Presentations

22
Aug

Mark your calendars! These are the events where INVENT is presenting their findings this fall.

The INVENT Project will be presenting part of its findings across an array of conferences this coming Fall. Below, we will detail the upcoming presentations and events that feature INVENT’s findings, but if you already want a glimpse of what else the project has been up to, don’t forget to check out our second yearly newsletter. You can read and

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26
Jul

The Dutch INVENT team presents their findings on online cultural petitions at conference “The Value of Culture after Corona”

On June 30, 2022, the Dutch INVENT team attended the Boekman Foundation conference entitled “The Value of Culture after Corona” and presented their findings from a big-data-analysis of online cultural petitions among Dutch citizens and organizations. The findings presented are part of the second wave of data scraping carried out by the INVENT consortium that explores which cultural petitions dominate

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31
Mar

Cultural policy as a meeting place of bottom-up and top-down approaches: Messages to cultural policy in Croatia based on the results of INVENT project

The importance of academic knowledge on the social aspects of culture is essential in the field of cultural policy. Nevertheless, insights of this kind are frequently neglected in the processes of devising national cultural policies in different European countries. In addition to broad EU policy frameworks, cultural policies of the nation states should include knowledge about how culture is seen

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4
Oct

Recap of the INVENT Conference 2021

Last week the first INVENT Conference 2021 took place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on the 23 and 24th of September. The theme of the conference centered on capturing the societal values of culture: towards inclusive and participatory European cultural policies. At this much awaited event, the INVENT consortium presented the preliminary results to come forth from the project since its

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28
Sep

INVENT presents at Academy of Sociology Conference | 30.09.2021

This year’s congress of the German Academy of Sociology will take place from Sep. 29 to Oct. 01. As part of the session about “European Integration, Identity, and Populism”, INVENT team members will present results from their ongoing project. The presentation is entitled “Does culture foster integration? How the perception of European culture is related to support for European integration”

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22
Sep

INVENT CONFERENCE ROTTERDAM – Session VIII

The methods for understanding how European citizens relate to culture are as diverse as the citizens themselves! Join us in session 8 of the INVENT Conference 2021 to learn more about the methodological challenges and innovations occurring in cultural research. Register here Beyond embarking on a large-scale research project spanning nine different European countries, the INVENT project has also challenged

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22
Sep

INVENT CONFERENCE ROTTERDAM – Session VII

Food for thought: Has the COVID pandemic prompted you to use more digital alternatives for cultural activities in the future (e-shopping, online meetings), or has it reignited your drive to return to offline cultural activities (shopping in the city, meeting with colleagues live)? The topic of session 6 is digitalization and online cultural participation. Will we see you at the

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21
Sep

INVENT CONFERENCE ROTTERDAM – Panel Session VI

Come join us on Friday 24 September at 11.30h for a panel discussion on Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) in cultural policy and cultural practice. Experts from The Netherlands will talk about current challenges and solutions to diversity and inclusion in the cultural sector. Questions that will be addressed are: what do we know about what works in creating more diverse

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20
Sep

INVENT CONFERENCE ROTTERDAM – Session V

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

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30
Aug

INVENT approach to societal values of culture disseminated to teachers and cultural professionals during the summer of 2021 (Croatia)

Croatian INVENT team co-leader Mirko Petrić participated in two events during the summer months of 2021, in which he presented and highlighted some of the ideas which are central to the INVENT project agenda to teachers and cultural professionals. Petrić gave a presentation entitled “What are Cultural Resources? The importance of teaching for their sustainability” at a workshop “Why is

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