Cultural Policy Yearbook

Cultural Policy Yearbook is an international, peer-reviewed publication, producing high-quality, original research published by Istanbul Bilgi University Cultural Policy and Management Research Centre (KPY). The Yearbook is a bilingual, and annual book published both in English and in Turkish in two separate volumes. CPY Yearbook consists of three sections including a dossier named “Focus” which consists of a title formed around the conceptualization and contemporary discussions on the chosen theme as well as "Open Space" and "Review".
The “Focus” theme is determined by the editor(s) appointed by the editorial board for each issue.
The “Open Space” gives coverage to articles on the latest developments and debates in the area of cultural policy and management which are not included in the “Focus”.
The “Review” includes short information, criticism, and commentary on publications, legislation, and international documents, events, works of art, and academic/cultural meetings.


FOCUS (Editors: Milena Dragicevic Šešic, Jonathan Vickery)

• Introduction – Milena Dragicevic Šešic, Jonathan Vickery

• The Mainstreaming of Right-Wing Populism in Europe – Ayhan Kaya

• Eurocentrism in European Arts Management – Raphaela Henze

• The Rhetoric of Cultural Development and Paradox of Populism in Cultural Policy – Ana Žuvela and Dea Vidovic

• Culture, Populism and the Public: New Labour’s Early Policy Innovations and a Paradigm creation of a Social Instrumentalism – Jonathan Vickery

• The EBBS and Flows of Arts and Culture Policy: The South African Experience – Mike van Graan

• A conceptual framework on right and left-wing populist cultural policies: similitudes and differences from the Argentina case – Mariano Martín Zamorano and Lluís Bonet

• The populist 2017 Electoral Campaign and Cultural Policy: A Case Study of the Return of “Outcast” Željko Kerum onto the Croatian Political Scene – Marko Mustapic, Benjamin Perasovic, Augustin Derado

• Politics of Populism: Power and Protest in the Global Age – Evren Balta, Soli Özel

• Maze of Choices: Art in Public Spaces Between Politics and Creative Practices – Elona Lubyté

• Value of Arts and Curatorial Agency in the Post-political: Condition: Creative Europe towards Economic Core Aims – Ana Letunic

• Why God Loves the Dreams of Serbian Artists or Art and Culture on the Battleground of Populism – Stevan Vukovic


OPEN SPACE (Editor: Gökçe Dervişoğlu Okandan)

• Questions on Institutions – Vasıf Kortun

• Creative Platforms: Global Phenomenon, Local Examples and Lessons – Emre Erbirer

• Cultural Policy as Historical Ontology: On the Governmentalization of Art – Berndt Clavier, Asko Kauppinen

REVIEW (Editors: Funda Lena, Adil Serhan Şahin)

• An Assessment of Community Filmmaking: Diversity, Practices and Places – Seda Kılıç Aktaş

• Report of the Third National Culture Council – Didem Balatlıoğulları

• Book Review: Cultural Diplomacy: Arts, Festivals and Geopolitics – Rada Drezgic