Fundamental WWI Research is Launched

On 1 March, two historians will start their PhD research in Cegesoma on the First World War, focusing on specific social groups and the memory of war. The projects are financed by the federal programme BRAIN.

Evening Debate on “In Vlaamse Velden”

On the evening of Monday 17 March, Cegesoma organises, with the Institute for Public History of Ghent University, a debate on the television series “In Vlaamse Velden”. Experts and the makers will exchange views on the subject of history and fiction on television.

JBH : a New English-language Issue has been Published

The second English-language issue after the relaunch of the journal includes four innovative articles, a Debate Forum and a section ‘Current Issues in Belgian History’.

The Landscape of First World War Commemoration Programmes in Belgium

On all governmental levels, authorities are preparing for the commemoration of the centenary of the Great War. We present an overview of the different commemoration programmes.

The Great War in our Library

Cegesoma only started to focus on the First World War in the 1990s. In spite of persisting gaps, our catching-up efforts have delivered their results.