Short CV/Education and training

Education

  • 1982
    Engineer-architect, KU Leuven – University of Leuven (first class honours – grootste onderscheiding)

  • 1983
    Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies Histoire et Civilisations, Université François Rabelais, Centre d'Études Supérieures de la Renaissance, Tours

  • 1987
    PhD Applied Sciences/Architecture, KU Leuven – University of Leuven (first class honours – grootste onderscheiding)

Academic Career

  • 1982 – 1984
    Grant holder, French Government – boursière du Gouvernement Français (D.E.A. – pre-doctoral research)

  • 1984 – 1988
    Junior research fellow (aspirant), Research Foundation Flanders (FWO Vlaanderen) (fulltime doctoral research)

  • 1987 – 1988
    Guest lecturer, seminars on art history, KU Leuven

  • 1988 – 1996
    Associate Professor, KU Leuven (hoofddocent), chair of architectural history, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Arts, (fulltime)

  • 1996 – 2001
    Junior Professor, KU Leuven (hoogleraar), (fulltime)

  • since 2001
    Full Professor, KU Leuven (gewoon hoogleraar), (fulltime)

Selected publications

Most recent publications:

  • (2013). The Low Countries at the Crossroads. Netherlandish Architecture as an Export Product in Early Modern Europe (1480-1680). (De Jonge, K., Ed., Ottenheym, K., Ed.). Turnhout: Brepols Publishers.

  • De Jonge, K. (2013). Inventing the Vocabulary of Antique Architecture. The Early Translators and Interpreters of Renaissance Architectural Treatises in the Low Countries. In: Cook H., Dupré S. (Eds.), Translating Knowledge in the Early Modern Low Countries. Berlin / Zürich / London: LIT Verlag, 217-240.

  • De Jonge, K. (2013). Hieronymus Cock's antiquity: Archaeology and Architecture from Italy to the Low Countries. In: Van Grieken J., Luijten G., Van der Stock J. (Eds.), Hieronymus Cock. The Renaissance in Print. New Haven / London: Yale University Press, 42-51.

  • De Jonge, K. (2013). Antique et Moderne. La colonne à fût orné dans l'architecture européenne de la Renaissance. In: Chatenet M. (Eds.), Le génie du lieu. La réception du langage classique en Europe (1540-1650). Sélection, interprétation, invention. Paris: Picard Editions, 131-152.

  • Snaet, J., De Jonge, K. (2012). The Architecture of the Jesuits in the Southern Low Countries. A State of the Art. In: Álvaro Zamora M., Ibañez Fernández J., Criado Mainar J. (Eds.), La arquitectura jesuítica. Zaragoza: Institución "Fernando el Católico" (C.S.I.C.), 239-276.

  • De Jonge, K. (2012). La Cour à la Ville, ou une capitale moderne en devenir. Le cas de Bruxelles. In: Hirschbiegel J., Paravicini W., Wettlaufer J. (Eds.), Stadtisches Bürgertum und Hofgesellschaft. Kulturen integrativer und konkurrierender Beziehungen in Residenz- und Hauptstädten vom 14. bis ins 19. Jahrhundert. Ostfildern: Thorbecke, 179-193.

  • De Voght, M., De Jonge, K. (2012). Foundation techniques in the early modern Low Countries (1600-1750): A problematic case – St. Walpurgis in Antwerp. In : Nuts & Bolts of Construction History. Culture, Technology and Society, 3, (Carvais, R., Guillerme, A., Nègre, V., Sakarovitch, J. (Eds.)). Construction History. Paris, 2-7 July 2012 (pp. 29-36). Paris: Picard Editions.

    De Jonge, K. (2011). Une autre conception des ordres: les colonnes à fût orné du recueil de Madrid. Annali di Architettura, 23, 73-92.

