New project: Negotiating Cleanliness in the Premodern City

The Body and the Urban Environment in the Low Countries 1400-1600

19 June 2013

The project will focus on the interplay between literary and medical discourses and socio-political and bodily practices in the urban environment.

Janna Coomans has been awarded with one of the 8 PhD Fellowships of the Institute for Cultural History (UvA) for a four-year research project on ideas and practices of cleanliness in pre-modern Dutch cities. The project will start in September 2013.

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