Oy Pusulası/Vote Compass

Turkey is quickly approaching the general elections, to be held on June 12, 2011. For the potential voters, here is an application which may be of interest: Vote Compass Here is the link: http://www.oypusulasi.org Vote Compass is a free online application that provides users with a sense of how their opinions square with the platforms …

CSSH Film Screening – The Purepecha

The Purepecha: The Poorest of the Poor written, produced and directed by Cheryl Quintana Leader will be screened at the CASE Building CAS B24 at Koc University on May 26, 2011, 18:30 (6:30PM). The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Ms. Leader.  All, especially MAVA students and students of MAVA 102 and MAVA …

PhD Grant for Graphic or Industrial (Product) Designer, Koç University

The following is an announcement for a new PhD grant call, funded by KoçSistem, for Industrial (Product), Graphical or Communication Design Background. Design Lab. Istanbul, Koc University Industrial PhD Grant  in Interaction Design Ref number: MAVA / 2011-002 Employment: Time-limited employment Closing date for application: 2011-05-31 Campus location: Istanbul Rumelifeneri Koc University in Istanbul, is an expansive university with a strong focus …

Getting Our Genes Back

The argument that we often hear from companies regarding the “benefits” of intellectual property regimes is that they help provide incentives for innovation by providing temporary monopoly to reap the benefits of the innovation. This was what Myriad Genetics, a company based in Salt Lake City, UTAH, argues about the patents it owns for BRCA1 …

Seminar at Koç University by Levent Soysal

Koç University, College of Social Sciences and Humanities Seminar Series presents: Levent Soysal, Associate Professor (Ph.D. Harvard University) Kadir Has University, Department of Radio, TV and Cinema Civilizing Istanbul: City, Spectacle, and World Culture Abstract: Istanbul has come of age since the Millennium and landed itself on the world map of metropolises.  Istanbul is now …