Architect, Engineer or 'Builder'? Design and construction practice in post-independence Pune (India). University of Antwerp
Film, media and nation-building in Flanders. University of Antwerp
The special documentation of Ptolemaic Egypt (thousands of papyri and potsherds containing among other things tax receipts and tax lists) informs us in detail about the complex fiscal system. Hence the country is known for its many taxes and its bureaucracy. But does that imply that the tax burden was high? The project wants to measure, for the first time, the tax burden in Egypt by using a new typology of taxes combined with representative ...
Imagining the landscape: Reinterpreting the mythologies of landscape through the re-appropriation of family archives Hasselt University
Marcel Broodthaers and cinema. University of Antwerp
Capitalist globalization and 'Small Power' diplomacy in the Ottoman Empire. A comparative history of Belgian, Italian, and U.S. consuls (1823-1912). University of Antwerp
Conservation and restoration treatment of a tile panel depicting Christ. University of Antwerp
Research and treatment of five objects. University of Antwerp
Cultural diplomacy avant la lettre? The Circulation of Belgian art in the Southern Cone,1850-1914. KU Leuven
An overlooked fact in Belgium’s colonial history is that Belgian ambitions reached beyond Africa and Congo. Even less well known is the role played by art in these projects. Between 1850 and 1914 several 'colonies Belges' were established in the Southern cone (Argentine, Chile and Uruguay). These agricultural and industrial settlements were realized by entrepreneurs and private organizations and were motivated by on the one hand imperialist ...