Femke Vandenberg wins EGSH PhD Excellence Award for best Conference Paper 2020

F. (Femke) Vandenberg

On Monday February 8th 2021, Femke Vandenberg won the EGSH PhD Excellence Award for best Conference Paper 2020 for her paper ‘Virtual displays of cultural taste’. The EGSH PhD Excellence Awards are presented annually by the Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities to further stimulate and reward PhD research.

The jury on Femke’s paper ‘Virtual displays of cultural taste’: “Femke Vandenberg's paper shows an impressive articulation of sociological and cultural theory to empirically examine the highly urgent issue of online audience experiences of live-stream music events in corona-times.”

Other ESHCC colleague who were nominated this year but unfortunately did not win are Roel Lutkenhaus (Best Thesis), Anouk Mols (Best Article), Rashid Gabdulhakov (Best Societal Impact), Vincent Baptist (Best Article), Anne van Eldik (Best PhD Colleague) and Niels van Poecke (Best Teacher).