Peacemakers 2017 Conference & Workshop

The 6th Annual Peacemakers Conference and Workshop is organized jointly by the Office of International Programs (OIP) and the Migration Research Center at Koç University (MiReKoç). The Conference will take place on July 8 and the ensuing Workshop on July 9 – 11, 2017 in Istanbul.

The theme of the conference and worshop will be “Securitization of International Migration: The Politics of Populism,” which will aim to further discuss associating international migration with national security, the securitization perspective results in the criminalization of migrants, without taking into consideration the fundamental human rights as well as the safeguarding of human security.

Further information can be found on the website:

The Peacemakers Conference is open to public free of charge. However, we have limited seats. So if you wish to attend the Conference, please kindly send a confirmation e-mail to that includes your name, surname, institution where you work/study, your position and your mobile number.