Conference in Honor of 65th birthday of Athanase Papadopoulos

20-24 June 2022

Galatasaray University, İstanbul, Turkey

This conference is supported by the grant MEXT/JSPS-KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) 17H01091: PI Sumio Yamada and by TÜBİTAK 1001 project TEMOG.

Scientific Committee

Organizing Committee

  • İbrahim Emir Çiçekli (Galatasaray University, İstanbul)
  • Eliz Gündüz (Galatasaray University, İstanbul)
  • İsmail Sağlam(Adana Alparslan Türkeş Science and Technology University, Adana)
  • İlayda Serbes (Galatasaray University, İstanbul)
  • Zeliha Sevgi (Galatasaray University, İstanbul)
  • Muhammed Uludağ (Galatasaray University, İstanbul)
  • Özge Ülkem (Galatasaray University, İstanbul)
  • Ayberk Zeytin(Galatasaray University, İstanbul)


  • Gérard Besson(Université Grenoble Alpes)
  • Kaan Bilgin(Boğaziçi University)
  • Zehra Bilgin (İstanbul Medeniyet University)
  • Guillaume Buro (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
  • Charalampos Charitos (Agricultural University of Athens)
  • Gilles Courtois (University of Sorbonne)
  • Viveca Erlandsson (University of Bristol)
  • Özgür Evren
  • Krishnendu Gongopadhyay (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER))
  • Sachiko Hamano (Kyoto Sangyo University)
  • Xavier Hascher (University of Strasbourg)
  • Daniel Massart (Université de Montpellier)
  • Dmitry Millionschikov (Lomonosov Moscow State University)
  • Vassili Nestoridis(National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
  • Ken'ichi Ohshika(Gakushuin University)
  • Ioannis Papadoperakis (Agricultural University of Athens)
  • Athanase Papadopoulos (University of Strasbourg)
  • Massimo Picardello(Tor Vergata University of Rome)
  • Ahmad Rafiqi(Galatasaray University)
  • Andrea Seppi (Université Grenoble Alpes)
  • Hiroshige Shiga (Kyoto Sangyo University)
  • Sofiane Souaifi(Université de Strasbourg)
  • Marc Troyanov(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
  • Öznur Turhan (Galasaray Univerity)
  • Sumio Yamada (Gakushuin University)


  • Gérard Besson
  • Zehra Bilgin
  • Charalampos Charitos
  • Viveka Erlandsson
  • Krishnendu Gongopadhyay
  • Sachiko Hamano
  • Xavier Hascher
  • Daniel Massart
  • Dmitry Millionshchikov
  • Vassili Nestoridis
  • Ken'ichi Ohshika
  • Athanase Papadopoulos
  • Massimo Picardello
  • Ahmad Rafiqi
  • İsmail Sağlam
  • Andrea Seppi
  • Hiroshige Shiga
  • Muhammed Uludağ
  • Sumio Yamada
  • Program and abstracts

    You can find the programme here. You can find the list of talks by clickling.


    Please fill in the following form in order to apply for the conference:
    Application Form

    Registration Fee

    Registration fee is 50 Euros. Please contact the organizers if your university or project doesn't cover the fee.


    If you need a help, please get in touch with the Organizing Committee.

    Hotel Info

    You can book a room in one of the following hotels. Please note that these are only suggestions.

    Hotel on the European side:

    Malta Bosphorus Hotel

    Radisson Blu Hotel

    Hotels on the Asian side:

    Deniz Otel

    Double Tree by Hilton

    Useful Info

    • How to reach Galatasaray University?:

      Galatasaray University is 40 km away from the İSTANBUL AIRPORT. One can take the HAVABÜS bus to TAKSİM and get off at the last stop, TAKSIM SQUARE or BEŞİKTAŞ SQUARE (for detailed information about HAVABÜS buses please visit ). Then either take a taxi (15mn), or take a bus and get off at the stop Galatasaray University. The number of busses are: 40 (Taksim - Sarıyer), 42T (Taksim - Bahçeköy), 40T (Taksim - İstinye - Dereiçi), DT1 (Taksim - Ortaköy Dereboyu), DT2 (Taksim - Ortaköy Dereboyu).

      Second possibility, from İstanbul Airport to Galatasaray University is taking a taxi (~60 mn).

      If you are coming from Sabiha Gökçen Airport, take the HAVABÜS bus to TAKSİM (for more detailed information, please visit ).

    • Local Information:

      Galatasaray University is at 10-15 minutes by walk from both Beşiktaş and Ortaköy. If one wants to take a bus to University, he/she can take any bus working on the shore (for example, the number of busses from Kabataş: 22, 22RE, 25E; from Ortaköy: 40, 40T, 42T, DT1, DT2).

      The best way to reach Galatasaray University from Anatolian side of the city is to take a boat to Beşiktaş from Kadıköy or Üsküdar.

      For Metro, Tram, Ferry 9and Busses either you can use Akbil (4.60 TRY per trip, and you can charge your Akbil Card) or use tickets which can be bought from the machines at the entrance of the ferry stop.

    • Time Schedule of the ferriescan be found at :
    • Istanbul Rail Network Map
    • Bank Services:

      In general Banks are open between 8:30 - 17:30 from Monday to Friday.

    • Drinking Water:

      Although it is safe to drink tap water, it is recommended to buy bottled drink water which can be found almost everywhere at stores. There are several supermarkets in Beşiktaş which is 15 minutes on walk from GS University. You can safely brush your teeth with tap water.

    • Electricity:

      The electricity supply is 220 V, 50 Hz, with the type of sockets which are standard in most European countries.

    • Language:

      In Turkey the official language is Turkish. The Turkish language comes from Central Asian Languages Family and very different from the european languages. The Turkish alphabet is based on the latin alphabet. In general, in Istanbul many people talk English and you can easily communicate with other people. As İstanbul is a touristic city you can find many tourism offices.

    • Phone Information:

      As it belongs to two continents in İstanbul there are two geographical regions : European and Asian sides. The local telephone code of European side is 212 and the one of the Asian side is 216. The national telephone code of Turkey is 90. All of the telephone numbers consist of 7 digits. For example telephone number of Galatasaray University is 2274480 and the code of the European side is 212. So if you want to call Galatasaray University from Asian side the number transforms into 0 212 2274480. If you want to call the same number from abroad it transforms into 00 90 212 2274480. There are prepayed telephone cards of Turkish Telecom specially designed for calling abroad.

    • Shopping:

      Almost all of the shopping centers are open every day until 22h00.

    • Safety:

      Beware of dangerous and inconsiderate driving, especially when crossing roads. Even if you are on a pedestrian crossing, look carefully before crossing. Turkey is a comparatively safe country as far as crime is concerned, but it is best to take reasonable precautions against pickpockets in crowded areas.

    • Time Zone:

      The time zone is 1 hour later from Central European Time Zone, 2 hours later from the Greenwich Mean Time.

    • Visa information for foreigners (general):"

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