Keyword: european union

What makes for a cultural and creative city

This research was conducted by Valentina Montalto and three others at the European Commission

Summary

This paper describes the work that went in to creating the Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor (a project of the European Commission designed to identify the indicators that reveal the key components of a cultural or …

Charting the decline in newspaper live arts coverage

This research was conducted by Riie Heikkilä, Irmak Karademir Hazır and Semi Purhonen at Tampere University, Finland and Oxford Brookes University

Summary

This research examined the changing levels of arts coverage in European quality newspapers over a 50 year period (from 1960 and 2010). The paper draws out the changing balance …

The factors that determine attendance at museums and historic sites across Europe

This research was conducted by Martin Falk and Tally Katz-Gerro at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research and the University of Haifa, Israel

Summary

This paper looked at data on 350,000 people in 24 EU countries. The researchers found that household income, education, employment status and nationality made a difference …
By | 22 November 2018 |

Cultural mega-events can adversely affect local residents

This research was conducted by Lasse Steiner, Bruno Frey and Simone Hotz at the University of Zurich, Switzerland

Summary

This paper looked at what happens to people when their region hosts the European Capital of Culture (ECOC). Such events often involve a great deal of public investment, a programme of activity …

By | 22 February 2016 |

Using contemporary art to explore children’s identity

This research was conducted by Fiona Collins and Susan Ogier at the University of Roehampton, UK

Summary

This paper describes what happened when primary school pupils in London participated in a project called Images and Identity, using digital art to interrogate the issue of identity in the context of the European …

By | 16 April 2014 |