On Monday 26 December, the student teams of GE440, GE443 and GE445 presented their transdisciplinary senior projects to panels of experts. Organized into a total of 28 teams, the students worked on their team projects intensively throughout the semester.

The first panel, held for GE440 ‘Globalization’, involved the intermeshing of various aspects of peoples\' lives regardless of their geographic location. The project named ‘Home-based Production and Global Organizations’ was awarded the first prize.

The GE443 panel on ‘Social Challenges in Turkey’ analyzed multiple social challenges by integrating different disciplinary perspectives. The first prize was awarded to the team project entitled ‘Under Which Conditions Do Environmental Protests in Turkey Succeed or Fail to Achieve Their Goals?\'.

The last panel, held for GE445 ‘Power and Development’, evaluated student projects that explored how “power and development relations” work in the global political economy. The project named ‘Education and Development: South Korea and Turkey’ was awarded the first prize.

FEASS GE courses have become the ultimate arena for senior FEASS students to conduct project management in transdisciplinary teams. GE projects continue to impress expert panellists since the launch of the courses in 2012. In the reception held at FEASS Atrium, students, panellists, and lecturers of GE courses celebrated the challenging but successful semester.

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