  • (2011). Le Gothique de la Renaissance. (De Jonge, Krista, Ed. Chatenet, Monique, Ed. Kavaler, Ethan Matt, Ed. Nussbaum, Norbert, Ed.). De Architectura, Paris: Picard.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

Research grants

  • received from the main funding institutions in the past twenty years, as director/P.I. only, pre-doctoral and post-doctoral grants excluded:

  • Unity and Discontinuity. Architectural Relations between the Southern and Northern Low Countries 1500-1700 [Flemish-Dutch Committee/ Research Foundation Flanders and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research] with Utrecht University, (G.2214.97), (1997-2000)

  • Space and Policy. Engineers and Architects in the Southern Low Countries 1750-1830 [Research Foundation Flanders – FWO] (G.0416.98), (1998-2001)

  • Integration of iconographical databases of the built heritage in Flanders [Flemish Community] – as co-promoter (PB098/KUL/105 – VL-ICOON), (2000-2001)

  • Architecture from the Habsburg-Valois Conflict Zone. Tradition and Innovation in Military Architectural Practice in the Low Countries and the Rhineland in the 16th and 17th centuries [Research Foundation Flanders – FWO] (G.0319.00), (2000-2003)

  • Building the City in Belgium 1815-1879 [Research Fund KU Leuven – BOF], (OT/01/029), (2001-2004)

  • Builders, Architects and Patrons: from Contract to Final Acceptance. Building in the Southern Low Countries 1750-1880 [Research Foundation Flanders] (G.0272.02), (2002-2005)

  • Gothic Architecture in the Former Duchy of Brabant [Province of Flemish Brabant], (2003)

  • Rencontres internationales d'architecture européennes : Le gothique de la Renaissance [Flemish-French Cooperation] – with Centre André Chastel, UMR 8150, Institut National d?Histoire et d'Art, Paris, (TOURNESOL T2006/06 IVe), (2005-2006)

  • Pierre Ernest de Mansfeld, prince de la Renaissance [Musée national d'histoire et d'art, Luxembourg], (2006)

  • The Low Countries at the Crossroads. Netherlandish Architecture as an Export Product in Early Modern Europe 1480-1680 [Flemish-Dutch Committee/ Research Foundation Flanders and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research] – with Utrecht University (G.0384.06), (2006-2010)

  • Engineering a New World. The Role of Engineers in Modern Society 1815 – c. 1890 [Research Fund Catholic University of Leuven] (OT/07/044), (2007-2011)

  • esigning Architecture in the Sixteenth-Century Low Countries. Architectural Drawing as Motor and Medium for a New Designing Practice [Research Foundation Flanders] (G.0461.10), (2010-2013)

  • Palatium. Court Residences as Places of Exchange in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe (1400-1700) [European Science Foundation-Research Networking Programme, Call October 2008] – supported by 14 national research institutes from 11 European countries.PALATIUM (08-RNP-073), (2010-2015)

Most important research travel grants:

  • Research Foundation Flanders (>15); Samuel H. Kress Foundation (2); the Japan Society for Promotion of Science (1)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

At KU Leuven – University of Leuven:

  • Research director of the Department of Architecture, Urbanism and Planning, 2008-2012

  • Member of the Research Council of KU Leuven – Onderzoeksraad, 2008-2012

  • Head of the Section Architecture and Society, Department of Architecture, since 2013

Advisor to foreign research programs and research institutes:

  • Architektur-und Ingenieurzeichnungen der deutschen Renaissance in Dresden/Cologne/Munich/ Berlin, funded by the DFG (2010-2014)

  • All His Worldly Possessions: The Inventory of the 5th Duque of Bragança, Teodósio I in Lisbon, funded by FCT (since 2012)

    and Residenzstädte im alten Reich (1300-1800) of the Residenzen-Kommission at the Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Germany (since 2013)

  • Member, conseil de perfectionnement, Centre d'Études Supérieures de la Renaissance, Tours (since 2011)

  • Corresponding member, Centre André Chastel, Paris

  • Member, Exploratory commission for art history of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (2012-2013)

Research management:

  • Research Foundation Flanders – FWO Vlaanderen (advisor commission W&T9 'Built environment', since 2007, currently president)

  • Research Council KU Leuven – BOF (member 2008-2012)

  • Fonds de la recherche, Belgique F.R.S.-F.N.R.S. (advisor commission SHS-4 'History', since 2010; and interdisciplinary commission, since 2012)

  • Royal Institute of Artistic Heritage K.I.K.-I.R.P.A. (president, Scientific Board, 2010-2012); Academia Belgica, Rome (Board of Directors, since 2007)

  • Referee for the national research institutes of The Netherlands, Italy, France, and Portugal, and the European EURIAS Grants (for VLAC – Royal Flemish Academy etc., until 2011)

Additional qualifications

  • D.E.A. Histoire et Civilisations, 1983


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