Conference Papers and Invited Talks

2018

Exploring Emerging regulatory challenges facing Turkish Healthcare System in the Age of Extensive Private Sector Activity
Event: European Sociological Association Research Network 26: Sociology of Social Policy and Social Welfare Speaker: Volkan Yılmaz
Date : Thursday, October 4, 2018 Location : Italy
The Perceptions of Transgender Persons and the Providers of Mental Healthcare on Mental Healthcare for Transgender Persons in Turkey
Event: European Sociological Association Research Network 26: Sociology of Social Policy and Social Welfare Speaker: Oğuzhan Hışıl
Date : Thursday, October 4, 2018 Location : Italy
An Analysis of Health Workforce Policy in the Context of Healthcare Reform in Turkey
Event: European Sociological Association Research Network 26: Sociology of Social Policy and Social Welfare Speaker: Püren Aktaş
Date : Thursday, October 4, 2018 Location : Italy
Exploring the Regulatory Challenges in Turkish Health Care Sector in the Age of Extensive Private Sector Activity: The Rise of Regulatory State?
Event: SPA (Social Policy Association) Annual Conference 2018 Speaker: Volkan Yılmaz
Date : Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Location : United Kingdom
Voiceless Precariat: On Double Precarity of Outcast Professions in Turkey
Event: SPA (Social Policy Association) Annual Conference 2018 Speaker: Batuğhan Yüzüak
Date : Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Location : United Kingdom
Educational Well-Being of Syrian Refugee Children Living in Turkey
Event: SPA (Social Policy Association) Annual Conference 2018 Speaker: Simla Serim
Date : Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Location : United Kingdom
A Cash-for-Care Policy Targeting Children with Disabilities in Turkey: Parent/Caregiver Perspectives
Event: SPA (Social Policy Association) Annual Conference 2018 Speaker: Nazlı Avşaroğlu
Date : Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Location : United Kingdom
Public-Private Partnership in Healthcare Provision of Turkey
Event: SPA (Social Policy Association) Annual Conference 2018 Speaker: Çağla Gün
Date : Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Location : United Kingdom
Opening Speech
Event: Rights and Equality in Contemporary Turkey: Institutions, Interactions, Discourses Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Friday, May 25, 2018 Location : Berlin, Germany
The Politics of Healthcare Reform in Turkey
Event: Bogazici University, The Department of Political Science and International Relations Speaker: Volkan Yılmaz
Date : Friday, March 23, 2018 Location : Bogazici University, Istanbul
How Do Children Negotiate Their Well-Being? Insights from Istanbul Study
Event: Research Meeting: Multinational Qualitative Study: Children’s Understandings of Well-being Global and Local Contexts” (CUWB) Speaker: Başak Akkan
Date : Thursday, March 22, 2018 Location : University Of Zurich

2017

Actually Existing Neoliberalism of Land and Housing in the AKP era and the Case of Kayaşehir
Event: 13th Rabin Graduate Conference on Political Science, International Relations, and Public Policy Speaker: Duygun Ruben
Date : Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Location : Hebrew University
An Analysis of Cash Transfer Scheme for Syrian Refugees in Turkey at the Nexus of Humanitarian Response and Domestic Social Policy Development
Event: World on the Move: Migration, Societies and Change, The University of Manchester Speaker: Volkan Yılmaz
Date : Monday, October 30, 2017 Location : Manchester, United Kingdom
Non-Public Welfare in Turkey: New and Vintage Forms of Religiously Motivated Associations
Event: ECPR General Conference Speaker: İpek Göçmen
Date : Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Location : Oslo, Norway
Reconciling Fate and Morals with Rationality: Egg Freezing Experiences of Women in Turkey
Event: IMPRS Conference on the Social and Political Constitution of Economy Speaker: İpek Göçmen
Date : Thursday, July 27, 2017 Location :
Familialism and Social Exclusion in Care Policies
Event: SASE 29th Annual Conference 2017 Speaker: Elifcan Çelebi
Date : Thursday, June 29, 2017 Location : Lyon, France
Thinking through Children’s Spaces: How Children Conceptualize and Contextualize their Well-being
Event: 6th Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators Speaker: Başak Akkan
Date : Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Location : Canada
The Welfare of Syrian Refugees in Turkey: An Overview of Social Policy and Humanitarian Aid Response
Event: University of Manchester, Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute Seminar Speaker: Volkan Yılmaz
Date : Friday, April 28, 2017 Location : Manchester, United Kingdom
Experiences of Discrimination Among LGBT Individuals in Employment, Housing and Health Care in Turkey
Event: University of Bristol, School for Policy Studies Speaker: Volkan Yılmaz
Date : Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Location : Bristol, United Kingdom
Socioeconomic Transformation and Social Policy in Turkey
Event: Symposium on Global Redistribution and the Challenges of Externally Financing Social Policy and Development Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Thursday, February 16, 2017 Location : Erasmus University Rotterdam

