Centre for Urban History University of Antwerp
Institute for the Study of Spirituality KU Leuven
Research topics of this institute include textual and theological analyzes of Middle Dutch mystical literature such as Hadewijch and Jan van Ruusbroec and the comparison between Chinese and Christian mysticism.
Research centre Ruusbroec Institute University of Antwerp
Medieval History, Leuven KU Leuven
The research group for the History of the Middle Ages explores the western Middle Ages from a viewpoint of continuity between the Middle Ages and Late Antiquity, on the one hand, and the Early Modern period, on the other. Our research focuses on church, city and society and on their interaction. The geographical scope of the research unit covers the Southern Low Countries in a comparative European context. We attach great importance to ...
Cultural History since 1750, Leuven KU Leuven
The research group Cultural History since 1750, Leuven, seeks to cover many aspects of the cultural landscape of the past. It focuses on the history of knowledge and science, historiography and historical culture, cultural infrastructure and cultural tranfers, by considering the various shapes and meanings of scientific and cultural practices.
Power in History - Centre for Political History University of Antwerp
Department of History Ghent University
Research in the early modern history section focuses on the Low Countries between 1500 and 1800 in the wider context of Europe (the Habsburg empires) and the world (the Iberian global empires). Methodologically, comlex analytic models are privileged for the study of governmental and organisational structures (Leuven University, the Inquisition, Church-State relations, diplomatic culture), cultural exchange (images and imaginations of overseas ...
History Vrije Universiteit Brussel
"The History department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel has a long tradition in historical research, involving a wide range of themes, periods and approaches. The research is organised at Research Centres, while individual staff members devote much attention to both teaching and researching, and often conduct research projects dealing with specific themes. Research results are both published in Dutch and in more international languages, in ...