Catharina Lis

Contact info

  • Professor
  • Address: Vakgroep Geschiedenis, Pleinlaan 2, B-1050 Brussels
  • Telephone: +32 (0)2 629 24 92
  • E-mail:

Research interests

With Hugo Soly she conducts comparative research on entrepreneurship, poverty and social policy, craft guilds, and perceptions of labour in pre-industrial Europe.

Current and past research projects

Personal: Labour and Labour Relations, 1750-1850.

Representative publications

  • Ehmer, J. and Lis, C. (eds.) The Idea of Work in Europe from Antiquity to Modern Times,¬†Aldershot, Ashgate, 2009.
  • Lis, C., Lucassen, L., Soly, H. and Prak, M. (eds.) Craft Guilds in the Early Modern Low Countries: Work, Power and Representation. Aldershot, Ashgate, 2006.
  • Lis, C. and Soly, H. (eds.) Tussen dader en slachtoffer: jongeren en criminaliteit in historisch perspectief,¬†Brussels, VUBPress, 2000.

Full publication list

VUB bibliografie