Prof. Akın Ünver (Kadir Has University)
“Social Media as Conflict Event Data: Empirical Evidence from Northern Syria”
Date & Time: April 29, 2021 (Thursday) 12:30 PM Istanbul
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Dr. Akın Ünver is an Associate Professor of International Relations at Kadir Has University, specializing in conflict research, computational methods, and digital crisis communication. He is a Resident Fellow of Cyber Research Program at the Centre for Economic and Foreign Policy Research (EDAM), a Research Associate at the Center for Technology and Global Affairs, Oxford University, and a Senior Research Fellow at GUARD (Global Urban Analytics for Resilient Defence) at the Alan Turing Institute. He is the author of ‘Defining Turkey’s Kurdish Question: Discourse and Politics Since 1990’ (Routledge Series in Middle Eastern Politics). His works are published in Foreign Affairs, The Diplomat, Journal of International Affairs, Middle East Quarterly, Middle East Policy, Yale Journal of International Affairs and many other journals and scholarly publications. He is the Istanbul organizer of the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS).