Remco Sleiderink (°1968) is professor of Medieval Dutch literature at the University of Antwerp and is also affiliated with KU Leuven in Brussels. In his research, he often focuses on the compositional contexts of Middle Dutch literature, with specific attention to the Duchy of Brabant and the dynamics between court and city. He is also highly invested in material philology, which provides an integrated approach to text and manuscript transmission. Other constant focuses in his research are literary analysis, intertextuality and multilingualism.
With Rick de Leeuw he published in 2017 the historical novel Ik Jan Smeken. The main character is a city poet of Brussels who died 500 years ago.