As part of the FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series launched in Fall 2013, Dr. Dimitris Tsarouhas (IR) and Dr. Emin Karagözoğlu (ECON) gave a talk entitled “Getting the Most Out of Conferences and Workshops” on February 6. Dr. Tsarouhas provided the audience with essential information about different stages of the conference participation process, including tips on preparing for a conference, giving a successful presentation and engaging in social networking. Dr. Karagözoğlu underlined the importance of attending conferences in order to gain visibility in academia, reminding PhD students that networking during conferences can be a key facilitator for professional development. The workshop concluded with a lively question and answer session.
The next workshop will be given by Dr. Ken Weisbrode (HIST) and Dr. Selver Şahin (IR) on February 27. The title of the workshop is “Top Tips for Managing Your Supervisor and Surviving Your PhD.” This workshop is particularly recommended for all FEASS PhD students who have passed their comprehensive exams.