2nd Graduate Conference in Civilization Studies

The Alliance of Civilizations Institute at Ibn Haldun University is pleased to announce the second international graduate student conference in Civilization Studies.  The interdisciplinary graduate conference aims to give early career scholars, PhD-students and Master students the opportunity to present their academic research to peers and senior academics.

Around the general theme of “Being Human and Human Being”, the conference aspires to provide an intellectually engaged forum for an interdisciplinary discussion of core perspectives and issues.

Submission Details

  • Submissions are restricted to early career scholars, traditional and academic (MA and Ph.D.) students.
  • In order to maintain the academic training dimension of this conference, the language of submission is exclusively English. We highly encourage all presentations to be in English but, upon request, presentation in Turkish can be considered.
  • A selection of quality papers will be considered for publication by a renowned (peer-reviewed) publisher.
  • Deadline for submission of your abstract: 3 February 2019

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for Abstract Submission: February 3, 2019
  • Notification of Acceptance: February 11, 2019
  • Announcement of the conference program: February 25, 2019
  • Conference Dates: April 5-6, 2019
Further submission details are available on the conference webpage:

In Quest of the Self between two civilizations: Autobiography in Postcolonial Francophone Literature of the Maghreb

The presenter of Alliance of Civilization Institute (ACI) Conference Series on this week was our Ph.D. Student Teodora Matic. She presented her previous master thesis titled “In the Quest of Self between two Civilizations”.

Ecological reasoning and decision making in innovation-oriented industry sectors at the periphery of Europe: Reconciling divergent values and interests

The Alliance of Civilization Institute (MEDIT) on this week hosted a presentation by Dr. Mehmet Ali Üzelgün ve Dr. Önder Küçükural. In this presentation, they talked about their projects which are funded by FST&TUBİTAK. Prof. Recep Şentürk and Prof. Marcin Levinsky are the supervisors of this ongoing projects. According to their announcement, this project is going to be expanded to four years more and including most of the European countries.