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Herwig Todts defends his PhD dissertation on James Ensor

On Wednesday 19 June Herwig Todts (Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp) will defend his PhD dissertation at the University of Ghent. His dissertation is entitled: 'James Ensor, occasioneel modernist. Een onderzoek naar James Ensors artistieke en maatschappelijke opvattingen en de interpretatie van zijn kunst.' Promotors are prof. Marjan Sterckx and co-promotor em.-prof. Claire Van Damme.

The defense will be held at 14.00 in the Jozef Plateauzaal (University of Ghent, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, 9000 Ghent).

Please find enclosed the invitation to the defense.

(News Item 14 June 2013)