Cities in Motion: Mobility, Migration Selectivity and Demographic Change in Belgian Cities, 1846-1910 Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Foreign Female Sex Workers in an Atlantic Port City: Elite Prostitution in Late Nineteenth-Century Antwerp Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Welfare and demography in the time of Malthus. Regional and local variations in poor relief and population developments in Flanders, c. 1750-1810 Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Micro-Mobility in Flux: Municipal Migration Levels in the Provinces of Flanders and Antwerp, 1796-1846 Vrije Universiteit Brussel
STREAM (Spatiotemporal Research Infrastructure for Early Modern Brabant and Flanders) Vrije Universiteit Brussel
This article presents the technical characteristics of the Belgian STREAM-project (2015-2019). The goal of STREAM is to facilitate and innovate historical research into local and regional processes through the development of a spatiotemporal infrastructure for early modern Brabant and Flanders, two of the most urbanized and developed areas of pre-industrial Europe. To this end, STREAM systematically collects a range of key data from a ...
Preindustrial welfare between regional economies and local regimes Vrije Universiteit Brussel
This study uses data on income and distribution of relief payments from local poor relief tables for 512 rural parishes in Flanders (present-day Belgium) in 1807 to examine spatial variation in poor relief practices in a region characterised by well-established local poor relief institutions and marked socio-economic differences. By combining data on poor relief with local data on population, landholding and occupational structure, we map out ...