Team

Our research team

The POPLIVE team consists of a number dedicated researchers and promotors. Below please find an overview of the involved team members.

Pauwke Berkers

Pauwke Berkers
Researcher

Dr. Pauwke Berkers is co-applicant of the project and co-promotor. He is Assistant Professor of Sociology of Art and Culture in the Department of Arts and Culture Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam


Rick Everts

Rick Everts
Researcher

Rick Everts, MSc is PhD candidate with the POPLIVE project at the Department of Media & Communication, Erasmus University Rotterdam


Erik Hitters

Erik Hitters
Researcher

Dr. Erik Hitters is project leader and main applicant of the POPLIVE project. He is Associate Professor of Media and Cultural Industries in the Department of Media & Communication of Erasmus University Rotterdam and managing director of ERMeCC


Dr. Arno van der Hoeven

Dr. Arno van der Hoeven
Post-doc researcher

Dr. Arno van der Hoeven post-doc researcher and POPLIVE project secretary. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media & and Communication, Erasmus University Rotterdam


Prof. dr. Susanne Janssen

Prof. dr. Susanne Janssen
Promotor

Prof. dr. Susanne Janssen is a team member and promotor of the PhD’s. She is Professor of Sociology of Media and Culture and Chair of the Department of Media and Communication in the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication at Erasmus University Rotterdam


Martijn Mulder, MSc

Martijn Mulder, MSc
PhD Candidate

Martijn Mulder, MSc is PhD candidate with the POPLIVE project and senior lecturer and at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences


Dr. Paul Rutten

Dr. Paul Rutten
Co-promotor

Dr. Paul Rutten is co-applicant of the project and co-promotor. He is Programme Director and Reader at center of expertise Creating 010 from the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences


Our partners

The following bodies have partnered up with our research project.

VNPF

VNPF
Association of Dutch pop festivals and venues
Creating 010 Research Centre,

Creating 010 Research Centre,
Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences