The Science Academy member İlhan Tekeli was awarded the Jury prize at Sakıp Sabancı International Research Awards 2016.

This year the awards main focus was “New Centers in Turkey: Economy, Education, Art and Peace in Cities”.

The Special Jury Prize was given to İlhan Tekeli  for his work on urban and regional planning, planning theory, macro-geography, migration geography and political behavior, history and theory of local administrations in Turkey, urbanization and urban policy, economic policy, the economic history of Turkey, and urban and community studies.