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The Al-Biruni Award for the Best Undergraduate Thesis

The Department of Sociology is excited to introduce the Al-Biruni Award, celebrating the pioneering scholarship of Abu Rayhan Muhammad ibn Ahmad Al-Biruni (d. 1050). This award aims to underline the presence and richness of an anthropological-sociological approach in non-western traditions long before the rise of anthropology in the western/modern world.

Award Highlights:

  • Prestigious Recognition: The Award will be presented during the Annual Sociology Days in May 3-5, 2024.
  • Inspiring Excellence: The winner will receive a Citation Letter that recognizes academic merits and excellence.
  • Prize: 10,000 TL

Eligibility: Faculty members are invited to nominate undergraduate theses they have supervised, showcasing exceptional merit.

Jury Composition: A committee of three faculty members will review the nominations, focusing on academic excellence as the criterion for the award.

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