After a period of absence, we are happy to announce that the Rotterdam Criminology blog is back online! Unfortunately, our very own blog fell victim to a phenomenon frequently discussed on this website: cybercrime. Thankfully, we’ve managed to restore the blog in good order, and we can return to providing you with new and interesting content.
Today, we would like to draw your attention to a ‘sister blog’ of ours: Deviance Incubator. Deviance Incubator is an IMARC student initiative. It contains blog posts written by our […]
This blog post reports on the events of the #BlackLivesMatter demonstration in Rotterdam in light of global protests surrounding the police killing of George Floyd. It also discusses the tension between the protests and the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis. Finally, it offers some critical reflection on the need to confront the challenges of police violence and systemic racism in the Netherlands and in our own city.
On Thursday May 7, 2020 dr. Teun van Ruitenburg defended his PhD thesis digitally. His thesis, titled Raising Moral Barriers. An empirical study on the Dutch approach of outlaw motorcycle gangs, provides insights in the question how the Dutch government’s approach to biker gangs has developed from the 1970s to the present. We recently interviewed him to inquire about the focus and results of his PhD studies.
In September 2019, the Department of Criminology at Erasmus School of Law welcomed two new PhD candidates: Amr Marzouk and Gwendolyn Geuze! We asked them to write a brief introduction […]
Naast de verplichte schrijfopdrachten die onderdeel uitmaken van de opleiding Criminologie, levert een aantal studenten ook regelmatig een bijdrage aan het digitale CIA magazine. Periodiek zullen wij op CrimEUR berichten over deze boeiende stukken van onze studenten.