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Vacancy: Student Assistant Research Support

Monday, 14 August 2017

The ESHCC is currently recruiting a student assistant to support research projects in the Creative Industries.

Marc van Berkel speaks with Radio 1 about the insufficient education on the Holocaust

Monday, 31 July 2017

The Dutch media can't get enough of our PhD candidate Marc van Berkel and his research on the Dutch education on the Holocaust. Earlier he had an interview with the newspaper Algemeen Dagblad and last friday he got too talk about his research in the radioshow Dit is de Dag.

Marc van Berkel in AD: Lessons on Holocaust are often insufficient

Monday, 24 July 2017

What types of lives did the Jews live before World War II? And which roles did the Dutch police forces and other authorities play in the persecution of Jews? These and other questions are hardly or not being answered in Dutch history textbooks, according to PhD candidate Marc van Berkel. He studied and compared fifty years of narrating the Holocaust in history textbooks for upper secondy education in North Rhine Westphalia (Germany) and the Netherlands. The Dutch newspaper AD interviewed him about his research.

Van Sterkenburg speaks with Radio 1 about media attention for Dutch women's soccer team

Friday, 21 July 2017

Sold out stadiums, 2.1 million viewers and the royal couple in the audience: the attention for the Dutch female soccer team is increasing. Radio 1 spoke with media scholar Dr Jacco van Sterkenburg about the media coverage on the 'Orange Lionesses'.

What makes them tick? Ben Wubs

Thursday, 20 July 2017

In the series ‘What makes them tick’, Erasmus researchers explain why they love their research and where their passion comes from. In this episode, Associate Professor Ben Wubs from the Department of History talks about his studies on the transnational fashion industry. ‘It’s important for people to know and understand that fashion is an industry that touches every aspect of life.’

Vacancy: Assistant Professor (UD) Cultural Organization and Management

Friday, 14 July 2017

The Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication is looking for an Assistant Professor (UD) Cultural Organization and Management (1,0 fte). Employment starts in November 2017, for a fixed term of 1 year initially (to be extended upon sastisfactory performance.

What makes them tick? Alex van Stipriaan

Thursday, 13 July 2017

In the series ‘What makes them tick’, Erasmus researchers explain why they love their research and where their passion comes from. In this episode, Professor Alex van Stipriaan (History department) talks about his studies on Afro-Caribbean history and culture in Surinam, the Dutch Antilles and the Netherlands. ‘Combining the ivory tower of science and the dirty smell of the streets, that relation between theory and archives on the one hand and real people on the other, is what makes me tick.’

What makes them tick? Karin Willemse

Monday, 10 July 2017

In the series ‘What makes them tick’, Erasmus researchers explain why they love their research and where their passion comes from. In this episode, Assistant Professor Karin Willemse from the history department talks about her research on Africa, gender and Islam. ‘You can only be if you tell about yourself, both verbally and non-verbally: “I narrate, therefore I am”.’

How to attract a younger audience for classical concerts

Friday, 7 July 2017

Orchestras are pulling out all the stops to attract a new - and younger - audience. What works and what does not help at all? Merel Vercammen, a violinist herself and alumna Cultural Economics & Entrepreneurship, wrote her master thesis about this topic. Radio 4 invited her to speak about her findings.

What makes them tick? Pieter van den Heede

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

In the series ‘What makes them tick’, Erasmus researchers explain why they love their research and where their passion comes from. In this episode, PhD candidate Pieter Van den Heede talks about his research on the representation of modern war history in digital games. ‘Some of the games still blow me away and drive me to keep pursuing the subject and learn more about it’.