Dr Gul Berna Ozcan
Reader in International Business and Entrepreneurship, Royal Holloway
Dr Gül Berna Özcan is a Reader in International Business and Entrepreneurship. She is working for Royal Holloway, University of London (The school of School of Management Strategy, International Business and Entrepreneurship). She has written extensively on international business, small and medium-sized enterprises, entrepreneurship, political economy of decentralisation, and capital formations, utilising both quantitative and qualitative methods, including ethnographic and sociological techniques. Presently, Dr Özcan research deals with the following themes: i) enterprise governance in oligarchic markets; ii) moral reasoning in entrepreneurship; iii) addressing poverty, exclusion and conflict through business solutions; iv) the political economy of new entrepreneurial classes in Turkey and post-Soviet Central Asia. Dr Özcan has a longstanding interest in policy-oriented research and have received numerous awards including the Robert McNamara Fellowship of the World Bank (1998-1999), a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship (2005-2007) and the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (2008-2009). She was a lead author for the UNDP project on business solutions to poverty reduction in Eastern Europe and the CIS between 2008 and 2010. The project report, launched in March 2011, includes 19 case studies and has been translated into many languages.
Networking brunch for postgraduate students
Welcome Reception brought together UK-based Turkish postgraduate students
Summer Scout for Disadvantaged Children project aims to enable children aged between 9-15 to actively engage with peers through educational and leisurely scout activities resulting in a better understanding of using their free time wisely and actively, thus building their self-esteem and confidence by developing their social interaction and communication skills.
British Engagement Project for Displaced Children seeks to enhance understanding of British values, culture, and history through a professionally developed non-informal curricula designed for displaced (i.e. asylum seekers, refugees, forced migrants) families children, aged between 11-16.
On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis
In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.
We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August
International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education
LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education
Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy
Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.