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.
Drawing and Dissent. Pictorial Notebook Culture and the Politics of Art in the Dutch Revolt KU Leuven
Netherlandish epitaphs as markers of religious change (1520-1585) Ghent University
In the medieval Low Countries, the donating of devotional objects to churches and founding of liturgical ceremonies were directly linked with remembrance. The memories of ancestors indeed remained alive through the church furnishings they had given and the rituals they had founded. The foremost expression of this intertwinement between patronage and memory were epitaphs that were hung against church walls. These were privately donated ...
This project aims to address lacunae in the poimenic literature on a gender-sensitive pastoral care for men. It will show how elements from recent debates within poimenics and related disciplines can contribute to a new, gender-specific paradigm of “Heilsame Männerseelsorge”, a salutogenic and therapeutic pastoral care of men. This project will draw primarily on recent scholarly debates within German Protestant poimenics and bring them into ...