Sep
14

KUASIA Visiting Researchers Program

2 September 2020 Starting with the Fall 2020 semester, KUASIA will admit up to three research affiliates in each academic year. Both current PhD candidates and scholars with a PhD can apply for research affiliation. Research affiliates will be provided with office space and access to library resources at Koç University. Research affiliates should indicate […]

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Sep
14

Co-Director Receives Book Award

KUASIA’s Co-Director, Dr. Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci’s book, “Contraceptive Diplomacy: Reproductive Politics and Imperial Ambitions in the United States and Japan” has won the 2020 John Whitney Hall Book Prize sponsored by the Association for Asian Studies. You can see her interview with AAS about her book here: https://www.asianstudies.org/asianow-speaks-with-aiko-takeuchi-demirci/?fbclid=IwAR2qnn7M9qmA-gWkXmk_ixq9WqBD-XLRF5JlrrtJnORSapMEWVl50hsMhLI

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Sep
14

Consul-General China Scholarship

Two of our students, Ozge Usta (Industrial Engineering and Psychology Junior) and Omer Aydin Guner (Economy Junior) were awarded the prestigious Chinese Consul-General’s scholarship for their hard work in Mandarin classes. Thank you (Xiexie) and congratulations (gong hsi).

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Sep
14

Consul-General of People’s Republic of China in Istanbul

Consul-General of People’s Republic of China in Istanbul, Honorable Cui Wei visited Koc University on May 14, 2018. He talked about Middle East and Chinese Middle East Policy. The event was held at 5:30 pm at Founders’ Hall.

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Sep
14

Third Nask Meeting

Asian students at Koc University got together for the third NASK (Network of Asian Students at Koc) meeting. A diverse cohort of students from India, Singapore, Indonesia, China, and Pakistan planned exciting events for the Spring 2019 term and learned about KUASIA over delicious snacks.

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Sep
14

KUASIA Spring 2019 Events

KUASIA is arranging three exciting events for the 22nd of April, 2019. -Bollywood Workshop with KUDance at 4 pm at the Student Center (-1 floor) -Sufi night in collaboration with Indian Embassy at 7 pm at SGKM Stay tuned!

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Sep
14

Second NASK Meeting

The Network of Asian Students at Koc University (NASK) got together for the first time during the 2018-2019 Fall Semester. We welcomed our new students coming from India, China, Singapore, Pakistan.

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Sep
14

Turkish Ambassador to Beijing, H.E. A. Emin Onen, visited KUASIA on June 2018

Turkish Ambassador to Beijing, H.E. A. Emin Onen, visited KUASIA on June 2018. He met with KU President, Prof. Umran Inan, and scholars working on China. Ambassador Onen underlined historical connections and deep-rooted cultural relations between Asian countries and Turkey. He further stated that China is one of the major economic powers in the world […]

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