About Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award
Who is Dicle Koğacıoğlu?
Dicle Koğacıoğlu was born in 1972 in İzmir. After graduating from Boğaziçi University, Department of Sociology, she continued her doctoral studies in sociology and women's studies at Stony Brook University (SUNY Stony Brook). She worked as a research assistant in the international project titled "Constitutional Law and the Modernization of Political Institutions in the Muslim Middle East" in 1997-98. In the same year, she took part in the "Freedom of Expression in Turkey" project of Human Rights Watch (HRW) as a consultant and translator. She returned to Boğaziçi University in 1999 and worked as a lecturer in the Department of Sociology. After the Marmara earthquake, she worked as the project coordinator of the Women's Human Rights Project in Izmit Doğukışla Rehabilitation Center for traumatized children. During the same period, she was the assistant editor of the book Women and Sexuality in Muslim Societies. She continued her postdoctoral research at Columbia University and Brown University Pembroke Center for Women's Studies between 2002-2004. Dicle Koğacıoğlu, who started working as a faculty member at Sabancı University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in 2005, made significant contributions to the development of cultural studies undergraduate and graduate programs and gender studies. At the same time, she carried out studies that drew attention to the deaths in Tuzla shipyards, the problems caused by the subcontractor system in all areas of life, including the university, and the inequalities and injustices experienced in every field. Koğacıoğlu, who is an activist for Amargi and We Stand Up for Each Other, was also one of the constant volunteers of the works for the care of stray animals.
Dicle Koğacıoğlu's doctoral dissertation "The Context of Citizenship in Turkey: Practices and Meanings", who made significant contributions to the development of the sociology of law in Turkey and the awareness of the importance of gender in this field, was awarded the Middle East Awards (Population Council) and the Lebanese Politics. He was awarded the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies' Middle East Research Competition Award. His articles underlining the decisive roles of law and the state on honor killings continue to be widely used both in international academic studies and in Turkey. When Dicle Koğacıoğlu passed away in 2009, she was conducting field research on the processes of access to justice, while at the same time examining how the 12 September coup was perceived and explained by the lawyers.
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- Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Sosyoloji Bölümü Öğretim Üyesi Prof. Dr. Ferhunde Özbay’ın 2013 Dicle Koğacıoğlu Makale Ödülü Töreni’ninde yaptığı konuşma için tıklayınız.
- University of Pennsylvania Sosyoloji Bölümü Doktora Adayı ve Öğretim Görevlisi Tuğçe Ellialtı'nın 2014 Dicle Koğacıoğlu Makale Ödülü Töreni'nde yaptığı konuşma için tıklayınız.
- Bilgi Üniversitesi Hukuk Bölümü Öğretim Üyesi Dr. Seda Kalem'in 2019 Dicle Koğacıoğlu Makale Ödül Töreni'ninde yaptığı konuşma için tıklayınız.
Dicle Koğacıoğlu Makale Ödülü 2022 Sonuçları
24 Aralık’ta Minerva Han’da hibrit olarak düzenlediğimiz Dicle Koğacıoğlu Makale Ödülü Konferansı’nda açılış konuşmalarını Hülya Adak ve Ayşecan Terzioğlu yaptı. İlk oturumda derleyenler arasında Nevzat Süer Sezgin’in de bulunduğu Toplumsal Cinsiyet Eşitliği İçin Mor Masallar ekibinden Elif Çelebi proje sürecini aktarırken, Melek Karanis bir masal anlattı. Sunumların yapıldığı panellerin kolaylaştırıcılığını geçen sene ödül kazanan Dilan Alataş ve Gözde Cöbek gerçekleştirdi. Bu yıl ödüle ve teşekküre layık görülen araştırmacılar bu panellerde çalışmalarını sundu. Konferans sonundaki ödül töreninde ise bu seneki ödüller açıklandı.
