Rob Camps, 1962, Venlo (The Netherlands)
Studied History at Radboud University Nijmegen and qualified as an archivist at the Rijksarchiefschool in The Hague. He has worked as an archivist at the Regional Archive Nijmegen since 1996 and is head of Inventory. Previously, he worked as an archivist in Venlo and Veenendaal. He is a member of the editorial staff of NUMAGA, the yearbook about the history of Nijmegen.
Rob Dückers, 1972, Roermond (The Netherlands)
Studied Art History at Radboud University Nijmegen and codiology at Leiden University. He specializes in medieval codices and ecclesiastical art, publishing in both fields. He is assistant director of Emerson Col- lege European Center in Well, member of the governing board of the Treasury of the Basilica of St Serva- tius (Maastricht) and advisor of the Cathedral of St Christopher and Roermond Minster art collections. He co-curated exhibitions, catalogues, and seminars (2005: 'The Limbourg Brothers, Nijmegen Masters at the French Court'; 2009: 'Catherine's World. The Hours of Catherine of Cleves').
Laurent Hablot, 1972, Poitiers (France)
Studied History at Poitiers University and took his PhD with his dissertation 'La devise, mise en signe du prince, mise en scène du pouvoir. Les devises et l’emblématique des princes en France et en Europe à la fin du Moyen Âge'. He specializes in heraldry and emblems in the Middle Ages about which he is publishing extensively. After working at Poitiers University, he became director of the École pratique des Hautes Études and chair of 'Emblématique occidentale'. He initiated BaseDEVISE, Armma, is coordinator of SIGILLA and board member of various heraldic associations.
Jos Koldeweij, 1953, Helvoirt (The Netherlands)
Studied Art History at Utrecht University and took his PhD with his dissertation ‘Der gude sente Servas'. Since 1993 he has been Professor of Medieval Art History at Radboud University Nijmegen, specializing in late-medieval art in North-Western Europe. He curated many exhibitions, a.o. 'In Buscoducis' 'Jheronimus Bosch', 'Faith & Fortune, Medieval Badges from Flanders', and 'Jheronimus Bosch - Visions of Genius'. He initiated Kunera.nl (database on late medieval badges & ampullae), the innovative interdisciplinary Bosch Research and Conservation Project, and published, with Matthijs Ilsink, the catalogue raisonné of Bosch.
Sarah Laseke, 1986, Cologne (Germany)
Studied English Literature at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen and specialised in Medieval English Litera- ture at the University of Oxford. She is currently working on a PhD at Leiden University. Her research focuses on scribal collaboration in Middle English manuscripts. She is text editor of the Maelwael Van Lym- borch Studies #1. In addition, she is involved with public engagement projects revolving around palaeography and codicology.
Eberhard König, 1947, Grebenstein (Germany)
Studied Art History, Archeology and History at Bonn University, Tübingen, Oxford, and Paris. He obtained his PhD with a dissertation about 'Fouquet and the Jouvenel group'. From 1986 till 2012 he was professor of Art History at Freie Universität Berlin, publishing extensively about manuscripts, a.o. the Très Belles Heures de Notre Dame, Bedford Hours, Grandes Heures de Rohan, Decameron, Breviarium Grimani and Belles Heures. He intensively researched the newly-found Book of Hours (2013) in Das Genie der Zeichnung. Ein unbekanntes Manuskript mit 30 großen Darstellungen von einem der Brüder Limburg (Ramsen, 2016).
Pieter Roelofs, 1972, Druten (The Netherlands)
Studied Art History and Classical Archeology at Radboud University. As Curator of Museum Het Valkhof (Nijmegen) he organised and curated in 2005, together with Rob Dückers, the exhibition, catalogue and seminar 'The Limbourg Brothers: Nijmegen Masters at the French Court 1400-1416'. From 2006 to 2018 he was the Curator of Seventeenth Century Dutch Painting at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. He recently curated the exhibition on Johan Maelwael (2017). Since March 2018 Roelofs is Head of Paintings and Sculpture at the Rijksmuseum.
Dieter Röschel, 1955, Krieglach (Austria)
He became a doctor of medicine in 1980, and a dental surgeon in 1986. He studied Art History in Vienna, Berlin, and Bonn, obtained a second PhD in Bonn with his doctoral thesis: Christine de Pizans Epistre Othea – Der Einfluss der Autorin auf die Illustration des Werks (Simbach am Inn: Verlagsbuchhandl. Anton Pfeiler, 2017). Since 1997 he has published papers on illumination, and since 2005 he has published several mono- graphs on illumination in late medieval secular literature. In addition, he has been the co-author of several facsimile editions since 2009.
Christine Seidel, 1986, Berlin (Germany)
Studied Art History at Freie Universität Berlin and finished her PhD on Zwischen Tradition und Innovation. Die Anfänge des Buchmalers Jean Colombe und die Kunst in Bourges zur Zeit Karls VII. von Frankreich (Sim- bach am Inn: Anton Pfeiler, 2017). She was the Slifka Foundation Interdisciplinary Fellow at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and worked as curatorial assistant at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. She is specializing in and publishing on late medieval manuscripts in France.
Patricia Danz Stirnemann, 1945, Seattle (USA)
Studied Art History at Wells College (Aurora, New York) and completed her PhD thesis on the Copenhagen Psalter at Columbia University with John Plummer and (unofficially) with Christopher Hohler at the Courtauld Institute. She specializes in medieval manuscripts from 1100-1500 A.D., with a devotion to the Van Lymborch brothers, on whom she has published extensively. She worked at the Bibliothèque nationale de France for many years, earned a lifetime appointment at the Institut de Recherche et d’Histoire des Textes (IRHT, a laboratory of the CNRS) in Paris, where she directed the section for illuminated manuscripts at the end of her career.
André Stufkens, 1955, Middelburg (The Netherlands)
Studied at the Academy for Visual Arts in Arnhem. He teaches art history, film and photography and has been the director of the European Foundation Joris Ivens since 1997, publishing worldwide about art, documentary film and film history. In 2002 he took the initiative, together with Clemens Verhoeven, to establish the Mael- wael Van Lymborch Foundation of which he was president and director. In 2017 they jointly published Johan Maelwael en de Gebroeders Van Limburg. Grondleggers van de Nederlandse schilderkunst.
Clemens Verhoeven, 1949, Nijmegen (The Netherlands)
Starting out as an educator and a textbook author, Clemens Verhoeven has been an independent writer in the field of art history, cultural, and local history, with many publications, a.o. De Gebroeders van Limburg. Leven, werk en wereld (2005). In 2002 he took the initiative, together with André Stufkens, to establish the Maelwael Van Lymborch Foundation of which he was a board member. In 2017 they jointly published Johan Maelwael en de Gebroeders Van Limburg. Grondleggers van de Nederlandse schilderkunst.
Inès Villela-Petit, 1970, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Studied Art History at the École du Louvre and graduated from the École nationale des Chartes in Paris with her dissertation 'La peinture médiévale vers 1400 autour d'un manuscrit de Jean Lebègue'. Since 2003, she has worked as curator at the Cabinet des médailles of the Bibliothèque nationale de France. She curated exhibitions such as ‘1204, la quatrième croisade : éclats d'empires' (2005), and ‘Les temps mérovingiens' (2016). She specializes in medieval pigments, painting techniques, international gothic art, and iconography, publishing extensively on illuminated manuscripts (Les Très Riches Heures - Das Meisterwerk für den Herzog von Berry, 2013), and she is the co-author of the Album Christine de Pizan (2012).