INVENT is happy to introduce: the Output Guide! 📖 So, what is this new tool, and how does it work? The INVENT Output Guide is the guide where you can view all of INVENT’s major outputs at a glance. Well, maybe not one glance, but rather a scroll! 😄 As you scroll deeper into the ocean backdrop past INVENT’s emblematic
We have alluded to it in INVENT’s third newsletter: the production of our Policymaker’s Guidebook. We are happy to announce that it is now available on our website! So, what is the Policymaker’s Guidebook? The INVENT Policymaker’s Guidebook is a concrete tool for cultural policymakers and practitioners, offering guidance on advancing the societal values of culture postulated by the New
INVENT members Semi Purhonen (FI), Marc Verboord (NL), Ossi Sirkka (FI), Nete Nørgaard Kristensen (DK), and Susanne Janssen (NL) have published a new article in Poetics Journal of Empirical Research on Culture, the Media and the Arts. The article builds on survey research conducted by INVENT and its abstract reads as follows: Despite the long history of debating its meaning and its current unprecedented ubiquity both in
In this video INVENT researcher Nete Nørgaard Kristensen from the Danish team tells us all about the megatrend of digitalization and about digital cultural participation. Learn about the democratization of culture and the digital divide. Have we made you curious? Read more about the topic of digitalization in our report or our policy brief III
In this video INVENT researcher Sylvia Holla from the Dutch team explains the connection between culture and well-being. She draws on interview research to show that the benefits of culture for wellbeing range far and wide. Want to know more about what culture means for well-being? You might be interested to read our policy brief II or the case study
In this video INVENT researcher Alysa Karels from the Dutch team explains the analogy of the Cultural Iceberg — a symbol INVENT has adopted in its own branding. Discover both the visible and invisible aspects of culture. Visit our project website and find out how culture below the surface is made visible and insightful through various forms of research.
In this video INVENT researcher Riie Heikkilä from the Finnish team explains the difference between openness and tolerance. Discover the different attitudes that citizens hold toward cultures other than their own. Intrigued? You can read more about this topic in the article Cosmopolitanism in contemporary European societies: mapping and comparing different types of openness across Europe.
In this video INVENT researcher Avi Astor from the Spanish team discusses the topic of diversity and inclusion. Learn about the importance of prioritizing representation and removing barriers to cultural participation for people with diverse backgrounds. If you’d like to read more about this topic: check out one of our Dutch case studies called Re-thinking the museum from the bottom-up.
In this video INVENT researcher Alysa Karels from the Dutch team tell us about the innovative method known as Experience Sampling. Find out how INVENT studied everyday cultural participation in-the-moment in our smartphone study. Have we made you curious? Read more about our experience sampling smartphone study in item 5 of our Newsletter II
We are pleased to announce that the third INVENT Policy Brief has become available for download on our website.Where previously Policy Brief 1 (2021) looked at cultural offerings, wellbeing and the cultural value orientations of Europeans, and Policy Brief 2 (2023) centered on culture’s contribution to health and wellbeing; Policy Brief 3 (2023) places its focus on Digitalization and Culture.