Vriendenkring VUB

Postal address
Pleinlaan 2


  • 19th and 20th century: wages and wage systems - working conditions- housing conditions and housing policies - income of working class families - consumption patterns - history of food in Western Europe, 18th-20th centuries- historiography of social history in Belgium- theory of history- social policy and social statistics- sources and archives for Belgian history.
  • social and cultural history of Western Europe 1750-1960 (consumption, labour, family, mobility, space)
  • discourse analysis of Belgian political discourses
  • economic history 1750-1990
  • discourse analysis and food history
  • the discourse of advertising before the First World War
  • history, hospitality sector, restaurants, cafés, hotels, waiters, cooks, labour migration, training, unions, labour relations in hotels, restaurants and cafés, tipping

Research output

  1. Revenus des ménages ouvriers

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  2. Publicatie van wetgevende normen sedert de "Franse tijd"

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  3. A Bruxelles on licencie d'abord les Belges. La crise et le secteur des hôtels, restaurants et cafés

    Research output: Contribution to specialist/vulgarizing publicationArticleVulgarizing

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  1. 10th European Social Science History Conference. Session "Between craft and wage labour".

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a conference

  2. Politieke retoriek voor beginners

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at a public lecture/debate

  3. Food and Major Exhibitions in the 19th and 20th Centuries

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a workshop/seminar

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