2021-2022 Academic Year Academic and Extracurricular Activities

– “Sultan Sazlığı National Park Visit”, 27.12.2021

– “Conversation: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning”, Düzenleyen Birim: Bilgisayar Programcılığı, 24.12.2021

– “Postgraduate Seminar – Global Climate Crisis: Our Planet, Humanity, Turkey”, 17.12.2021

– “International Mountain Day- Bicycle Tour with Mountain Club”, 11.12.2021

– “University Climate Ambassador Election”, 10.12.2021

– “Postgraduate Seminar: Marine Politics in Turkey”, 02.12.2021

– “Valley Cleaning with Nature and Young KIZILAY clubs”, 14.11.2021

– “Sustainable Cappadocia Talks: Planning in Coastal Areas”, 13.11.2021

– “Dibbling and Planting Event”, 11.11.2021

– “Conversation: Collective Nutrition Systems”, 05.11.2021

– “Postgraduate Seminar – Cli-Fi Today and Tomorrow: A Conversation with JL Morin, author of Nature’s Confession”, 27.10.2021

– “Acorn Picking and Planting with Young TEMA”,  22.10.2021

– “Full Moon Trekking with Nature Club”, 20.10.2021

– “16 October World Food Day Workshop”, 18.10.2021

– “Protect your Health! Exercise Event”,  17.10.2021

– “World Walking Day Event with Nature Club”, 03.10.2021

– “29 September International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste Video“, 29.09.2021

– “Conversation: COVID-19 Pandemic, Precautions and Changing Dentistry Practices”, 28.09.2021

– “Bicycle Days with Mountain Climbing Club”, 25.09.2021

2020-2021 Academic Year Academic and Extracurricular Activities

– “Let’s improve taste and reduce waste: Nutrition Education” (Online), Speaker: Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Ezgi Demir Özer, 17.07.2021 14:00

– “Food Waste Seminar”, 07.07.2021

– “Medical waste control at clinical laboratories”, (Online), Speaker: Hatice Aygar, 21.06.2021 15:00

-“UI Greenmetric Ranking and Sustainable Cappadocia,” 14.06.2021 14:00-15:00

-“1st National Conference on Environmental Humanities,” Cappadocia University, Faculty of Humanities and Environmental Humanities Center at Cappadocia University, 27-28. 05. 2021

-“Faculty Workshop: What Should Be the Roles of Environmental Humanities Centers? Possible Visions and Activities,” Speaker: Prof. Dr. Scott Slovic, 26.05.2021 14:00-16:00

“UNESCO-MOST BRIDGES Inaugural General Assembly” (Online) 24-25.05.2021 14:00

-“Environmental Humanities Seminar Program: Graduate Seminar: We’re Doomed: The Hopefulness of Ecocriticism and the Environmental Humanities,” Speaker: Prof. Dr. Scott Slovic, 20.05.2021 16:00-18:00; 21.05.2021 16:00-18:00; 22.05.2021 16:00-18:00

-“Environmental Humanities Seminar Program: Undergraduate Seminar: Literature and the Environment: Three Poetic Entry  Points,” Speaker: Prof. Dr. Scott Slovic, 17.05.2021 17:00-18:00

-“Sustainable Cappadocia Talks: Food Communities and Non-Hazardous Food,” Speakers: Oya Ayman and Dr. Fatih Özden, Moderator: Dr. Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci, 17. 05. 2021 20:00

-“Environmental Sustainable Leadership Award,” Moderator: Dr. Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci, 11.05.2021 18:30

-“Students Meet Roots & Shoots,” Speakers: Aslıhan Niksarlı and Banu Binbaşaran, Moderator: Res. Assist. Nurten Bayraktar, 10.05.2021 21:00

-“Sustainable Cappadocia Talks: Roots and Shoots Movement and Universities,” Speakers: Aslıhan Niksarlı, Burcu Meltem Arık, and Banu Binbaşaran, Moderator: Dr. Sinan Akıllı, 21.04.2021 15:00

-“Sustainable Cappadocia Talks: Nature and Children,” Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sibel Sönmez, Moderator: Dr. Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci, 20.04.2021 20:00

-“Sustainable Cappadocia Talks: Water and Draught in Turkey,” Speaker: Dr. Hikmet Öztürk, Moderator: Dr. Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci, 28.03.2021 16:00

-“Sustainable Living Film Festival: War and Ecology,” Speaker: Dr. Önder Çetin, Moderator: Dr. Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci, 07. 02. 2021 19:30

-“Sustainable Living Film Festival: Right to Health ve Global Pandemics,” Speaker: Doç. Dr. Arda Borlu, Moderator: Dr. Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci, 07. 02. 2021 16:00

-“Sustainable Living Film Festival: Climate Change,” Speaker: Prof. Dr. Nüzhet Dalfes, Moderator: Dr. Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci, 06.02.2021 19:00

-“Sustainable Living Film Festival: Sustainable Fashion Movemenet,” Speakers: Bükra Kalaycı, Gizem Yücelen, Bilgesu Altunkan ve Nermin Köse, Moderator: Dr. Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci, 06.02.2021 15:45