XIII. Dicle Koğacıoğlu Makale Ödülü Sonuçları
1. Nur Sinem Kourou, “AKP’de Kadınların Siyaseti: Parti Kadın Kolları Örneği”
2. Merve Çopuroğlu, “Toplumsal Baskıların ve Egemen Söylemlerin Odağındaki Cinsellik: Adalet Ağaoğlu’nun Ruh Üşümesi Romanı Örneği”
3. Aslı Aygüneş ve Zeynep Özge Iğdır, “Türkiye’de Kadın Haklarının Araçsallaştırılmasının İzini Sürmek: 2002-2018 Yılları Arasında Yasama Davranışı ve Kanunlaşma”
Simla Sunay, “Modüler Kadın Hareketi”
Applications for Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award 2021
Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award is an article award given by SU Gender in memory of our colleague, friend, sociologist Dicle Koğacıoğlu, who passed away in 2009, with the support of Sabancı University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. The aim of the award, which has been given since 2010, is to support gender-focused research in Turkey and to encourage young researchers.
From 2010 to date, the aim of the award has been to support gender-focused research in Turkey and to encourage young researchers. The award is open to graduate and doctoral students as well as those who have received their graduate degrees within the past two years. The articles are evaluated anonymously by a selection committee from within the university. The awards are announced to the public through a conference and award ceremony that is organized every year in December. The total amount of the Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award to be distributed in 2021 is 10.000 TL: 5000 TL for the first prize, 3000 TL for the second prize, and 2000 TL for the third prize.
Conditions for Application
- Articles submitted for the award must be unpublished, gender-focused, original, and authentic.
- Articles must be in Turkish.
- Articles must not exceed 6000 words, including heading, endnotes, and references. Endnotes must be added to the end of the paper and APA citation should be used.
- In addition to the article, a 500-word abstract and a short biography of the participant must be presented separately.
- The article and abstract must be submitted anonymously. Participants’ names, last names, affiliations should not be present on the documents.
- Participants’ names, last names, affiliations, and relevant contact information should be submitted as a separate document.
- Article, abstract, biography, and contact information must be submitted as four separate Word files.
- Previous award-winners applications will not be considered.
- Applications must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
- The deadline for application is October 1st, 2021.
Criteria of Evaluation
- Members of the Selection Committee will consider the following criteria while evaluating the articles:
- A comprehensive analysis and evaluation of national and international literature on the subject,
- Clear and comprehensive presentation of the theoretical framework and the methodology of the research,
- Clear discussion of the importance of the subject and the research question as well as its contribution to existing academic literature,
- The suitability of the article to the academic writing rules and its originality.
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Results of Dicle Koğacıoğlu 2020 Article Award
We organized the Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award Conference, online for the first time in its eleventh year, on December 26. In the first session, SU Gender Director Hülya Adak and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Meltem Müftüler-Baç made opening speeches. Then, Dicle Koğacıoğlu’s mother Nevzat Süer Sezgin and former students Olcay Özer, Esin Düzel, Ayşegül Balta, Selen Çatalyürekli shared their memories and thoughts about Dicle Koğacıoğlu and the award. In the second session, under the facilitation of Aslı İkizoğlu, Biray Anıl Birer, Şeyma Gümüş, Burcu Hatiopoğlu and Begüm Üstün presented their works that were awarded and appreciated this year. At the award ceremony at the end of the conference, this year's awards were announced.
Biray Anıl Birer, “Fragments from the Modernization Experiences of Women: A Mining City Mill”
Şeyma Gümüş, “Rape Others, Marginalized Women: Sexual Violence and Female Body in Ömer Seyfettin's Stories”
Burcu Hatipoğlu, “The Troubles in the Country and Loving the Country: The Case of Somali Refugee Women in Kütahya”
Begüm Üstün, “The Reflections of Femicide in the Early Republican Period in Istanbul Newspapers (1923-1945)
Results of Dicle Koğacıoğlu 2019 Article Award
Organized for the 10th time this year, the "Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award" found its owners with a conference and ceremony held at Minerva Palace on Saturday, December 21.
Giving the welcome speech of the conference, SU Gender director Hülya Adak said, "Dicle has been bringing us together with each other and with new research for 10 years," and thanked the names who contributed to the organization of the award during the 10-year period. Seda Kalem, a colleague and academician of Dicle Koğacıoğlu, made the opening speech. Kalem said, “I first became a student of Dicle. Then I became his colleague and friend, but I always remained his student. I continued to learn from him. It is very important from an academic point of view that an award continues for 10 years.” Nurcan Özkaplan moderated the panel that took place in the first session of the conference. Speakers and speaking topics are respectively; Rabia Demirci, “Young Women's Experience of Space Between Possibilities and Limitations: The Case of Kağıthane”; Deniz Nihan Aktan, “Sexual Politics on the Football Field”; Güley Bor and İpek Bozkurt, "Defend Ethics: Feminist Criticism of Defense Practices of Defendants in Violence Against Women Files" and Gizem Sivri, "Woman in Prison: Female Criminality and Imprisonment of Women in the Ottoman Empire (1840-1919)".
