René Vermeir

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Research interests

Political and diplomatic history; Early Modern Period

Current and past research projects

  • Co-promoter FWO research project: 'Changing Formats. Court and Household in the Habsburg Netherlands, 1598-1647.' Duration: 2005-2009. Co-promotor: prof. L. Duerloo (Universiteit Antwerpen). Ph.D students: Birgit Houben (Ghent) and Dries Raeymaekers (Antwerp).
  • Co-promotor BOF research project: 'Across the Channel. The Spanish Netherlands as a refuge for English exiles, 1603-1660.' Duration: 2005-2009. Co-promotor: prof. J.-P. Vander Motten (Universiteit Gent). Ph.D-student: Liesbeth De Frenne.
  • Promotor POD-Wetenschapsbeleid research project: 'Intermediary structures in the county of Flanders, 16th-18th century. Case study: the Land van Waas.' Duration: 2007-2012. Ph.D-student Sylvie De Smet (State Archives Beveren).
  • Promotor POD-Wetenschapsbeleid research project:  'The clerks of the Council of Flanders, 15th-18th century.' Duration: 2007-2013. Ph.D-student: Joke Verfaillie (State Archives Ghent).

Representative publications

  • Vermeir, R. “L'ambition du pouvoir. La noblesse des Pays-Bas méridionaux et Philippe IV, 1621-1648." In: Revue du Nord, 87 (2005), pp. 89-113.
  • Vermeir, R., En estado de guerra. Felipe IV y Flandes, 1629-1648. Córdoba, Estudios de Historia Moderna, Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de Córdoba, 2006, 391 p. (Colección "Maior": 28).
  • Vermeir, R. " Les limites de la monarchie composée: Pierre Roose, factotum du comte-duc d'Olivares aux Pays-Bas espagnols." In: Dix-Septième siècle, 240 (2008), pp. 495-518.
  • Vermeir, R. “How Spanish were the Spanish Netherlands?” In: Dutch Crossing, 36/1 (2012), pp. 19-34.
  • Vermeir, R., Raeymaekers, D., and Hortal Muñoz, J.E. (eds.) A Constellation of Courts. The Courts and Households of Habsburg Europe, 1555-1665. Leuven, Leuven University Press, 2014, 393 p.

Full publication list

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