PhD position: Building Brussels. Brussels city builders and the production of space, 1794-­2016.

Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Vacancy Phd-position, Interdisciplinary Research Project Building Brussels

Building Brussels. Brussels city builders and the production of space, 1794-­2016

The interdisciplinary research team Building Brussels seeks for a full-time PhD-researcher. The candidate is motivated to conduct research and prepare a PhD-thesis that studies the historical
evolution and viability of small and medium enterprises (SME’s) in the Brussels’ construction sector from a locational, business-historical and heritage perspective. The researcher works in an interdisciplinary team, will present his/her research to peers at international conferences and will publish the results of the research in scientific journals and publications for a wider audience.
The VUB interdisciplinary-research project Building Brussels is a collaboration between Inge Bertels (ae-lab, coordinator), Ann Verdonck (ae-lab), Ine Wouters (ae-lab), Stephanie van de Voorde (aelab), Heidi Deneweth (HOST), Michael Ryckewaert (Cosmopolis), Bas van Heur (Cosmopolis), David Bassens (Cosmopolis) Peter Scholliers (HIST, ETWIE) and Philippe Sosnowska (ULB CReA).
More info on the project: www.vub.ac.be/ARCH/ae-lab/projects/buildingbrussels
The full call for papers can be downloaded here.
Deadline vacancy: 15.01.2017

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