Jonas Van Mulder

Research assistant

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About Jonas Van Mulder

Jonas Van Mulder is a research associate of the Ruusbroec Institute of the University of Antwerp. He studied history at the University of Antwerp and the Università Ca’ Foscari in Venice. Between 2011 and 2016, as a fellow of the Research Fund Flanders (FWO) and associate of the Ruusbroec Institute and the History Department of the University of Antwerp, he prepared a doctoral thesis on late medieval miracle collections in the Low Countries (advisors: Veerle Fraeters and Guido Marnef). He has published on this subject in various journals (Ons Geestelijk Erf, Trajecta, Geschiedenis der Geneeskunde) and edited volumes (Ashgate/Routledge, Davidsfonds).


Research interests 

Late medieval and early modern religious culture, early modern catholic missions, history of psychiatry, cultural history



  • Miracles of the Mind. Authenticity, authority and religious experience in vernacular miracle collections from the Low Countries (1381-1534) (doctoral thesis, 2016)
  • ‘Miracles and the Body Social. Infirmi in the Middle Dutch Miracle Collection of Our Lady of Amersfoort’ in K. Mustakallio, Ch. Krötzl & J. Kuuliala (ed.), Infirmity in Antiquity and the Middle Ages: Social and Cultural Approaches to Health, Weakness and Care (Ashgate, 2015).
  • Caroline Walker Bynum, 'Christian Materiality. An Essay on Religion in Late Medieval Europe’ [review] in Ons Geestelijk Erf, 83 (2012) 364-372.
  • ‘Het miraculeuze lichaam. Lichaamsvertogen in zeventiende-eeuwse genezingsmirakelen uit de Zuidelijke Nederlanden’ in Trajecta 21 (2012) 249-294.


Statute & functions

Bijzonder academisch personeel
  • post - doc navorser


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