In the second session of the conference, Ayşe Gül Altınay was the facilitator. Participants shared their feelings and thoughts at the forum, which was held after the video "About Dicle" prepared by Selen Çatalyürekli, in which Dicle Koğacıoğlu's friends, family, colleagues and students shared about Dicle. At the award ceremony held afterwards, the winners of this year's award were announced.
Award Winners and Presenters
Rabia Demirci,“The Space Experience of Young Women Between Possibilities and Limitations: The Case of Kağıthane”
Deniz Nihan Aktan, “Sexual Politics on the Football Field”
Güley Bor and İpek Bozkurt, “Defending Ethics: Feminist Criticism of Defense Practices of Defendants in Violence Against Women Files”
Gizem Sivri, “Being a Woman in Prison: Female Criminality and Imprisonment of Women in the Ottoman Empire (1840-1919)”
Results of Dicle Koğacıoğlu 2018 Article Award
Organized by Sabanci University Gender and Women’s Studies Center of Excellence (SU Gender) in collaboration with Sabanci University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the ninth Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award Ceremony and Conference took place on 22 December 2018.
This year; Fulya Pınar was awarded the first prize with her article, “Feminist Lawyers in Istanbul: From Within and Against the Legal Field”. Pelin Kılınçarslan won the second prize with her article “Being and Living in Debt: Everyday Experiences of Women in Greece and Turkey", and Mine Egbatan was awared the third prize with her article “Chasing Femina Grata of 'Ulus': A Sketch of Neoliberal Revanchist Policies in Ankara". In addition to award winners, Seran Demiral, Özlem Şimşek, Okan Şeker made contributions to the conference by their presentations.
Umut Türem, Dicle Koğacıoğlu’s colleague and friend from Boğaziçi University, gave the openning speech of the conference. Türem said, “Koğacıoğlu opened new pathways in law and social studies in Turkey. She made great contributions to gender studies literature, and wrote about honor killings, gender-based violence and killings.”
The first panel of the conference is moderated by Füsun Ertuğ from Kadın Eserleri Kütüphanesi ve Bilgi Merkezi (The Women’s Library and Information Centre Foundation). In this panel, Fulya Pınar (Rutgers University) presented on “Feminist Lawyers in Istanbul: From Within and Against the Legal Field”, Mine Egbatan (Koc University) presented on “Chasing Femina Grata of 'Ulus': A Sketch of Neoliberal Revanchist Policies in Ankara", and Pelin Kılınçarslan presented on “Being and Living in Debt: Everyday Experiences of Women in Greece and Turkey". The second panel was moderated by Seval Şahin from Mimar Sinan Guzel Sanatlar University. In this panel, Seran Demiral (Mimar Sinan Guzel Sanatlar University) presented on “Non-Bodies: Gendered Bodies and Embodied Emotions of Suat Derviş’s Characters From Dark’ness to Nothing’ness", Özlem Şimşek (Mimar Sinan Guzel Sanatlar University) presented on “Embodying Militarism or Demanding of Equal Citizenship? Posing in a Military Uniform as a Practice of Cross-dressing: 1930-1940s", and Okan Şeker (Marmara University) presented on “Change in Gender Roles of Syrian Refugees”.
Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award is organized in memory of young sociologist Dicle Kogocaioglu who passed away in 2009. Organized by SU Gender in collaboration with Sabanci University Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the award ceremony and conference aims to encourage young researchers and support studies focusing on gender in Turkey.
The award was re-designed this year in memory of Bayram Candan, a renowned artist who passed away 5 years ago. The award design was adapted from the artist’s piece “Özgür Ayşe”. An image of this piece has been still used in Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award posters.
Results for Dicle Koğacıoğlu 2017 Article Award
Held by the Sabanci University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Center of Excellence for Gender and Women’s Studies and Kadın Eserleri Kütüphanesi, the 8th Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Awards were presented on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at a ceremony following a student conference at the Minerva Palas in Karaköy.
