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Can the EU embrace the emotional language of social media in public policy communication?

12/03/2018 | Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Bologna | Research | WP3

Can the EU embrace the emotional language of social media in public policy communication?

The increasing importance of social media is challenging the boundaries of public policy communication in the European Union. How can institutions deal with the immediacy of criticism and get out of the ivory tower? We just delivered a report on the role of new media in EU funded projects. Read more to find out the state of the art, our early suggestions and download the report curated by Vienna University of Economics and Business and the University of Bologna.

Designing new communication strategies for Cohesion Policy? PERCEIVE Project first insights

11/12/2017 | Vienna University of Economics and Business | Research | WP3

Designing new communication strategies for Cohesion Policy? PERCEIVE Project first insights

We have already discussed and assessed the low awareness of Cohesion Policy among Europeans. Considering the self-imposed benefit to every EU region, could it be that the issue is none of ‘doing good’ but of ‘talking about it’? Part of Perceive Project’s research directly targets this concern. We asked to local managing authorities and other practitioners what they think is their role in communicating Cohesion Policy and much more. Read further for an overview and download the short report curated by Vienna University of Economics and Business‘ team members!

European identity and EU Cohesion Policy: two tales of the same story?

18/04/2017 | Vienna University of Economics and Business | People | WP3, WP5

European identity and EU Cohesion Policy: two tales of the same story?

Is there alignment between the identification with the European project and EU Cohesion Policy? How do implementation, communication, and citizens’ perception of a distinct European identity interact? Professor Markus Höllerer from WU Vienna University of Economics and Business tells us how PERCEIVE is going to address this empirical question and help shed light on unsolved issues. In collaboration with several partner institutions, his team’s research will focus on the role of language and discourse.

Project Updates

Wokshop with LMAs in Bologna, Italy

by University of Bologna, BAM! Strategie Culturali | 19/04/2018

Deliverables 2.1, 3.2, 4.3, 4.4 and 5.3 are online!

by BAM! Strategie Culturali | 30/10/2017

Work package 2 delivered its report including the database development and implementation and how it supports all the project WPs and work package 3 a qualitative report with main findings from the interviews.

Deliverables 4.3, 4.4 and 5.3 are online!

by BAM! Strategie Culturali | 27/10/2017

Work package 4 a report on smart cities and resilience and policy recommendations, and work package 5 a database of the topics and sentiments to be made available online for further research.

Deliverables 1.1, 4.2 and 3.1 are online!

by BAM! Strategie Culturali | 27/07/2017

Work package 1 delivered its report on the case-study regions, work package 4 its report on the synergies between EU Cohesion Policy and rural development policies and work package 3 a qualitative report on the impact and effectiveness of communication strategies from the semi structured interviews with cohesion policy practitioners. 

Deliverables 4.1 and 5.1 are online!

by BAM! Strategie Culturali | 07/03/2017

Work package 4 delivered its report on smart cities in the European Union and work package 5 its contribution on empirical relevance of a social constructivist and discursive approach to EU identity.

Deliverables 7.1 and 7.2 are online!

by BAM! Strategie Culturali | 23/11/2016

Work package 7 delivered its Dissemination and Communication Strategy and the Project presentation and storytelling website.

PERCEIVE’s Kick-off meeting

by BAM! Strategie Culturali | 30/09/2016

On the 26th and 27th of September 2016, the first meeting of Perceive Project was held at the University of Bologna. All the partners came from all over Europe to present their future research.

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