ABOUT CORN: in general
CORN (Comparative Rural History of the North Sea Area) is a research network founded in 1995 and coordinated by scholars from Ghent University , the University of Leuven (Belgium) in collaboration with Utrecht University (The Netherlands).
It consists of different research units that primarily aim to study long-term developments of rural societies from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. It focuses on the North Sea area from a comparative and an interdisciplinary point of view.
The research units organise conferences, workshops, research exchange programs.
The results are thematically published in a publication series “ CORN PUBLICATION SERIES, Published by Brepols Publishers ( Turnhout, Belgium: see: http://www.brepols.net/Pages/Home.aspx)
A four volumes synthesis of Rural History “RURALl ECONOMY and SOCIETY” is published in hard cover: see: