Human Rights and Cold War: The Paradox of Virtue

Human Rights NGOs have the fundamental characteristic of using their time and means for goals that do not bring up immediate profits. However, the strategies they implement unavoidably entails competition among the different groups. Bart De Sutter (U Antwerpen) will talk about these strategies during his conference on Wednesday 9 March 2016.

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The Private Cold War in Western Europe

On Tuesday 22 March 2016, CegeSoma.arch, in partnership with various institutes dedicated to the study of Intelligence services and members of the “Justice & Populations” PAI organises an international conference. The discussion will focus on the activities of private anti-communist networks during the Cold War, the clandestine collaboration between public and private entities and the issue of 'stay behind' networks.

The First World War in and after 2018?

On 26 April 201, CegeSoma organises a seminar about the future perspectives of WWI research. What will happen with ongoing projects after 1918? How can all the efforts gathered on the theme turned into a lasting process? We invite you to reflect with us during a series of interactive workshops (read further in Dutch)