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Özgehan Senyuva

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Özgehan Şenyuva is an Associate Professor in the International Relations Department at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, where he works extensively on youth, public opinion, Turkey-European relations and the politics of European football. He has extensive experience in research projects, and was the principal investigator for the FREE: Football Research in an Enlarged Europe (free-project.eu), a pioneer FP7 project that was completed in 2015.

He was also part of the FP7 SAHWA project (Researching Arab Mediterranean Youth: Towards a New Social Contract) (sahwa.eu), publishing numerous policy papers, reports and articles on Arab-Mediterranean Youth. He was one of the principal investigators of a large scale Horizon 2020 research project: FEUTURE – The Future of EU-Turkey Relations: Mapping Dynamics and Testing Scenarios (feuture.eu). He worked for more than two decades as a youth worker/trainer and comes from learning mobility field. He is a steering group member of European Platform on Learning Mobility.

He has published numerous research and opinion articles, book chapters and a book on youth work and learning mobility. Most recently he has contributed to the two Youth Knowledge books; Thinking seriously about youth work and how to prepare people to do it and Learning mobility, social inclusion and non-formal education available for download at Youth Partnership web site.

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Özgehan Senyuva

How can we conjugate the word solidarity in present times?

How can COVID-19 be a starting point for more solidarity in Europe? That’s the starting point for our conversation with Özgehan Şenyuva, a researcher and youth worker based in Turkey. Join us to hear Özgehan’s thoughts on putting solidarity into action, the role of the joker effect, and how Harry Potter and Katniss Everdeen differ in their activism.

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