Tag: inventculture

18
Oct

Research alert: “What do people actually understand by ‘Europe'”

Members of the Swiss team have published an article titled “Was verstehen Menschen eigentlich unter Europa?” (What do people actually understand by Europe) on the Swiss social scientific news platform DeFacto Similar to the approach of the INVENT project, the reported study uses a bottom-up approach and analyses the meanings of Europe on the basis of a survey conducted in

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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 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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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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17
Sep

INVENT CONFERENCE ROTTERDAM – Session IV

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

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14
Sep

Creating culture – in poverty and precariousness? | International Art and Cultural Workers Congress 2021 (Zagreb, Croatia)

The prevalence of precarious working conditions in the sector of arts and culture across Europe were recently addressed by Art and Cultural Workers Congress, held in Zagreb between June 30th and July 2nd, 2021. The Congress brought together representatives of professional associations, initiatives, and trade unions active in promoting better working conditions for artists and cultural workers from seven European

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13
Sep

INVENT CONFERENCE ROTTERDAM – Session III

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

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4
Sep

The August Policy Brief is now downloadable

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.

3
Sep

The first INVENT newsletter is out

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

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