41st Annual UNIS UN Conference
İtiraz Et, Hayal Kur, İlerle! | Selçuk R. Şirin | TEDxIstanbul
JOURNALISTIC CONTRIBUTIONS (INTERNATIONAL):
Ozer, S., & Sirin, S. R. (2013, April 30). Provide education and health care for the refugee children in Syria. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/finding solutions for Syria’s growing refugee crisis
I currently write a weekly, data-driven column in Turkish for the most influential newspaper in the country, Hürriyet, The newspaper is the Number 1 most visited web page in the Turkish language. http://sosyal.hurriyet.com.tr/Yazar/selcuk-sirin_530
MEDIA APPEARANCES (U.S.):
I have been invited to appear on live interviews on BBC and CNN to share my work on Syrian refugees.
BBC: (2016, February 16). Global: Refugee Mental Health.
CNN: (2013, January 2). Syrian Kids and Families Research.
SELECTED NEWS & MEDIA COVERAGES (U.S.)
My work has been covered widely in several international media and news outlets, such as CNN, BBC, PBS, The New York Times, NPR, the Guardian, Quantara (German and Arabic versions), Examiner, and International Business Times. My research has also been reviewed in the APA Monitor and in the Harvard Education Review.
Daily Sabah: (2014, November 17). Hidden wounds combatting post-traumatic stress disorder
CNN: (2013, March 13). The cost of war: 2 million Syrian children afflicted by trauma, disease, malnutrition
Refugees Daily: (2013, March 13). ‘Two million children’ suffering in Syrian war: Charity blames conflict for ‘collapse in childhood’ report paints grim picture of violence and hunger. http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/refdaily?pass=52fc6fbd5&id=51402e428
BBC: (2013, March 13). Syria crisis: Children ‘recruited’ by armed groups. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-21760461
BBC: (2013, March 13). Syria’s children targeted and under fire.
Independent: (2013, March 13). Two million children are Syria’s ‘forgotten victims’. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/two-million-children-are-syrias-forgotten-victims-8531936.html
ANSAmed. (2013, March 13). Syria: Save children, millions lose childhood to war. from http://www.ansamed.info/ansamed/en/news/nations/syria/2013/03/13/Syria-Save-Children-millions-lose-childhood-war_8389835.html
The Guardian: (2013, March 12). Syrian war has caused ‘collapse in childhood’, Save the Children warns. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/mar/13/syrian-civil-war-child-victims
Borgen Magazine: (2013, August 21). Save the Children brings hope to Syrians. http://www.borgenmagazine.com/save-the-children-brings-hope-to-syrians/
IBTimes: (2013, March 13). Syria civil war: Two million children affected, says charity. http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/syria-children-assad-rebels-damascus-charity-report-445408
Alyunaniya. (2013, March 13). Syria: 2 million children suffer from disease, trauma, malnutrition. http://www.alyunaniya.com/syria-2-million-children-suffer-from-disease-trauma-malnutrition/
United Press International: Report: 2M kids caught in Syrian conflict. (2013, March 13). http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2013/03/13/Report-2M-kids-caught-in-Syrian-conflict/83761363179941/
Saudi Gazette. (2013, March 14). Childhood under fire: Syria war affects generation of children. http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/index.cfm?method=home.regcon&contentid=20130314156783
Brookings. 2013, April 2). Syria’s children are in desperate need of educational aid. http://www.brookings.edu/research/opinions/2013/04/02-syria-children-educational-aid-jalbout
International Business Times: (2013, March 13). Armed forces recruit Syrian children; many maimed, tortured, killed: Report. http://www.ibtimes.com/armed-forces-recruit-syrian-children-many-maimed-tortured-killed-report-1122547
ABC News Radio: (2014, March 14). Report: Syrian children deeply affected by conflict. http://abcnewsradioonline.com/world-news/report-syrian-children-deeply-affected-by-conflict.html
Middle East Confidential: (2013, March 13). Syrian conflict, childhood stealer. http://me-confidential.com/6833-syrian-conflict-childhood-stealer.html
PBS: Bringing the classroom to Jordan’s exploding refugee population. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/educating-syrian-refugees/
Examiner: (2013, June 22). Violence and hunger killing a generation of Syrian children. http://www.examiner.com/article/violence-and-hunger-killing-a-generation-of-syrian-children
BBC: (2013, March 13). Syrian children’s war drawings. http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/21771713
The Sun: What did you draw in art class today? http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4838626/Disturbing-pictures-of-horrors-of-war-from-refugee-kids-perspective-in-Syria.html
Qantara: (2013, March 9). The emotional scars of the refugee children. https://en.qantara.de/content/syrias-civil-war-the-emotional-scars-of-the-refugee-children
NPR: (2012, December 26). Syria’s war leaves its scars on the children. http://www.npr.org/2012/12/26/167568231/syrias-war-leaves-its-scars-on-the-children
APA Monitor: September 2011. Muslims in America, post 9/11
The New York Times: May 28, 2011. Can Turkey Unify the Arabs? http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/29/weekinreview/Can Turkey unify the Arabs
Harvard Educational Review: 2008. Muslim American Youth: Understanding Hyphenated Identities through Multiple Methods. http://hepg.org/harvard-educational-review-volume-79-issue-3/muslim-american-youth
MEDIA COVERAGES (Turkey):
My views on Turkish education and politics appears frequently in Turkish media, including more than 100 interviews across all major Turkish newspapers, including Aksam, Birgun\ Cumhuriyet, Hurriyet, Milliyet, Sabah, Taraf, Yeni Safak, and Zaman. I regularly appear on Turkish TV networks, including CNNTurk, NTV, and Haberturk. I was also featured in biographies on TRT (Turkish public TV network) and on TGRT TV.