Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles
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Research project

History and the public uses of the past. Heritage. Commemorations. History and the historical novel.

Director(s)

BOUSMAR Eric.

Coordination centre(s)

Institut de recherche société et interdisciplinarité (IRSI).

Description

Historiographical and theoretical questions and the social role of the historian: nature, diffusion and impact of the historical knowledge; history and litterature. Main themes: history and memory in the novels by Xavier Hanotte, typological nature of "The longest day" (1959) by Cornelius Ryan, commemorations of 175 years Belgium and 900 years Duchy of Brabant, the Burgundian dukes and their times in collective memory.

Keywords

Historiography / Xavier Hanotte / Cornelius Ryan / Burgundy / Belgique / Brabant.

Collaboration(s)

FUSL, CRHIDI, Bruxelles
FUSL, SIRL, Bruxelles
Réseau des Médiévistes belges de langue française (groupe de contact FNRS).