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Matthew Haultain-Gall

 Matthew Haultain-Gall obtained a PhD in History from the University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia) in 2017 with a thesis tracing the memory of the First Australian Imperial Force's battles in Belgium and is currently a scientific collaborator at UCLouvain.


His research focusses on the cultural and social impacts of war. He is the recipient of several grants and awards, including the Australian Historical Association's Ken Inglis Prize.

In May 2019, he joined the CegeSoma as part of the team working on the EHRI Project.




 02/556.92.20 - Matthew.Haultain-Gall@arch.be




Publications :
  • “Soldier to civilian: the 1st Australian Division's transition from war to peace in Belgium, 1918–1919”, History Australia, 2019, 16:1, 20-37, DOI: 10.1080/14490854.2018.1558070. 
  • “The Great War on Display” (review of Jennifer Wellington's Exhibiting War), History Australia, 2019, 16:1, 220-222, DOI: 10.1080/14490854.2019.1582456.
  • “Les alliés en Belgique : Une occupation amicale », Le Vif/L'Express Hors-Séries : 1918-2018 : Quatre ans de guerre, cent ans d'impacts, 2018, https://www.levif.be/actualite/histoire/les-allies-en-belgique-une-occupation-amicale/article-normal-1042207.html
  • Forgetting and Remembering the Anzacs in Flanders Fields”, Overland, 2017, https://overland.org.au/2017/09/forgetting-and-remembering-the-anzacs-in-flanders-fields/
  • “Same old relics, same old story? Displaying the third battle of Ypres at the Australian War Memorial, past and present”, History Australia, 2017, 14:3, 444-460, DOI: 10.1080/14490854.2017.1359076.
  • “Bean, the Third Battle of Ypres and the Australian Narrative of the First World War”, Australian Historical Studies, 2016, 47:1, 135-151, DOI: 10.1080/1031461X.2015.1124897.
  • "Editorial", History in the Making, 2015, 4:1, 1-3.

He left CegeSoma on 31.8.2019.


Margaux Roberti-Lintermans

 Margaux Roberti-Lintermans (°1992) holds a Matster's degree in History from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) and a complementary Master's degree Social Anthropology and Communication.

She als holds an inter-university diploma in gender studies.


Her research is based on the repression of the collaboration in the Belgian East Cantons (Eupen-Malmedy).


After her training at CegeSoma within the framwork of the BelgiumWWII project in 2017, she was appointed at the centre in Ferbuary 2019 for the project UGESCO and the valorisation of the digital collections.
She left the CegeSoma on May 31, 2019.



- 'Le centre d'internement pour inciviques de Verviers (Septembre 1944-Novembre 1945) : contribution à la répression des collaborations dans les cantons de l'Est', in Journal of Belgian History, XLVIII, 2018, 3, p. 8-34.

Adina Babesh

 Adina Babeş (°1982) holds a PhD in Political Sciences from the National School of Political Studies and Public Administration of Bucharest (2013) and Master's degrees from Hebrew University in Jerusalem in Israel (2012), University of Bucharest in Romania (2008), and Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, (2006).

She is working since 2006 as senior researcher at the 'Elie Wiesel' National Institute for the Study of Holocaust in Romania, and in 2017 she worked as project adviser at the European Commission.

Since October 2018 she joined CegeSoma in the context of the EHRI project.

Adina Babeş has authored several articles and research studies published in volumes and academic journals and presented scientific papers during conferences, seminars and round tables.







  • Rethinking victims, perpetrators, bystanders and rescuers: a case study on students' perceptions, in edited volume 'The Public Memory of the Holocaust in Post-Communist Romania',  editor Alexandru Florian, Indiana University Press, United States, 2018.
  • Guide of Codes and Symbols of the Extreme Right in Romania, public guide, co-authorship with Ana Bărbulescu, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Romania, 2017.
  • Preventing and combating racism, xenophobia and hate crimes: from the decisions of the European Commission to the implementation in Member States, in 'Holocaust. Study and Research' scientific journal of 'Elie Wiesel' National Institute for the Study of Holocaust in Romania, vol. IX, no. 1(10)/2017, ERIH Plus, CEEOL, EBSCO, Bucharest, Romania, 2017.
  • On Romanian Jews and Unsafe Boats, co-author Alexandru Florian, blog Seeking Protection, a
    International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, https://holocaustremembrance.blog/2017/03/13/on-romanian-jews-and-unsafe-boats/ , 2017.
  • Jewish life in Bucharest in the time of Holocaust (a research on survivors' diaries) in Holocaust. Study and Research' scientific journal of ʽElie Wiesel' National Institute for the Study of Holocaust in Romania, vol. VII, no. 1(8)/2015, National Research Council index: B, Academic databases: ERIH Plus, CEEOL, EBSCO,  2015.
  • Religion and Integration in the Israeli Society, in edited volume ʽTo be or Not to Be a Jew', University of Bucharest Publishing House, Bucharest, Romania,  2015.
  • Alyiah of Romanian Jews – socio-statistical facts (historical approach) in ʽSfera Politiciiʼ, National 
    Research Council index: B, Academic databases: CEEOL, EBSCO, IPSA, PRO-QUEST, COPERNICUS, number 180-1, July – October, 2014.
  • Integration Patterns of Romanian Immigrants in the Israeli Society: Sociopolitical Aspects in 'Romanian Journal of Society and Politics' of National School for Political Studies and Administration, new series, vol. VIII, no.1, issue 15, Academic databases: CEEOL, EBSCO – CEEAS, ERIH Plus, Copernicus, DOAJ, 2013. 
  • The Emigration of the Jews in the Antonescu Era, (co-author Dr. Alexandru Florian) in 'Holocaust. Study and Research' scientific journal of ʽElie Wiesel' National Institute for the Study of Holocaust in Romania, vol. IV, no. 1(5)/2012, National Research Council index: B, Academic databases: CEEOL, EBSCO, 2012.  
  • Linking Private Lives and Public Standards: the Hebrew Language Vehicle in Bulletin of the Center, Jewish Historical Museum and Archives of Romania, number 14-15, edited by the Center for the Study of Jewish History, Romanian Federation of Jewish Communities, 2011. 
  • Prelude to assassination. An episode of the Romanian Holocaust in ʽHolocaust. Study and Researchʼ scientific journal of ʽElie Wiesel' National Institute for the Study of Holocaust in Romania, vol. I, nr. 4(3)/2011.
  • 'Demnitate în vremuri de restrişteʼ (book about the Romanian Righteous among Nations), Hasefer Publishing House, Bucharest, Romania , 2008.
  • January 1941. The History, the Events and the Victims of the Pogrom in Bucharest in the yearly review ʽStudia Hebraicaʼ of Goren Goldstein Center for Hebrew Studies, University of Bucharest, Academic database: CEEOL, 2008. 

She left CegeSoma on 31.8.2019.