Nele De Raedt

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In July 2011, Nele De Raedt (°1988) received her master's degree of Science in Engineering: Architecture (Architecture and Urban Design) at Ghent University. During an erasmus exchange at the Faculty of Architecture of Ludovico Quaroni and Valle Giulia in Rome (Università della Sapienza) she worked on her master's thesis entitled "City-culture and public space in Rome: The contrast between Campo de'Fiori and Piazza Farnese". After having worked as an engineer-architect for the architecture office Urban Platform cvba for one year, she started as a research assistent at the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning in 2012.

Ever since, Nele has been working on her dissertation entitled "Injured Houses: Fame, Reputation and Preservation in Renaissance Italy" under the supervision of prof. Maarten Delbeke and prof. Anne-Françoise Morel. During this period, Nele has participated at several (inter)national conferences, workshops and summer schools. She regularly organizes sessions at (inter)national conferences and travels abroad for her research. She benefited from several grants by, among others, the Academiae Belgicae and the Belgian Historical Institute in Rome. She also worked at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz (Max-Planck-Insitut) from January 2015 to June 2016. There, she was part of the research group on "Ethics and Architecture", led by Brigitte Sölch and Hana Gründler with prof. Alessandro Nova.

Apart from her research activities, Nele is involved in numerous teaching activities at the department. As a guest professor at the School of Arts in Ghent (KASK-Conservatorium) she taught a survey of the arts with a focus on the Renaissance and Baroque period. Finally, Nele is also active as an Editorial Board Member for the academic journal Architectural Histories, the open access journal of the EAHN.   

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