P.Helvaci-CV- 1 / 2 PELİN HELVACI Curriculum Vitae September 2014 ITÜ Ayazağa Kampüsü Merkezi Derslik Binası (MED) B-43 34469 Maslak-ISTANBUL E-mail : [email protected] http://www.akademi.itu.edu.tr/helvacip EDUCATION September 2010- PhD. Candidate, Galatasaray University, Istanbul. Political Science Department. Submitted Thesis Proposal: “Power, Opposition and Journalism: A Portrait of Cihad Baban (1911-1984).” Thesis Advisor: Assoc. Prof. Ahmet KUYAŞ GPA: 3,13. September 2005-June 2007 MA., Boğaziçi University, Istanbul. Atatürk Institute, Modern Turkish History. Thesis title: Prince Sabahattin (1878-1948) and His Place in Late Ottoman Intellectual Development. Thesis Advisor: Prof. Zafer TOPRAK GPA: 3,65. 2001-2005 BA., Koç University, Istanbul. College of Economics and Administrative Sciences. International Relations. SPA: 3,40, GPA: 2,74. 2000-2001 American Field Service (AFS) Exchange Student. Middletown Area High School (MAHS), Harrisburg, PA, USA. 1993-2000 Bursa Anatolian High School, Bursa. CONFERENCES 5-7 January 2014 Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) International Conference, Miami, FL, USA. “Liberalism in Postwar Turkey (1946–1950): A Conceptual-Historical Analysis.” 4-7 July 2012 Jacobs University, Bremen, GERMANY. 4th ECPR Graduate Conference. “Development of the Concept of Liberalism in Post-war Turkey: An Interpretation with Koselleck’s terms- Space of Experience and Horizon of Expectation.” 11-12 June 2012 University of Málaga, Malaga, SPAIN. 7th Concepta International Research School in Conceptual History and Political Thought Research Training Seminar: Liberals and Liberalisms: Southern-Northern, WesternEastern Perspectives and Experiences. “Development of the Concept of Liberalism in Post-war Turkey: An Interpretation with Koselleck’s terms- Space of Experience and Horizon of Expectation.” 28-30 April 2011 International Graduate Students Social Sciences Conference, Ordu, TURKEY. “Orientalism Discourse in Turkish Novel, Stranger.” “İçeriden Oryantalizm” Örneği: Yaban” COURSES&PARTICIPATION July-August 2014 University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign (UIUC), USA. P.Helvaci-CV- 2 / 2 Participant in the Summer Research Lab in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, certified. 3-5 January 2013 St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK. Participant in the Annual Political Thought Conference convened by Association for Political Thought. 8-26 August 2011 University of Helsinki Summer School, Helsinki, FINLAND. Attended to the doctoral course Introduction to Conceptual History. 15-18 May 2009 World Social Science Forum, Bergen, NORWAY. Participant in the Conference convened by International Social Science Council and University of Bergen. Summer 2004 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London, UK. Summer School. Took two summer courses of Global Civil Society and Issues in International Political Theory given by highly regarded academicians, Mary Kaldor, Yahia Said; and Cecile Fabre. PUBLICATION “A Critical Approach: Political Thoughts of Young Ottomans,” European Journal of Social Sciences, Volume 16, Issue 3, October 2010. “A Pioneer in Turkish Sociology: Prince Sabahattin,” Near East University Journal of Social Sciences, Volume 4, Issue 2, October 2011. “Orientalism Discourse in Turkish Novel, Stranger.” International Graduate Students Social Sciences Conference Proceeding Book, October 2011. (Turkish) Area of Interest: Late Ottoman/Modern Turkish History, Turkish Political History, Turkish Liberalism, Political Biography. TEACHING EXPERIENCE February 2008-Present: Instructor in Turkish History (ATA 101-102: A two-semester course designed to cover the late Ottoman and Turkish Republican history) at Istanbul Technical University (18 hr/week). GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS, TESTS Partial Travel and Accommodation Grant, UIUC. (2014) Travel Grant, ITU. (2011, 2012, 2014) Publishing Grant, ITU. (2010) TOEFL (July, 2014): Reading: 24, Listening: 24, Speaking: 24, Writing: 26 Total Score: 98/120. ACTIVITIES Fall 2003-Spring 2004 Koç University, Istanbul. Resident Assistance at Koç University Dorm. July 2002 World Youth Camp, Foça, TURKEY. Group leader of 10 children aged 7-10 in a summer camp. 2000-2001 MAHS, Harrisburg, PA, USA. Got recognition and awarded by MAHS Supervisors. UNICEF Voluntary Activities June 2005 Children International Summer Camp (CISV), UNICEF, Fontainebleau, Ile-deFrance, FRANCE. P.Helvaci-CV- 3 / 2 Participated in the summer camp as a group leader of Turkish delegation of four children for a month. July 1999 Children International Summer Camp (CISV), Detroit, MI, USA. Attended to seminar camp, as part of UNICEF, representing Turkey. July 1997 Children International Summer Camp (CISV), Amman, JORDAN. Attended to summer village as a junior consultant to the children of 11 years old. July 1995 Children International Summer Camp (CISV), Malmö, SWEDEN. Attended to summer camp as a part of Turkish delegation of four students and a leader. AFS Voluntary Activities April 2002 AFS Volunteer Association, Istanbul. Second level training to become an AFS chaperon. November 2001 AFS Volunteer Association, Istanbul. First level training to become an AFS chaperon. Attended to seminar about AFS mission combined with time management and organizational skills October 2001 AFS Bursa Branch, Bursa. Member of the Evaluation Committee of the candidates.