Provocative Protest. How protest sparks debate and expands the scope of conflict (PROVOKE). University of Antwerp
Mechanisms of Protest. The Micro-Level Foundations of Individual Protest Participation. University of Antwerp
Understanding urban protest in a context of war: an ethnographic analysis of U+2018urban political terrainsU+2019 in Eastern DRC Ghent University
Boy, that escalated quickly: protest and the contagious nature of scope expansion. University of Antwerp
This project offers an innovative perspective on medieval insurgency. An in-depth analysis of the social protest of commoners will reveal whether the role of urban commoners in sustaining and spreading contentious beliefs was an essential one. Instead of considering protestors as violent rebels whose collective actions were harmful to political progress, as scholarship has often done in the past, this project sees citizens as creative voices ...
The Political Agenda-Setting Power of Protest. A Comparative Analysis in Five European Countries. University of Antwerp
Tracing the Roots of Resistance: Critical Communities and the Protest against Genetically Modified Organisms in Belgium, The Netherlands and France Ghent University
The aim of this project is to uncover the historical roots of the anti-GMO movement in Belgium, The Netherlands and France. By using archival sources and oral history, this research hopes to explain how in the eighties, a U+201Ccritical communityU+201D of thinkers and activists succeeded in mobilizing a vast network of NGOU+2019s opposed to the genetic modification of crops.
Understanding urban protest in a context of war: An ethnographic analysis of U+2018urban political terrainsU+2019 in Eastern DRC Ghent University
This research project offers a theoretically and empirically grounded analysis of the complex forms of urban political resistance, activism and protest in the war-torn region Congo. This will be operationalized by an ethnographic study in three cities in Eastern DRC.
This project analyzes the relationship between Protestant theology and contract law. The focus of the research is on Germany, England and the Netherlands during the 16th and 17th centuries. Previous studies have already examined the role played by canon law and Catholic moral theology in this field. However, what was the contribution of Protestant theologians to the law of contract? Moreover, was there any decisive interaction between ...