İstanbul Bilgi University Cultural Policy and Management Research Centre (KPY) has compiled the top ten press stories from 2012 dealing with cultural policy and management issues in Turkey. This news digest is accompanied by data analysis selected from data that the students of the Bilgi University Cultural Management M.A. Programme prepare for the KPY’s weekly Turkish news digest.
A cultural policy research, advocacy and training centre founded in 2010 by Bilgi University in Istanbul, KPY is one of the first policy-oriented research centres in Turkey in the field of cultural policy and management. KPY addresses the fast-changing cultural scene in Turkey, aiming to be a hub for academic exchange and excellence, to develop research-based policy advice, and to function as an observatory of cultural trends.