Felix Nussbaum: The poignant Life of a Painter

Mark Schaevers and Rudi Van Doorslaer share a passion for Felix Nussbaum (1904-1944). On Wednesday 11 March they will exchange views on the life and work of this Jewish artist.

The Reception of French Women Resistance Fighters in the Suisse Romande Region (1945-1947)

On Tuesday 17 March, the Friends of CegeSoma invite authors Brigitte Exchaquet-Monnier and Éric Monnier. They will present their book Retour à la vie, the story of more than 500 female deportees who lived together in the Swiss refugee centres after the war.

Forced and Coerced Labour: Comparing Colonial Spaces and Global Conflicts

How was forced labour implemented in the colonial territories during the two World Wars? An answer to this question will be sought on Thursday 19 March during a study day organized in cooperation with the Centre d'histoire du droit de l'Université Saint-Louis and IUAP Justice & Populations.

Seminar PhD Students WWI in Belgium

On Monday 23 March, the present research projects on the First World War in Belgium will be presented. A unique opportunity to exchange views between young researchers and experts!

Final Launch Event of European Holocaust Research Infrastructure

The Final Launch Event of EHRI, the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure, will take place on Thursday March 26 in Berlin. CegeSoma was one of the nineteen Consortium partners participating in this European project.

Radio Broadcasts in Wartime: Experience the atmosphere of occupation in Flagey

The radio was a mighty weapon during the Second World War. The occupier made use of it to send its propaganda to the Belgian homes. It also sent hopeful messages from the free zones to the occupied population. You are invited to Flagey on Thursday 21 March to listen to authentic broadcasts from WWII.

Spring Congress KNHG: Towards a New History of the Second World War?

On Tuesday 21 April, NIOD and CegeSoma co-organise the spring congress Towards a new history of the Second World War? in The Hague. Influential historians will debate on the future of the historiography of the Second World War in Belgium and the Netherlands.