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20/02/2017

HOST Seminars Spring Semester
HOST office 5.C.457 – 10h30-13h

  • 20 February 
    - Jan Naert (Ghent University)
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    Ventre affamé n’a pas d’oreilles” Lokale besturen en voedselpolitiek: interacties en populaire percepties in bezet België en Noord-Frankrijk tijdens de Eerste Wereldoorlog
    - Heidi Deneweth, Ward Leloup en Mathijs Speecke (Ghent University)
    Visualising urban social change, Bruges (Belgium) 1300-1700
     
  • 6 March
    - Manuela Martini (Université Lyon 2)
    Brotherhood and immigrant business from Southern to North-Western Europe in the 20th Century
     
  • 20 March
    - Lies Vervaet (Ghent University)
    Female wage labour in Coastal Flanders (15th-16th century)

  • 24 April
    - Jordan Claridge (London School of Economics and Political Science)
    Title tba
  • 8 May
    - Laurence van Goethem 
    Impostorship and urban registration endeavours in the city of Antwerp in the late eighteenth century
    - Torsten Feys
    Title tba
  • 22 May
    - Thomas Verbruggen (Antwerp University)
    Female migration trajectories towards nineteenth-century European cities. A comparative regional approach on the mobility and profiles of domestic servants moving to Antwerp and Brussels (1850-1910)

     

  • 12 June
    - Janna Everaert
    Title tba 
    - Gorik Van Asche (VUB, Law department)
    Title tba

 

 

13/09/2016

Restart of HOST Seminars

The first HOST Seminar of academic year 2016-2017 will take place on Monday 03/10/2016. We will discuss a paper by Dries Tys, The market square in medieval towns in the (Southern) Low Countries. Urban life, form and identity between social practice and iconographic identity.

See the webpage HOST Seminars for further information and the scheduled seminars.

 

 

28/06/2016
New Website Launch Construction Histories Brussels

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our new website “Construction Histories Brussels” http://www.constructionhistory.eu/

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) combines expertise on construction history. We are proud to present current projects and new events to a wider public.

We invite you to start exploring our website
     -     Mission statement
     -     Participating teams
     -        The researchers and their publications
     -        The contents of current research projects

In “News and activities” you will find links to upcoming events, presentations, lectures, workshops, … Links are provided to Construction History Societies in other countries.

We hope you will enjoy the website. Check it out here.