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Event Dates:
17 February 2023

On the eve of the 100th Anniversary of the Republic of Türkiye, Sakıp Sabancı International Research Awards will acknowledge scholarly inputs from a wide range of disciplines and theoretical, empirical and comparative perspectives on the concept, history and institutions of the Republic and Republicanism. 

This year’s call invites original essays adding onto existing knowledge on Republic and Republicanism in theory and practice focusing on Turkey but not limited to it, and/or helping to contextualize political and social processes in Turkey from a comparative perspective. Studies from a wide range of disciplines such as political theory, political and moral philosophy, comparative politics, international relations, history, economics, gender studies, cultural studies, sociology, anthropology are welcome as well as multi and interdisciplinary research in social sciences.

The deadline for submissions is February 17, 2023. Please visit the website for further information.

The Prizes

The Sakıp Sabancı International Research Award entails a Jury Prize for 25,000 USD. The Jury Prize will be awarded to an individual who has made distinguished contributions in this theme. A series of awards will also be given to researchers under 45 years of age. This category includes 10.000 USD for each of three award-winning essays selected by the same jury panel from among submissions made for the competition.