Vincent Baptist

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PhD Candidate

Department of History, Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Erasmus University Rotterdam - Burgemeester Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Vincent Baptist is a PhD Candidate at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (Erasmus Unversity Rotterdam). His doctoral research is embedded within the European HERA-funded project ‘Pleasurescapes: Port Cities’ Transnational Forces of Integration’. As part of this collaborative project, he investigates public spaces of entertainment located in the port city of Rotterdam throughout the period 1870-1975. He is affiliated with Huizinga Instituut, the national research school for Cultural History in the Netherlands. Vincent previously worked as a Pre PhD Fellow within the digital humanities research program CREATE (Creative Amsterdam: An E-Humanities Perspective) (University of Amsterdam), where his research was partially linked to the CLARIAH Amsterdam Time Machine project. He served as editorial assistant for NECSUS - European Journal of Media Studies from 2018 to 2020. Vincent obtained a Research Master and Bachelor in Media Studies (University of Amsterdam), and also holds a BSc in Business Economics (KU Leuven).

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Aouissi, K. B., Madani, S., and Baptist, V. 2021. “Morphological Evolution of the Port-City Interface of Algiers (16th Century to the Present). Urban Planning 6.3.

Baptist, V. 2020. "Of Hedonism and Heterotopia: Pathways for Researching Legacies of Entertainment Culture in Port Cities.PORTUSplus 9.

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