The Young Scholars on Turkey (YSOT) Program will hold its annual conference on November 2, 2012, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The 2012 YSOT Program Conference is sponsored by the SETA Foundation at Washington D.C.
The objective of the Young Scholars on Turkey Program (YSOT), is to provide young social scientists with a venue to present their policy relevant, original academic research in the nationís capital Washington D.C.
The YSOT Program intends to facilitate a dialogue and exchange of ideas between Washington based policy makers, scholars, and young researchers whose research is related to Turkey in various academic institutions and research centers. The program aims to contribute to diversity of voices and analytical perspectives on Turkey related issues in a wide array of disciplines, such as history, political science, international relations, public policy, economics, sociology, and conflict resolution.
The Young Scholars on Turkey Program will promote and publicize:
∑ Collaborative research and policy relevant discussions
∑ Up-to-date research of young researchers
∑ Fresh and dynamic voices of new generation of scholars on Turkey
∑ Academic and policy relevant panels and conferences
∑ Networking opportunities with policy makers and the media
∑ Academic and policy relevant publications in SETA publications such as policy briefs, policy reports, opinion pieces, and academic articles in the peer-reviewed academic journal, Insight Turkey.
The Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) at Washington, DC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, independent, nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, DC dedicated to innovative studies on national, regional, and international issues concerning Turkey and US-Turkey relations.
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