Doing work when the world is on fire: Academic Research during Covid-19


Seminar summary

This Webinar entitled “Doing work when the world is on fire: Academic Research during COVID-19” aims to address and examine the limitations, challenges, and alternative approaches in doing academic work and research during the COVID-19 pandemic. While the world is struggling with the pandemic in different realms, researchers (graduate students and academics) all around the world have also been extremely affected by the negative conditions created by COVID-19. For this purpose, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nergis Canefe highlights the alternative methods in conducting both qualitative and quantitative research as well as research techniques during the pandemic.


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Course Features

  • Lectures 1
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 50 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 4
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Yes
Professor Nergis Canefe (PhD & SJD) is a Turkish-Canadian scholar of public international law, comparative politics, forced migration studies and critical human rights. She has held posts in several European and Turkish Universities and is a faculty member at York University, Canada since 2003. She regularly serves at the executive board of several international organizations, including International Association of Forced Migration Studies, and is the co-editor of Journal of Conflict Transformation and Security. She penned close to 100 scholarly articles and several books, _Transitional Justice and Forced Migration_ (edited volume, 2019, Cambridge University Press), _The Syrian Exodus_(monograph, 2018, Bilgi University), _The Jewish Diaspora as a Paradigm: Politics, Religion and Belonging_ (edited volume, 2014, Libra Press –Jewish Studies Series),_Milliyetcilik, Kimlik ve Aidiyet _(monograph, 2006, Nationalism, Identity and Belonging], Istanbul: Bilgi University Publishing House), and _Turkey and European Integration: Accession Prospects and Issues_ (2004, edited volume in collaboration with Mehmet Uğur, Routledge). Her most recent book is _Limits of Universal Jurisdiction: A Critical Debate on Crimes against Humanity_(University of Manchester International Law Series, in press), to be followed by a volume on _Unorthodox Minorities in the Middle East_ and _Comparative Politics of Administrative Law in the Middle East_. Her scholarly work appeared in _Nations and Nationalism_, _Citizenship Studies_, _New Perspectives_, _Refugee Watch_, _Refuge_, _South East European Studies_, _Peace Review_, _Middle Eastern Law and Governance,_Journal of International Human Rights_, and, _Narrative Politics_. Professor Canefe is also a trained artist and her designs and murals have been showcased regularly since 2008.


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  1. January 23, 2021

    The course has assisted me to understand the global trends in research and the power of technology most especially, we that comes from developing countries

  2. January 28, 2021

    Amazing topics

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