Last Wednesday, May 21, David Vergauwen was awarded a doctoral degree from Free University Brussels-VUB, with highest distinction. David Vergauwen is an historian, art historian and musicologist and graduated at Ghent University. He is a member of the Interdisciplinary Research Group Freemasonry-VUB.
His dissertation subject was "Où peut-on être mieux?" Muziek en muzikanten in de negentiende-eeuwse Brusselse vrijmetselarij. (The best place to be. Music and musicians in 19th-century Brussels Freemasonry.) Supervisor was professor Jeffrey Tyssens. The abstract to his dissertation can be downloaded here.