Life trajectories on the edge: 'beggars' and 'vagabonds' in Belgian state benevolent colonies, 1890-1910.

Project Details


In this project we will investigate the type of men and women who were send to the Belgian State benevolent colonies during 1890-1910, and why. In which degree were those transportations voluntary or obligatory in the framework of a concerted respression on beggars and vagabonds.
Effective start/end date1/10/0930/09/13

Flemish discipline codes

  • Philosophy, ethics and religious studies