New publication!

Our team members Arda Akdemir, Ali Hürriyetoğlu, Erdem Yörük, Burak Gürel, Çağrı Yoltar, and Deniz Yüret published a paper, titled Towards Generalizable Place Name Recognition Systems: Analysis and Enhancement of NER Systems on English News from India, in Proceedings of the 12th Workshop on Geographic Information Retrieval (https://doi.org/10.1145/3281354.3281363). We congragulate...

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CLEF 2019 – Call for Lab Participations!

Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (CLEF) 2019, which is to be held between 9 – 12 September 2019 at Lugano, Switzerland, is calling for lab participations. As the EMW Project, we will be participating in the CLEF 2019 as the holder of one of the nine Labs, ProtestNews:...

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Our team visited South Africa

Alper Gençer and Çağrı Yoltar visited Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town between October 11-21, 2018 to gather more information on the South African welfare system in general, and the workings of the Child Support Grant in particular. They had meetings with the leading scholars of social policy and politics in...

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Workshop at EUI Political Science Department

Our team has been invited to EUI Political Science Department. Erdem Yörük and Ali Hürriyetoğlu participated in a workshop organized by Prof. Hanspeter Kriesi, who is the principal investigator of PolCon ERC project. Both teams discussed their articifical intelligence methoda to create protest events datasets for Europe and emerging markets...

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CLEF Protest News 2019

Our lab proposal -prepared and led by our postdoc researcher Ali Hürriyetoğlu- was accepted to be organized in Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (CLEF) 2019 (http://clef2018.clef-initiative.eu/). The CLEF initiative is a self-organized body whose main goal is to promote research, innovation, and development of information access systems with...

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The 51st Essex Summer School

Our team member Ali Bargu participated in the 51st Essex Summer School in which various types of quantitative and qualitative research methods courses are offered between 9 July and 17 August 2018.  

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ESSLLI 2018 Summer School

Our team member Osman Mutlu participated in the 30th edition of European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI) that took place at Sofia University (St. Kl. Ohridski), Sofia, Bulgaria, in August 2018. ESSLLI is an event organized every year in a different European country under the auspices of...

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Updates on our team!

Our team members Sümerjan Bozkurt Güngen and Ömer Özcan has started their new Visiting Assistant Professorship positions in the University of Toronto, Canada. We congragulate them on their success!

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We are at the ISA Conference

Our Principal Investigator Asst. Prof. Erdem Yörük presented four papers –titled The Politics of Social Assistance in South Africa,Social Assistance as Political Containment in Contemporary China, Four Worlds of Global Welfare, andThe Politics of Social Assistance in Contemporary Asia: Comparative Analysis of China, India, and Turkey—  at the XIX ISA...

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