dr. (Erik) HJCJ Hitters

dr. (Erik) HJCJ Hitters
Associate professor Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of Media and Communication
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Room
M8-18
Email
hitters@eshcc.eur.nl

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Erik Hitters (1964) is Associate Professor of Media and Cultural Industries in the Department of Media & Communication of Erasmus University Rotterdam.

He has co-founded and is director of ERMeCC, the Erasmus Research Centre for Media, Communication and Culture. He lectures for the MA programme in Media Studies and IBCoM, the International Bachelor in Communication and Media. Erik’s research interests lie in the broad field of transformations in the media and cultural industries. His first strand of research deals with the changing logics of institutional and field dynamics in the media and cultural industries, including the film, music and broadcasting industries. His second interest is in local, regional and national creative industries policies. His third in media clustering and creative cities.

Erik Hitters was trained as a sociologist at Tilburg University. In 1990 he started his PhD research as an NWO junior researcher at Utrecht University. He received his doctorate in Social Sciences from Utrecht University in 1996. In 1997 he was a Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA. Prior to his present job at the Media & Communication Department of Erasmus University, he worked as lecturer and assistant professor at the universities of Nijmegen and Tilburg and as a senior researcher at the Department of Arts and Culture Studies of Erasmus University. From 2007 to 2012 he was member and later Chair of the Examination Board of the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication. From 2012 to 2013 he served as Director of Education a.i. of that school. Erik has worked as an advisor and consultant on cultural policy and cultural industries to, amongst others, the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sciences, The Association of Dutch Municipalities, and the cities of Rotterdam and Utrecht.

  • Martijn Mulder, Pauwke Berkers, Rick Everts, Erik Hitters & Arno Hoeven (2019) - Live popmuziek in stedelijke ruimten - Agora, 35 (1), 24-27
  • Erik Hitters (2005) - Het Actieplan Cultuurbereik: in Handboek Cultuurbeleid - Elsevier, III.1-3-1-III.1-3-36
  • Erik Hitters (2000) - Klimaatveranderingen: lokale cultuur in de mondiale stedenstrijd - Sicamag, 2 (5), 4-5

  • Erik Hitters (2002) - Rotterdam and Porto, Cultural Capitals 2001: visitor research - Atlas

  • Erik Hitters & M Van de Kamp (2011) - The Music Industry: Changing Practices and New Research Directions - IASPM Benelux

