Bilkent to Participate in EU-Funded Research Project on Knowledge Exchange in the Humanities

27 December 2016 Comments Off on Bilkent to Participate in EU-Funded Research Project on Knowledge Exchange in the Humanities

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration is participating in an EU Horizon 2020-funded research project run by a consortium of universities from 12 countries in the greater Balkan and Caucasus regions (Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine).

Titled “Knowledge Exchange and Academic Cultures in the Humanities: Europe and the Black Sea Region, Late 18th-21st Centuries,” the project is being funded in the amount of 1.5 million euros by the European Commission. Through the financial support of academic secondments between the regions of the Balkans and the Caucasus, it aims to promote research and knowledge exchange as a way to bring these regions closer, highlight the advantages of cooperation and generate positive spillover effects. Those wishing more information are welcome to contact Assoc. Prof. Ioannis N. Grigoriadis of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, who is serving as the academic coordinator of this project at Bilkent.