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Prof. Dr. Aylin Küntay

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is one of the leading components of Koç University’s commitment to creativity and the advancement of knowledge through teaching, learning, research and staging activities. From Archaeology and History of Art to Comparative Literature, from History to Media and Visual Arts, from Philosophy to Psychology and Sociology, all of our programs aim to enable our students to think more critically and deeply than ever before about ideas, people, communities and societies in the past and present.

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Featured News

Prof. Dr. Nazlı BAYDAR - Science Award Awards and Honors

Prof. Dr. Nazlı BAYDAR - Science Award

Prof. Dr. Nazlı BAYDAR - Science Award

Re-Imagining alternative futures of sustainability through design fiction Awards and Honors

Re-Imagining alternative futures of sustainability through design fiction

Climate change, global warming, depletion of natural resources and biodiversity loss needs immediate action from many disciplines, including design and the arts.

Twinning Research and Innovation Institutions to Design and Implement Inclusive GEPs Awards and Honors

Twinning Research and Innovation Institutions to Design and Implement Inclusive GEPs

NEXUS co-designs, implements, monitors and evaluates innovative and targeted actions aimed at bridging inclusivity gaps in nine research organisations and their respective R&I ecosystems with the aim to bolster institutional change through the development of inclusive Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) in intersectional and intersectoral directions.

Re-Imagining alternative futures of sustainability through design fiction Awards and Honors

Re-Imagining alternative futures of sustainability through design fiction

Climate change, global warming, depletion of natural resources and biodiversity loss needs immediate action from many disciplines, including design and the arts.

Twinning Research and Innovation Institutions to Design and Implement Inclusive GEPs Awards and Honors

Twinning Research and Innovation Institutions to Design and Implement Inclusive GEPs

NEXUS co-designs, implements, monitors and evaluates innovative and targeted actions aimed at bridging inclusivity gaps in nine research organisations and their respective R&I ecosystems with the aim ...

Georg Forster Research Fellowship Awards and Honors

Georg Forster Research Fellowship

Assistant Prof. Dr. C. Ceyhun Arslan of the Department of Comparative Literature has been awarded a Georg Forster Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers.

BELMONT FORUM – TÜBİTAK, Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production (CRA) Awards and Honors

BELMONT FORUM – TÜBİTAK, Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production (CRA)

Digital infrastructures for sustainable consumption: Redirecting, reorganizing, reducing and reimaging consumption

The Labor Tech Research Network Book Award Awards and Honors

The Labor Tech Research Network Book Award

The Labor Tech Research Network is delighted to announce Ergin Bulut’s A Precarious Game: The Illusion of Dream Jobs in the Video Game Industry as winner of the inaugural LTRN Book Award.

Upcoming Events

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Lifelong Learning

GSSSH DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR SEMINAR SERIES

The Secular-Islamist Dimension of Spatial Voting: Underrepresentation in Tunisia

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Founders' Hall Face to face
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23-02 20:30
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Teaching

AKMED Conference - Magnesia Excavations (2021-2023) and the Temple of Zeus

Magnesia Excavations (2021-2023) and the Temple of Zeus

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AKMED Konferans Salonu Online
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23-02 13:00
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Lifelong Learning

CHEMISTRY SEMINAR by Aykut Erbas

Stretching Polymers: from Hydrogels to Genome

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SCI 103 Face to face
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23-02 12:30
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Lifelong Learning

Koç Üniversitesi – TÜSİAD Ekonomik Araştırma Forumu (EAF) Paneli:"2024 Yılında Türkiye Ekonomisi"

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Tekfen Tower Konferans Salonu, Levent/İstanbul Face to face
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21-02 17:00
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Culture & Art

Lightning Bites - Figen Ecer from KU

Lightning Bites - Figen Ecer from KU

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16-02 16:00
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Culture & Art

Comparative Literature Talk by Dr. Jameson Kısmet Bell

Comparative Literature Talk by Dr. Jameson Kısmet Bell: A Poetic Geography: Placing Urban Literature in two Districts of Istanbul, Türkiye

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