News

21
May

Croatia’s participation in Creative Europe (2014-2020)

On the occasion of marking the end of the Creative Europe programme (2014 – 2020), the Croatian Desk of Creative Europe issued the publication “CREATIVE EUROPE (2014 – 2020): CROATIAN EXPERIENCES”. The bilingual (Croatian and English) publication offers a basic analysis of Croatia’s participation in the Creative Europe Culture sub-programme, providing the following highlighted information: Between 2014 and 2020, 96 Croatian

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17
May

INVENT Survey in Switzerland

Fieldwork for the INVENT survey in Switzerland is halfway completed: Since its launch on April 15, more than 660 people have participated in the INVENT survey in Switzerland. This is more than half of the expected sample size covering the general Swiss resident population. Participants came from all three language regions of Switzerland (German, French, Italian) and completed the questionnaire

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16
May

Presentation of Invent project at Tampere University

The multiplicity of the understandings of culture and why it matters for cultural policy and politics Finnish team members Semi Purhonen, Riie Heikkilä, Ossi Sirkka and Sara Sivonen 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 11th of May. The

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14
May

Sociallly engaged art collectives shortlisted for Turner Prize

The Turner Prize, which aims at encouraging wider interest in contemporary art, has recently published its shortlist, which is comprised entirely of socially engaged art collectives. This indicates intention to reward art that is collaborative, participatory, and involves people as the medium or material of the work. The themes underlying this year’s prize — social change, collaboration, and solidarity —

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16
Apr

INVENT field research has started in nine European countries

On 15 April 2021, the first phase of INVENT’s field research has started according to plan. In the next few months, a comprehensive survey will be conducted among representative samples of the population in Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, the Netherlands, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. The survey explores how people aged 18 years to 80 years old across

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15
Apr

Presentation by Neta Yodovich at BSA-conference

Dr Neta Yodovich of the UK team 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“. The paper featured key findings of the exploratory survey that was held

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20
Mar

INVENT Panel at International Conference on Cultural Policy Research

Members of the INVENT project will participate in the 11th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research “Resilience of Cultural Policy“, which will be held from 23rd to 26th March 2021. The ICCPR conferences are major events in cultural policy research, which have been held biannually since 1999. The conference is organized by Doshisha University, in association with the Japan Association

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15
Mar

ESA presentations on Cultural Wars in Serbia and Gender and Cultural Consumption in Croatia

INVENT project team members Predrag Cvetičanin (Serbia), Inga Tomić-Koludrović and Mirko Petrić (Croatia) 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 took place between 10th and 12th March 2021 and was hosted by the University of Helsinki.  Predrag Cvetičanin was one of

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11
Mar

ESA-Arts panel with coordinators INVENT and Uncharted project

On March 10, Susanne Janssen (coordinator INVENT) and Arturo Rodriquez Morató (coordinator 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.

4
Mar

Panel debate The Social Impacts of Cultural Policies at MESOC workshop

The project leaders of INVENT (Susanne Janssen), MESOC (Pau Raussel Köster), and UNCHARTED (Arturo Rodriquez Morató), 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, which took place on 3 March 2021 and was very well

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