Publications

Publications

rethinkIMPACTS 2017 reports. Evaluation and research in Aarhus 2017 will continuously publish reports related to evaluation and research in Aarhus 2017. They will illuminate social, cultural, political and organizational, image and identity, and political impacts of Aarhus 2017.

Number 1 - Audience as Institutional Development
This report examines three cultural institutions, which have applied for funding from Fonden 2017. It focuses on the way in which they work strategically with audience development and the challenges related to implementing new working methods.

Report - Audience as institutional development

Abstract - Audience as institutional development

Number 2 - 'RETHINK' as motivation? 2017 from the cultural organizations' perspective
This report examines Danish cultural organizations’ motivation for being a part of Aarhus 2017 and how these organizations relate to the strategic objectives of Aarhus 2017. To ensure generalizability of this analysis, past experiences from former European Capitals of Culture (ECoC) are put into perspective to demonstrate a number of general overlaps within the ECoC programme.

Report - ‘RETHINK’ as motivation? 2017 from the cultural organizations' perspective

Abstract - ‘RETHINK’ as motivation? 2017 from the cultural organizations' perspective

Number 3 - Cultural participation. New experiences and expectations
This report seeks to examine the micro projects The playing society and the pilot project Cultural citizenship.

The report provides the reader with an insight into how young people experience and practice participation in society. Furthermore, it investigates what role are and culture plays in their participation.

Report - Cultural participation. New experiences and expectations

Abstract - Cultural participation. New experiences and expectations

Number 4 - A Study of the CO-Brand Aarhus 2017
This report studies the linkage between the image of Aarhus and Aarhus 2017. The goal is to find out how the branding of Aarhus can benefit from the branding of Aarhus 2017 and proposes recommendations that will strengthen this linkage.

Report - A Study of the CO-Brand Aarhus 2017

Number 5 - Værdifuld videndeling i tværkommunale projektsamarbejder
This report proposes recommendations for how the regional steering committee can optimize the content of their meetings. These recommendations are based on observations and interviews and focus on the experiences of the different parties and knowledge-sharing.

Report - Værdifuld videndeling i tværkommunale projektsamarbejder

Abstract: Valuable Knowledge-Sharing in a Cross-Municipal Project Collaboration

Number 6 - Exploring Tourism Actors' Level of Involvement in Aarhus 2017
The following report explores different tourism stakeholders' level of involvement in Aarhus 2017 and the reasons behind this engagement or lack of engagement. Thus, the aim of Aarhus 2017 is also to increase the number of tourists in Aarhus. The data is based on interviews with actors of different tourism organisations.

Report - Exploring Tourism Actors' Level of Involvement in Aarhus 2017