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Organisation

Modernity & Society 1800-2000, Leuven

Research Group

Lifecycle:1 Dec 2005  →  Today
Organisation profile:

The research group Modernity & Society 1800-2000, Leuven, investigates international actors (institutions, movements and individuals), global-local relationships and transnational phenomena. Its research focus lies on agency and agenda-setting as well as the bottom-up processes which brought about new organized forms of trans- and international interaction in the last 200 years. Conceptual frameworks of acting and thinking beyond the borders of the nation state, such as religion, transnational solidarity, the manifold notions of European integration and the emergence of new international (expert) elites, are key topics of our research.

  • Transformation of Political and Religious Institutions
  • Subalternity & Mobility in Transnational Perspective
  • Social History of Agriculture & Food
Keywords:Modern History, Society, Modernity
Disciplines:Curatorial and related studies, History, Other history and archaeology, Art studies and sciences, Artistic design, Audiovisual art and digital media, Heritage, Music, Theatre and performance, Visual arts , Other arts, Product development, Study of regions