International Victimology Institute Tilburg

INTERVICT promotes and executes interdisciplinary research that can contribute to a comprehensive, evidence-based body of knowledge on the empowerment and support of victims of crime and abuse of power.

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Academic sessions INTERVICT

2016

18 November 2016

Inaugural address prof. Conny Rijken, holder of the chair in Human Trafficking and Globalization

Title: Victimisation through migration (EN)

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2015

2 October 2015

John van Kesteren defended his PhD thesis

Title: Criminal Victimization at Individual and International Level. Results from the International Crime Victims Surveys.

18 September 2015

Mark Bosman defended his PhD thesis

Title: Trauma-related coping self-eficacy: measurement, interplay with posttraumatic stress sympstoms

4 September 2015

Hannah Hoffenkamp defended her PhD thesis

Title: Parenting on the Threshold of Viability: the impact of preterm birth on parental care

2 September 2015

Pinar Okur defended her PhD thesis

Title: Role of ethnicity in Sexual Violence and Abuse Behavior

20 March 2015

Lorena Sosa defended her PhD thesis

Title: At the center or the margins? A review of intersectionality in the human rights framework on violence against women

2014

3 December 2014

Anne Wergens defended her PhD thesis

Title: Human rights for victims of non-state crime: Taking victims seriously

25 November 2014

Hajar Azari defended her PhD thesis

Title: Protection of women victim of rape: Islamic and International legal perspectives

24 November 2014

Alphonse Muleefu defended his PhD thesis

Title: Reparation for Victims of Collateral Damage: a Normative and Theoretical Inquiry

29 October 2014

Kim Lens defended her PhD thesis

Title: Do these words give rise to doubts? Unraveling the effects of delivering a Victim Impact Statement

19 May 2014

Anneke Tooten defended her PhD thesis

Title: First connections, The impact of preterm birth on mothers and fathers

2013

20 December 2013

Inaugural address prof. Peter van der Velden, holder of the Pieter van Vollenhoven chair in Victimology.

This chair is sponsored by Victim Support Fund

7 October 2013

Francesca Capone defended her PhD thesis

Title: Is Anybody Playing? The Right to Reparation for Child-victims of Armed Conflict

20 September 2013

Esmah Lahlah defended her PhD thesis.

Title: Invisible Victims? Ethnic differences in the risk of juvenile violent delinquency of Dutch and Moroccan-Dutch adolescent boys.

8 March 2013

José Mulder defended her PhD thesis.

Title: Compensation. The victims' perspective

2012

7 December 2012

Valedictory address of Prof. dr. J.J.M. (Jan) van Dijk at the Auditorium of Tilburg University

Title: 'Closing the doors; Highlights of the International Crime Victims Survey 1987-2012'

18 November 2012

Malini Laxminarayan defended her PhD thesis.

Title: 'The Heterogeneity of Crime Victims: Variations in Legal Preferences'.

26 September 2012

Sayed Zeidan defended his PhD thesis.

Title: 'State Responsibility and Liability for Environmental Damage Caused by Nuclear Accidents'

25 June 2012

Ralf Bodelier defended his PhD thesis.

Title: Cosmopolitan perspectives. Reflections on 'Human Development' and 'Human Security'.

Press release (Dutch)

10 February 2012

Inaugural Address of Rianne Letschert, followed by a reception at the Faculty Club, Tilburg University.

Title: 'Between Rights and Realism: Sustainable Reparation after Mass Victimization'. Address Delivered in Dutch.

2011

9 December 2011

Karlijn Kuijpers defended her PhD thesis.

Title: 'Risky relationships. Victims' risk of revictimization of intimate partner violence'.

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2010

14 December 2010

Steve Kuchta defended his PhD thesis.

Title: Fundamental Rights & Environmental Justice: Identifying Rights-based Environmental Protection in Europe and the United States.

10 December 2010

Nicole van der Meulen defended her PhD thesis.

Title: Fertile Grounds: the Facilitation of Financial Identity theft in the United States and The Netherlands

11 June 2010

Suzan van der Aa defended her PhD thesis.

Title: Stalking in the Netherlands.Nature and prevalence of the problem and the effectiveness of anti-stalking measures.

12 May 2010

Maarten Kunst defended his PhD thesis.

Title: The Burden of Interpersonal Violence.

3 February 2010

Antony Pemberton defended his PhD thesis.

Title: The Cross-Over: An Interdisciplinary approach to the study of victims of crime.

For more information see Finalized PhD Projects