Kristof Loockx

Kristof Loockx


Sint-Jacobsmarkt 13
2000 Antwerpen, BEL

Dr. Kristof Loockx (°1980) specializes in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century social history, with a particular focus on maritime, labour and migration aspects. He received his PhD from the University of Antwerp and Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2020 with the thesis entitled 'From Sail to Steam: Two Generation of Seafarers and the Maritime Labour Market in Antwerp, 1850-1900'. As of October 2020, Kristof joins the Centre for Urban History (CSG) as a postdoctoral researcher. He is involved in the B-magic project titled 'The Magic Lantern and its Cultural Impact as a Visual Mass Medium in Belgium', supported by the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) under Grant of Excellence of Science (EOS).


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  • FWO postdoctoral fellowship

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