The Archaeology, Art History and Musicology Research Unit, Leuven, consists of three research groups:
- Archaeology, Leuven
- Art History, Leuven
- Musicology, Leuven
Art History, Brussels Campus KU Leuven
Research topics of this unit are:
• photography theory: the ontology and identity of the photographic medium; the critical potential of photography in contemporary art (i.e. how can contemporary artistic practice, particularly photography and video-based art, question dominant conventions: representation conventions, aesthetic, legal, social and political conventions)
• art theory: the critical relationship between photography and ...
Art Sciences and Archaeology Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The Department of Art History and Archaeology of the Free University of Brussels actively carries out research in the following fields: 1. The history of the fine arts of the late medieval and early modern periods, particularly in the southern Netherlands (among the main current research projects: the study of 15th- and 16th-century carved altarpieces, the mythology in 17th- century Flemish paintings, the study of art theory in early modern ...
Foundations of Art and Science Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The research unit 'Foundations of Art and Science' investigates the connection between arts and sciences through philosophical, cultural-sociological, historical and economic analysis. The main topics of the Unit include: 1. Disemborderment of art and science: an investigation of the possibilities of existence for a depiction of arts and sciences as similar intellectual and creative activities; 2. The relation between image and reality: a ...
Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp
The Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp is a public institution of the Government of Flanders and the only Flemish museum with a scientific status. The principal missions of the KMSKA are the maintenance, management and expansion of the collection; the scientific study of the collection and the enhancement of its accessibility; the organisation of exhibitions and the development of public engagement activities. The KMSKA subscribes to the ...
Social-cultural food-research Vrije Universiteit Brussel
FOST aims at the study of the history, sociology, geography, politics, philosophy, archaeology, linguistics, and etnology of food in Europe since Antiquity. It is a multidisciplinary and inter-faculty research unit, with international contacts in Europe and the USA. FOST co-ordindates (PhD) research with regard to food, gastronomy, culinary culture, table manners, and all issues related to common and festive food. It welcomes researchers from ...