The first of the Method School programs, which aim to develop the scientific research abilities of graduate students, took place between 26 to 30 June, 2018, in Kadir Has University.
The first Method School saw a collaboration between IstanPol Institute, Northeast Working Group on Turkish Politics and support from Kadir Has University Center for Researches on Turkey, Ozyegin University and Bogazici University Human Development Center. Among the lecturers were Prof. Dr. Mine Eder, Prof. Dr. Murat Güvenç , Dr. Akın Ünver, Dr. Mert Arslanalp, Dr. Defne Kadıoğlu, Dr. Sedef Turper, Dr. Ayşecan Terzioğlu, Aslı Silahdaroğlu Bekmen, Aşkınnur Eşigül, Aykut Öztürk, Ezgi Irgil, Melis Gülboy Laebens and Nazlı Konya. In the last day of the school, participants presented and discussed their articles.
Ronay Bakan won the Best Article Award sponsored by Ozyegin University. Dr. Alper Yağcı presented Bakan with the award in the name of Ozyegin University Rector Prof. Dr. Esra Gençtürk.