Bertan Selim is currently a PhD candidate of Prof. Arjo Klamer at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He also works as a research manager at the Fontys Academy for the Creative Industries and Social Innovation and is in charge of strategy and policy at the Dutch institute for new media and e-culture, Virtueel Platform. His research activities are in the field of creative industries, cultural economics, social diversity and innovation and he is particular interested in the role of digital media technologies within the creative industries in Europe. His previous areas of expertise include political identities in Europe, European integration, public space, cultural mobility, European cultural policy development and he has worked extensively in the Balkans, South Caucasus and the Netherlands. Bertan has also published numerous articles in books, magazines and journals on cultural diversity, creativity in education, creative industries, cultural mobility in Europe and European integration.
Information valid as of winter 2012.