Karen Arijs

Department of History (HIST)

Karen Arijs (°1984) studied History (2007) and Philosophy (2009) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. She obtained her teacher's degree in 2008. Her Master's thesis explored the vulnerability and resilience (after a disaster occurred) of families living on the Antwerp countryside. As of September 2010, she works as a researcher at the research group FOST, on a Ph.D. about the cultural construction of the border region Belgian-Dutch Limburg in the 19th adn 20th centuries. This research is subsidized by the European Science Foundation (EUROCORES).

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