10th Turkish Migration Studies (TurkMiS) Workshop
‘The migration transition of Turkey – from an emigration to an
immigration country. New realities, new policy challenges’
28 March Friday, 2014, Hacettepe University, Sıhhıye Campüs, Ankara, Turkey
9.30 Arrival, registration and tea/coffee
10.00 Welcome and Introduction Murat Erdogan (HUGO), Franck Düvell (COMPAS/TurkMiS)
10.15 -11.30 Panel I IMMIGRATION TO TURKEY I
Chair: Ahmet Icduygu (Koc University, Istanbul)
‘The Migration of Russians and Azerbaijanis to Antalya (Turkey): Who are they? Why are they here?’
E. Murat Özgür, Ayla Deniz, Derya Hasta, M. Murat Yüceşahin, Sutay Yavuz, Ankara University
‘International Retirement Migrants. Guests and Hosts: Two Sides of the Coin’, Canan BALKIR,
Department of EU Studies, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir; İlkay SÜDAŞ, Ege University, Department of
Geography, Izmir
‘Negotiating Modernity, European-ness and “Home” in the Germany-Turkey Transnational Social
Field’, Susan Beth Rottmann, Department of Sociology, Boğaziçi University
11.30-11.45 Coffee break
11.45-13.00 Panel II IMMIGRATION II
Chair: Franck Düvell
‘Transnational Afghan Lives in Pakistan and Turkey: Insecurity, Networks, and Building Modernity’,
Sanaa Alimia, Department of Politics and International Studies, SOAS, London
‘Recent Changes for Migratory Explanation: Feminization and Rotational Form in Moldovan
Migration’, Bayram Unal, Department: Sociology, University of Binghamton, Nigde University
‘Stuck on the way to Europe? Iranian transit migrants and the factors that influenced their decision to
settle down in Turkey’, Judith Zijlstra, University of Amsterdam
13.00 14.15 Lunch break
Chair: (tbc)
‘New migrations, new diversities and transformations of urban space in Istanbul’, Kristen Biehl,
University of Oxford
‘Understanding socio-economic situation of international students at Turkish universities’, Farkhad
Alimukhamedov, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Turgut Özal University,
‘Understanding Negative Attitudes towards Immigrants: A Comparative Analysis’, Emre Erdoğan &
Pınar Uyan Semerci, İstanbul Bilgi University
‘Portrays of African Migrants in Newspapers: The Case of Turkey in 2013’, Emel Mutlu, Yıldız Technical
University, Istanbul
15.45-16.00 Coffee break
Chair: Murat Erdogan
‘Turkey’s visa policy: migration-mobility nexus’, Meral Acikgoz, IOM, Ankara
‘Counter-Trafficking Policy and Immigrant Rights in Turkey’, Stephanie J. Nawyn, Michigan State
University; Nur Banu Kavakli Birdal, Istanbul Kemerburgaz University
‘The Externalities of the EU Migration Regime: Turkey and “Unwanted” Migrants’, Burcu Toğral Koca,
Eskişehir Osmangazi University
17.15 -17.30 CONCLUSION
Ahmet Icduygu, Koc University, Istanbul
17.30 – 18.00 CLOSING
Franck Düvell, Murat Erdogan
Format of the workshop
Full draft papers shall be sent by 18 March, papers will be circulated to participants in advance.
Paper gives are expected to only summarise and present the main arguments of their paper within 15 minutes
as to give ample time for discussion.

28 Mart 2014 tarihinde Hacettepe Üniversitesi Göç ve Siyaset