Ward Leloup

Ward LeloupWard Leloup (1991) studied history at the KU Leuven where he graduated in 2013 with a MA dissertation on the foundation and the spatial development of the late medieval port town of Sluis. His research focusses on the social, economic and spatial history of Flemish and Brabantine towns during the late medieval and early modern period,  in particular Bruges and the Zwin towns. As of January 2014, he is appointed as a research fellow at Ghent University and since October 2015 he also works as a teaching assistant and doctoral researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. As a member of the centre for Historical Research into Urban Transformation Processes (HOST) he prepares a PhD-dissertation on the socio-economic topography of late medieval Flemish and Brabantine towns under supervision of profs. drs. Heidi Deneweth (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and Jan Dumolyn (Ghent University).