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MAY 8, 2020 / ISTANBUL


TERRORISM STUDIES '20 / IV. International Conference on Terrorism and Political Violence will be held at Nippon Meeting Halls in Istanbul. The conference is coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center) and will be organized by BILSAS (Science, Art, Sport Productions).

All abstracts are going to be selected according to double blind reviews and accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings E-Book with an ISBN number that will be given to you in a DVD box during conference registration.

Selected papers will be published in DAKAM's International Journal of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies. (http://www.dakam.org/ijssis)


We invite you to join us at the event in Istanbul and would like to emphasize that proposals from different parts of the world are welcomed.


For the publication opportunities, registration conditions and presentation instructions, please visit the REGISTRATION INFO page. For accommodation opportunities and city tours, please read the ACCOMMODATION & TOURS page. 


Abstract Submission Deadline:

JANUARY 31, 2020

Registration Deadline: 

MARCH 27, 2020

Full papers Submission Deadline: 

APRIL 3, 2020




Participants can also apply to DAKAM's journal; INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES to be reviewed. For details please visit www.dakam.org/ijssis




  • Terrorism and Politics

  • Case Studies

  • History and terrorism

  • Political Violance in history

  • Globalization and international politics

  • Economy, trade and terrorist acts

  • Arms trade

  • Documentaries and terrorism

  • Terrorism and gender

  • Aspects of journalistic coverage of terrorism

  • Terrorism and race

  • Terrorism and religion

  • Terrorism in minority discourses

  • Terrorism and psychoanalysis

  • Trauma and war

  • Arts and terrorism

  • Memorials

  • Definition and infographics

  • Types and motives of political violance

  • Responses and tactics

  • Perpetrators, funding and tactics

  • Money laundering

  • Cyber criminality

  • Illicit drug trafficking

  • Migrants smuggling

  • Human trafficking


  • International Political Economy

  • State Sovereignty

  • Foreign Policy Analysis

  • Sustainable Economic Development

  • Territorial Conflicts

  • International Security and Sanctions Policy

  • Political Theory and International Justice

  • Culture, Religion and World Politics

  • International Negotiations and Diplomacy

  • Foreign Interventionism

  • Comparative Economic & Political Systems

  • Cross-cultural Understanding

  • International Relations & Cooperation 

  • Nuclear proliferation

  • Nationalism

  • Economic Development

  • Global Finance

  • Crisis and Global Change

  • Change and Order in World Politics

  • Managing Global Capitalism

  • International Terrorism

  • International Law

  • Political Theory and International Justice

  • Principles and Practice of International Ethics

  • New trends in foreign policy analysis

  • Quantitative and qualitative methods in IR research

  • NGOs – IGOs relations

  • Environmental Issues and Green Diplomacy

  • Culture, Religions, and World Politics

  • International Negotiation and Diplomacy

  • Global Health Problems

  • Collective Security and Sanction Policy

  • Organized Crime

  • Human Rights and Democratization

  • Civil Society

  • Civilizations and World Order 





Assoc. Prof. Hssein KHTOU

Al Quaraouiyyine University, Morocco

Assist. Prof. Zeynep Ece Ünsal

MSc. Abdullah Metin Durmuş (Expert)

Retired Diplomat

Anna Maria Tukiainen

University of Tallin

Jason Hartley

University of Queensland, Australia

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NIPPON Meeting Halls in Istanbul


Nippon Hotel, Taksim, Topçu Caddesi No:6, Taksim, Beyoğlu, Turkey. Nippon Meeting Halls are located in the heart of Taksim, the cultural center of Istanbul and it is easily accessible by metro, taxi or bus. 


You can easily reach Nippon Conference Halls by walking from Taksim Square, which can be regarded one of the most central places in Istanbul.


From the airport you can directly reach Taksim by taking the white HAVATAŞ Buses. Taksim

is also accessible by many bus lines, yellow minibus lines or two different metro lines.


Here are some useful links for public transportation in Istanbul.

Click here for the Istanbul metro network map.

Click here for the transportation fares and cards.

Click here for general information on public transportation in Istanbul.



9:00 Registration
9:30 Opening Session

9:45 Keynote Lecture 1
10:15 Coffee Break

10:30 Keynote Lecture 2
11:00 Coffee Break

11:15 Session 1 & 2 & 3
12:15 Discussion

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Session 4 & 5 & 6
14:30 Discussion 
14:45 Coffee Break

15:00 Session 7 & 8 & 9
16:00 Discussion
16:15 Coffee Break

16:30 Session 10 & 11 & 12
17:30 Discussion
16:15 Coffee Break

17:45 Closing Remarks