New Publication: Transitional Justice and Memory in Europe

The recently published book 'Transitional Justice and Memory in Europe (1945-2013)', edited by Nico Wouters, tries to evaluate the long-term impact of transitional justice policies.

Historikerdialog 2014

In the course of 2014, German and Belgian historians will, on five occasions, exchange views on the subject of the First World War in the context of the 'Historikerdialog'. Learn more about this interesting cycle of debates.

Conference and Debate with Filippo Focardi and Bruno Groppo

On Wednesday 26 March we welcome historians Filippo Focardi and Bruno Groppo. In the context of Focardi’s current chair at the ULB, both historians will offer reflections on ‘Europe and its Memories. Politics and Cultures of Remembrance since 1989’.

The War Papers: also in French!

CEGESOMA will join forces with the editor of ‘De Oorlogskranten 14-18’ to publish a French-language version of this publication. In a few weeks, bundles of French-language newspapers will be available in every newsagent in Brussels and Wallonia.

Study day on WWI and National Identity

On Wednesday 7 May 2014, CEGESOMA organises, together with the Académie Royale de Belgique (ARB), a study afternoon on ‘War and National Identity’. You are welcome to participate and join the debate!

The Great War in our Archives

Despite the limited amount of documentation with regard to the First World War, CEGESOMA holds a number of very precious documents on this period, in particular with regard to daily life at the front and in the occupied country.