Past Events
21.yy’de Türkiye’nin Demografik Dönüşümü: Doğurganlık, Yaşlanma ve Göç

Son yüzyıl içinde hemen hemen her toplumda doğurganlık hızları tarihsel olarak en düşük seviyelerine gelmiş oldular. Bu dönüşüm süreci içerisinde toplumlarda yaşlanma oranları da yine tarihsel olarak en yüksek seviyelerine ulaştılar. Söz konusu değişim modernleşme süreci ile b

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21
April 2021, Wednesday
Location: Zoom Webinar Time: 17:00
Legal Challenges of AI: An Overview and Current Developments

The talk will take to its compass, the legal effects, and new legal questions deriving from the usage and the development of artificial intelligence technologies. For the quest for effective legal answers with this regard, some questions are vital to be asked: “Why do we need b

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16
April 2021, Friday
Location: Zoom Webinar Time: 18:00
Exploring the changing employment status of religious individuals under AKP rule

In societies that are horizontally fragmented between identity-based social groups, electoral competition is often motivated by the desire to use public office to advance group interests. In a research with Cem Oyvat and Hasan Tekgüç, we focus on the case of Turkey to study gro

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07
April 2021, Wednesday
Location: Zoom Webinar Time: 17:00
A Discussion on Education Policies in Turkey

Burcu Meltem Arık’s presentation will present recent policy evaluations on governance and funding, students and access to education, teachers, the content of education, educational environments, and educational outcomes. Her talk will underline the recommendation that child wel

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31
March 2021, Wednesday
Location: Zoom Webinar Time: 17:30
Game Research as a Multi-Purpose Domain: Reinforcement Learning Agents, Serious Games, and Extended Reality

In this talk, a brief introduction to the game research domain will be presented with recent applications and challenges from the reinforcement learning domain and serious games—games that have ulterior motives rather than entertainment.

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26
March 2021, Friday
Location: Zoom Webinar Time: 18:00
Estimating a Counter-Factual with Uncertainty Through Gaussian Process Projection

Estimating a counter-factual in which a treatment did not occur allows political science researchers to better understand the effect of an intervention. To date, the most prominent attempt in the literature has been the introduction of the synthetic control method. However, thi

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05
March 2021, Friday
Location: Zoom Webinar Time: 18:00
Covid-19 Döneminde Ekonomi Politikaları: Ne Umduk Ne Bulduk?

Bu oturumda, Türkiye’nin Covid-19 dönemi ekonomi politikaları; ekonomi yönetiminin almış olduğu kararlar ve bu doğrultuda iktisadi ve kuramsal alanda çıkarılabilecek dersler güncel gelişmeler ışığında tartışılacak

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01
March 2021, Monday
Location: Zoom Webinar Time: 17:00
Tarihsel Kurumsalcılık ışığında Avrupalılaşmaktan uzaklaşmanın (de-Europeanization) görünmeyen evreleri

Avrupa Birliği’nin üye ve aday ülkelere etkileri etraflıca çalışılmış olmakla beraber neredeyse on yıldır yaygın olarak yaşanılan Avrupalılaşma süreçlerinin kendilerinin Avrupalılaşmaktan uzaklaşmaya yol açma dinamikleri hakkındaki bilgimiz oldukça sınırlıdır. Bu çalışma Avrupa

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22
February 2021, Monday
Location: Zoom Webinar Time: 17:00
Steering the governance of AI: National strategies in perspective

More and more governments have started releasing their national strategies outlining priorities in adopting artificial intelligence (AI). This presentation focuses on the strategies adopted by more than a dozen countries between 2017 and 2019, reflecting on the dominant regulat

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21
January 2021, Thursday
Location: Virtual Seminar Time: 18:00
Modeling Individual and Group Behavior in Complex Interactive Systems

The unprecedented increase in social media use and the large-scale collection of information poses new threats as well as bringing new opportunities. Modeling and managing complex interactive systems require mining of social and technological signals for new insights into human

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05
January 2021, Tuesday
Location: Virtual Seminar Time: 18:00
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