News about our research

Maria Grever appointed member of the Council for the Humanities

Donderdag, 20 april 2017

As of May 1, 2017,  Prof. Maria Grever will be a member of the Council for the Humanities.


Martine Bouman receives prestigious Pearl Award

Donderdag, 13 april 2017

On 12 April, Prof. Martine Bouman has received the prestigious 'Pearl Award' from The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (NOHRD) for her many innovative health communication research projects. The Pearl was handed to her by Henk Smid, director of the NOHRD, at the annual Dutch Public Health Conference.

PhD-candidate Music Industries (1,0 fte)

Dinsdag, 11 april 2017

The POPLIVE project at the Erasmus Research Centre for Media, Communication and Culture (ERMeCC) is looking for a PhD candidate Music Industries (f/m, 1,0 ft) in media and culture.

Ben Wubs speaks at conference for International Council on Archives

Maandag, 3 april 2017

Prof. Ben Wubs will talk at the annual conference for the International Council on Archives‘ (ICA) Section on Business Archives (SBA) on 5 and 6 April 2017  in Stockholm.

Peter Nikken for NOS: what to discuss with children when they see sex online

Dinsdag, 21 maart 2017

Young children increasingly encounter nudity or sexual images online. A large part of them wants to discuss this with their parents. But that does not always happen, according to Prof. Peter Nikken (ERMeCC). "The subject is often still taboo."

Prof. Martine Bouman wins Marc Cornelissen | Brightlands Award

Vrijdag, 17 maart 2017

Prof. Martine Bouman has received the Marc Cornelissen | Brightlands Award 2017 out of the hands of jury chairperson Maria van der Hoeven and Governor Theo Bovens. The award recognizes Bouman’s work as a groundbreaking pioneer in the field of entertainment education. 

Sandra Khor Manickam receives grant for project on history of Japanese medical migrants

Dinsdag, 14 maart 2017

Historian Sandra Khor Manickam and Dr Naoko Iioka (independent researcher) recently received a Grant for Japan-related Research Projects from the Sumitomo Foundation Japan. They will study the history of Japanese medical migrants during World War II.

Funding for digital humanities project on WW2 eyewitness testimonies

Donderdag, 9 maart 2017

Although eyewitnesses of the Second World War have become ever more prominent in the media, there is no systematic research on the content of their testimonies. Even though the transmission of eyewitness memories, with the loss of the eyewitness generations, has been given more and more importance. Historian Susan Hogervorst, a researcher in the EUR research program ‘WAR! Popular Culture and European Heritage of Major Armed Conflicts’, has received a Research Pilot Grant for such a research project from CLARIAH, Common Lab Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities.

Daniel Trottier and Chris Nierstrasz in the spotlight during Talent Day 2017

Donderdag, 9 maart 2017

At Erasmus University Rotterdam, putting top researchers in the limelight on Talent Day is an excellent tradition. This year 33 researchers and the 50 students who successfully participated in the Erasmus Honours Programme 2016 will be proudly presented on 15 March 2017. Two ESHCC scholars will be honored: Dr Daniel Trottier and Dr Chris Nierstrasz.

Research project in which Koen van Eijck participates receives NWO grant

Woensdag, 1 maart 2017

The research project titled ''GAMPSISS: Gameful Music Performances for Smart, Inclusive, and Sustainable Societies", led by Micha Hamel (Codarts) who is supported by a team consisting of Koen van Eijck (ESHCC),  Liesbeth Noordegraaf-Eelens (EUC), Rens Kortman (TU Delft) and Alexander Verbraeck (TU Delft), has received a grant from the NWO. The project is supported by the Erasmus Research Centre for Media, Communication and Culture (ERMeCC).