“History of Turkey” Award Ceremony

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The award ceremony for projects completed during the fall, spring and summer terms of the 2012-2013 academic year took place on September 23, 2013, in C-Block Auditorium. Out of a total of 461 projects completed, 10 were chosen for recognition. These project teams received certificates as well as a newly published volume entitled “Essays in Honor of Özer Ergenç.”

The ceremony started with Rector Abdullah Atalar’s opening remarks, stressing the importance of effective education and teaching in general, and appropriate history education

in particular. A talk by Prof. Özer Ergenç, entitled “Learning History Begins with the Immediate Environment,” followed. Emphasizing the uniqueness of history among the social sciences, Prof. Ergenç discussed various approaches to the discipline and concluded by highlighting the innovative aspects of the HIST 200 course.

Then, the award recipients presented their projects. Their enthusiasm in sharing their learning experiences and their glowing comments about the team process ended the ceremony on a very happy note. (A complete listing of the award-winning groups for the last two years may be found at http://goo.gl/PrkjSA.)

2012-2013 History of Turkey Award Recipients

First Prize: “Cumhuriyetin Tanığı Bir Foto-Muhabir: Foto Cemal Işıksel”
İpek Küçük (MAN)
Lalin Yüksel (ECON)
Merve Tekin (PSYC)
Gül Oral (IR)
Kıvanç Asutay (ECON)Second Prize: “Kurular Köyü’nden Gündoğdu Köyü’ne: Bir Mübadele Hikayesi”
Abdullah Altıntaş (LAW)
Çağla Giray (PSYC)
Eda Müftüoğlu (IR)
Ömer Şirin (IE)
Vildan İl (PSYC)Third Prize: “Türkiye’de Üretilen İlk Çamaşır Makinesi ve Mucit Kamil Tolon’un Hayatı”
Elvan Kuzucu (EE)
Vasfiye Gül Açıkel (LAW)
Uğur Acer (EE)
Muhammed Şaban Okka (EE)
Munise Kübra Şahin (IE)
Merit Awards:
“Birey Olacak Çocuk: 1928-1982 Çocuk Gazete ve Dergileri”
Elif Özdemir (CHEM)
Kübranur Erdemli (ECON)
Mürşide Rabia Erdoğan (ECON)
Nilüfer Gök (ECON)
Sena Bilen (IR)“İlk Türk Denizaltılarından Atılay’ın Serüveni”
Şevval Ayşegül Uçar (EE)
Mehmet Can Tuncer (MATH)
Mehmet Erhan Erköseoğlu (EE)
Melis Gürateş (EE)
Yiğithan Tezgören (MAN)“Kızılay Meydanı Tarihi”
Ali Naci Uysal (CS)
Burak Oran (THM)
Burak Polat (THM)
Kerim Bartu Kömürcü (CS)
Mert Özkul (THM)
Zahit Saygın Doğu (CS)

“Türk Televizyonlarında Çocuk Programları”
Nilgün Dönmez (IE)
Derya Gözen (IE)
Yağmur Güven (IE)
Buse Eylül Oruç (IE)
Ceren Yürür (IE)

“Türkiye Cumhuriyeti İlk Nüfus Sayımı 1927”
Ayyurt Düzen (EE)
Aytürk Düzen (EE)
Damla Özkapıcı (ME)
Gülin Aykut (EE)
H.Dilara Uslu (ME)

“1950-1970 Arası Reklam Figürü Olarak Kadın”
Hilal Burcu Bingöl (IR)
Deniz Berfu Boran (IR)
Berna Aykal (CHEM)
Elif Perşembe (CHEM)
Mustafa Babil (CS)

“1930 Sonrası İzmir’de Yaşayan Levantenler”
Deniz Salucu (CS)
Melih Yücel (IE)
Efe Tunçgenç (CS)
Ayşe Dilşah Yılmaz (MAN)
Esra Melisa Büyükkınacı (TRIN)