June 2021

Invitation to the public PhD defense of Romain Wibaut

On June 28, 2021 at 4 pm, Romain Wibaut will defend his doctoral thesis entitled "Hidden Innovation. Roof Frame Design and Construction in Parish Churches of Brussels and Charleroi, 1830-1940".

This joint Phd was carried out under the supervision of prof. Ine Wouters (VUB) and prof. Thomas Coomans (KU Leuven) and was funded by the Research Foundation Flanders, the Strategic Research Program on Construction History of the VUB and the Brussels-Capital Region (

The defense will be an hybrid event. It means that it can be attended: 

  • Online, on Teams via this link.
  • In person, on the VUB campus. Registration is mandatory via this form.