A. Bulent, Doctor of Sciences, Professor Anadolu University, Department of Economics Unit of Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP), Eskisehir,Turkey NEW HORIZONS IN CULTURAL ECONOMICS: SOUTHEASTERN ANATOLIA REGION IN UPPER MESOPOTAMIA AS A CASE STUDY

When rich cultural structure, geo-politic, geo-strategic structures of the region are considered will have an important role in the cultural economy of the region. For this reason, it is important to assemble the cultural economy effectively and to use it for the development of the region which has important historical ruins such as Zeugma and Hasankeyf.

Keywords: Cultural Economics; Heritage; Southeastern Anatolia Region, Completed-Ongoing and Planned Projects.

Date of submission 20.11.16

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17721/1728-2667.2016/189-12/2


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