The Near Eastern and South Asian Studies (NESA Center for Strategic Studies) of the National Defense University, which operates under the U.S. Department of Defense, initiated a network of cooperation meeting in Rome on 9-11 February 2011, co-sponsored by STRM. A delegation led by Prof. Bülent Aras participated in two working group meetings entitled "Reintegration, Reconstruction and Reconciliation" and "Issues of Governance."
- Winter – 2017
- International Migration and Diplomacy: Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century – Şebnem KÖŞER AKÇAPAR
- The EU’s International Relations and Migration Diplomacy at Times of Crisis: Key Challenges and Priorities – Frank DÜVELL
- The Limits of an International Burden-sharing Approach: The Syrian Refugee Protection Crisis and Its Consequences on Turkey’s Refugee Policy – Başak KALE