(Alice) AG Janssens MSc

PhD Candidate Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of History
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Room
M6-45
Telephone
0104088608
Email
janssens@eshcc.eur.nl

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Alice Janssens is a PhD candidate and lecturer at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication.

In December 2016 she began her fully-funded research project upon fashion capitals and the business and economic history of the Berlin fashion industry, provisionally titled The Rise and Fall of Berlin as a Fashion Capital: 1924-1939. The project, supervised by Prof. Dr. Hein Klemann and Prof. Dr. Ben Wubs, aims to explore the success and decline of the Berlin fashion industry during the Interwar period. The research is the pilot of a larger project on global fashion capitals.

Alice Janssens holds a Master degree in Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship from Erasmus University Rotterdam (…

Alice Janssens is a PhD candidate and lecturer at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication.

In December 2016 she began her fully-funded research project upon fashion capitals and the business and economic history of the Berlin fashion industry, provisionally titled The Rise and Fall of Berlin as a Fashion Capital: 1924-1939. The project, supervised by Prof. Dr. Hein Klemann and Prof. Dr. Ben Wubs, aims to explore the success and decline of the Berlin fashion industry during the Interwar period. The research is the pilot of a larger project on global fashion capitals.

Alice Janssens holds a Master degree in Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship from Erasmus University Rotterdam (2016) and has worked in the fashion, cultural heritage and contemporary art sectors. Her main research interests include fashion history, business history, economic history, economics of the cultural industries, and 20th century political history. 

