EuPRA General Secretary Elected from EMU for the Third Time

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Metin Ersoy from EMU was elected as the General Secretary of the European Peace Research Association (EuPRA) , operating under the regional constitution of International Peace Research Association (IPRA), for the third time.European Peace Research Association (EuPRA), which is operating under the regional constitution of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA), elected its new President, General Secretary and Board of Directors in the General Assembly that was held in Germany.

 

According to the news release of EMU Public Relations and Press Office Directorate, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daniela Irrera from Catania University has been elected as the new President and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Metin Ersoy from Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) has been elected as the General Secretary of EuPRA. New Board of Directors will be in duty between 2017 and 2019. The Board of Directors consists of the following members: Daniela Irrera (Italy), Metin Ersoy (TRNC), Vidar Vambheim (Norway), Unto Vesa (Finland), Stephanie Thiel (Germany), Hendrik Bullens (Germany), Olga Vorkunova (Russia), and Enika Abazi (France).

Ersoy for the Third Time...

Assist. Prof. Dr. It?r Toksöz from Do?u? University, who has served as the President of EuPRA for two terms, handed over the duty to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daniela Irrera. After the election of the new Board of Directors, EMU Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, Journalism Department academic staff member Assoc. Prof. Dr. Metin Ersoy has been elected as the General Secretary upon vote. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ersoy, who was carrying out duties as the General Secretary of the Association, will represent EMU in the international academic arena by serving another term.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ersoy, who presented a paper at the conference which was organized by the Germany Peace and Conflict Studies Association and European Peace Research Association, had the opportunity to share his work in peace journalism with a large academic crowd.

Sustainable World Peace...

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Metin Ersoy declared his pleasure about the election and stated that he is aware of the responsibilities of his duty as the General Secretary of EuPRA. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ersoy reminded that EuPRA is a sister organization of IPRA and that this non-profit organization which was formed in 1990 organizes conferences every two years in order to contribute to peace studies academically. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ersoy added that EuPRA will continue its research in order to accomplish world peace.

Who is Assoc. Prof. Dr. Metin Ersoy?

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Metin Ersoy completed his B.A. and M.A. at Eastern Mediterranean University Faculty of Communication and Media Studies in the field of Journalism. Metin Ersoy completed his doctoral degree on “Peace Journalism and News Coverage on the Cyprus Conflict” in 2010. Ersoy, who is a member of EMU Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, Journalism Department, has published papers in national and international refereed journals on peace journalism, Cyprus Media, oral history and media literacy.

https://www.emu.edu.tr/en/news/news/eupra-general-secretary-elected-from-emu-for-the-third-time/1206/pid/2005

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