Events

INVENT Culture events and other relevant happenings are listed here:

Upcoming events

31 August–2 September 2022

ESA RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins 

Session: Cultural capitals, cultural practices. INVENT will be presenting the paper “The influence of cultural capital on the perception of globalizing processes in nine European countries” at  European Sociological Association’s (ESA) RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins, at the University of Portsmouth, UK. The paper is co-authored by the Croatian team (Inga Tomić-Koludrović; Mirko Petrić; Željka Zdravković), the Serbian team (Predrag Cvetičanin), and the UK team (Tally Katz-Gerro).

31 August–2 September 2022

ESA RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins 

Session: Cultural capitals, cultural practices. INVENT will be presenting the paper “Do social inequalities influence different types of cultural practices in the same way?” at  European Sociological Association’s (ESA) RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins, at the University of Portsmouth, UK. The paper is co-authored by the Serbian team (Predrag Cvetičanin), the French team (Frédéric Lebaron; Lucas Page Pereira) and the Croatian team (Željka Zdravković, Inga Tomić-Koludrović).

31 August–2 September 2022

ESA RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins 

Session: Cultural capitals, cultural practices. INVENT will be presenting the paper “In culture we are all equal? Leisure activities and social inequalities in nine European countries in the times of covid-19” at  European Sociological Association’s (ESA) RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins, at the University of Portsmouth, UK. The paper is co-authored by the Croatian team (Željka Zdravković, Inga Tomić-Koludrović, Mirko Petrić),  and the French team (Lucas Page Pereira).

31 August–2 September 2022

ESA RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins 

Session: Marginality, Communication and Trust. INVENT will be presenting the paper “Institutional trust and media use in times of political turmoil: a cross-national comparison of nine European countries”  at  European Sociological Association’s (ESA) RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins, at the University of Portsmouth, UK. The paper is co-authored by the Dutch team (Marc Verboord, Susanne Janssen), the Danish team (Nete Nørgaard Kristensen, Franziska Marquart), and the Spanish team (Jordi López-Sintas).

31 August–2 September 2022

ESA RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins 

Session: Marginality, Communication and Trust. INVENT will be presenting the paper “Bottom-Up Conceptions of Culture: A Cross-National Comparison across Europe” at  European Sociological Association’s (ESA) RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins, at the University of Portsmouth, UK. The paper is co-authored by the Finnish team (Semi Purhonen, Ossi Sirkka), the Dutch team (Susanne Janssen, Marc Verboord), the Danish team (Eva Pina Myrczik), the Swiss team (Simon Walo, Valentina Petrović), the Serbian team (Višnja Kisić; Goran Tomka) and the French team (Philippe Bonnet).

31 August–2 September 2022

ESA RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins 

Session: Culture, Belonging and Integration. INVENT will be presenting the paper “Understanding the meanings of culture: A comparison between the Spanish and British societies” at  European Sociological Association’s (ESA) RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins. The paper is co-authored by the Spanish team  (Jinju Kim, Jordi Lopez-Sintas) and the UK team (Neta Yodovich, Tally-Katz Gerro).

31 August–2 September 2022

ESA RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins 

Session: Culture, Belonging and Integration. INVENT will be presenting the paper “Religiosity and cultural practices: a comparative study of five European societies” at  European Sociological Association’s (ESA) RN07 mid-term conference: Culture(s) on the Margins, at the University of Portsmouth, UK. The paper is co-authored by the Serbian team  (Danijela Gavrilović, Nemanja Krstić) and the French team (Frédéric Lebaron).

20 September 2022

ICCPR 2022 – 12th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research

Members of the INVENT Project from the Serbian team,  Goran Tomka and Višnja Kisić will be participating on the panel: Imaging postcapitalist cultural policies (UK & Serbia) at the 12th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research, at the University of Antwerp, Belgium.

