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Quaestiones de ente
Petrus Thomae
It is generally acknowledged by historians of philosophy that medieval philosophers made key contributions to the discussion of the problem of beingand the fundamental issues of metaphysics. The Quaestiones de ente of Peter Thomae, composed at Barcelona ca. 1325, is the longest medieval work devoted to the problem of being as well as the most...



Renaissance
Scenes of Industrial Reconversion in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais Coalfield
Jorge Ribalta
The Nord-Pas-de-Calais mining region, bordering on Belgium, is part of northern Europe's historical centre of heavy industry, which extends as far as the Ruhr area in Germany. With the end of coal mining in the 1980s, the Lille region transitioned to new economic activities, particularly within the cultural and creative industries, taking...






Cardinal Mercier in the First World War
Belgium, Germany and the Catholic Church
Jan de De Volder
Cardinal Désiré-Joseph Mercier, Archbishop of Malines, was the incarnation of the Belgian resistance against the German occupation during the First World War. With his famous pastoral letter of Christmas 1914 'Patriotisme et Endurance' he reached a wide audience, and gained international influence and respect.Mercier's distinct patriotic stance...



The Astrological Autobiography of a Medieval Philosopher
Henry Bate's Nativitas (1280–81)
The present book reveals the riches of the earliest known astrological autobiography, authored by Henry Bate of Mechelen (1246–after 1310). Exploiting all resources of contemporary astrological science, Bate conducts in his Nativitas a profound self-analysis, revealing the peculiarities of his character and personality at a crucial moment of...



Le confesseur du Prince dans les Pays-Bas espagnols (1598–1659)
Une fonction, des individus
Pierre-François Pirlet



The United States of Belgium
The Story of the First Belgian Revolution
Jane C. Judge
In 1790, between the birth of America (1776) and the creation of the French National Assembly (1789), nine provinces nestled between the French andDutch borders declared themselves a new free and independent country: the United States of Belgium. Before then, the provinces had been part of the vast Austrian Habsburg Empire ruled by Joseph II...



Beyond Provenance
New Approaches to Interpreting the Chemistry of Archaeological Copper Alloys
For the last 180 years, scientists have been attempting to determine the 'provenance' (geological source) of the copper used in Bronze Age artefacts. However, despite advances in analytical technologies, the theoretical approach has remained virtually unchanged over this period, with the interpretative methodology only changing to accommodate...



Missionary Places, 1850–1950
Imagining, Building, Contesting Christianities
Situated at the crossroads of missionary history, imperial history, and colonial architecture, the contributions in this volume investigate the architectural staging and spatial implications of the worldwide expansion of Christianity in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. By looking at specific architectural fragments, analysing the...



Powers of Divergence
An Experimental Approach to Music Performance
Lucia D'Errico
What does it mean to produce resemblance in the performance of written music? Starting from how this question is commonly answered by the practice of interpretation in Western notated art music, this book proposes a move beyond commonly accepted codes, conventions and territories of music performance. Appropriating reflections from...



Life Inside the Cloister
Understanding Monastic Architecture—Tradition, Reformation, Adaptive Reuse
Thomas Coomans
Christian monasteries and convents, built throughout Europe for the best part of 1,500 years, are now at a crossroads. This study attempts to understand the sacred architecture of monasteries as a process of the tangible and symbolic organisation of space and time for religious communities. Despite the weight of seemingly immutable monastic...



Logic of Experimentation
Reshaping Music Performance in and through Artistic Research
Paulo de de Assis
Logic of Experimentation offers several innovative and ground-breaking perspectives on music performance, music ontology, research methodologies and ethics of performance. It proposes new modes of thinking and exposing past musical works to contemporary audiences, arguing for a new kind of performer, emancipated from authoritative texts and...



Transpositions
Aesthetico-Epistemic Operators in Artistic Research
Research is a process that leads to new insights rupturing the existent fabric of knowledge. To prevent this process from disintegrating, its coherence must be assured. Under the heading transposition, seventeen artists, musicians, and theorists explain how one thing may turn into another in a spatio-temporal play of identity and difference...



Virtual Works—Actual Things
Essays in Music Ontology
What are musical works? How are they constructed in our minds? Which material things allow us to speak about them in the first place? Does a specific way of conceiving musical works limit their performative potentials? Which alternative, more productive images of musical work can be devised?Virtual Works—Actual Things addresses contemporary...



Gender and Migration
A Gender-Sensitive Approach to Migration Dynamics
Considering the dynamic and reciprocal relationship between gender relations and migration, the contributions in this book approach migration dynamics from a gender-sensitive perspective. Bringing together insights from various fields of study, it is demonstrated how processes of social change occur differently in distinct life domains, over...



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