Measuring the unmeasurable? Data collection, analysis and evaluation in culture


25 November 2020

09:00 - 09:05

Opening and Introduction to the activity

09:05 - 09:45

KEYNOTE: Research on steroids – how to use digital tools to amplify cultural studies

09:45 - 10:20


10:20 - 11:30


11:30 - 13:30



Chair: Miriam Šebová, Technical University in Košice

 Barbara Meneley, Amber J. Fletcher, Mary Blackstone, University of Regina, Canada

Understanding the Value of the Arts in Rural Communities: An Interdisciplinary Research Design

John Smithies and Surajen Uppal, Cultural Development Network

Measures: Addressing the dual challenges of conception and application

Arjo Klamer, Lyudmila Petrova, Susana Graça, Erasmus University, Rotterdam

Quality evaluator to assess policies and actions: a Value – based Approach

Barbora Andor Tóthová, Technical University in Košice

Measuring Spillover Effects of Cultural and Creative Sectors


Chair: Zuzana Révészová

Eva BELVONCIKOVA, Eva DRUGOVA, Valeria NEMETHOVA, University of Economics in Bratislava

Key Location Factors of Coworkings in Slovakia: Case Study of Bratislava

Jakub Grosman, Daniel Šubrt,  University of Economics, Prague

Volunteers in not-for-profit theatre: Possible approaches to economic valuation

Lenka Maličká, Technical University of Košice

Expenditure on Culture at Different Government Levels in European Countries from a Sigma and Beta Convergence Perspective

Prof. Dr. Ribio NZEZA BUNKETI BUSE, Catholic University of Congo

Producing data for culture in an African context: constraints and challenges of a journey

13:30 - 14:00


14:00 - 16:00



Chair: Marianna Siničáková, Technical University of Košice

Eva Pavlovičová, Alexandra Poláková-Šuchalová, Comenius University

International Documentary Film Festival One World: attempt to evaluate audience's perception

Miriam Šebová, Technical University of Košice

Cultural Access and Participation: Case Study of ECOC Košice 2013

Zuzana Révészová, Technical University of Košice

Audience Research and Quality of Life

Valeria Salinas Maceda, Universidad de Salamanca

Virtual ethnography applied on Facebook to study the cultural economy developed by folkloric groups in La Paz Bolivia


Chair: Barbora Andor Tóthová

Egle Kryzanauskaite, University of Groningen

Long-term Impact: What Does It Mean? Assessing Equivocality of Long-Term Impact in Transnational

Cultural Projects

Matina Magkou, University of Cote d'Azur

Spotlight on the evaluation of international cultural cooperation projects –reflections from two case studies

Dace Demir, University of Oklahoma

Measuring Structuration: A Case Study of Institutional Development of Latvian Contemporary Visual Arts Field (1991-2017)