Project

Urban community under high pressure: an inquiry into social relations and political culture during the Ghent ‘Calvinist Republic’ (1577-1584)

Duration
01 October 2007 → 28 February 2009
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Cultural history
    • Early modern history
Keywords
low countries Reformation Urban Culture Ghent
 
Project description

The aim of this research is to understand how urban culture in the Southern Low Countries changed during the Reformation. One case will be the object of an in-depth study, namely that of the Ghent Calvinist Republic (1577-1584).