Program – Day Two

Program Day 2Friday November 29, 9:30-17:30
Day 2Domains of Inclusion
9:30-11:00Panel 4: Inclusion Domain: Education
Target: Analyzing mechanisms related to refugee inclusion into the education system or through education
Discussant: Çetin Çelik, Koç University
- “Young refugees’ post-compulsory educational trajectories: A social-ecological analysis of constraints, enablers and agency in Northern Greece”, Lucy Hunt, University of Oxford
- “Inclusion Strategies, Facilitators, and Obstacles in Language Support Programs for Refugee Students in İstanbul”, Abdullah Atmacasoy, Middle East Technical University
- “Labor Market Experiences of Syrian Refugees with Higher Education in Germany: A Qualitative Case Study”, Jeyan İdil Aslan, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
- “Negotiating spaces for teaching, learning, and volunteering in exile: Syrian refugees’ educational participation in Lebanon and Jordan”, Wen-Yu Wu, University of Birmingham
11:00-11:30Coffee Break
11:30-13:00Panel 5: Inclusion Domain: Labour Market
Target: Analyzing mechanisms related to refugee inclusion into the labour market
Discussant: Gökçe Uysal, 2019/2020 Mercator-IPC Fellow, Sabanci University
- “From Refugees to Employees: A Comparison of the Labour Market Integration of Syrian Refugees in Turkey and Germany”, Laura Kunzendorf, Friedrich Naumann Foundation
- “Refugee and Host Community Relations in Ethiopia: the Policy and Practice”, Tirsit Sahledingel, Addis Ababa University
- “Understanding adaptation, resilience, and agency among Syrian refugees: A comparison of informal adaptive mechanisms used by Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan to secure their livelihoods”, Maysa Baroud, American University of Beirut
- “Legal Deservingness Constructs and Discriminatory Practices: The Case of Migrants in the Turkish Labour Market", Gulece Senel, Middle East Technical University
13:00-14:00Lunch
14:00-15:30Panel 6: Social Participation and Urban Spaces
Target: Understanding the factors influencing the social participation of refugees with a particular focus on the city
Discussant: Jean-Francois Pérouse, CNRS
- “Urban Informality and the Governance of Syrian Refugees in Turkey: Discipline and Contestation in Everyday Life”, Danièle Bélanger, Université Laval and Cenk Saraçoğlu, Ankara University
- “Common spaces for the refugees’ right to the city in Athens, Thessaloniki and Belgrade”, Charalampos Tsavdaroglou, University of Amsterdam
- “Navigating intergroup contact in integration of Syrian refugees and host societies in Turkey”, Yasin Duman, Coventry University
- “Reconstructing Community and Reproduction of Urban Space through Food: Syrian Diners in Fatih, Istanbul", Ezgi Tuncer, Kadir Has University
15:30-16:00Coffee Break
16:00-17:30Keynote Speech 2: Prem Kumar Rajaram, Central European University
Rethinking ‘Inclusion’: coloniality, patriarchy and the administrator’s gaze in ‘refugee
inclusion’ projects
Followed by moderated discussion