2016

Rescaling of Social Policies in Turkey: The Case of Municipal Welfare Services in Istanbul
Event: The 12th Annual Graduate Conference in Political Science, International Relations and Public Policy Speaker: Elifcan Çelebi
Date : Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Location : The Hebrew University
Children’s Subjective Construction of Well-Being Situated in a Social Location
Event: Research Meeting: Multinational Qualitative Study: Children’s Understandings of Well-being Global and Local Contexts” (CUWB) Speaker: Başak Akkan
Date : Friday, December 9, 2016 Location : Berlin, Germany
Social Policy and Problems of Peaceful Co-existence in Contemporary Societies
Event: TWAS (World Academy of Science) Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Location : Kigali, Rwanda
Changing Origins of Inequalities in Access to Health Care Services in Turkey
Event: Department of International Development Seminar Speaker: Volkan Yılmaz
Date : Friday, October 21, 2016 Location : King’s College London, England
Denied Citizens of Turkey: Experiences of Discrimination Among LGBT Individuals in Employment, Housing and Health Care
Event: Turkologentag2016 Speaker: İpek Göçmen
Date : Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Location : Berlin, Germany
A Critical Analysis of the Contemporary Health Policies in Turkey: Common Trends and Missing Links
Event: Reproductive Health Working Group Speaker: Volkan Yılmaz
Date : Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Location : Beirut
Government - Business Relations in a Comparative Perspective
Event: Gappon- shugi Project Turkey- Japan Workshop Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Friday, May 20, 2016 Location : Shibusawa Foundation and Business History Society of Japan
The Role Of Religiously Motivated Associations in Social Assistance
Event: IFEA Worksop on The Non-Public Actors in Turkish Policy Making Speaker: İpek Göçmen
Date : Tuesday, March 8, 2016 Location : Istanbul

2015

Freedom in a Complex Society: A View from the Periphery
Event: Workshop on Freedom in A Complex Society: Karl Polanyi’s Vision of a Socialist Transformation Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Friday, November 20, 2015 Location : New York, USA
The Citizenship Experience of Rural Population in Turkey, 1930-1950
Event: Rural History 2015 Speaker: Özgür Burçak Gürsoy
Date : Thursday, September 10, 2015 Location : Girona-Spain
Two Lives of Developmentalism: A Polanyean View from Turkey
Event: Workshop on the contributions to the special issue on “Conflicts of Development” of the journal International Development Policy Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Monday, September 7, 2015 Location : Geneva, Switzerland
Subcontracting and Labor's Response in Turkey
Event: International Workshop on National Contexts for Unions Speaker: Alpkan Birelma
Date : Saturday, August 8, 2015 Location : Iowa, USA
Social Policy Change in the AKP Era
Event: TIPES Interdisciplinary Workshop of Contemporary Turkey Speaker: Berra Zeynep Dodurka
Date : Friday, July 31, 2015 Location : Koc University, Istanbul
Anxious and Retired: Changing Retirement Patterns in Contemporary Turkey
Event: TIPES Interdisciplinary Workshop of Contemporary Turkey Speaker: Asya Saydam
Date : Thursday, July 30, 2015 Location : Koc University, Istanbul
Politics of Institutional Change, Network Formation and the Dynamics of Government-Business Relations in Two Turkish Cities
Event: SASE (Society for Advancement of Socio-Economics) Speaker: Osman Savaşkan
Date : Thursday, July 2, 2015 Location :
Anxious and Retired: Changing Pension Systems in Contemporary Turkey
Event: The Foundation for International Studies on Social Security ‘Social Security East and West: Common Challenges, Distinctive Solutions? Speaker: Asya Saydam
Date : Sunday, June 7, 2015 Location : Hong Kong
Socioeconomic Transformation and the New Business Environment
Event: Social Change since the Year 2000 Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Thursday, April 30, 2015 Location : London School of Economics
What About The Working Class? Workers of Turkey in The Long AKP Decade
Event: Social Change in Turkey since the Year 2000 Conference Speaker: Alpkan Birelma
Date : Thursday, April 30, 2015 Location : London, England
Neoliberalism as Blurring of The Boundaries: A View from Turkey
Event: Rethinking Neoliberalism in Contemporary Turkey Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Location : Panthéon Sorbonne Université Paris

