Istanbul 2013

‘Leadership for the Future’

‘Leadership for the Future’

Leaders and thinkers from business, politics, religion, and the arts and sciences met in Istanbul for The Performance Theatre 2013, from 14-15 June.

This year’s theme – Leadership for the Future’ – had, as always, been set months in advance. But then it took on new significance when what began as a peaceful protest against the redevelopment of Gezi Park as a shopping mall unravelled into an anti-government uprising in the week before the Theatre.

With so many of the city’s people braving the teargas of Taksim Square to make a dramatic statement about their leaders, where better to host a frank and fiery debate on the leadership we need to create a new kind of growth?

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