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14/18—Rupture or Continuity
Belgian Art around World War I
World War I had a major effect on Belgian visual arts. German occupation, the horror at the battlefield and the experience of exile, led to multiple narratives and artistic expressions by Belgian artists during and after the war. Belgian interbellum art is extremely vibrant and diverse. 14/18 – Rupture or Continuity takes a look at Belgian...



Design and Politics
The Public Promotion of Industrial Design in Postwar Belgium (1950–1986)
Katarina Serulus
In the postwar era, design became important as a marker of modernity and progress at world fairs and international exhibitions and in the global markets. The Belgian state took a special interest in this vanguard phenomenon of ‘industrial design’ as a vital political and economic strategic tool in the context of the Cold War and the creation of...



Migration and Integration in Flanders
Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Across the world, and due to ongoing globalization, migration is increasingly becoming a part of daily life. But more than ever, migration can no longer be viewed as a simple linear trajectory from A to B. The emergence of transnational communities and intense interactions between regions of origin and of destination have led to new forms of...



Summa (Quaestiones ordinariae) art. LX–LXII
Henry of Ghent was the most important thinker of the last quarter of the 13th century and his works were influential not only in his lifetime, but also in the following century and into the Renaissance.This critical edition of Henry of Ghent’s Summa, art. 60–62 deals with the Trinity. The respective articles are based upon this scholastic...



Girl with Dead Bird
Intercultural Observations
Volkmar Mühleis
The portrait we have come to call Little Girl with Dead Bird is an enigma. On the one hand, we hardly know anything about this sixteenth-century masterpiece. But even so, on the other hand the picture fascinates viewers to this day. This painting's indeterminate yet compelling status provides Volkmar Mühleis grounds to look beyond its...



Humanistica Lovaniensia
Journal of Neo-Latin Studies
As well as presenting articles on Neo-Latin topics, the annual journal Humanistica Lovaniensia is a major source for critical editions of Neo-Latin texts with translations and commentaries. Its systematic bibliography of Neo-Latin studies (Instrumentum bibliographicum Neolatinum), accompanied by critical notes, is the standard annual...



The Dark Precursor
Deleuze and Artistic Research
Gilles Deleuze’s intriguing concept of the dark precursor refers to intensive processes of energetic flows passing between fields of different potentials. Fleetingly used in Difference and Repetition, it remained underexplored in Deleuze’s subsequent work. In this collection of essays numerous contributors offer perspectives on Deleuze’s...



French Cartoon Art in the 1960s and 1970s
"Pilote hebdomadaire" and the Teenager "Bande Dessinée"
Wendy Michallat
The French comic magazine Pilote hebdomadaire arrived in a weakening comics market in 1959 largely dominated by syndicated translations of American comics and comics inspired by a Catholic ethos. It tailored its content and tone to an older adolescent reader far removed from that of France’s infant comic. Pilote’s profile set it on a turbulent...



Experimental Encounters in Music and Beyond
Experimental Encounters in Music and Beyond opens a necessary dialogue on experimental practices in the arts and negotiates their place in contemporary society. Going beyond the music-historical usage of the term "experimental", this book reimagines experimentation as an open working definition encompassing multiple forms of artistic attitudes...



Philosophers at the Front
Phenomenology and the First World War
The First World War witnessed an unprecedented mobilization of philosophers: as soldiers at the front, as public figures on the home front, as nurses in field hospitals; as mothers and wives, sons and fathers in wartime. In Germany, the war irrupted in the midst of the rapid growth of Edmund Husserl's phenomenological movement – widely...



Cultural Mediation in Europe, 1800–1950
From the early nineteenth century till the middle of the twentieth century, cultures in Europe were primarily national. They were organized and conceived of as attributes of the nation states. Nonetheless, these national cultures crossed borders with an unprecedented intensity even before globalization transformed the very concept of culture...



Art History after Deleuze and Guattari
Though Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari were not strictly art historians, they reinvigorated ontological and formal approaches to art, and simultaneously borrowed art historical concepts for their own philosophical work. They were dedicated modernists, inspired by the German school of expressionist art historians such as Riegl, Wölfflin, and...



Regards sur les traditions philosophiques (12e–16e siècles)
Le volume étudie comment les médiévaux ont compris et discuté les traditions philosophiques et, ce faisant, de quelle manière ont-ils participé à en formuler de nouvelles. Il analyse également dans quelle mesure les historiens ont-ils reconstitué ce sujet. Réunissant dix-sept études de cas allant de Hugues de Saint-Victor à Pietro Pomponazzi...



Passio secundum Matthaeum, Requiem Latinum aliaque carmina Latina
Adiectum est Requiem Latinum modis musicis instructum a P. Gregorio Santolla
Tuomo Pekkanen



A Perfect Medium?
Oracular Divination in the Thought of Plutarch
Elsa Giovanna Simonetti
Oracular divination was of special concern for Plutarch of Chaeronea (45–120 AD), Platonic philosopher as well as priest at the oracle of Apollo in Delphi. The peculiar nature of Delphic divination as an (im)perfect intermediary between the material and the immaterial world is fathomed in a thorough study of Plutarch’s Delphic dialogues. This...



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