2002/4 Summaries

A. DHOEST Weeral Bokrijk!’ Het ‘Folkloristische’ beeld van Vlaanderen in historische TV-fictie Summary : “Bokrijk again!” The ‘folkloristic’ image of Flanders in historical television fiction. Historical serials were the most important fiction genre in Flemish television in the tume when the public broadcasting system had exclusive rights. For the most part these serials showed a rather folkloristic picture of Flanders …

2002/3 Summaries

A.K.L. THIJS Zakelijke inhoud van het persoonlijke dossier van Max Elskamp betreffende het Antwerpse “Museum voor Foklore”, het allereerste volkskundemuseum in Vlaanderen (1907) Summary : Looking into Max Elskamp’s private letters and documents concerning the Antwerp “Museum voor  Folklore”, the very first museum of foklore in Flanders (1907) In 2001 the “Vrienden van het Volkskundemuseum van Antwerpen” (Friends of the …

2002/2 Summaries

A. VAN DER ZEIJDEN Vrouwen in de volkskunde ten tijde van het Interbellum: de factor gender in de wetenschapsbeoefening Summary: Women folklorists in the interbellum period : the factor “gender” in practising science Men completely set the sence in recent surveys of the history of folklore in The Netherlands and in Flanders. Is this conclusion in line with reality, or …

2002/1 Summaries

E. ROOBAERT Jeruzalemvaarders, rederijkers en schilders en de Palmzondagsprocessie te Brussel in de 16e eeuw Summary : Jerusalem Knights, rhetoricians, painters and Palm Sunday Procession In Brussels in the 16th century On the basis of unknown data the author draws a picture of the Brussels Palm Sunday procession in the 16th century. Ghysbrecht Mercx, one of the well-known rhetoricians of …

2001/4 Summaries

H. BOONE De Polka Summary : The Polka In this contribution Hubert Boone especially emphasizes the cultural- historical and the musical-technical aspects of the polka, a dance enthusiastically welcomed in Western Europe in the middle of the 19the century. The author discusses the origin of the polka and holds Rudolf Voss’s view in that the polka was not a new …

2001/3 Summaries

B. BOUCIQUE De drakendoder en zijn trouwe dieren (AT 300) in de Vlaamse en internationale sprookjestraditie Summary : The dragon killer and his faithful animals (AT 300) in The Flemish and international tradition of fairy tales. This article is the summury of some research on the 16 Flemish variants of the fairy tale type ‘The dragonslayer” (AT 300). Conclusions about …

2001/2 Summaries

E. ROOBAERT Brusselse bedevaarders en hun bedevaarten in de 16e eeuw Summary : Brussels pilgrims and their pilgrimages in the sixteenth century. Starting from a thorough examination of the archives (National Public Record Office in Brussels, Church archives of the province of Brabant, Archives of the chapter church of St. Michael and St. Gudula, Archives of the Public Centre for …

2001/1 Summaries

A.K.L. THIJS De Antwerpse Ommegang in 1599 Summary : The Antwerp “Ommegang” in 1599 On the basis of the acquittances of the Antwerp audit office, the author tries to reconstruct part of the Whitsun Ommegang (a historic and aristocratic pageant) of June 6th 1599. An earlier hypothesis put forward by C. Leo Truyens (1884-1970) who thought that the Archdukes’ lacework …

2000/4 Summaries

  B. DE CREMER Volksgeneeskunde nu: een evaluatie van alternatieve geneeswijzen als volwaardige aanvulling of tegenhanger van reguliere geneeskunde Summary : In 1996-1997 the study group “Popular Medicine” of Leuven University, developed and distributed inquiry forms in order to investigate the medical consumption, based on 100 inquiry forms related to the village of Wilsele in Flemish Brabant, the author tries …

2000/3 Summaries

D. CALLEWAERT Overlijden en afscheid in het Brugse 1900-2000 Summary : In ‘Dying and Commemoratings in the Environs of Bruges 1900-2000‘ special attention is paid to one suburb because in Sint-Kruis several classed ended up on the same place, though in a different way. The local population has been buried on its churchyard(s) but the upper class of the city …

2000/2 Summaries

A.K.L. THIJS Private en openbare feesten: communicatie, educatie en omgaan met macht (Vlaanderen en Brabant, 16de, midden 19de eeuw) Summary : private and public festivities. Communication, education and coping with power (Flanders and Brabant, 16th till mid 19th cent) Festivities perform within an extensive communication process. Individuals and groups are given the possibility to pass on all sorts of information. …

2000/1 Summaries

J. GANSEMANS, Frans Olbrechts – Een hart en een visie voor Tervuren Summary : Frans Olbrechts. A renewing role in the Tervuren museum From 1947 until his death in 1958 Olbrechts also held the directorship of the Museum van Belgisch Congo (Belgian Congo Museum) in Tervuren. Dr. Gansemans dwells upon his inspiring and renewing role in the Tervuren museum. . …