This year's first prize shared with Gizem Türkaslan with her paper, “Siyasetin Kıskacında: Tunus ve Türkiye'de Kadın Örgütleri ve Vatandaşlık Eylemleri” and Leyla Bektaş with her paper titled "Anneler Ne Yapar, Kızları Ne İster? İki Nesil Kadın Anlatılarında Bir Gecekondu Mahallesi", and the third prize shared with Yeşim Mutlu and Mehtap Tosun's article titled "Mesafeleri Aşan Sessizlik: Diyarbakır'dan Çanakkale'ye Güvenlik Anlatıları" and Özlem Şendeniz's article titled “Bahçeden Pazara: Pazarcı Kadınların Anlatımları ile Fındıklı Kadınlar Pazarı".
In addition to the award winners, Göksenin Abdal “Yalçın Tosun Öykülerinde LGBTİ Kimliklerinin İnşası” and Semih Evciman “Türkiye’de Zorunlu Askerlik Bağlamında Vatandaşlık, Milliyetçi-Militarist (Hegemonik) Erkeklik, ‘Sakalık’-Gazilik ve Yazı Tura Örneği” deserved to receive a plaque of thanks.
Results for Dicle Koğacıoğlu 2016 Article Award
Established by the Sabanci University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Center of Excellence for Gender and Women’s Studies, the Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Awards were presented on Saturday, December 24, 2016 at a ceremony following a student conference at the Minerva Palas in Karaköy.
This year's first prize went to Gülnur Kocapınar from Sabancı Üniversity and Kerem Yıldırım from Duke University with their paper, “Gender Gap in Elections: Nomination and Representativeness”, the second prize went to Esin Düzel from University of California, Sen Diego with her paper, “Natural Beauty: Kurdish Women's Politics of Visibility and Empowerment”, and the third prize went to Leyla Bektaş from Hacettepe University with her paper, “Attempt of Auto-Ethnography: Living in a Gated Community”.
In addition to the award winners Fethiye Beşir from METU presented her paper, " 'Çekme' Narratives in the East Black Sea Region: Marriage By Abduction as a Ritual", Hatice Haskul from Sabanci University presented her paper, “Destruction of the Existing Walls to Construct Ideal Place: Refet's Dream of a House, Handan's Reality of the Coffin”, and Göksenin Abdal from Istanbul University presented his article, “An Evaluation of English Translation of Asli Erdogan’s Book Titled "the City In Crimson Cloak" Through the Concepts of Gender and Rewriting in Translation Theory: Understanding Geography, Interpreting Culture, Expanding the Borders”.
Results for Dicle Koğacıoğlu 2015 Article Award
Established by the Sabancı University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Gender and Women’s Studies Forum, the Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Awards were presented on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at a ceremony following a student conference at the Minerva Palas in Karaköy.
This year's first prize went to Nisa Göksel from Northwestern University with her paper "Motherhood in an Alternative Political Sphere: Understanding the Political and Ethical Struggle of Mothers for Peace", second prize to Caner Hazar from the University of Connecticut with his paper "Gender Performance as an Everyday Strategy in Turkey", and third prize to Çağlar Çetin with the paper "The Collective Failure of Men to Cope with Failure: Possible Strategies for Addressing the Issues and Shortcomings of Men's Organizations in Turkey That Oppose Gender Regimes". In addition to the award winners, Arzu Maltaş Erol and Ferda Aşık from Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey University presented their paper "Women's Quest for a City: Experiences of Place in Anatolian Universities" and Hilal Kara from Middle East Technical University presented her paper "A Home Worker on the Road: Understanding the City from the Perspective of 'Housekeeping' Women."
Award Winners and Presenters
1. Nisa Göksel, Motherhood in an Alternative Political Space: Understanding the Political and Ethical Struggle of Peace Mothers
2. Caner Hazar, Gender Performance as a Daily Strategy in Turkey
3. Çağlar Çetin, Men's Collective Failure to Cope with Denial: Possible Strategies Against the Problems and Inadequacies of Gender Opposition Organizations in Turkey
Arzu Maltaş Erol: Ferda Aşık Woman's Search for the City: Experiencing Space at Anadolu Universities
Hilal Kara A Domestic Worker's Road Condition: Understanding the City in the Eyes of "Everydayist" Women's Labor
Results for Dicle Koğacıoğlu 2014 Article Award
Sabancı University’s Faculty of Art and Social Science and Gender and Women’s Studies Forum realized the fifth graduate student and award ceremony in memory of Dicle Koğacıoğlu. The first prize was awarded to Pınar Karababa Kayalıgil for her article entitled “Odaları Açmak: Kadınların Kendi Mekanını Oluşturması”.
