The author



Archaeologist and art historian (ULg), Isabelle Masson-Loodts is now a freelance journalist. She carries many stories and columns in the press, but also radio and television. She is the author, with her dad, Dr. Patrick Loodts, of the book "The Great War of Caregivers. Doctors, nurses and stretcher-bearers of the Great War", published in 2009 by the Memogrames editions. During the writing of this book, she became interested in the First World War.


His interest in the environment and history converged around the "Landscapes at war" project, a major survey initiated in 2010 about the environmental effects of the Great War.


After a first series of publications produced in 2012 with the support of the Fund for Journalism, she continued this project through writing the book "Landscapes at war" ("Paysage en Bataille, Ed. Nevicata, 2014), the development of a series of audio-visual capsules "14-18 & Traces Footprints" for iRTBF, and the realization of the radio series "Latest news from the front" aired in the summer of 2014 on La Première (RTBF).


While continuing its investigative work and his story on the blogs www.paysagesenbataille.be and www.landscapesatwar.eu, she gives today also lectures on the subject, and is working on a web documentary project. Best of transmedia project, it will offer users to conduct their own investigation browsing the contemporary landscape of the former front line of 14-18, and going out to meet those who, even today live daily with the traces of a war that changed the world.