2014

Hayek and Polanyi on Choice and Inevitability
Event: 13. Uluslararası Karl Polanyi Konferansı Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Saturday, November 1, 2014 Location : Montreal
Socioeconomic Change and Social Policy Development: Past and Present
Event: UNRISD New Directions in Social Policy Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Monday, September 1, 2014 Location : UNRISD, Geneva

2011

The Distinct and Gendered Work Ethic: Immigrant Women Workers from Bulgaria during the Industrialization Era of Bursa (1968-1978)
Event: The 36th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association Speaker: Özkan Yalçın
Date : Thursday, November 17, 2011 Location : Bostan, USA
Big Economy, Stable Politics and Scattered Society: Understanding Persistent Inequalities in Contemporary Turkey
Event: The European Society for Ecological Economics Speaker: Ayşen Candaş, Volkan Yılmaz
Date : Monday, August 1, 2011 Location : Bogazici University, Istanbul
The Politics of State-Business Relations at the Local Level: The Case of Turkey
Event: 12. Mediterranean Research Meeting Speaker: Osman Savaşkan
Date : Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Location : Florence, Italy
Inequalities in Turkey: Multi-dimensional and Entrenched
Event: Contemporary Turkish Studies Speaker: Ayşen Candaş
Date : Monday, March 7, 2011 Location : London School of Economics and Political Science

2010

From 'Reciprocal' to 'Exchange' Relations: Urbanization Process in Turkey in the Context of Neo-liberal State Restructuring
Event: Space and Flows: An International Conference on Urban and ExtraUrban Studies Speaker: Osman Savaşkan
Date : Saturday, December 4, 2010 Location : Los Angeles, USA
Prerequisites of Democracy
Event: Establishing Order Speaker: Ayşen Candaş
Date : Saturday, July 17, 2010 Location : Istanbul
The Limits of Selectivity For Countries without Mature Welfare States
Event: Social Policy Association Annual Conference Speaker: Burcu Yakut Çakar, Volkan Yılmaz
Date : Monday, July 5, 2010 Location : University of Lincoln, England
Entrenched Inequalities in Turkey
Event: Conference on Equality and Constitution in Turkey Speaker: Ayşen Candaş
Date : Friday, June 25, 2010 Location : Bogazici University, Istanbul
Modernization Processes in Comparative Perspective: Sweden and Turkey
Event: Workshop at University of Copenhagen Speaker: Ayşen Candaş
Date : Friday, March 5, 2010 Location : Denmark
On Artificial Solidarity, Double Moral Codes and Heteronomy
Event: Yale University, The Department of Political Science Speaker: Ayşen Candaş
Date : Friday, February 5, 2010 Location : New Haven, USA
Rawls, Justice and Basic Structure
Event: Bahcesehir University Political Science and International Relations Seminars Speaker: Ayşen Candaş
Date : Thursday, January 7, 2010 Location : Istanbul

2009

On the Possibility of a Comparative Southern European Cluster: Using EUROMOD to Argue for the Right to a Minimum Income
Event: EUROMOD Research Workshop Speaker: Burcu Yakut Çakar
Date : Thursday, June 25, 2009 Location : Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), University of Essex
All that is Common Melts Into Air: Neoliberalization of urban Land Regime in Turkey
Event: ISSC World Social Science Forum “One Planet-Worlds Apart? Speaker: Volkan Yılmaz
Date : Sunday, May 10, 2009 Location : Bergen, Norway
Informal Employment: Critical Reflections on Definitions and Incentives
Event: European Research Institute Seminar Speaker: Burcu Yakut Çakar (with H. Akay)
Date : Monday, April 27, 2009 Location : University of Bath, England
Social Assistance in Turkey: On the Margins of Redistributive Justice?
Event: CRSP Annual International Conference “Beyond Social Inclusion: Towards a More Equal Society?” Speaker: Burcu Yakut Çakar, Volkan Yılmaz
Date : Thursday, January 22, 2009 Location : Loughborough, England

