Keyword: place

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 …

The role of geography in determining crowdfunding success

This research was conducted by Shiri M Breznitz and Douglas S Noonan at the University of Toronto, Canada and Indiana University-Purdue University, USA

Summary

This paper studied crowdfunding in the US and Canada. The researchers wanted to understand the effects of geography on the likelihood of getting funded. They chose to …

Your arts engagement is partly shaped by where you live

This research was conducted by Hei Wan Mak, Rory Coulter and Daisy Fancourt at University College London

Summary

This paper looked at the relationship between people’s arts engagement and the characteristics of where they live. The study uncovered geographical differences in the levels and types of arts engagement. For example …

Urban culture strategies don’t work in rural areas

This study was conducted by Jørn Cruickshank at the University of Agder, Norway

Summary

This study examined two villages in the Sedestal region of Norway (Bykle and Valle) and describes the outcomes of the different cultural planning strategies used in both areas. Bykle has experienced remarkably stronger demographic and economic growth …

By | 27 February 2017 |