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Janna Everaert (Gent, 1990) studied history at the University of Ghent and the Universidad de Valladolid. 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. In 2020 she defended her PhD dissertation "Power in the Metropolis. Political elite formation during the economic and demographic bloom of Antwerp (ca. 1400-1550)". She started this joint PhD project in 2014 at HOST (Historisch Onderzoek naar Stedelijke Transformatieprocessen, VUB) and CSG (Centrum voor Stadsgeschiedenis, UA), under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Anne Winter (VUB) Prof. Dr. Frederik Buylaert (UGent) and Prof. Dr. Peter Stabel (UA). The dissertation focussed on the impact of the economic and demographic growth of Antwerp on the urban elites. In the context of this research Janna stayed as a guest researcher at the Università degli Studi di Parma during the Spring of 2017. Janna Everaert is still affliated with the HOST research group, while she is working as a teaching assistent middle ages & early modern period at Ghent University since 2018. 

Contact: janna.everaert@ugent.be


Topics: City Council (mayors and aldermen), nobility, urban elites, real estate, investment and residential patterns, lordship

Chronology: 15th - 16th

Region: Low Countries (County of Brabant, city of Antwerp + hinterland)


External positions

Freelance author , Uitgeverij Plantyn

20 Jan 2021 → …

Onderwijsbegeleider (middeleeuwen & vroegmoderne periode), Ghent University

1 Oct 2018 → …

Guest researcher, Universita degli studi di Parma

1 Apr 201731 May 2017

Wetenschappelijk assistent collectieregistratie, Royal Museum for Central Africa

1 Jul 201430 Sep 2014

Stagiair Archivaris, Museum Mayer van den Bergh

Dec 2013May 2014


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