FACULTY OF ARCHITECTUREDEPARTMENT OF CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING


Özge YERSEN YENİGÜN

  Address:  Faculty of Architecture, Department of City and Regional Planning,

                      New Building, Room: 304

                      Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

 

   Phone: +90 312 210 6227

   Fax:      +90 312 210 7965

 

   E-Mail:  yeozge@metu.edu.tr



Education

Ph.D., City and Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University (Ongoing)

M.R.P., Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University (2015)

B.C.P., City and Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University (2012)

 

Assisted Courses

Undergraduate Courses

CRP402 Planning Studio VIII 

CRP401 Planning Studio VII

CRP 301 Planning and Design Studio V

CRP 302 Planning and Design Studio VI 

Graduate Courses

RP 501 Regional Planning Studio I

CP 502 Planning Studio II

CP 524 Computer Application of Advanced Statistical Methods to City and Regional Planning

 

Research Interests:

Regional Planning, Regional Growth, Migration, Entrepreneurship, Economic Development, Socio-Spatial Dynamics, Urban and Regional Governance, Local Governments, Grassroots Initiatives


Research Projects:

Project Researcher - DIVERCITIES, Governing Urban Diversity: Creating Social Cohesion, Social Mobility and Economic Performance in Today's Hyper-diversified Cities, financed by European Commision 7th Framework Programme, 2013-2017.

 

Publications

Journal Articles

Yenigün, Ö. and Eraydın, A. (2017). Governance Arrangements on Diversity: Where Do the Local and Central Governments Fail? Forthcoming 2017.


Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers and Presentations

Yenigün, Ö. (2017). State-Led Gentrification and Displacement in Tarlabaşı: An End to Resistance?, Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) Annual Congress '17 "Spaces of Dialog for Places of Dignity: Fostering the European Dimension of Planning", 11-14 July 2017, Lisbon, Portugal.

Yenigün, Ö. (2017). An Evaluation of Urban Policies and Planning Practices on Urban Diversity in Turkey: Conflicts and Contradictions, Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP)  Annual Congress '17 "Spaces of Dialog for Places of Dignity: Fostering the European Dimension of Planning", 11-14 July 2017, Lisbon, Portugal.

Yenigün, Ö. (2016). Türkiye'de Yerel Yönetimlerin Sosyal Politika Uygulamaları Üzerine Bir Değerlendirme: Çankaya Belediyesi, Çankaya Evleri Örneği, 16. Bölge Bilimi ve Bölge Planlama Kongresi, 1-2 Aralık 2016, SDÜ, Isparta

Yenigün, Ö. (2016). Türkiye'de Toplumsal Çeşitliliğe Yönelik Mevcut Kentsel ve Bölgesel Politikaların ve Planlama Pratiklerinin Değerlendirilmesi, 16. Bölge Bilimi ve Bölge Planlama Kongresi, 1-2 Aralık 2016, SDÜ, Isparta

Yersen, Ö. (2015). The Role of Local Initiatives in Creating Cohesive Communities: The Evidence from Beyoğlu, European Network for Housing Research (ENHR), 28 June - 2 July, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal. 

Yersen, Ö., Demirdağ, İ. and Güngördü, N. (2015). Rethinking the Impacts of Neoliberal Urban Policies and Practices on Diverse Neighborhoods: The Case of Tarlabaşı, İstanbul, Proceedings of the Conference on Governing Social Diversity in Warsaw - Problems and Prospects, 14-15 May 2015, Warsaw, Poland.

Yersen, Ö. and Eraydın, A. (2014). Kentsel Çeşitliliğe Odaklanan Farklı Yönetişim Uygulamaları Üzerine Bir Çalışma: Beyoğlu Örneği,  KBAM (Kentsel ve Bölgesel Araştırmalar Ağı), "Toplumsal Çeşitlilik: Yeni Söylem, Politikalar, Mekansal Planlama ve Uygulamalar" Bildiri Kitabı, 179-198. 5. Kentsel ve Bölgesel Araştırmalar Sempozyumu, 16-18 Ekim 2014, Ankara, Türkiye.


MSc Thesis

A Study on Governance Arrangements Focusing on Urban Diversity: The Case of Beyoğlu - İstanbul, Unpublished Master’s Thesis in Regional Planning in City and Regional Planning Department, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Middle East Technical University, June 2015, Ankara, Turkey.


Project Reports

Eraydın, A., Yersen, Ö., Güngördü, N. and Demirdağ, İ. (2016), Fieldwork Entrepreneurs in Istanbul, Turkey. Faculty of ArchitectureMiddle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

Eraydın, A., Yersen, Ö., Güngördü, N. and Demirdağ, İ. (2015), Fieldwork Inhabitants in Istanbul, Turkey. Faculty of ArchitectureMiddle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

Eraydın, A., Yersen, Ö., Güngördü, N. and Demirdağ, İ. (2014) Governance arrangements and initiatives in Istanbul, Turkey. Faculty of ArchitectureMiddle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

Eraydın, A., Yersen, Ö., Güngördü, N. and Demirdağ, İ. (2014) Assessment of Urban Policies in İstanbul, Turkey. Faculty of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.


Books

Eraydın, A., Demirdag, I. , Güngördü, F. N. and Yenigün, Ö. (2017). DIVERCITIES: Dealing with Urban Diversity – The case of Istanbul. Middle East Technical University, Ankara.


Awards and Grants


Fulbright Scholarship - Principal Candidate for 2017-2018 PhD Grant

Graduate Course Performance Award in Regional Planning (M.S), METU. 2014

Graduation with First Rank Award, City and Regional Planning (B.S), METU. 2012