Lobke Geurs

Lobke Geurs

Lobke Geurs is currently working as a PhD-researcher on eighteenth-century travelogues and the conceptualisation of the “Orient” by Georgian travellers, and the formation of the concept of “taste” in British architectural theory. She holds a Master’s degree in History, a Teacher’s degree, followed courses in Arabic, Middle Eastern Studies, and Religion Studies. She has working experience as a teacher and as a researcher in the field of seventeenth-century chapel architecture, the results of which were published in 2015.

Main fields of interest include: eighteenth-century British architectural theory, Middle Eastern architecture and urban planning, Mesopotamian architecture, seventeenth century history and architecture of the Netherlands, religious architecture, theory of history (Bourdieu, Foucault).

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