      • B. Wubs, M. Lavanga & A.G. Janssens (Eds.). (2020-) Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture, 24(3).
        • A.G. Janssens (2019, augustus 30). Aus Pariser Modelle: French Fashions for Berliner Houses. Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, European Business History Association Annual Conference.
        • A.G. Janssens (2019, juni 27). 'First Class Workmanship' at 'Reasonable Prices': Berliner arbeit on the world market. University of Huddersfield, Everyday Fashion: Extraordinary Stories of Ordinary Clothes.
        • A.G. Janssens (2019, juli 17). Interwoven Spaces: Exploring Interwar Berlin as a Fashion City. Universität Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany, Forschungskolloquiums Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte.
        • A.G. Janssens (2019, mei 29). Selling Berlin in Germany: Berliner Fashion and Clothing in the Broader German Market. Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, Posthumus Institute Annual Conference.
        • A.G. Janssens (2019, september 4). Selling Berlin in Germany: Berliner Fashion and Clothing in the Broader German Market. King's College London, London, England, German Historical Society Annual Conference.
        • A.G. Janssens (2019, oktober 15). First Class Workmanship’ at ‘Reasonable Prices’: Berliner Arbeit on the world market. York Management School, University of York, York, England, CEGBI PhD Seminar.
        • A.G. Janssens (2018, februari 15). Fashioning Interwar Berlin. Fryske Akademy, Leeuwarden, ADNG-WDNG 10th Workshop "Creative Communities in Cities and Regions: Historical Case-Studies from Germany and the Netherlands".
        • A.G. Janssens (2017, december 5). Fashion Capitals. Erasmus University Rotterdam, CC3203 Economic Geography of Creativity and Urban Development Guest Lecture.
        • A.G. Janssens (2018, februari 15). Fashioning Interwar Berlin: Exploring Fashion and Clothing in the German Capital. Henley Business School, University of Reading, Fashion and the Supply Chain Workshop.
        • A.G. Janssens (2018, september 7). Berlin, an early 20th Century fashion port. Università Politecnica Delle Marche, Ancona, European Business History Association.
        • A.G. Janssens (2018, juni 21). The View from the Eiffel Tower: placing Berlin and Germany within a broader fashion network. Technische Univerisiteit Eindhoven, Posthumus Institute with Prof. Dr. Geoffrey Jones.
        • A.G. Janssens (2018, september 26). Fashioning Berlin: Exploring the Characterization of Fashion Locations. Erasmus University Rotterdam, Business History of Fashion Guest Lecture.
        • A.G. Janssens (2018, december 5). Berlin als Modenstadt: Fashion as Business in Interwar Berlin. Humbolt-Universitat zu Berlin, Berliner Forschungskolloquium Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte.
        • A.G. Janssens (2017, oktober 25). Fashion Capitals. Erasmus University Rotterdam, Business History of Fashion (CH9010) Course Guest Lecture.
        • A.G. Janssens (2017, december 13). The Rise and Fall of Berlin as a Fashion Capital: 1924-1939. Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium, Posthumus Institute Basic Training "My Project in a Nutshell" Seminar.
        • A.G. Janssens (2017, april 6). Berliner Schick: Fashioning the Interwar German Capital. University of Groningen, Posthumus Institute Basic Training Seminar 2.
        • A.G. Janssens (2017, augustus 25). Fashioning Interwar Berlin: Conceptualising the German Capital's Clothing Industry. Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria, European Business History Association Annual Conference, Session D2: Fashion Capitals in the 20th Century.
        • A.G. Janssens (2017, september 6). Fashioning Interwar Berlin: Exploring Clothing and Style in the German Capital. Universita Politecnica Delle Marche, Ancona, Italy, European Business History Association Summer School.
        • A.G. Janssens (2017, november 6). Fashioning Interwar Berlin: Exploring Clothing and Style in the German Capital. Pedagogical University of Krakow, Krakow, Poland, Posthumus Institute and ESTER Research Network Research Design Course.
        • A.G. Janssens (2017, oktober 4). An Expensive Confusing and Ineffective Suit of Armour. Erasmus University Rotterdam, Business History of Fashion Class (CH9010) Guest Lecture.
        • A.G. Janssens (2019, november 17). Rotterdam Fair Fashion Tour 2: Waste Not Wear Longer. De Wasserij, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Getting Closer Fashion Festival.
        • A.G. Janssens (2019, november 16). Rotterdam Fair Fashion Tour 1: Following Fair Fashion. De Wasserij, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Getting Closer Fashion Festival.
        • A.G. Janssens (2019, maart 13). Berlin, the 'Streetwear' Capital. Sassoon Salon Berlin, Inspiration and Style Talks.
        • A.G. Janssens (2018, januari 24). Voices of NFS: Intellectual Property. Rotterdam, The New Fashion Society: Voices of the New Fashion Society Lecture.
        • A.G. Janssens (2019). Busines History of Fashion: The State of the Art.
        • A.G. Janssens (2018). An Interview with a Fashion Economist.
        • A.G. Janssens & M. Lavanga (2017). An Expensive, Confusing and Ineffective Suit of Armour: Assessing the Intellectual Property Protection System Available for Fashion Designers in the Digital Era. Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society RGS-IBG. Session "Trending Now: The Geographies of Fashion in the Digital Age (3) - Spaces, Systems and Values": London (2017, augustus 29 - 2017, september 1).
        • B. Wubs, M. Lavanga & A.G. Janssens (2017). Co-organiser. Business History @ Erasmus - International seminar "Exploring Fashion Capitals in the Long Twentieth Century": Rotterdam, Erasmus University Rotterdam (2017, december 7 - 2017, december 8).
      • A.G. Janssens (2017). World market transformation: Inside the German fur capital Leipzig, 1870–1939 [Bespreking van het boek World market transformation: Inside the German fur capital Leipzig, 1870–1939]. Business History, online.
  • Internship History

    Title
    Internship History
    Year
    2019
    Year level
    (BA-3) (BA-3)

    Histories of Local Creativities

    Title
    Histories of Local Creativities
    Year
    2019
    Year level
    (MA) (MA)

    The Business of Innovation

    Title
    The Business of Innovation
    Year
    2019
    Year level
    (MA) (MA)

    Business History of Fashion

    Title
    Business History of Fashion
    Year
    2019
    Year level
    (Minor)

    Made in Holland - Dutch Creative Ind.

    Title
    Made in Holland - Dutch Creative Ind.
    Year
    2019
    Year level
    (BA-2)
  • PhD Candidate

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication
    Department
    Department of History
    Country
    The Netherlands
    Telephone
    0104088608

Address

Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam