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Laurence Van Ypersele

Professor of History, Université catholique de Louvain

Laurence van Ypersele is full Professor of Contemporary History at the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium). She is also a member of the Historial de la Grande Guerre of Péronne (France). She works especially on the Belgian memory of the Great War. She has written books such as: le roi Albert, histoire d’un mythe (Quorum, 1995 ; et Labor, 2006) ; Questions d’histoire contemporaine : conflit, mémoires et identités (P.U.F., 2006) ; or Je serai fusillé demain. Les dernières lettres des patriotes belges et français fusillés par l’occupant. 1914-1918 (Racine, 2011).

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of History, Université Catholique de Louvain