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The 2023 theme of the Sakıp Sabancı International Research Awards

The 100th Anniversary of the Republic of Türkiye

The theme for the 2023 edition of the Sakıp Sabancı International Research Awards, the first and only international award program in Turkey in the field of social sciences, organized annually by Sabancı University, is “the 100th Anniversary of the Republic of Türkiye: Republicanism in Theory and Application”.

The deadline for submissions for the award program, organized following the will of the late Sakıp Sabancı, Honorary Chair of the Board of Trustees of Sabancı University, is January 15, 2023.

The 2023 theme of the Sakıp Sabancı International Research Awards, the first and only international award program in Turkey in the field of social sciences, organized annually by Sabancı University, is “the 100th Anniversary of the Republic of Türkiye: Republicanism in Theory and Application”.

Within the scope of the award program, the theme of which is determined specifically for the year 2023, when the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Türkiye will be celebrated, there will be a Jury Prize of 25,000 USD. The Jury Prize will be presented to an individual who has made distinguished contributions to the above-mentioned theme. An independent and international jury will select the Awardee. In addition to the Jury Prize, Essay Awards will be given to researchers under 45 years of age. This category includes 10,000 USD for each of the three award-winning essays selected by the same jury from among the submitted essays.

The details of the award theme for this year are as follows:

On the eve of the 100th Anniversary of the Republic of Türkiye, the Sakıp Sabancı International Research Awards will acknowledge scholarly input 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 to 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 January 15, 2023.

For submission guidelines about the 2023 Sakıp Sabancı International Research Awards, please visit https://award.sabanciuniv.edu.

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