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Joris Janssens

Researcher, Vlaams Theater Instituut

Sainctelettesquare 19, 1000 Brussel
Tel.: +32 2 274 17 65

E-mail: joris@vti.be

Web: http://www.vti.be


Since 2001, Joris Janssens is researcher at the Vlaams Theater Instituut (Flemish Theater Institute) where he is engaged in research on performing arts and cultural policies in Flanders. He published several books and articles on artistic practice & diversity, international work, cultural infrastructure, art, populism and popular culture. At the same time he is a research fellow at the KU Leuven (Department Literatuurwetenschap) where he advise a new research project on the relations between Flemish and Dutch poetry between 1980 and 1995. He holds a Ph.D. on Linguistics and Literature: Germanic Languages from the KU Leuven. Before 2001, he worked at the University of Vienna in the Faculty for Nederlandistik. There he contributed to Literatuur in Context, the literary-historical part of NedWeb, the largest portal site for Dutch Studies on the internet.