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Project: Urban Society in the Low Countries (late Middle Ages- 6th century)

project duration
01-JAN-02 – 31-DEC-06
abstract
The project aims at expanding the historical study of urban society in the Low Countries during a crucial phase in the urban development, and will stress the comparative and interdisciplinary approach by merging the research capacity of five teams (Ughent, ULB, UA, Uleiden, Royal library Brussels). Four research modules are central: 1. town and countryside: economic, social and cultural osmisis 2. the regulation of behaviour 3. urban identity 4. social and cultural history: urban middle groups