2008

Gypsy Flower Sellers in The Streets of Istanbul
Event: Georgetown University Speaker: Gül Özateşler
Date : Saturday, August 30, 2008 Location : USA
Gender, Family and Children at the Crossroads of Social Policy Reform in Turkey: Alternating between Familialism and Individualization
Event: International Workshop: Children, Gender and Families in Mediterranean Welfare States Speaker: Azer Kılıç
Date : Thursday, July 31, 2008 Location : Hebrew University
Contemporary Social Policy in Turkey: Social Security Reform Process in the Context of Neo-liberal International Governance System
Event: Policy Transfer in a Globalizing Speaker: Osman Savaşkan
Date : Thursday, July 3, 2008 Location :

2007

Social Policy in Turkey and its Comparisons with European Social
Event: Amsterdam School for Social Science Research Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Tuesday, November 13, 2007 Location : University of Amsterdam
Industrial Relations in Turkey
Event: Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Monday, November 12, 2007 Location : University of Amsterdam
Gender and Social Policy in Turkey: Towards Equal Citizenship?
Event: The Second International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Speaker: Azer Kılıç
Date : Tuesday, July 10, 2007 Location : University of Granada, Spain
Social Policy Change in Countries without Mature Welfare States: The Case of Turkey
Event: University of Economics and Business Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Saturday, March 3, 2007 Location : Greece

2006

Welfare Implications of Skill-Biased Technical Change
Event: 4th Annual ESPAnet Conference 2006 on “Transformation of the Welfare State: Political Regulation and Social Inequality" Speaker: Burcu Yakut Çakar (H. Akay ile birlikte)
Date : Tuesday, December 12, 2006 Location : ODTU, Ankara
Health, Poverty and Citizenship in Republican Turkey: From the Socialization Law to the Green Card Scheme
Event: Changing Values-Changing Welfare States: on the European Dimension of German and Turkish Social Policy Speaker: Asena Günal
Date : Tuesday, December 12, 2006 Location : Graduate School of Social Sciences
Poverty and Citizenship: A Case Study on Contemporary Turkey
Event: Tradition, Environment and Publicness in Asia and the Middle East Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Friday, December 1, 2006 Location : Chiba University, Japan
The Green Card Scheme: An Ethnography of ‘the State’ and Its ‘Poor Citizens’ in Adıyaman
Event: Reproductive Health Working Group Annual Meeting Speaker: Çağrı Yoltar
Date : Saturday, July 1, 2006 Location : Istanbul
Informal Employment and Transformation of Social Policy in European Union
Event: Conference on Transformation of Social Policy in Europe Speaker: Burcu Yakut Çakar
Date : Monday, February 13, 2006 Location : ODTU, Ankara

2005

Reforming the Health System in Turkey: The Role of International Assistance
Event: Changing Values-Changing Welfare States: on the European Dimension of German and Turkish Social Policy Speaker: Tuba Ağartan
Date : Wednesday, October 26, 2005 Location : Bremen, Germany
Transformation of the Turkish Welfare System: The Case of Health Care Reform
Event: ESPANET Young Researchers Workshop Speaker: Tuba Ağartan
Date : Thursday, June 30, 2005 Location : CEVIPOF, France
Public Health as a Magic Bullet
Event: Social Policy Association 38th Annual Conference: Well Being and Social Justice Speaker: Tuba Ağartan
Date : Monday, June 27, 2005 Location : University of Bath, England
Poverty and Social Citizenship
Event: Multiple Modernities Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Friday, May 27, 2005 Location : Koc University, Istanbul
Perspectives on Poverty and Social Policy in Republican Turkey
Event: Special Lecture Series on Modern Turkey Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Thursday, April 7, 2005 Location : Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley
European Social Policy and Minimum Income Schemes in Europe
Event: Human Rights for All Speaker: Burcu Yakut Çakar
Date : Saturday, April 2, 2005 Location : Social Participation and Development Foundation, Ankara
La Réforme du Systeme de Sécurité Sociale: Entre Libéralisme et Droits Sociaux Universels
Event: FASOPO (Fonds d’Analyse des Sociétés Politiques) “La Turquie candidate: économie et société” Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Saturday, January 8, 2005 Location : France

2004

Facing the Challenge of New Poverty in Turkey
Event: Central European University Konferansı Speaker: Ayşe Buğra
Date : Wednesday, March 3, 2004 Location : Budapest