Double Exhibition: “Liberation! Belgians in German Camps”

CegeSoma, Kazerne Dossin and the National Memorial of the Fortress of Breendonk have joined forces to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi camps. The double exhibition 'Liberation! Belgians in German Camps' opened on 2 April 2015 in the Kazerne Dossin museum and in the Fortress of Breendonk.

Soviet Film Production and Babi Yar, 1943-1945: Featuring the Holocaust

The Babi Yar site near Kiev was the background of the second largest massacre of Soviet Jews (29-30 September 1941). The place became a gigantic mass grave, where also all whom the Nazis judged unwanted were left behind. How did Soviet cinema deal with this? Conference on 29 April.

Source Material on Military Justice Acknowledged

The history of the Belgian military courts, abolished in 2004, has long been neglected. On Thursday 30 April 2015, a study day in the Royal Military Academy will acknowledge the importance of the sources of Belgian military justice.

Young Skilled Historians Gathered at CegeSoma for the 10th time!

On Friday 24 April 2015, we will give the floor to young historians who wrote a remarkable master thesis. The themes will not surprise you, since once again we chose the First and the Second World War.

The Holocaust Through its Documents

 On Tuesday 28 April 2015, CegeSoma, organizes a debate on a recently published volume dedicated to the persecution of the Jews of North and Eastern Europe. As Barbara Lambauer and Katja Happe, kingpins of this volume, will be in Brussels, we decided to also invite major Belgian experts to take part in the discussion.