'Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders: Belgian Fin de Siècle 1880-1914'
by the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in
Antwerp, Mu.ZEE Ostend and the Flemish Art Collection
June 24 - July 4, 2018
the summer of 2018, several Flemish research centres, universities and
art museums will collaboratively organise the fourth edition of the
Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders. This edition zooms
in on Belgian Fin de Siècle Art between 1880 and 1914. The target group
are master and PhD-students in (art)history from all over the world.
aim of the summer course is to bring to Flanders, annually, a select
group of 20 national and international, highly qualified young
researchers and to present them with an intensive 11-day programme of
lectures, discussions, and on-site visits. The theme varies annually,
with a focus on a different art-historical period each year. The aim is
to provide the participants with a clear insight into the Flemish art
collections from the period at hand, as well as into the available and
most suited research methods, the state of the research and the research
needs. After the course, the candidates will be ambassadors for the
Flemish arts abroad.
The fourth edition of the summer course is
titled Belgian Fin de Siècle 1880-1914 and will take place from June 24
through July 4, 2018. Its content is coordinated by the Museum of Fine
Arts Ghent, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, Mu.ZEE Ostend and the
Flemish Art Collection. This edition includes excursions to Ghent,
Bruges, Ostend, Brussels, Paris, Namur and Antwerp. The language of the
Summer Course is English. Some lectures may be in French.
You may apply now through December 1, 2017.
For practical information as well as the application procedure, please refer to the course website.