

KOÇ-KAM & UNESCO in collaboration: Gender Equality in the Workspace Conferences,  (as a pilot training program) were given to Koç Holding executive directors, April 2015

Donation of books and materials from KOÇ-KAM’s archive to Women's Library and Information Center Foundation; contribution with volunteer labor by KOÇ-KAM work study students for the library's archive organization, December 2014 - February 2015

Koç University, KOÇ-KAM, Semahat Arsel Distinguished Honorary Fellow Award presented to Irina Bokova UNESCO Director-General, Divan Hotel Taksim, January 7, 2015

 

2014

6th Workshop on What can be done for Sexual Harassment and Assault in the Universities, Koç University School of Nursing Saloon A , November 8, 2014

Talk on Feminist Perspective on Sexual Harassment, Prof. Jane Gallop, Koç University School of Nursing, November 7, 2014

Gender Equality Specialists Meeting (in collaboration with Koç University Law School), The Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC), November 27, 2014

Contribution as a budgetary sponsorship to 'non-paris' photography exhibition by Laleper Aytek, Institute Français of Istanbul, December 17, 2014

Panel on Family Law from Gender Perspective, Prof. Elizabeth Schneider (Brooklyn Law School), Prof. Marilyn Freeman (London Metropolitan University) and Prof. Gülriz Uygur (Ankara University), Koç University Studio, May12, 2014

Survey Research on Sexual Harassment in University Campuses (in collaboration with Hacettepe University), 2013-2014

 

2013

4th Workshop on What can be done for Sexual Harassment and Assault in the Universities, The Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC), December, 2013

1st KOÇ-KAM Gender Studies Research Funds Symposium, Koç University Founders’ Hall, November 1, 2013

Semiha Es International Women Photographer’s Symposium, (in cooperation with Women’s Museum Istanbul and Sabancı University Gender and Women’s Studies Forum), Cezayir Restaurant, November 28-30, 2013

Photography Exhibition: “Second Eye: Women Photographers from Turkey” (Curated by Ahu Antmen and Laleper Aytek), Sismanoglo Megaro The Greek Consulate Gallery,   November 29, 2013 – January 5, 2014

Seminar on Women, Islam, and Democratization in the Balkans, Dr. Ina Merdjanova, Koç University, April 18, 2014

Conference on Women in Democratic Governance, Prof. Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı, Prof. Andrea Petö (Central European University, Atgender), Assoc. Prof. Zeynep Oya Uysal, Şafak Pavey (CHP), Fulya Kantarcıoğlu, Noelle Lenoir, Assoc. Prof. Hülya Şimga, Prof. Dr. Ayşe Ayata (Middle East Technical University), Assoc. Prof. Nuray Ergüneş (İstanbul University), Ayşe Çavdar (Journalist), The Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC), March 21, 2013

Panel on National Policies on Women Health, Prof. Kafiye Eroğlu, Prof. Belkıs Kumbetoğlu and Asst. Prof. Ayşe Dayı, Koç University School of Nursing, March 8, 2013

 

2012

4th International Women/Gender Studies Conference in collaboration with Eastern Mediterranean University Center for Women's Studies (CWS) and Ankara University Women's Studies Center (KASAUM), Eastern Mediterranean University, October 3-5, 2012

Conference on Sexual Harassment and Assault On Campus, Prof. Laraine Zappert, Koç University Founders’ Hall, September 18, 2012

Conference on Program for Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine at Stanford, Dr. Laraine Zappert, Koç University Founders’ Hall, September 17, 2012

Panel on Violence against Women: Istanbul Protocol and the Law on Protection of the Family, Prof. Feride Acar (Middle East Technical University), İsmet Yıldız Polat (Deputy General Manager of Directorate General of the Status of Women), Hülya Gülbahar (Lawyer), May 3, 2012

 

2011

Panel on Women and Art, by Çiğdem Selışık Onat, Feride Çiçekoğlu, Tomur Atagök and Laleper Aytek, Koç University, December 13, 2011.

Workshop on Ethics or Moral, Assoc. Prof. Gülriz Uygur (Ankara University), Koç University, November 25, 2011

Panel on Women and Labor, Feryal Salgılıgil, Gülnur Acar Savran, Koç University, May 17, 2011

Panel on Women and Politics, Dr. Selma Acuner (KADER and EWL Member), Prof. Dr. Binnaz Toprak (Bahçeşehir University Department of Political Science and International Relations) and Prof. Dr. Bertil Emrah Oder (Koç University Law School) Koç University, March 2011

 

2010

Book: Türkiye’de Toplumsal Cinsiyet Çalışmaları: Eşitsizlikler, Mücadeleler, Kazanımlar, KOÇ-KAM, Koç University Press, June 2010

Seminar on Between the Global & the Local: The Politics of Gender in Afghanistan, Prof. Dr. Deniz Kandiyoti, Koç University, Arpil 30, 2010

Workshop with Gender Studies Centers, The Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC), March 13, 2010

 

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