Vicky Vanruysseveldt

PhD Reseacher in early modern urban history – migration history

Junior researchers Historical Research into Urban Transformation Processes (HOST) History
  • Current position PhD Reseacher in early modern urban history – migration history
  • Contact Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Department of History
    Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
    Building C – Room 5.413
    Pleinlaan 2
    BE-1050 Brussels
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Vicky Vanruysseveldt (1987) obtained a Master in History from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel with a thesis on Rondtrekkende artiesten in Brabant in de tweede helft van de 18e eeuw. In 2010, she obtained a Master in Journalism from the Erasmushogeschool Brussel. In March 2010 she became a teaching assistant at the History Department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, and in October 2012 she obtained a position as PhD fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO). Her PhD research focuses on itinerant artists in Brabant during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Key publications

Vicky Vanruysseveldt (2014) Tussen niche en overlevingsstrategie? Rondtrekkende artiesten in het hertogdom Brabant in de tweede helft van de achttiende eeuw, Volkskunde. Tijdschrift over de cultuur van het dagelijks leven 2: 121-145

Vicky Vanruysseveldt (2011) Onderzoek naar rondtrekkende entertainers. Een geïntegreerde methode met diverse bronsoorten, Tijd-Schrift. Heemkunde en lokaal-erfgoedpraktijk in Vlaanderen 1(1): 27-34

Previous education

2010: Master in Journalism, Erasmus Hogeschool Brussel, Belgium

2009: Master in History, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Previous positions

2010-2012: Teaching Assistant, Department of History, Vrije Universiteit Brussel