Unfamiliarity - The deconstruction of borders and unfamiliarity in the European Union: an analysis of historical representations of otherness and contemporary daily practices in border regions.

  • Arijs, Karen, (Collaborator)
  • Scholliers, Peter (Administrative Promotor)
  • Knotter, Ad (Co-Promotor)

Project Details


Investigation into the formation of identity in the inter-region (Belgian and Dutch Limburg), based on three possible items: food (courses), marriages (intercourses), and ideology (discourses).
Effective start/end date1/01/1031/12/13


  • local history
  • identity construction
  • borders

Flemish discipline codes

  • History and archaeology
  • Economics and business
  • Philosophy, ethics and religious studies