The fifth Dicle Koğacıoğlu graduate student conference was held by Sabancı University’s Gender and Women’s Studies Forum on December 27, 2012, at Karaköy Minerva Palace. Following the graduate conference; an award ceremony realized and the prize holders received their awards.
At the beginning of the graduate student conference Tuğçe Ellialtı, a former student of Dicle Koğacıoğlu who is a graduate of Sabancı University’s Cultural Studies MA Program delivered her speech “Öğrencisinin Gözünden Dicle Koğacıoğlu”.
The first prize of Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award 2014 was rewarded to Pınar Karababa Kayalıgil from Middle East Technical University for her article “Odaları Açmak: Kadınların Kendi Mekanını Oluşturması”. The second prize was awarded to Aslı Zengin from York University for her article titled “Sevginin Ölüm Dünyası: Aile, Arkadaşlık ve Trans Kadın Cenazeleri” and finally the third prize was awarded to Melike Gül Demir from Maltepe University for her article “Kentin Çeperlerinde ‘Barış’a Tutunmak: Kürt Kadınlarının Dilinden Köy Boşaltmaları”. The honorable mention prize was awarded to Derya Acuner from Bilgi University for her article “Canavarlaş(tırıl)an Kent Sokakları: Kadının Kent Deneyimi Üzerine Bir Değerlendirm” . They received their prize from Nihat Berker, Sibel Irzık, Nakiye Boyacigiller and Ferhunde Özbey.
Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award with the participation of the president Nihat Berker and the dean of Faculty of Art and Social Sciences Mehmet Baç; Dicle Koğacıoğlu’s family, colleagues, and students.
Award Winners and Presenters
1. Pınar Karababa Kayalıgil, Opening Rooms: Women Creating Their Own Space
2. Aslı Zengin, The Death World of Love: Family, Friendship and Trans Women's Funerals
3. Melike Gül Demir, Clinging to 'Peace' in the Periphery of the City: Evacuation of Villages in the Language of Kurdish Women
Derya Acuner: Canavarlaş(tırıl)an Kent Sokakları: Kadının Kent Deneyimi Üzerine Bir Değerlendirme
Results for Dicle Koğacıoğlu 2013 Article Award
The Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award was established by the Sabancı University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Gender and Women's Studies Forum in memory of Dicle Koğacıoğlu in 2010. The aim of this award is to support and motivate young researchers and their research on Turkish society and Turkish culture with a gender focus. The award is open to all social sciences graduate students and to all social sciences MA students who have graduated within the last two years. Every year the winning articles are announced during a young researches conference.
The fourth Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award Graduate Student Conference was held by Sabancı University’s Gender and Women’s Studies Forum on December 28, 2013, at Karaköy Minerva Palace. Following the graduate conference, an award ceremony was held and the prize holders received their awards. The members of this year’s selecting committee were Füsun Üstel (Galatasaray University), Hülya Canbakal (Sabancı University), Sevgi Uçan Çubukçu (İstanbul University) and Süha Oğuzertem (Istanbul Bilgi University).
The first prize was awarded to Pınar Ensari from Sabancı University, the second prize to Nihan Bozok from Middle East Technical University and finally the third prize was awarded to Ayşen Üstübici from Koç University. Mehtap Tosun was awarded honorary mention.
The conference started with Ferhunde Özbay’s opening remarks. Ferhunde Özbay from Department of Sociology, Bogazici University, once Dicle Koğacıoğlu’s lecturer and mentor, then colleague and friend talked about Dicle’s legacy and her contribution to the academic world.
At the student conference two sessions were held. At the first panel in which Ayşe Öncü from Sabancı University was the discussant the prize winning articles were presented. In this panel Pınar Ensari (Sabancı University) presented her article titled “Kurtarılmış Bir Kürt Gibi Hani”: Doğu ve Güneydoğu Anadolu'daki Kürt Kadınlarının Eğitimle İlişkisini Yeniden Düşünmek; Nihan Bozok (METU) her article Hikayeler Anlatılırken Özne(l)likler Kurmak: Anne, Yurt, Jilet başlıklı and finally Ayşen Üstübici (Koç University) presented her article titled Düzensiz göçün cinsiyet halleri: Riskler, Entegrasyon(?), Yasal Statü ve Korumaya Erişim.
