Laurence Van Goethem

Laurence van GoethemLaurence Van Goethem (Antwerp, 1987) studied history at the University of Antwerp where she graduated in 2009 with a MA dissertation on the sibling effect of young women migrating from the countryside to Antwerp as domestic servants at the end of the long nineteenth century. In 2013 she obtained a bachelor’s degree in archaeology with a minor degree in geography at the University of Ghent. In 2014 she graduated as a MA in archaeology with a dissertation on Iron Age architecture in Southeast Arabia. From 2013 to 2015 she worked as a scientific researcher at the Royal Museum in Brussels. Since January 2015 she works as a doctoral researcher at the Centre for Historical Research into Urban Transformation Processes (HOST) where she prepares a PhD on identification practices in urban environments in the Southern Low Countries between the 15th and 19th centuries under the supervision of Professor Dr. Anne Winter and Professor Dr. Frederik Buylaert. The research focuses on the evolution of registration and representation processes in cities of Brabant and Flanders between the 15th and 19th centuries.



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