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Department of Art, Music and Theatre Sciences
Projects as supervisor
Distorted characters. The discrepancy between character and singer in twenty-first-century opera
Boussu inside out. A study of the life, instruments and working methods of the 18th century violin maker Benoit Joseph Boussu. An organological research from various points of view as the foundation for historically informed instrument making
The radif in contemporary Iranian musical creation. Musical and contextual perspectives
(Post)romantic music criticism in the 19th century. Styles of criticism, exemplified by Robert Schumann and Richard Wagner
Popular dance culture in the Southern Netherlands and Central Europe (1795-1830). An intertwined history
Türkü and halay between Ghent and Turkey. An ethnographic study of Turkish folk music in a transnational context
Most recent publications
Maes, Francis. “Where Have All the Women Gone? : On the Absence of Feminine Agency in Contemporary Productions of the Original Boris Godunov.”
JOURNAL OF MUSICOLOGICAL RESEARCH
, vol. 40, no. 1, 2021, pp. 53–75, doi:10.1080/01411896.2020.1787794.
Maes, Francis. “Alain Platel’s Quest for Embodied Salvation : A Musical Perspective on C(H)OEURS.”
The Choreopolitics of Alain Platel’s Les Ballets C de La B :Emotions, Gestures, Politics
, edited by Christel Stalpaert et al., Bloomsbury Academic, 2020, pp. 99–114.
Maes, Francis. “Review: Chandler Carter, The Last Opera: The Rake’s Progress in the Life of Stravinsky and Sung Drama.”
European History Quarterly
, edited by Amanda Dillon, vol. 50, no. 4, SAGE publications, 2020, pp. 715–16.
Maes, Francis. “Sing to Victory : Song in Soviet Society during World War II.”
EUROPEAN HISTORY QUARTERLY
, vol. 49, no. 4, 2019, pp. 682–83.
Maes, Francis, and Katia Segers.
Het Festival van Vlaanderen Als Actor in Cultuur
. Lannoo Campus, 2019.
Historiography of Art: Introduction
Music history of the twentieth century
Research Seminar: Music history and criticism
History of Music: until 1750