Document: MIPEX 2015 · International Press Release “Changes in government and far-right emergence: hard times for integration policies” and Final Results

Please find attached the final results of the MİPEX 2015 Survey (Integration Policies: Who Benefits? -MIPEX 2015) in which Bilgi’s European Institute and Kemerburgaz University have participed as partners from Turkey. These findings cover the immigration and integration policies in 38 countries and provide a ranking for each country including Turkey.   The  key findings … Read more

Bilgi EU Center Article: A Court Decision and Its Political and Social Impacts: Germany debates children?s rights, religious freedom and circumcision

Dear Friends, I am very happy to announce that the European Institute of Istanbul Bilgi University has now published the third issue of the Germany Brief. Dr. Peter Widmann, who is a member of the Department of International Relations and the European Institute, is continuing to up-date us about the recent debates in Germany. These … Read more

21 Şubat’ta Bilgi’de Uluslararası Anadili Günü

21 February 2012, Tuesday, 19.00-21.00 İstanbul Bilgi University BS Dolapdere Campus, Beyoğlu   Panel: 19.00-20.00 Mehmedali Barış Beşli – Teaching Laz Language Murat Papşu – Circassian Language and its Importance Muhammad Munavvar Hossain – Bengali Language Movement Ayhan Kaya – Moderator   Music Performance : 20.00-21.00 Zahid Anvar (Vocal) and Abdullah Al Mamun (Poetry): Bengali Songs … Read more

Summer School: ?The EU-Turkey Relations: The Lisbon Treaty and beyond?

European Institute in collaboration with CIFE Summer University on: ?The EU-Turkey Relations: The Lisbon Treaty and beyond? İstanbul Bilgi University European Institute will be hosting the third session of the Summer University in collaboration with Centre International de Formation Européenne (CIFE). The lectures, roundtable discussions and debates will encompass several topics including; The lectures, roundtable discussions … Read more

Live from 17th Annual EU ? Turkey Conference of Journalists at Bilgi U.

Turkey's chief negotiatior Egemen Bağıs also attends the meeting
Turkey's chief negotiatior Egemen Bağıs also attends the meeting

All coverage is through Erkan’s filtering/paraphrasing. Please be careful in quoting. I strongly recommend to get actual transcripts instead of relying my interpretative quotation style. And I am not particularly good at concentrated listening!

(Participants in alphabetical order: Mehmet Altan (Star), Murat Belge (Taraf), Florence Biedermann (AFP, Fransa), Abdülhamit Bilici (Zaman / Cihan Haber Ajansı), Mehmet Ali Birand (Posta / Milliyet/ HDN / Kanal D), Eyüp Can (Referans), Cansu Çamlıbel (Hürriyet), Evangelos Demiris (Athens News Agency, Yunanistan), Konstanty Gebert (Gazeta Wyborcza, Polonya), Rolf Gustavsson (Svenska Dagbladet, İsveç), Emil Hurezeanu (Realitatea-Catavencu, Romanya), John Peet (The Economist, Birleşik Krallık), Bernardo de Miguel Renedo (Cinco Dias, İspanya) ve Michael Thumann (Die Zeit, Almanya).

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Pierini: 60 European journalists are brought to Turkey and 60 Turkish ones sent this year.

Bağış: M.Pierini is the Good French after Pierini’s positive remarks towards TR’s membership – [He always does that (E.S)]
Turkey is member of every European organizations except the EU.
[Praise of Istanbul, multicultural etc. happening in every panel now:)]

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