News overview

2017: a year of cooperation

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

A year of cooperation. That is how President of the Executive Board Kristel Baele typified 2017 during the New Year's meeting on Tuesday, January 10th. She was referring among others to the renewal of cooperation with Rotterdam, the multidisciplinary Erasmus Initiatives and the partnership with IFFR.

Films and scholars get together at IFFR

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

For the fifth time researchers from Erasmus University Rotterdam will make an appearance at the 2017 edition of  International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), which starts Wednesday 25 January. Media scientist Etienne Augé will provide the Tiger College of the movie ‘The Future of Work and Death’, while the Studio Erasmus talk show will focus on film tourism, film psychiatrists and black movies. Moreover, the successful Erasmus Film Quiz will also be part of the programme. The Erasmus University is official partner of IFFR since 2013.

Why haven't economists predicted economic crises?

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Get the answer to this and other questions by following following this MOOC on Economics from a pluralist perspective

Successful PhD defence by Mary Rutenge

Monday, 9 January 2017

'Gold-mining Multinationals and Community Interaction in Tanzania'

'Coloured Asylums' art exhibition

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

On the occassion of the refurbishment of the ISS building, Leen Hintjens and Peeter Burgeik present their artwork in a double exhibition 'Coloured Asylums' on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors.

High-status leaders’ projects can be hit-or-miss

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Project leaders who enjoy high status in their organisation find it easier to convince others to invest in an innovative project. Research by PhD graduate Balazs Szatmari of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) now shows that the unconditional support for projects that such managers tend to receive can lead to projects with good results, but more often they result in failures. 

Successful PhD defence by Sara Salem

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

'The old is dying and the new is not yet born. The 2011 Egyptian revolution: labour, capital, time'

Successful PhD defence by Jan Fransen

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

'Crafting Innovations: The evolving institutional regimes of handicraft exporters in emerging economies'

30 EUR postpoc positions available via the Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND

Monday, 19 December 2016

EUR is taking part in a Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND programme together with the univesities of Leiden and Delft.

Executive Board Member Bart Straatman resigns as from September 2017

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

The Supervisory Board of Erasmus University Rotterdam regretfully accepts Bart Straatman’s resignation as member of the Executive Board due to recurring health issues, as from September 2017.