Ayselin YILDIZ Yaşar University

IR 4457 Politics of Migration

This course is offered as part of “UNESCO Chair on International Migration” activities.

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Lecture: Tuesdays 13:30-16:20 
Office Hours: Wednesdays 10:30-12:00

Mid-term exam date: 5.11.2019


By Simon Kneebone
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Lecture Notes


  • The lecture on 12 November is cancelled. Make-up lecture: Online via Sakai on 17 November Sunday at 12:00 afternoon. Lecture  will be recorded.

  • For the mid-tem exam you are responsible from the lecture notes, terminology we debated in class and Chapter 3 of the course book. 


  • Please choose your presentation topic by clicking the link 

    Some of you have already chosen the topics that have been previously booked by others. Latecomers please change your topic and choose a free slot.


    November 26: Migration Issue in EU-Turkey Relations (max 3 students can choose) 
    Booked by Ceren and Ilkem on 20 October
    Latecomers: Selen, Ilayda, Sedef need to choose another topic. If any third from this group Selen Buluc can join as she booked on 21 October.

    December 3: Return and Reintegration
    Booked by Bugce and Neslihan on 20 October.
    Latecomer Selen Oz. needs to chose another topic.


Confirmed Presention Teams&Dates

Begum&Esma Nur: November 19, Asylum Policy of the EU

Ilkem&Ceren: November 26, Migration Issue in EU-Turkey Relations

Deniz&Su: November 26, Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking

Begum&Beyza Hilal: November 26, Migration Issue in BREXIT

Neslihan&Bugce: December 3, Return and Reintegration

Tugba&Busra: December 3, Migration Issue Reflected by Cartoons

Ecem&Betul Ece: December 10, 1923 Great Population Exchange between Turkey and Greece

Misra&Ceyda: December 10, free topic

Ceyda&Elif: December 17, Naturalization and Citizenship

Berfin&Atakan: December 17: Forced migration: Cases from all over the world

Additional  readings

Ayselin Yildiz, “Goc ve Entegrasyon Politikalarinda Vatandaslik” (Citizenship, Migration and Integration Policies) , Ocak-Haziran 2017, Goc Arastirmalari Dergisi, 3 (1), ss.36-67

Batalla, L., Tolay, J. 2018. “Toward long-term solidarity with Syrian refugees? Turkey’s policy response and challenges”. Atlantic Council in Turkey 

Russell King. 2012. Theories and Typologies of Migration: An Overview  and a Primer. Willy Brandt Series of Working Papers in International Migration and Ethnic Relations 3/12. Malmö University

Article on “Migration and Integration

Article on “Naturalization Policies”

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