Arno van der Hoeven is Assistant Professor in the department of Media & Communication at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
He teaches courses about media theory, the media industries and globalisation. Arno's research focuses on the contributions of media and culture to urban development. He is fascinated by the ways in which cultural forms such as popular music foster social relationships and meaningful engagements between people and their local environment. He has worked on various research projects that address these connections between place, culture and identity:
- The places of live music: what is the impact of live music on cities?
- Online urban heritage: how do participatory media…