Culture and leisure

Who would win the Eurovision song contest if Google was to decide?

Saturday 05 May 2018 | VoxEurop

What countries would make the final and “who would cry victory” if Google searches reflect each country’s voting patterns were used to award points in the Eurovision Song Contest?


MEPs have more to say about future of social media than Facebook CEO

Wednesday 23 May 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

Mark Zuckerberg had nothing new to say, while MEPs seemed determined to introduce new regulations. Those interested in the future of social media may do well to tune their antennas to Brussels rather than to Facebook headquarters.


Not only Erasmus. Where and why European students move abroad  in depth

Friday 13 October 2017 | Lorenzo Ferrari
Marzia Bona
| OBC Transeuropa

Many South-East European students enroll in foreign universities, but for most of them leaving the region remains only a dream


Almost a third of the films programmed on European tv are made in the EU

Wednesday 23 May 2018 | VoxEurop

28 percent of the films programmed on European television during the 2015-2016 season were produced in Europe.


Cinema admissions in Europe (LUMIERE)

Friday 09 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

The LUMIERE database provides a systematic compilation of available data on admissions to films released in European cinemas since 1996.


Germany’s streetscapes

Saturday 03 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

What do street names tell about a country’s history, culture, and geography? An excellent project by Die Zeit


Who else is watching Romanian films? 

Tuesday 17 April 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

Romanian New Wave keeps receiving international accolades at film festivals across Europe, yet it attracts relatively little public in its home country. A data-driven analysis


Europeans at the cinema 

Monday 09 April 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

An interactive exploration of cinema-goers' habits in Europe based on twenty years of data (1996-2016) on 40996 films.


Cultural and creative cities (European Commission)

Sunday 10 December 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

The Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor presents a range of measures about the cultural life, openness and dynamism of 168 European cities


The Balkans barely exist for Italian TV news 

Thursday 21 December 2017 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

A new study shows that South-East Europe is completely out of sight for the main TV newsrooms in Italy, except for Greece and Turkey