  • Erik Hitters (2018) - Live Music Ecologies and Value Creation for Musicians, Industries and Cities [Keynote]
  • Pauwke Berkers, Erik Hitters & Arno Hoeven (2018) - The ecological approach to live music: A critical review
  • Rick Everts, Pauwke Berkers & Erik Hitters (2018) - Nobody knows what they’re doing: entrepreneurial artists in Dutch pop music ecologies
  • Erik Hitters, Pauwke Berkers & Arno Hoeven (2018) - The ecological approach to live music: a critical review
  • Arno Hoeven & Erik Hitters (2018) - The social and cultural values of live music ecologies for cities: a study of local music policies.
  • Erik Hitters, Arno Hoeven & Pauwke Berkers (2018) - The ecological approach to live music: a critical review.
  • Yosha Wijngaarden, Erik Hitters & Pawan Bhansing (2016) - Sources of innovation in the creative industries
  • Erik Hitters, Yosha Wijngaarden & Pawan Bhansing (2016) - The volatility of creative business centres. A study of cultural production and creative industries policies.
  • Yosha Wijngaarden, Erik Hitters & Pawan Bhansing (2016) - Understanding innovation in the creative industries: a practitioners’ view
  • Erik Hitters, Yosha Wijngaarden & Pawan Bhansing (2016) - Volatility and vacillation in local creative industries policies. The case of creative business centres
  • Pawan Bhansing, Yosha Wijngaarden & Erik Hitters (2015) - The Collective Identities of Different Creative Entrepreneurs in Creative Business Centers
  • Yosha Wijngaarden & Erik Hitters (2015) - Performing creative places: Clusters and reputation, identity and distinction
  • Pawan Bhansing, Yosha Wijngaarden & Erik Hitters (2015) - Passion inspires: Motivations of creative entrepreneurs at creative business centers in the Netherlands.
  • Yosha Wijngaarden, Pawan Bhansing & Erik Hitters (2015) - Creative innovation: Conceptualising innovation for the creative industries
  • Erik Hitters (2015) - The state of Independents; DIY and independent music production in the Netherlands
  • Erik Hitters (2013) - Knowledge and Innovation in Media Clusters: the case of Hilversum, Netherlands
  • W Wierda & Erik Hitters (2013) - Opportunistic Isomorphism of the Music Publishers Industry
  • Erik Hitters (2012) - The music Industry; changing practices and new research directions
  • Erik Hitters (2011) - Media cultures and creative networks; the importance of knowledge exhange in the Amsterdam and Hilversum media clusters
  • Erik Hitters & MC (Miriam) van de Kamp (2011) - The music industry; changing practices and new research directions
  • Erik Hitters (2010) - Creativity and Tacitness; The importance of knowledge spillovers in the Amsterdam and Hilversum Media Clusters
  • Erik Hitters (2009) - Hilversum Media Cluster, Netherlands
  • Erik Hitters & Tonny Krijnen (2009) - Mediating regional identities: The popularity and legitimacy of regional television
  • Erik Hitters (2009) - Hilversum media cluster: A preliminary analysis
  • Erik Hitters & Tonny Krijnen (2009) - Koning van de Regio? Een onderzoek naar de populariteit en legitimiteit van regionale televisie
  • Erik Hitters (2008) - Audio Visual Industries and the Creative City: Exploring cluster creation in film and audiovisual industries in Rotterdam
  • Erik Hitters & MC (Miriam) van de Kamp (2008) - Tune in, fade out; Music companies and the (re)valuation of local music products in the Netherlands
  • Erik Hitters (2008) - Media and the Creative City: Exploring the creation of urban media clusters
  • MC (Miriam) van de Kamp & Erik Hitters (2007) - Transformations in the music industry? The impact of Internet on independent record companies and young starting
  • MC (Miriam) van de Kamp, Erik Hitters & P Rutten (2006) - Challenging the majors supremacy. Independent music productions from Scotland and the Netherlands on the global market
  • MC (Miriam) van de Kamp, Erik Hitters & P Rutten (2006) - Breaking the sound barrier? Independent music productions from Scotland and the Netherlands on the global market
  • Erik Hitters (2005) - Strategy or Contingency: the Logic of Urban Cultural Clusters
  • Erik Hitters (2004) - Urban Cultural Clusters: Strategy or Contingency?
  • Erik Hitters (2002) - The Social and Cultural Impact of the European City of Culture Event: Evidence from Rotterdam 2001
  • Erik Hitters (2000) - Refinement and regression. Organizing and legitimizing symphony and opera 1860-1930
  • Erik Hitters (2000) - Urban cultural clusters and the spatial logic of creativity. A case study of the Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam
  • Erik Hitters (2000) - Creative industries and the dynamics of urban cultural development
  • Erik Hitters (2000) - Culture and crisis in Baltimore. On non-profit cultural organizations and the urban recession

  • Erik Hitters (2008) - Creative Clusters in Europe

  • Ton Bevers & Erik Hitters (2005) - Effectiviteit en efficiëncy van culturele subsidies - Rotterdamse Kunststichting
  • Erik Hitters & T IJdens (2005) - Monitor Actieplan Cultuurbereik 2003 - Risbo
  • Erik Hitters (2005) - Werkrapport Culturele Infrastructuur 2001-2004 - ECKCW
  • Erik Hitters & T IJdens (2005) - Landelijke evaluatie van het Actieplan Cultuurbereik 2001-2004 - IVA beleidsonderzoek en advies
  • Erik Hitters (2003) - Monitor Actieplan Cultuurbereik 1999-2001
  • Erik Hitters (2003) - Zes casestudies Actieplan Cultuurbereik; Vier stedelijke en twee provinciale Programma's Cultuurbereik 2001-2002
  • Erik Hitters (2003) - Monitor Actieplan Cultuurbereik 2002

  • Erik Hitters (6 september 2013) - European Capital of Culture - Interview

  • Erik Hitters, P King, NH Petersen & J Davidson (2012) - Exploratory Workshop - Exploratory Workshop

  • Erik Hitters, Yosha Wijngaarden & Pawan Bhansing (2014) - Science meets creativity - Science meets creativity

