Conference by Jolande Withuis


Juliana's Forgotten War

On Wednesday 10 December 2014, sociologist Jolande Withuis (NIOD Amsterdam) will introduce us to a little known aspect of the life of Juliana, former Crown Princess of the Netherlands, during the Second World War. The conference will be commented upon by Professor Gustaaf Janssens, former archivist of the Royal Palace. Read more...

Two sessions of Historikerdialog in November

Scarcity and occupation regimes

Two Historikerdialog sessions will take place in November 2014, the first on the 6th in Brussel, and the second on the 7th in Namur. Two conferences, followed by comments and debates, that will tackle the presence and consequences of military occupation during the First World War.
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Conference by Lawrence Van Haecke

Repression after the Second World War: background and preparation

On Wednesday 12 November 2014, Lawrence Van Haecke will come to CEGESOMA to give a lecture (in Dutch) based on his recently completed research. The title of the conference reads “Repression after the Second World War : background and preparation”. The subject is particularly important in the context of current political and social debates regarding the repression of collaboration with Nazi Germany during WWII. Van Haecke tackles the legislative elaboration rather than the repression itself. Read more...

11 November 2014. The Great War at the BELvue Museum

 On 11 November, the BELvue Museum organises a day for discovery. This means it will be the perfect day to visit the exhibitions Albert and Elisabeth. Filming the Life of a Royal Couple and Notre Congo. La propagande coloniale belge dévoilée.
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Europeana Collection Days

Would you like to share your family memories with the whole world? Join us in the Royal Library of Belgium on 24/10, 25/10, 5/12 or 6/12 during the Europeana Collections Days. Experts of the Royal Library will digitise your objets, letters, photographs and other documents of the First World War and introduce them to the online archives
This activity will take place in the Royal Library of Belgium, Mont des Arts – Bd de l'Empereur 2, 1000 Brussels, on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 October 2014, and on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 December 2014 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that the Royal Library will treat maximum 5 documents per person.
Contacts : – 02/519.53.11. Click here for more information.

‘Fehlende Bilder’

 'Missing Images' is the title of an exhibition proposed by the international network of war children  BOW i.n. (Born Of War international network) to the Deutsche Dienststelle-WASt in Berlin at the occasion of its 75th anniversary. The idea and concept originate from the Belgian research project concerning the children conceived by German Wehrmacht soldiers with Belgian women during the Second World War. It is now also part of the IAP P7/22 'Justice & Populations; The Belgian Experience in International Perspective, 1795-2015', a project of which Cegesoma is a partner.
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Conference by Delphine Lauwers

Ypres. Le Verdun britannique et/ou la perle des Flandres ? Quelques considérations sur un lieu de mémoires plurielles, de 1914 à nos jours


On Wednesday 15 October 2014Delphine Lauwers will give a conference at CEGESOMA, on the subject of the past and present of Ypres as a place of remembrance. Read more...

Exhibition Albert & Elisabeth Extended at the Belvue Museum


The exhibition Albert and Elisabeth. Filming the Life of a Royal Couple, has been extended at the BELVue museum ( Good news, not just for those who did not yet have the opportunity to visit it, but also in view of the organisation of  school visits. The exhibition will be open from 15 September until 30 November.
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