-“Sustainable Living Film Festival: Local and Just Production Solutions: Güdül Case,” Speaker: Dr. Ceyhan Temürcü, Moderator: Dr. Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci, 05.02.2021 19:45

-“Sustainable Living Film Festival: Organic Production and Regenerative Agriculture,” Speakers: Dr. Yeşim Bekyürek ve Şükran Başdoğan, Moderator: Dr. Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci, 04.02.2021 21:00

Sustainable Living Film Festival 04.02.2021 – 07. 02. 2021

-“Sustainable Cappadocia Talks: ‘Birds in Turkey’,” Speaker: Ergün Bacak, Moderator: Dr. Sinan Akıllı, 03.02.2021 19:00

-“Cappadocia Talks: Green Buildings and Energy Conservation,” Speakers: Dr. Duygu Erten ve Kazım Gökhan Elgin, Moderator: Dr. Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci, 12.01.2021

– “An Ecocritical Reading of the Novel, Susuz Yaz and its Screen Adaptation,” Speaker: Dr. Nilay Kaya, Moderator: Dr. Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci, 19.12.2020

-“Cappadocia Talks: ‘How can we prevent erosion?’,” Speaker: Abdulkadir Dağlı, Moderator: Arda Çakır, 26.11.2020 19:00

-“Cappadocia Talks: ‘Public Space Design and Contemporary Approaches in Architecture’,” Speakers: Eda Velibaşoğlu, Zafer Tarık Taner, and Nagehan Oymakapu, Moderator: Dr. Leila Akbarishahabi, 09.11.2020 20:00

– “International Day of Climate Action,” October 24,” 24.10.2020 10:00

– “Safe Food,” Speaker: Dr. Ezgi Demir Özer and Res. Assist. Mustafa Kadir Esen, 16.10.2020, 13:00

– “Food Safety and Pesticides,” Speaker: Batur Şehirlioğlu, Moderator: Dr. Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci, 16.10.2020 15:00

International Interdisciplinary Conference (Virtual): Living in the End Times: Utopian and Dystopian Representations of Pandemics in Fiction, Film and Culture, Cappadocia University Department of English Language and Literature, January 13-15, 2021

19 September 2020 World Cleanup Day – Nature Cleaning

19 September 2020 World Cleanup Day – Digital Cleaning

2019-2020 Academic Year Academic and Extracurricular Activities

1. UNESCO-MOST/BRIDGES Sustainabilty Science Coalition Establishment Workshop 

2. Humanities for the Environment Observatories Network – Anatolian Observatory Establishment Workshop

3. Tree Planting on International Women’s Day

4. Seeds Meet the Earth through Young Tema

5. TEMA Volunteers in Konya

6. Young Tema Tree Campaign

7. “Cappadocia Vegetation” Digital Inventory

8. Conversations with Alev Alatlı, Guest: Deniz Ataç (TEMA Foundation Chairwoman) 09.07.2020

9. Cappadocia University, Department of Turkish Language and Literature, Short Story Competition: “Environment-Human and Traditional Life” 17.06.2020

10. Climate Crisis and Cities, Speaker: Dr. Nuran Talu 08.05.2020

11.  An Ecocritical Stance on Mythology: Water, Earth, Air, and Fire, Speaker: Buket Uzuner 06.04.2020

12. Cappadocia Environmental Awareness Poster Competition 15.10.2019

13. Take a Walk for Health and Nature (Activity) 05.10.2019

14. The Importance of Ecology in Transforming Everyday Life (Seminar) 03.10.2019

15. “Economy of Goodness” (Seminar) 26.09.2019

2018-2019 Academic Year Academic and Extracurricular Activities

1. Bicycle Days (Fall) 28.09.2018

2. Energy Issues in Russia-Turkey and the Middle East (Workshop) 26 – 30.09.2018

3. “Human-Horse Relationships in Evliya Çelebi’s Seyahatname” (Conference) 10.10.2018

4. Acorn Picking and Planting 09.11.2018

5. Hydropolitical and Hydroelectric Energy Issues in Turkey and Central Asia (International Workshop) 22 – 25.11.2018

6. ‘We Are Present with Nature and Culture’ Cleaning of Historical Places in Cappadocia – 1st Stage (Activity) 27.11.2018

7. On Cappadocia and Protection (Conference) 08.02.2019

8. Environmental Humanities (Workshop) 07 – 08.03.2019

9. Dibbling Event 08.03.2019

10. TEMA (The Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habits) Volunteering Festival 28.03.2019

11. Water Awareness Day 01.04.2019

12. Documentary Screening “Water” 02.04.2019

13. “Leave aside Your Phone and Come” (Valley Walk) 07.04.2019

14. Wetlands and Birdwatching Tour 13.04.2019

15. An Overview of the Animal Symbols in Buket Uzuner’s Novels of the Natural Quartet from the Point of Ecocriticism (Conversation) 15.04.2019

16. ‘We Are Present with Nature and Culture’ Cleaning of Historical Places in Cappadocia – 2st Stage (Activity) 15.04.2019

17. Bicycle Days (Spring) 12 – 15 – 20 – 23.03.2019; 1 – 4 – 8 – 12 – 16 – 25.04.2019