Study day 'Young Historians'

CegeSoma/State Archives is pleased invite you, on Thursday 27 April, to its...

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The Resistance in Antwerp during the Second World War

Antwerp was the most important city for the resistance in Flanders during...


'Een Verzwegen Leven' (A covert life)

Conference-debate in Dutch with guest speaker Kristof Bohez Hosted by Guy Vanthemsche...

Le mystère de la femme sans tête (The mystery of the headless woman)

Conference-debate with guest speaker Myriam Leroy. Hosted by Chantal Kesteloot...

How did the Nazis manage to plunder so many works of art in Belgium?

A conference-debate in Dutch with guest Geert Sels interviewed by Kim Oosterlinck...

The rescue of Antwerp diamonds in May '40.

Conference-debate (in Dutch) with Bruno Comer as guest speaker . A discussion led by Dirk Luyten (...
Bruno De Wever & Koen Aerts, copyrights Thomas De Boever

“Oorlogscafés”: Collaboration and repression in Flanders

On 24 November, Koen Aerts ( UGent /State...

Claire Andrieu, Tombés du ciel. Le sort des pilotes abattus en Europe, 1939-1945.

Fallen from the sky. The fate of pilots shot down in Europe, 1939-1945.

Conference-debate in French with guest Claire Andrieu (Sciences Po, Paris) An interview conducted...

Study Day on the Resistance at the State Archives in Liège

On 17 October 2022, the State Archives in Liège and CegeSoma organised an information and...

Illustration : affiche de recrutement 'Il crée de la richesse' conçue par André Linglet, ca 1950 (Archives du musée de la mine de Beringen)

The energy crisis: a sense of 'déjà vu'?

Conference-debate in Dutch with guest Guy Coppieters (State Archives). An interview by Dirk Luyten...
Cinema Capitole in Gent, photo no 5937, copyrights CegeSoma/State Archives

Media and cultural life in occupied Western Europe (1940-1945)

Press, radio, cinema, literature, theatre, spectacles… In German-occupied...


Review of study day 'Young Historians' - Promotions of 2020- 2021

On 5 and 6 May 2022, over thirty recently graduated students from all...


Resistance in Flanders (2022 - )

“French-speaking Belgium resisted, Flanders collaborated”. This tenacious...


The SNCB/NMBS and deportations during WWII (2022 - 2023 )

At the request of the Belgian government, the Study and Documentation Centre...

Illustration: Werner Hilgemann, Atlas zur Deutschen Zeitgeschichte 1918-1968, München Zürich, Piper, 1984, p. 144.

Ukraine : Clash of nationalisms during two world wars

Conference-debate (in French) with Alain Colignon (CegeSoma/State Archives) as guest speaker A...

Military justice and executions in the context of post-World War II repression in Belgium: the results of the Postwarex research project

After World War II, 242 people who were sentenced to death by military...