December is a month that is full of festivities and rituals. While, of old, such rituals are meant to bring communities together, the December month has instead become a bone of contention and a source of stress. These are the issues we will address in the Dean’s Master Class. The assignment for this master class will centre on the design of an inclusive December ritual to celebrate the closure of the old and the coming of the New Year.
The method Synthetron can be described as a sophisticated online discussion tool to do focus groups with (potentially) very large groups and participants who may even be located in different places across the nation or the world. In a 1-hour seminar, Leo Dijkema will present the method and participants will be able to practice with and experience the method themselves.
The conference 'Empowering Cities & Citizens’ is a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) and the 105-year anniversary of Erasmus University Rotterdam. This conference is a chance to reflect on current and new urban trends for both institutions, whether in urban development and management, or humanities, social and behavioural sciences. Strengthening our relationships with fellow urban specialists, local or global, is imperative.
The Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities (EGSH) has invited The Actor Society (Het Acteursgenootschap) to re-enact cases of harassment in academia, all based on real life experiences at EUR and other universities. After the play, different academic stakeholders and the audience will discuss what you can do if you find yourself, your colleagues or members of your team in such situations.
Nowadays, Open Science & Open Access are buzzwords in academic publishing. As researchers and universities are expected to fully publish in Open Access in 2020, the biggest hurdle on their way is the paywall. Learn all about this paywall and how to deal with it during the Erasmus Open Access event 2018.