Kaat Cappelle (MA and LLM Ghent University, PhD) defended her doctoral dissertation on the legal agency of women in sixteenth-century Antwerp at VUB in September 2020. She is part-time visiting professor at Ghent University.
Maurits den hollander
Maurits den Hollander (MA University of Leiden) defended his doctoral dissertation on insolvency practice in seventeenth-century Amsterdam in June 2021 and was awarded cum laude distinction. He is assistant professor at Tilburg University.
Gijs Dreijer (MA University of Leiden) defended his doctoral dissertation on maritime averages in the Low Countries (15th-16th centuries) (dual PhD University of Exeter and VUB) in June 2021. He is postdoctoral fellow at the University of Leiden.
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Marco In'T Veld (MA and MPhil University of Rotterdam) defended his doctoral dissertation on customary law in early eighteenth-century Amsterdam and Lyon at VUB in August 2022. He is lecturer at Tilburg University.
Remko Mooi (LLM University of Groningen) defended his doctoral dissertation on international insolvency in the eighteenth-century German territories on 25 January 2023 and was awarded the cum laude distinction. He is lecturer at Tilburg University.
Marta Lupi (LLM University of Florence) will defend her doctoral dissertation on insolvency and security interests in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Lyon in 2022.
Maarten Colette (MPhil and LLM VUB) wrote a doctoral dissertation on republicanism, liberty and criminal law and defended in December 2021. He is currently assistant professor at VUB.
Stephanie Plasschaert (LLM Ghent University) writes a doctoral dissertation on the legal practice of maritime insurance in nineteenth-century Belgium.
Niels Fieremans (MA Ghent University) defended his doctoral dissertation (dual PhD Ghent University and VUB) on the litigation strategies of merchants in fifteenth-century Bruges on 28 June 2023. He is currently postdoctoral researcher at Ghent University.
rodrick van der smissen
Rodrick Van der Smissen (LLM VUB) writes a doctoral dissertation on the interpretation of Roman insolvency law in the nineteenth century.
Louis Debersaques (MA Ghent University) writes a doctoral dissertation on legal expertise and liability in construction (Belgium, c. 1920-c. 1960).
Florian Herrendorf (MA Leiden University) writes a doctoral dissertation on the external aspects of economic sovereignty for the cities of Lübeck, Rouen and Toulouse.
Rani Jeans (BA Tilburg University, MLitt Saint Andrews) writes a doctoral dissertation on the external aspects of economic sovereignty for the cities of Southampton, Bruges and Florence.