At the crossroads of theology and history and rooted in a tradition of cutting edge source-based scholarship, Leuven research in the history of church and theology is characterized by an interest in both institutional and theological-spiritual aspects. The holding together of these dimensions gives the research unit its unique interdisciplinary profile. In research and teaching, the four traditional periods in the history of Church and ...
Museum of the History of Sciences Ghent University
Department of History Ghent University
History of Social Change Vrije Universiteit Brussel
This research group creates a platform that focuses on long-term research into social developments. The History curriculum of the VUB has a long tradition in this field, which goes back to the creation of the autonomous VUB in 1969, and in which all current ZAP members can easily find themselves. The HIST Research Group will have a unique place in Flanders (and even Europe) where such long-term approaches are ...
The Research Group Economic History, Leuven has two aims: (1) To analyze the macro-economic history of Flanders, Belgium and Europe from ca. 1750 until today. The task is defined broadly and includes business history and the history of economic thought. (2) Housing economics, with emphasis on the analysis of residential markets.
Department of Legal theory and legal history Ghent University
Department of Comparative sciences of culture Ghent University
In agreement with tradition, the scientific research conducted by the Research Unit Systematic Theology and the Study of Religions takes place from within a hermeneutical-theological perspective. This results in a historically founded and systematic-theologically explored reflection on the religious experience and expressions of Christians and Christian communities, both past and present. Special attention is paid to the different ...