Interview with Assoc. Prof. Dr. İlker Belek: The central importance of comprehending theory of surplus value in science, life, and political struggle

Bilim ve Aydınlanma Akademisi, Ağustos 17, 2020 Interview | Tolga Binbay Translation | Özge Can and Serhat Taşlıca We conducted an interview with İlker Belek for the current issue. Dr. Belek, doctor of medicine and public health specialist, is an academician well known for his influential books. He has widely sized complete works, especially on social consequences of capitalist ...

Prof. Dr. Minqi Li: Basic Task Of Scientists Has To Do With Increasing People’s General Awareness About Physical And Social Laws Of Motion

Bilim ve Aydınlanma Akademisi, Mayıs 19, 2020 Interview: Mehmet Aslan Minqi Li is a political activist and Marxist academic. He is among the foremost promoters of the Chinese "New Left". He criticized neoliberal economics and its relation to economic rationality as he also examined the social and material conditions that had led to China's rise ...

‘Analysis of imperialism was brought to the intellectual sphere of Turkey under the influence of Marxism’

Bilim ve Aydınlanma Akademisi, Şubat 17, 2020 An interview with Korkut Boratav Interview by Ali Somel | Translated by Etkin Bilen We know Korkut Boratav the ‘veteran’ as a leading figure representing the progressive tradition in the Mülkiye [Ankara University Faculty of Political Science is historically called as Mülkiye]. Since he first started his academic career, he contributed ...

On ‘Counter-Plan’ and socialist planning: An interview with Mesut Odman

Bilim ve Aydınlanma Akademisi, Ekim 29, 2019 Interview: Ali Somel Translated: Etkin Bilen In this issue of the journal, we interviewed Mesut Odman, one of the important intellectuals of the socialist movement in Turkey. Odman, who is experienced in socialist economy and planning, takes part in the group preparing the "counter-plan" of the Workers' Party of Turkey ...

An Interview with Prof. Dr. Kazım İlhan İkeda

Bilim ve Aydınlanma Akademisi, Mayıs 08, 2019 Interview by Engin Özkan, Oğuz Şavk Translation from Turkish to English: Oğuz Şavk Our guest in this issue is mathematician Prof. Dr. Kazım İlhan İkeda who is also one of the founding members of the Academy of Science and Enlightenment. He continues his work in the Langlands program, which is ...

Agustín Lage Dávila: Young scientists should be aware of their social responsibility

Bilim ve Aydınlanma Akademisi, Şubat 01, 2019 Interview by Erhan Nalçacı, Nahide Özkan Translation from Spanish to English: Nahide Özkan We had the opportunity to conduct an interview with Dr. Agustín Lage Dávila, the Cuban scientist known for his work in biotechnology, during his visit to Turkey on November 1st, 2018 as an invitee of the Turkish ...

Alaeddin Şenel: A Devoted Scientist for the Struggle of Enlightenment

Bilim ve Aydınlanma Akademisi, Kasım 01, 2018 Interview with Alaeddin Şenel. ...

An Interview with Stavros Tassos

Bilim ve Aydınlanma Akademisi, Temmuz 01, 2018 Zuhal Okuyan Our guest in this issue is a scientist, a geophysicist and seismologist from Greece, Stavros Tassos (1948). A son of a fisherman from Lesbos Island having roots from Erdek, he has been involved in the communist movement since his early ages. Stavros Tassos has come to Turkey several ...

Ergi Deniz Özsoy: Searching for Dialectics in Biology

Bilim ve Aydınlanma Akademisi, Nisan 01, 2018 I always wanted to study evolutionary genetics and population genetics, and in fact I was studying it. After I got my MS degree, I started my PhD at Hacettepe University. ...

An interview with Prof. Dr. Yannis Missirlis

Bilim ve Aydınlanma Akademisi, Ocak 01, 2018 Greek scientist and Marxist Prof. Dr. Yannis Missirlis attended to 6.th Symposium on Evolution, Science and Education in Istanbul organized by BAA on 23-24 December 2017. ...