Past Events
The Third Deep Learning Revolution: A brief summary of the last 50 years of AI research

GLODEM proudly presents the fourth seminar of its AI & CSS Seminar Series with Professor Deniz Yüret’s talk on December 24th. GLODEM AI & CSS Seminar Series brings together practitioners working on AI usage in various fields and scholars specializing in computational social sci

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24
December 2020, Thursday
Location: Virtual Seminar Time: 18:00
Using AI for Multi-Country Automated Protest Event Collection

In this short presentation, we will describe the potentials and challenges of using artificial intelligence to understand social movements and then present the new bottom-up methodological approach that has been adopted by the GLOCON (Global Contentious Politics Database) Proje

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03
December 2020, Thursday
Location: Virtual Seminar Time: 18:00
Social Media as Conflict Event Data

This talk connects the most recent advances in the field of conflict studies and seeks to bridge them with some of the emerging techniques in data science and social media data harvesting.

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19
November 2020, Thursday
Location: Virtual Workshop Time: 18:00
GLODEM AI & CSS Seminar Series

AI tools enable businesses and governments to categorize and connect with people more efficiently. What happens when the assumptions behind their design clash with the principles of liberal democracy? Considering the pandemic and its economic repercussions, the danger of algori

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05
November 2020, Thursday
Location: Virtual Workshop Time: 18:00
18th Annual JCPA-ICPA Scholarly Society Virtual Workshop

On September 11-12, 2020 Koc University and Center for Globalization Peace and Democratic Governance (GLODEM) will host the 18th workshop of the Scholarly Society for International Policy Analysis (ICPA-Forum) and the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (JCPA). It is titled

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11
September 2020, Friday
Location: Virtual Workshop Time: 10:00
Turkish Foreign Policy in an Age of Global and Regional Turmoil

Workshop on Turkish Foreign Policy Organized by the Department of International Relations and Center for Globalization, Peace and Democratic Governance at Koç University as Part of a joint Initiative with the London School of Economics

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07
February 2020, Friday
Location: SNA 022 Time: 15:00 - 17:00
Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit

Stephen Haber is A.A. and Jeanne Welch Milligan Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

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28
November 2019, Thursday
Location: Student Council Room Time: 13:00 - 14:30
Innovation for Success, Lecture by the Consul General of Sweden – Mr. Peter Ericson

Lecture by the Consul General of Sweden in Istanbul Mr. Peter Ericson about the contemporary Sweden and how Sweden got to where it is - one of the most innovative, prosperous and livable countries in the world.

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24
October 2019, Thursday
Location: SNAB152 Time: 10.00-11.15
Social Differentiation in Policy-Networks: Governing Climate Change in Germany

This paper aims at a theoretical and empirical contribution to the analysis of public policy in a network perspective. It pursues an innovative thrust in that various sociological theories of societal differentiation and theories of organizational ecologies are combined and lin

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09
October 2019, Wednesday
Location: CASE 127 Time: 16.30-18.00
Sino-American Power Competition in the Asia Pacific: A Rising China and a Declining America?

The ‘Rise of China’ has become the dominant mantra of our times. From economic transformation, global economic dominance, to increasing military assertiveness, China is now popularly depicted as either displacing the economic, political and military hegemony of the United State

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01
October 2019, Tuesday
Location: CASE 216 Time: 17.00-18.15
Systemic Instability and the Emergence of Border Disputes

Although much evidence shows that territorial disputes fundamentally shape relations among states, we know surprisingly little about when territorial claims are made. We argue that revisionist states have incentive to make territorial claims when the great powers that manage th

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24
June 2019, Monday
Location: CASE 127
Policy Tools & Their Targets: Beyond Nudges and Utility Maximization in Policy Compliance

Studies of policy tools traditionally have focused on the effective use of governing resources to attain policy ends, without devoting a great deal of attention to the behavioural characteristics of the objects of policy interventions.

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02
May 2019, Thursday
Location: CASE 127