In the second panel, the articles that were chosen by the jury as worth-mentioning were presented. Begüm Başdaş from Istanbul Bilgi University chaired this session. Mehtap Tosun (METU) who also received the honorary mention by the jury presented her article titled Emeğin Fiziksel ve Toplumsal Görünmezliğinden bir Kesit: Kadın Emeğinin Dersim'de Enformel Konumlanışı. Dilara Çalışkan (Sabancı University) presented her paper titled"Trans* Seks İşçisi Anneler ve Kızları: İstanbul'daki Trans* Cemaatinin Sistematik Polis Şiddetine Karşı Mücadelesinde Hafıza Geçişinin Rolü" and Ozan Soybakış (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales) presented his paper titled Kamusal Alanda Bir Saklambaç Oyunu: Toplumsal Cinsiyetten Muzdarip « Bir Başka » Erkekler.
Dicle Koğacıoğlu’s family, academicians, young researchers, her former students, colleagues, and friends attended the conference and the award ceremony.
Results of Dicle Koğacıoğlu 2012 Article Award
Sabancı University’s Faculty of Art and Social Science and Gender and Women’s Studies Forum realized the third graduate student and award ceremony in memory of Dicle Koğacıoğlu on December 15, 2012, at Karaköy Minerva Han. Following the graduate conference; an award ceremony realized and the prize holders received their awards.
The aim of this award was to promote successful current academic research on Turkey’s society and culture with a gender focus among young scholars and graduate students from Turkey. 25 applications from 12 different universities was received in 2012.
The first prize of Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award 2012 was rewarded to Beril Türkoğlu from Middle East Technical University for her article “Fay Hattındaki Erkeklikler: Çalışma ve İşsizlik Ekseninde Erkekliğe Bakış”. The second prize was awarded to Seher Kırbaş Canıkoğlu from Ankara University for her article titled “Feminist Bir Perspektifle Türk Ceza Kanunu’nda Cinsel Saldırı Suçu” and finally the third prize was awarded to Nacide Berber from Istanbul University for her article “Özel Sektörde Yönetici Kadınların Cinsiyet Kimliği ve Feminizm Algısı”. The winners received their prize from Sabancı University Art and Social Science’s Dean Mehmet Baç.
At the graduate student conference a panel was held with the moderation of Sabancı University Art and Social Science Cultural Studies’ member Ayşe Gül Altınay. During the session Beril Türkoğlu from Middle Easr Technical, Seher Kırbaş Canıkoğlu from Ankara University and Nacide Berber from Istanbul University presented their article and discussed the outcomes with the participants.
Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award with the participation of the president Nihat Berker and the dean of Faculty of Art and Social Sciences Mehmet Baç; Dicle Koğacıoğlu’s family, colleagues and students.
Award Winners and Presenters
1. Beril Türkoğlu, Masculinities on the Fault Line: A Look at Masculinity on the Axis of Work and Unemployment
2. Seher Kırbaş Canikoğlu, Sexual Assault Crime in Turkish Penal Code from a Feminist Perspective
3. Nacide Berber, Gender Identity and Feminism Perception of Executive Women in the Private Sector
Results for Dicle Koğacıoğlu 2011 Article Award
Sabancı University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Gender and Women’s Studies Forum realized the second graduate student conference in memory of Dicle Koğacıoğlu on December 17, 2011, at Karaköy Communication Center. The aim of this award was to promote successful current academic research on Turkey’s society and culture with a gender focus among young scholars and graduate students from Turkey.
Ayşe Öncü and Akşin Somel from Sabancı University; Yeşim Arat and Nüket Esen from Boğaziçi University and Fatmagül Berktay from İstanbul University who were the members of the final jury, evaluated the articles anonymously and determined the three award winning papers. The jury also found two articles to be worthy of presentation at the student conference.
