PhD alumni dialogue series

Professional skills courses

Course information

ECTS: n/a
Number of session: 1
Hours per session: 3
Course fee:

  • free for PhD candidates of the Graduate School
  • consult our enrolment policy for more information


Telephone: +31 (0)10 4082607 (Graduate School).

Edition 1 (online)
November 3 (Wednesday) 2021

Edition 2 (online)
February 8 (Tuesday) 2022

Edition 3 (online)
May 12 (Thursday) 2022



In response to the reality that most doctoral graduates ultimately find employment outside of the academic sector the Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities in co-operation with Erasmus University's Alumni Relations Team will run a series of online PhD Alumni dialogues.

The focus of both the workshops and the alumni dialogue will be on a career path after a doctoral degree in Social Sciences and the Humanities

Working method

The series consists of three sessions of dialogues with a panel of alumni from Social Sciences and the Humanities moderated by our dean, prof.dr. Liesbet van Zoonen.

More information on participating alumni and their backgrounds:

Edition 2 (8 February):

Rob Kickert 
- Independent educational consultant
Magali Boers - External Expert Market Access at Luxembourg Health Directorate - Division Pharmacy and Medicines
Ilse Verveer - Data innovation lead at Mentaal Beter


About the instructor

Liesbet van Zoonen is professor of popular culture and dean of the Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities (EGSH) at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Liesbet is also academic director of the Centre for Big Open and Linked Data (BOLD) Cities. She has written about (new) media, citizenship and identity. Her research currently focuses on data and cities.