  • Martijn Mulder & Erik Hitters (2019) - Dancing on a tight rope. Risk and trust in the live music industry - CFest International Workshop
  • Erik Hitters (2019) - Live Music Ecologies and Value Creation for Musicians, Industries and Cities. - NWO Smart Culture Conference: Beyond Human
  • Arno Hoeven & Erik Hitters (2019) - The Values of Live Music in Urban Development: The Case of Rotterdam - 14th ESA Conference
  • Arno Hoeven & Erik Hitters (2019) - The values of live music in urban development: the case of Rotterdam - Geomedia 2019 conference
  • Rick Everts, Pauwke Berkers & Erik Hitters (2019) - ‘All institutions die hard’, How beginning pop artists navigate the changing Dutch music industry - 6th Creative Industries Seminar
  • Erik Hitters (2018) - Media policy as cultural policy. A comparative exploration. [Invited lecture and workshop] - Symposium “ Cultural Policy in the Polder”, Radboud University
  • Rick Everts, Pauwke Berkers & Erik Hitters (2018) - Making a Living in Live Music: entrepreneurial artists in the Dutch popular music industry - conference European Sociological Association (ESA)
  • Arno Hoeven & Erik Hitters (2018) - The social and cultural values of live music ecologies for cities: a study of local music policies. - The Future of Live Music Conference
  • Erik Hitters (2016) - Cultures of innovation in the creative industries - Kennisdelen in de gebouwde omgeving
  • Erik Hitters (2016) - Conventies in de kunst - Holland Festival Young Academy
  • Yosha Wijngaarden & Erik Hitters (2016) - Being close to the ‘cool’. Social image and reputation in creative clusters - Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap
  • Erik Hitters, Pawan Bhansing & Yosha Wijngaarden (2015) - CICI: Cultures of innovation in small scale creative clusters - Research seminar: Business and management-related questions in the creative industry
  • Erik Hitters & W Wierda (2015) - Isomorphism in the Dutch Music Publishing Industry. - Music Business Research days
  • Erik Hitters & W Wierda (2014) - Expanding Isomorphism; the case of the Music Publishing Industry. - IASPM Benelux Conference
  • Erik Hitters (2014) - The state of independents. Diversity in music production and distribution in the Netherlands. - Vienna Music Business Research Days 2014
  • Erik Hitters, Pawan Bhansing & Yosha Wijngaarden (2014) - Cultures of Innovation in small scale creative clusters. Keynote - Third International Research Conference on the Cultural and Creative Industries
  • JAM van der Velden & Erik Hitters (2014) - The Distinctiveness of Dance - Studying Music: An International Conference in Honour of Simon Frith
  • Erik Hitters (2012) - Arts, Events and Creative Cities - ESF Exploratory Workshop: Reinventions of Early-European Performing Arts and the Creative City
  • Erik Hitters (2005) - Rotterdam Creatieve Stad - Debat van D'66

  • Erik Hitters (2018) - POPLIVE. Sustainable live music ecologies for artists, music venues and cities [Invited contribution] - Eurosonic Noorderslag Conference
  • Pauwke Berkers, Erik Hitters, Arno Hoeven, Rick Everts & Martijn Mulder (2017) - POPLIVE: denk mee over het grote livemuziek-onderzoek - Vereniging Nederlandse Poppodia en -Festivals congres
  • Erik Hitters (2016) - Cultures of innovation in small scale creative clusters - CICI conferentie: The Place to be. De waarde van creatieve co-locatie.

Management of Creative Industries

Level
MA
Year
2020
Year Level
MA
Course Code
CM4301

Master Thesis

Year
2020
Year Level
MA, MA, MA, MA
Course Code
CM5000

Master Class

Year
2020
Year Level
MA, MA, MA, MA
Course Code
CM4500

Media Systems in Comparative Perspective

Year
2020
Year Level
BA-1, Pre-master, Pre-master
Course Code
CM1008

Key Concepts in the Social Sciences

Year
2020
Year Level
BA-1, Pre-master, Pre-master, Pre-master, Pre-master
Course Code
CM1013

Innovation in the Creative Industries

Level
MA
Year
2020
Year Level
MA
Course Code
CM4352

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