20 September 2022

ICCPR 2022 – 12th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research

Session: Cultural Policy and Sustainability. INVENT will be presenting the paper “Beyond green: towards ecological politics of mobility in arts and culture” at the 12th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research, at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. The paper is co-authored by the Serbian team (Goran Tomka, Višnja Kisić).

22 September 2022

ICCPR 2022 – 12th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research

INVENT will be presenting the paper “Post-pandemic forms of mobility in culture and transformations in cultural policyat the 12th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research, at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. The paper is co-authored by one of our Serbian team members (Dea Vidović).

6–8 October 2022

INVENT Team meeting  

The INVENT consortium will be gathering in Zadar, Croatia to discuss the progress of the project.

19–22 October 2022

ECREA 9th European Communication Conference  

INVENT will be presenting the paper “European Citizens’ Digital Cultural Participation” at ECREA’s 9th European Communication Conference in the Audience and Reception Studies section. The paper is co-authored by the Danish team (Nete Nørgaard Kristensen, Franziska Marquart), the Dutch team (Susanne Janssen, Marc Verboord) and the Spanish team (Giuseppe Lamberti).

 

19–22 October 2022

ECREA 9th European Communication Conference  

INVENT will be presenting the paper “Institutional trust and media use in times of political turmoil: a cross-national comparison of nine European countries” at ECREA’s 9th European Communication Conference in the Political Communication section. The paper is co-authored by the Dutch team (Marc Verboord, Susanne Janssen), the Danish team (Nete Nørgaard Kristensen, Franziska Marquart) and the Spanish team (Jordi López-Sintas).

 

19–22 October 2022

ECREA 9th European Communication Conference  

INVENT will be presenting the paper “Cultural participation in a digitized society: Comparing repertoires of online and offline cultural participation and their social correlates across Europe” at ECREA’s 9th European Communication Conference in the Digital Culture and Communication section. The paper is co-authored by the Dutch team (Susanne Janssen, Marc Verboord), the Danish team (Nete Nørgaard Kristensen) and the Finnish team (Riie Heikkilä).

 

November 2022 (date TBD)

INVENT-MESOC-UNCHARTED

In november, INVENT, MESOC, and UNCHARTED will host an online joint project workshop for EU cultural policy makers and other stakeholders.

20-22 April 2023

INVENT Project Conference II

In April 2023, the INVENT Project will hold its second Conference. More information to follow.

Past events

30 June 2022

INVENT members Sylvia Holla and Susanne Janssen present at conference “The Value of Culture after Corona” 

On 30 June, 2022, the Boekman Foundation and the University of Utrecht co-hosted the conference “The  Value of Culture after Corona”, in the Academy Building in Utrecht, the Netherlands.  Guest of Honor was the Dutch state secretary of Culture and Media, Gunay Uslu, who opened the conference. The conference was attended by almost 200 cultural scholars, policymakers and practitioners. In addition to a keynote lecture by Prof. Eleonara Belfiore, the conference featured nine presentations of state-of-the-art research by Dutch scholars.  INVENT team members Sylvia Holla and Susanne Janssen were invited to present findings from their big-data-analysis of online petitions in the field of culture by Dutch citizens and organisations. Their presentation (in Dutch) was entitled “Opkomen voor cultuur in turbulente tijden: online petities en burgerinitiatieven voor cultuur tijdens Covid-19″.  Click here, to view the full conference programme.

 

20 May 2022

INVENT coordinator Susanne Janssen presents at expert meeting of Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences 

On 20 June, 2022, the Royal Netherlands Academy for Arts and Sciences hosted a discussion meeting on the “De macht en onmacht van meerstemmigheid – Hoe maken we meerstemmigheid productief” (Power and impotence of polyphony: how do we make diversity productive?”).  Susanne Janssen delivered a keynote presentation (in Dutch) entitled “Veranderende visies op culturele diversiteit en de omgang daarmee in Nederland” (Changing perspectives on cultural diversity and how to deal with it in the Netherlands). Click here for the full programme.

