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‘Debated Damages’: Inaugural Lecture Prof.Mr.Dr. Louis Visscher

Friday, 28 November 2014

On December 12 2014, Prof.Mr.Dr. Louis Visscher will publicly accept his appointment as professor occupying an endowed chair in Legal Economic Analysis of Tort and Damages, at Erasmus School of Law. The Inaugural Lecture is entitled ‘Debated Damages’.

New contemplation room at Erasmus University

Friday, 28 November 2014

On Friday 28 November, Erasmus University Rotterdam is opening a (quiet) contemplation room for all students, staff and visitors. The area in the V building is intended for students, staff and visitors of all religions and beliefs. The contemplation room thus contributes to the attractive, hospitable and international centre which Erasmus University aims to create. 

Interesse in regels bepaalt succes internationale strategie

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Het succes van een internationale strategie wordt vooral bepaald door begrip voor de manier waarop regels ons én anderen beïnvloeden. Het is dan ook zaak daarop in te spelen. Dat stelt prof.dr. Taco Reus in zijn oratie bij de aanvaarding van de bijzondere leerstoel Global Strategy vanwege het Erasmus Trustfonds aan de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, op vrijdag 5 december 2014. In zijn oratie Global Strategy: The World Is Your Oyster (If You Can Shuck It!) gaat hij in op de ‘R3 van Global Strategy’: resources, relaties en regels. 

Negative press or the law: What keeps us from committing financial fraud?

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Financial reporting scandals are often followed by media frenzies, and regulators are pressured to call into account the perpetrators as a warning to others. But adjusting legislation immediately after a scandal emerges is a waste of effort, according to new research by PhD candidate Miriam Koning of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). According to her findings, bad press on its own is enough to create a behavioural change in the financial world.

The rock star as heritage object

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

The musical rebels of the past have become museum pieces. Popular music increasingly finds its way to heritage institutions like museums and archives. This is what Arno van der Hoeven concludes on the basis of his doctoral research.  On 27 November 2014, he will defend his dissertation ‘Popular Music Memories: Places and practices of popular music heritage, memory and cultural identity’ at Erasmus University Rotterdam.