PhD Students

Screen Shot 2019-08-16 at 11.24.02 AMUlrike Hahn

Imagining climate change: The visual arts to the rescue? (defense scheduled Fall 2023)

Co-promotors: Pauwke Berkers & Katja Kwastek (UvA)

Screen Shot 2019-08-19 at 1.47.16 PMWessel Coppes

Where are the giants? How pop music curricula connect to pop music industry and society (defense scheduled Fall 2023)

Co-promotors: Pauwke Berkers & Janine Stubbe (Codarts Rotterdam)


zeynepZeynep Birsel

Art-science-technology collaborations in innovation systems within cultural and creative industries (defense scheduled Fall 2023)

Co-promotors: Ellen Loots & Lénia Margues

Screen Shot 2019-08-16 at 12.07.45 PMBhagyalakshmi Daga

Brave New World – A non-western perspective on the persistence of informality in India’s growing digital creative economy and rewarding creators in the digital age (defense scheduled Fall 2021)

Co-promotor: Christian Handke

Screen Shot 2019-08-16 at 12.14.25 PMShirley Nieuwland

The role of creative tourism in sustainable urban development (defense scheduled Spring 2021)

Co-promotor: Mariangela Lavanga

Screen Shot 2019-08-16 at 12.31.36 PMCarolina Dalla Chiesa

Building trust and value in crowdfunding circuits (defense scheduled December 2020)

Co-promotors: Christian Handke & Erwin Dekker


Screen Shot 2019-08-19 at 1.47.01 PMMarjelle Vermeulen 

The ‘raison d’être’ of cultural heritage: Why and how to measure the social impact of heritage in the Netherlands (defense scheduled Spring 2020)

Co-promotor: Karin Maas (Impact Centre Erasmus)


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No bubble like an art bubble. Booms and busts in the art market since 1914 (defense scheduled Spring 2020)

Co-promotor: Erwin Dekker

Screen Shot 2019-08-19 at 1.40.43 PMDries Lyna

(As a co-promotor) University of Antwerp: The cultural construction of value. Art auctions in Antwerp and Brussels, 1700-1794 (successfully defended on 27 April 2010)


Peter Screen Shot 2019-08-19 at 1.44.11 PMCarpreau

(As a co-promotor) University of Leuven: Tracing prices of seventeenth-century Dutch and Flemish paintings (seventeenth-twentieth centuries): A quantitative and contextual analysis of specificity, diversity and the market (successfully defended on 16 June 2008)