Ons Erfdeel to launch English-language web platform, appointing Tom Christiaens

Ons Erfdeel to launch English-language web platform, appointing Tom Christiaens

In spring 2019 the Flemish-Dutch cultural institution Ons Erfdeel vzw will begin an ambitious English-language web platform: www.thelowcountries.eu.

This platform will provide information, commentary and reflection on culture and society in the Low Countries.

Tom Christiaens will take up position as the platform’s coordinator and editor on 1 September 2018.

Tom Christiaens (1971) studied journalism in Ghent and Utrecht. He has worked as an editor for various media organisations, from magazines and newspapers (De Standaard and Het Nieuwsblad) to television (Focus-WTV). He has written various contributions to Ons Erfdeel’s publications. At Howest (Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen, a college in West-Flanders) he was the founder and coordinator of youth radio and media lab Quindo. He currently works as a cross-media editor at De Morgen.