Arno van der Hoeven PhD
Arno van der Hoeven is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media & Communication at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Arno has recently defended his dissertation ‘Popular Music Memories: Places and practices of popular music heritage, memory and cultural identity’. He has studied in Nijmegen, Leuven and Antwerp. In 2009, he graduated cum laude in Communication Science (Radboud University Nijmegen) and in 2010 obtained his Master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Antwerp (graduating with great distinction). In September 2010, Arno started working as a PhD candidate and lecturer in the Department of Media & Communication at Erasmus University. In the spring of 2013, he was a visiting researcher at the Institute of Communication Studies in Leeds. Arno is chair of the board of the Rotterdam based heritage organization DIG it UP. His main research interests include media studies, cultural identity and cultural heritage. His current research focuses on the construction and experience of intangible heritage in urban settings.