The first prize was awarded to Zeynep Selan Artan- Bayhan from City University of New York and to her article titled “Bir Cinayetin Anatomisi: Medya, Şiddet ve Toplumsal Cinsiyet”. The second prize was awarded to Aylin Demir from Middle East Technical University for her article “Cinsiyetlendirilean Türler (Genre): Dersim Deneyiminde Sözlü Şiir ve Ağlama Pratikleri” and finally the third prize was awarded to Sidar Çınar from Marmara University for her article “Ev Eksenli Çalışan Kadınların İlişki Ağları: Sömürü İlişkileri ve Toplumsal Farklılıklar Eşliğinde Dayanışma”.
At the student conference two sessions were held. At the first session Damla Bayraktar from Koç University and Sidar Çınar presented their articles in which Burcu Yakut-Çakar from Boğaziçi University was the discussant. The second session was discussed by Ayşe Öncü from Sabancı University and the two presentators were Aylin Demir and Zeynep Selen Artan- Bayhan. Zeynep Selan Artan- Bayhan couldn’t participate since she continues her graduate studies at New York. However she shared an audio presentation.
Following the student conference an award ceremony was held at the Karaköy Communication Center with the participation of the president Nihat Berker and the dean of Faculty of Art and Social Sciences Mehmet Baç; Dicle Koğacıoğlu’s family, colleagues and students.
Award Winners and Presenters
1. Zeynep Selen Artan-Bayhan, Anatomy of a Murder: Media, Violence and Gender
2. Aylin Demir, Gendered Species (Genre): Oral Poetry and Crying Practices in the Dersim Experience
3. Sidar Çınar, Relationship Networks of Home-based Working Women: Exploitation Relations and Social Solidarity Presentation Damla Bayraktar Part-Time Employees, Full-Time Mothers: Women's Employment and Care Services in the Era of "Conservative Globalism"
Results for Dicle Koğacıoğlu 2010 Article Award
Sabancı University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Gender and Women’s Studies Forum realized the first graduate student conference in memory of Dicle Koğacıoğlu on October 23, 2010, at Karaköy Communication Center. The aim of this award was to promote successful current academic research on Turkey’s society and culture with a gender focus among young scholars and graduate students.
28 articles from 16 different universities were submitted to Dicle Koğacıoğlu Article Award; Ankara University, Bilgi University, Bilkent University, Boğaziçi University; Dokuz Eylül University, European Inter-University Human Rights Institution, Galatasaray University, Hacettepe University, İstanbul Technical University, İstanbul University, Marmara University, Mimar Sinan University, Muğla University, Middle East Technical University, Radboud University, Sabancı University and York University.
A preliminary committee composed of academicians from Sabancı University assessed the 28 submitted articles and selected 12 of them to be evaluated anonymously by the final jury. Ayşe Öncü and Akşin Somel from Sabancı University; Meltem Ahıska and Nüket Esen from Boğaziçi University and Fatmagül Berktay from İstanbul University who were the members of the final jury, evaluated the 12 articles anonymously and determined the three award winning papers. The jury also found three articles to be worthy of presentation at the student conference.
The first prize was awarded to Özlem Ezer from York University and to her article titled “Bir'in ve Dil'in Hegemonyasından Kurtulmak: Yaşam Yazımında Çokseslilik”. The second prize was awarded to Doğu Durgun from Sabancı University for his article “Eşcinsel Mekanlar: Erkek Eşcinsellerin Toplumsal Cinsiyet Kurulumunun Heteronormativite ile İlişkisi” and finally the third prize was awarded to Meral Akbaş from Middle East Technical University for her article “Dört Duvarın Arasında Gül(ebil)mek: ‘Cop Dansı’na, ‘Lasonil’e, ‘Tam Mahkemelik Morluklar’a Dair”.
At the student conference three sessions were held. At the first session “Thinking Gender Over Space” Avşar Gürpınar and Doğu Durgun presented their articles in which Ayfer Bartu Candan from Boğaziçi University was the discussant. The second session discussed by Bertil Emrah Odel from Koç University was titled “The Interaction of Law and Gender” and the two presentators were Nezihat Bakar and Olcay Karacan. The last session called “Gender Over Language” was discussed by Hülya Adak from Sabancı University and Özlem Ezer and Meral Akbaş were the presantators of this panel.
Following the student conference an award ceremony was held at the Karaköy Communication Center with the participation of the president Nihat Berker; Dicle Koğacıoğlu’s family, colleagues and students.