Researcher Alpkan Birelma (Social Policy Forum) was awarded Prof. Cahit Talas Social Policy Award for his PhD thesis entitled “In Search of the Working Class: Workers’ Subjectivities and Resistance in an Istanbul Neighborhood”.
Bogazici University faculty member Asst. Prof. Volkan Yılmaz 's work, entitled “A study of contesting discourses of sexual and reproductive health care policies in Turkey in a comparative perspective: Whose welfare and rights are represented?” received the support of the British Academy.
Prof. Ayşe Buğra was awarded The World Academy of Sciences 2015 Celso Furtado Award for her contribution to research on social policy in emerging developing economies and globally, with a critical perspective on state-society-market relations in Turkey.
Asst. Prof. Volkan Yılmaz was awarded Prof. Cahit Talas Social Policy Award for his PhD thesis entitled “Health reform and new politics of health care in Turkey”.