University Library is co-hosting international conference on legal information and law
The Erasmus University Library is, together with the Peace Palace Library in The Hague, co-host of the 29th annual course on international legal information and law organized by the International Association of Law Libraries (IALL) of which the University Library is a member.
Ivo Arnold appointed as professor in Economic Education
Prof. Ivo Arnold has been appointed part-time professor of Economic Education at the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), effective as of 1 September 2010. This chair focuses on strengthening education at the ESE with regard to content, processes and teaching skills, and also ties in with Erasmus University Rotterdam’s continual efforts to develop and optimise educational leadership. Prof. Arnold’s research will focus on the effectiveness and efficiency of the educational structure and the identification of best practices in (economic) education.
NWO VENI- grant for media and communication researcher Isabel Awad
Post-authoritarian Chile is a society of contradictions. On the one hand, it is one of the most stable democracies and successful economies in Latin America. On the other hand, Chile is an increasingly depoliticized and unequal society. What role does journalism play in these contradictions? Isabel Awad will try to answer this question in her project on “Journalism and the tensions of neoliberal democracy“.
HOPE students win prestigious Kauffman Global Scholars Program
HOPE is proud to announce that two Erasmus University students and one student from the Delft Technical University are headed to the United States to participate in the Kauffman Global Scholars Program. Marijn B. Berk and Steven Lammertink, of Erasmus University, and Erik Koerselman from the Delft Technical University, will travel to Kansas City, Silicon Valley, Boston and many more places in the US to receive entrepreneurial training and experience.
Easy access to online database 'Legal Intelligence'
The University Library’s electronic resources (databases, e-journals and e-books) are accessible off-campus to EUR students and staff. To use this service a Virtual Private Network connection (VPN ) needs to be set up to the network of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. VPN is no longer necessary for access to Legal Intelligence, an integrated search service covering Dutch language resources on law. The University Library has an agreement with SURFdiensten and Legal Intelligence to offer access to Legal Intelligence via the authentication and authorization service SURFfederatie though Single Sign-on.