Arnout De Vleeschouwer
Arnout De Vleeschouwer is Analyst in Culture and Tourism at IDEA Consult. He has obtained a master’s degree in History from the University of Ghent, Belgium, as well as a master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Leiden, the Netherlands. His history thesis on the foreign policy of the Byzantine emperor Phocas (602-610) has been published in the Journal for Byzantine Studies Byzantion, and the subject has been subsequently revisited in his thesis for International Relations. His main interests are the history of late antiquity in the Mediterranean, and the intersection of culture, politics and society in general.