Yves Segers, prof. dr.

Function: Coordinator
Adress: Interfaculty Centre for Agrarian History (in Dutch ICAG), Atrechtcollege, Naamsestraat 63, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Phone: +32 (0)16 32 35 43

Prof. dr. Yves Segers (Dendermonde, 1970) studied Modern History at the University of Ghent and Archive studies and Modern File Management at the Free Univeristy of Brussels. In 2002 he finished a PhD. in Modern History at the K.U.Leuven on Economic growth and standard of living. Individual expenditure and food consumption in Belgium, 1800-1913. He is now coördinator of the Centre for Agrarian History (in Dutch CAG) and teaching rural history at the Interfaculty Centre for Agrarian History (in Dutch ICAG), K.U.Leuven. He also teaches economic history at the Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUB), Faculty of Economy and Management. His research focuses on the social and economic history of the 19th and 20th century, mainly on agriculture, rural landscape, development of the food chain and gastronomy.