Julie De Groot is a PhD Fellow of the Research Foundation-Flanders (FWO) and a member of the Centre for Urban History at the University of Antwerp. She is working on a project on the meaning, use and decoration of domestic spaces in cities of the Southern Low Countries (Antwerp and Bruges) during the long sixteenth century (1450-1600). She received a Master’s Degree in History in 2010 from the University of Antwerp after having completed a research project concerning domestic servant girls in late medieval Ghent, supervised by Professor Peter Stabel. The results of this research were published in Stadsgeschiedenis (2011).
Recently published: Julie De Groot, Isabelle Devos and Ariadne Schmidt (eds.), Single Life in the City, 1200-1900, Palgrave, 2015. http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/single-life-and-the-city-12001900-julie-de-groot/?isb=9781137406392