Hubert Meeus (University of Antwerp)
From Nameplate to Emblem. The Evolution of the Printer’s Device in the Southern Low Countries up to 1600
Hubert Meeus is a professor at the Department of Literature and the ISLN (Instituut voor de Studie van de Letterkunde in de Nederlanden) at the University of Antwerp. His subjects of research are literature and theatre in the Low Countries during the sixteenth and seventeenth century and the history of the printed book from its invention till 1800.
Recent articles: Hubert Meeus, ‘Printing in the Shadow of a Metropolis.’ In: Benito Rial Costas [edit.], Print culture and peripheries in early modern Europe : a contribution to the history of printing and the book trade in small European and Spanish cities. Leiden: Brill, 2013, p. 147-170; Hubert Meeus, ‘Printing Vernacular Translations in Sixteenth Century Antwerp’, in Christine Göttler, Bart Ramakers, Joanna Woodall, Trading Values in Early Modern Antwerp, Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art 64 (2014), 108-137; Hubert Meeus “What’s Learnt in the Cradle Lasts till the Tomb.”Counter-Reformation Strategies in the Southern Low Countries to Entice the Youth into Religious Reading’. In: Sabrina Corbellini, Margriet Hoogvliet, Bart Ramakers, Discovering the Riches of the Word: Religious Reading, Reform and Counter-Reform in Early Modern Europe, Brill, Leiden, 2015, p. 339-366.