New job opening!

The Emerging Welfare Project invites applicants from Koç University for four positions of annotator who will work remotely in Associate Professor Erdem Yörük’s European Research Council (ERC) funded research project. Please see our Job Openings page for more details.

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Open Lecture with Erdem Yörük

Serbest Yazın, a platform formed by the Turkish Language and Literature Department students of Boğaziçi University, hosted Erdem Yörük on May 14, Friday, in their open lectures event through which they aim to establish an alternative academy. Below you can find “Understanding Social Movements: Theory and Method” open lecture by...

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Webinar by Erdem Yörük

Erdem Yörük will be giving a talk in the European Social & Population Issues Webinar Series on 30 March. He will speak about the contentious politics of the welfare state in the global south. Please register here: http://interfacedemography.be/webinar

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Erdem Yoruk’s seminar on WiseTalks

Erdem Yoruk will be giving a seminar, titled How to Use Artificial Intelligence to Comprehend Social Movements?, on March 10, at 19.30 for the UNIV101 class as part of WiseTalks.

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Erdem Yoruk’s talk on Polarization

Erdem Yoruk’s podcast, titled Societal Foundations of Polarization and Populism, is aired on the Spotify channel of Turkuaz Lab. You can find the link below:

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EU Projects Experience Sharing by Erdem Yoruk

Erdem Yoruk will be giving an interview at Ozyegin University about his experiences as the Principal Investigator of a European Research Council-funded project, on January 15, 2021, at 2 p.m. To register please fill out the form: http://bit.ly/OzUTTOSoylesi

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GSSSH Seminar by Erdem Yoruk: How to Write a Research Proposal?

Assoc. Prof. Erdem Yörük will be giving a talk, How to Write a Research Proposal: A Guidance for Graduate Students, in GSSSH Seminar Series on December 18, 2020, at 3 p.m. To register please fill out the form:  https://forms.gle/e16QtdXBcQ8ynWNBA Edit: You can find the video of Dr. Yörük’s talk below.

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Using AI for Multi-Country Automated Protest Event Collection

Emerging Welfare Project team — Assoc. Prof. Erdem Yoruk, Dr. Ali Hurriyetoglu, Dr. Cagri Yoltar, and Firat Durusan– will be presenting at GLODEM AI & CSS Seminar Series on December 3, 2020 at 06:00-07:30 PM(GMT+3). This seminar will speak about the potentials and challenges of using AI to understand social...

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SUNN Webinars on Artificial Intelligence

Erdem Yörük  will give a webinar, titled The Potentials and Challenges of Using Artificial Intelligence to Understand Social Movements, at Social Sciences Universities Network Webinars on Artificial Intelligence on November 25, 2020, Thursday at 15.20 (Turkey local time). Social Sciences Universities Network (SSUN) promotes cooperation between universities in talent training,...

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