Dra. Heleen Wyffels

Heleen Wyffels (°1992) studied History at the University of Leuven and graduated in 2014 with a dissertation on widow-printers in sixteenth-century Antwerp. At Maastricht University, she obtained an MA in Arts and Heritage in 2015 with a study on participatory heritage projects. Since 2016, she works in Leuven as a PhD-fellow of the Research Foundation-Flanders (FWO), preparing a doctoral thesis on widow-printers in the Habsburg Low Countries (long 16th and 17th centuries), under the supervision of prof. dr. Violet Soen and prof. dr. Johan Verberckmoes. In 2017 she was a visiting scholar at the University of Saint Andrews.

Recent publications:

H. Wyffels, ‘Behoedsters van het familiebedrijf? Vier weduwen-drukkers in het zestiende-eeuwse Antwerpen’, in: Handelingen (Koninklijke Zuid-Nederlandse Maatschappij voor Taal- en Letterkunde en Geschiedenis), [forthcoming].

Contact details:

E-mail: heleen.wyfels@arts.kuleuven.be

Adress: KU Leuven, Onderzoeksgroep Nieuwe Tijd, Blijde Inkomststraat 21 bus 3307, B-3000 Leuven.

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