Eefje Vloeberghs

Research staff

  • Current position PhD researcher
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Eefje Vloeberghs is currently a PhD researcher within the Interdisciplinary Research Project (IRP) “Cities and Newcomers: Regulating Neighbourhoods of Arrival in Periods of Urban Transition”. This project is jointly coordinated by the VUB research groups Cosmopolis Centre for Urban Studies, Historical Research into Urban Transformation Processes (HOST), Interface Demography (DEMO) and CRiS (Crime & Society Research Group). Her PhD is supervised by Bas van Heur and Jenneke Cristiaens.

Next to her PhD, Eefje Vloeberghs also contributes to the organization of and teaching in the Erasmus Mundus MSc 4Cities programme.

Current teaching

Urban Analysis (MSc 4Cities)

Educational background

2008: Certificate Mitrovica Summer Courses (Kosovo), SPARK: The Role of Dialogue in Local Peace Building

2007: Certificate Algemene Informatie Cyclus, Belgisch Technische Cooperatie (BTC/ Empowering Development)

2005-2006: MA in European Urban Cultures (POLIS), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Universiteit van Tilburg, Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Arts and Design Helsinki

2001-2005: MA in Social and Cultural Agogics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Previous positions/employment

2010-2013: Assistant and educator at the ‘Nederlandslandstalige Bibliotheek van Sint-Gillis’ (Dutch-language municipal library of Saint-Gilles)

2011: Research assistant, GROSE: Economic Growth and social cohesion in the city

2007-2010: Research assistant, Taskforce CRD-GOC 'Waarheen met Brussel, Stedelijke toekomstvisie’ / ‘Ou va Bruxelles?’

2008-2009: ‘Training in neighbourhood analysis VGC’/ Wijkanalyse gemeenschapscentra VGC

2007-2009: Research assistant, ‘The Brussels Case’/ Le cas de Bruxelles / Le case de Bruxelles?’ in cooperation with CRD-GOC

2006-2008: Assistant, Neighbourhood Monitoring Brussels - Brusselse Wijkmonitoring