Vincent Baptist is a PhD Candidate at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication.
His doctoral research is part of the European HERA-funded project ‘Pleasurescapes: Port Cities’ Transnational Forces of Integration’. Within this collaborative project, he investigates public spaces of entertainment that were located in the city of Rotterdam throughout the period 1880-1975. He is also affiliated to the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus research consortium 'PortCityFutures', and to Huizinga Instituut, the national research school for Cultural History in the Netherlands.
Vincent previously worked as a Pre PhD Fellow in the digital humanities research program CREATE at the University of Amsterdam, where his research was partially linked to the CLARIAH Amsterdam Time Machine project. From 2018 to 2020, he was an editorial assistant for NECSUS - European Journal of Media Studies.
Vincent obtained a Research Master in Media Studies (University of Amsterdam), with special research interests in film festivals and processes of film circulation and distribution. He also holds a BA in Media Studies (University of Amsterdam) and a BSc in Business Economics (KU Leuven).