Inge Bertels

Inge Bertels

Inge Bertels is a historian (KU Leuven, 1998) and master in Conservation (R. Lemaire Centre for Conservation KU Leuven, 2000). In 2008 she defended her PhD Building the City, Antwerp 1819-1890 at KU Leuven. Between 2008-2019 she was professor at VUB and teached courses in architectural history, urban history, construction history and monument care at the Department of Architectural Engineering.

Her personal research focuses on the intersection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century construction history and urban history. Between 2008-2019 the following PhD students completed their doctoral dissertation under her (co-)supervision: Bart Tritsmans (UAntwerpen-VUB, 2014), Jelena Dobbels (VUB, 2018), Louis Vandenabeele (VUB, 2018) and Marianne Defossé (VUB, 2018).





PhD research

Building the City, Antwerp 1819-1880 (KULeuven, 2008)

Date2002 - 2008