Janna Everaert

PhD Researcher in late medieval and early modern history – elite studies

Junior researchers Historical Research into Urban Transformation Processes (HOST) Culture & Leisure Economy & Finance History
  • Current position PhD Researcher in late medieval and early modern history – elite studies
  • Contact Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Department of History
    Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
    Building C – Room 5.457
    Pleinlaan 2
    BE-1050 Brussels
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  • Website research.vub.ac.be

Janna Everaert (Gent, 1990) studied history at the University of Ghent where she graduated in 2012 with a MA dissertation on the Dutch/Flemish presence in and around the city of Valladolid in the sixteenth century. She obtained a teacher degree in 2013 at the University of Antwerp and an Advanced Master in Archival Studies in 2014 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel with a MA dissertation on the valorisation of the archives in museums named after their founder. As of October 2014 she works as a doctoral researcher at HOST (Historical Research into Urban Transformation Processes) and CSG (Centrum voor Stadsgeschiedenis), where she prepares a PhD on the urban elites in late medieval Antwerp (ca. 1400 – 1550) under the supervision of Prof. dr. Frederik Buylaert (VUB) and Prof. dr. Peter Stabel (UA). The research focusses on the impact of the economic and demographic growth of Antwerp on the urban elites.

Previous education

2014: Advanced Master in Archival Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

2013: Academic Teacher Training, University of Antwerp, Belgium

2012: Master of Arts in History, Ghent University, Belgium

2011: Bachelor of Arts in History, Ghent University, Belgium

2010-2011: Erasmus exchange, University of Valladolid, Spain

Previous positions

2014: Scientific Assistant, Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium

2013-2014: Intern Archivist, Mayer van Den Berg Museum, Antwerp, Belgium