 

5 - 7 May 2022

INVENT  Team meeting  

The INVENT consortium gathered in Zurich, Switzerland for its first in-person team meeting. The programme featured plenary sessions and small group discussions regarding future and ongoing data collections and communication and dissemination tasks and activities. Read more about the team meeting in the Newsletter II

30 SEPTEMBER 2021

INVENT presents at Academy of Sociology Conference

This year’s congress of the German Academy of Sociology took place from Sep. 29 to Oct. 01. As part of the session about “European Integration, Identity, and Populism”, INVENT team members presented 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” and the authors are Jörg Rössel, Valentina Petrovic, Tally Katz-Gerro, Sebastian Weingartner, Pilar López, and Simon Walo. The session was held online on Thursday, Sep. 30 at 11:30.

23-24 SEPTEMBER 2021

INVENT CONFERENCE

Capturing the societal values of culture: Towards inclusive and participatory European cultural policies

INVENT hosted its first conference at Erasmus University Rotterdam: Capturing the societal values of culture: Towards inclusive and participatory European cultural policies. Click here for more information.

1 SEPTEMBER 2021

15th ESA Conference

INVENT team members presented at the 15th edition of the European Sociological Association Conference on September 1st, 2021.

18-19 August 2021

Nordmedia Conference

The Danish team presented a paper at the Nordmedia 2021 conference, entitled #Kultur – Mapping conversation about culture in the Danish Twittersphere.

 

2-3 July 2021

On July 2nd and 3rd,  UK INVENT team members presented at an online conference in Japan entitled “Smart Cities and Creativity: Towards a New Intersection of Urban and Culture Theory – A Challenge after the Pandemic.” It explored fundamental questions relating to a smart city through the lens of arts, culture and creativity.

29-30 June 2021

The Croatian INVENT team gave a presentation entitled “What are Cultural Resources? The importance of teaching for their sustainability” at a workshop “Why is it important to open windows?”, organized by the Croatian national Education and Teacher Training Agency.

11 May 2021

Finnish INVENT team members gave a presentation titled “The multiplicity of the understandings of culture and why it matters for cultural policy and politics” in the Sociology Research Seminar at Tampere University.

13-15 April 2021

The UK INVENT team members presented a paper at the 70th annual conference of the British Sociological Association. “Is it a cultural greeting now to begin with ‘can you hear me’?”: The use of digital platforms during the pandemic and what it means for our future“

23-26 March 2021

Members of the INVENT project participated in the 11th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research  entitled “Resilience of Cultural Policy.”
They gave a panel presentation titled “Cultural Policy in the Age of Globalization, Digitalization, Mass-Migrations and Increasing Social Inequalities: New Concepts, New Approaches, new Methodologies”

10-12 March 2021

Croatian INVENT project team members participated in the 8th mid-term conference of the European Sociological Association’s Sociology of Culture research network (ESA RN7), “En-Compass-ing Culture(s): Beyond East/West and South/North”. The conference was hosted by the University of Helsinki.

10 March 2021

The coordinator of INVENT and the coordinator of UNCHARTED participated in a panel discussion on the manifold opportunities for cultural research in the context of Horizon Europe. The panel was convened by the incoming chair of the ESA Arts Network, Christopher Mathieu, as part of the ESA-ARTS conference The Social Effects of Art in Helsinki.

3 March 2021

The project leaders of INVENT, MESOC, and UNCHARTED presented and discussed their respective projects during a panel debate on The Social Impacts of Cultural Policies. The debate was organized in the framework of the online workshop hosted by the MESOC project.

19 February 2020

Clubture event

The Croatian INVENT team members presented at an event of the Clubture Association in Croatia on February 19th, 2020.

6-7 February 2020

The UK INVENT members presented the framework of the INVENT project in a talk titled “The New European Agenda for Culture and cultural stratification in the age of digital transformations” at a symposium titled “State of the Arts: Towards a new cultural policy for the digital age” organized by Gaîté Lyrique and The University of the Arts, ZHdK, Zurich, in Paris.