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Lopende Projecten

Contesting fiscal fairness. Explaining fiscal reform in the 18th-century Austrian Netherlands (1749-1794).

Managing Markets: Commercial Institutions in the Principalities of the Burgundian-Habsburg Low Countries Compared

The Make-Up of the City: A Transdisciplinary Study of Urban Society in the Pre-Modern Low Countries

Product quality and governance in the making of the consumer society: selling meat in late- and post-corporative Brussels (1770- 1860)

Policing mobility. Daily interactions between the Brussels police and 'marginal migrants', c. 1880-1914.

Inequality, Migration and Social Relations in Urban Brabant and Flanders, c. 1350-1914

History of the European city in the High and Late Middle Ages (c. 1000 - 1500)

DH-CoDe – Digital Historical Collection of Court Depositions from the Southern Low Countries (18th-19th centuries)

Interdisciplinary Research Program: Cities and Newcomers: Arrival infrastructure, multi-scalar statehood and professional intermediaries

Interdisciplinary Research Program: Tradition and naturalness of animal products within a societal context of change

Surviving old age: coping strategies of the elderly labouring poor in Gent, Brussels and Antwerp, 1750-1850.

Domestic energy consumption before and during the early industrial revolution: Belgium and the Netherlands compared (1600-1850)

Gender, migration and distance. Maidservants as agents of change in the democratization of long-distance migration in Antwerp and Brussels, 1850-1900

HOTSPOTS – Social Hotspots, Procesdossiers als bronnen voor de geschiedenis van de vroegmoderne Nederlanden

Building Brussels. Brussels city builders and the production of space, 1794-2015

The Urban Socio-professional spaces in a comparative perspective. Bruges and Mechlin, 14th-16th centuries



Afgeronde Projecten

Watching the migrants. Police and migration in Brussels, c. 1914.

DARIAH-VL: Virtual Research Environment Service Infrastructure

Risks and opportunities. Building contractors in Antwerp and Brussels, 1500-1900

The gatekeepers of urban justice. The pivotal role of lower legal professionals in dispute settlement in the early modern Low Countries

Power in the Metropolis. Urban elite formation during the demographic and commercial expansion of Antwerp (c. 1450 - c. 1550)

Poor migrants or alien labourers? Regulating migrants' access to poor relief in eighteenth century Flanders

Paying for deservingness? Poor relief administration, entitlement and local economies in the Southern Low Countries, 1750-1830

IMMIBEL: Outcast or Embraced? Clusters of Foreign Immigrants in Belgium, c. 1840-1890

The transformation of urban political elites: the case of sixteenth-century Ghent

STREAM - A spatiotemporal research infrastructure for Early Modern Flanders and Brabant

The cradle of modernity? Social dynamics in the cities of Brabant and Flanders in a comparative and long-term perspective, 1350-1914

Explaining the great litigation decline. The impact of social-economic change on litigation patterns in early modern Europe. The case of Bruges and the Liberty of Bruges.

Shifting grounds? Nobility, lordship and state formation in the sixteenth-century Low Countries (case studies: Brabant and Flanders)

Entrepreneurs, master craftsmen, workers and merchants. Relations of production in the Brussels' building trades, 1685-1789

Entrepreneurial strategies of building contractors. The case of Antwerp, 1490-1670

Interdisciplinary Research Programme "Cities and Newcomers: Regulating Neighbourhoods of Arrival in Periods of Urban Transtition, 1880-1914 and 1980-2015."

Artists or Beggars? Adaptive Strategies of Itinerant Entertainers in Brabant (1750-1914)

City and Society in the Low Countries (ca. 1200-ca.1850). The condition urbaine: between resilience and vulnerability

Access to justice. Urban legal procedures and the usage of the pro bono procedure in civil adjudication in the Low Countries, 16th to 18th century

Between local autonomy and national migration policy: Dealing with ‘foreigners’ in Brussels, 1750-1914

Life Trajectories on the Fringe. ‘Vagrants’ and ‘Beggars’ in the Belgian State Benevolent Colonies (Rijksweldadigheidskolonies) (1870-1930)

Two centuries of private charity in Antwerp: a study of generous donors and their environment, 1598-1795.