Do you think shopping malls belong to culture or not? Data from our cross-national survey show that Europeans were most indecisive about this question. At session 5 of the INVENT Conference 2021 we will be exploring the extents and boundaries of what constitutes “culture” for residents of a variety of European countries. Come join the conversation! One of the core
What cultural activity did/do you miss most during the COVID-19 pandemic? The INVENT team posed this question to people living in nine different European countries. Curious about the outcome of our research and the relation between culture and wellbeing? Join Session 4 of the INVENT Conference 2021. Register here. A prime interest of INVENT is the way culture can contribute
Are globalizing European cultures moving towards more inclusive or divided societies? Should we be thinking about cosmopolitanism differently altogether? Join Session 3 of the INVENT Conference 2021 and engage with our discussion. Register here. The mega-trend of globalization facilitates a move wherein European citizens tend to become more cosmopolitan in their cultural identity, tastes, and preferences. The INVENT project approaches
It might come as no surprise to hear that the rising social inequalities in Europe are bearing their effects on cultural participation and access to cultural opportunities. Curious to hear how our findings can aid in creating more inclusive cultural policies? Join session 2 of the INVENT Conference 2021! Register here One of the mega-trends shifting dynamics across Europe which
Session 1: Culture for Everyone? Societal Support for Culture and Cultural Policy Have you ever wondered how people in different European societies look at culture and cultural policy and how important they consider government support for different areas of culture? Members of the INVENT team will delve into this topic during Session 1 of the INVENT Conference 2021. Will you
We are happy to share that the first INVENTCulture Policy Brief has been submitted to the European Union and now is fully accessible on our website through this link.
The INVENTculture team is proud to present its August 2021 Newsletter. This piece features ten articles including analyses of the INVENT survey and other related projects and presentations. From the perceptions of European citizens of the notion of culture to their beliefs of what should be or not be publicly funded, this newsletter showcases the responses of more than 15,500
Finnish INVENT team member Riie Heikkilä and her colleague Anu Katainen recently published an article in The Sociological Review on the often challenging “counter-talk” in qualitative interviews on cultural practices. They identified three types of counter-talk: resisting the situation, resisting the topic, and resisting the interviewer – arguing that counter-talk should be given more importance as a key element of the qualitative