News

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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15
Sep

Engaging in culture under pandemic restrictions

Discover Society published a blog written by the UK Team of INVENT, entitled Engaging in culture in under pandemic restrictions: Where do we find culture and how do we feel about it? The blog draws on the findings of the exploratory survey the INVENT team conducted over the Summer in nine European countries. You can read it here. IMAGE CREDIT:

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30
Aug

EU cultural policy and audience perspectives

INVENT team members Marc Verboord (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and Nete Nørgaard Kristenen (University of Copenhagen) published an article, titled EU cultural policy and audience perspectives: how cultural value orientations are related to media usage and country context, in the International Journal of Cultural Policy Research. The authors studied how people across Europe think about cultural value, including cultural heritage, and

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26
Feb

INVENT Board Meeting in Rotterdam

On 20-21 February 2020, the first Board Meeting of the INVENT project took place, at the premises of project coordinator Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands). The representatives of all 9 partners gathered to discuss the execution of the work and the planning of two major upcoming events: the first Team Meeting which will take place from 27-30 April 2020 in

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20
Feb

INVENT attends a first dissemination event in Croatia

In February 2020, members of the Croatian INVENT team had the pleasure of attending a Clubture event. Financed by the European Social Fund, and organized by the association of independent cultural association, “Clubture”, the event brought together key actors in the cultural landscape in Croatia. There were independent cultural actors present, such as art and theatre associations, youth home and

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