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Scientific activities

The Centre regularly organises study days, national and international symposia with the intention of offering a forum for debate to up-and-coming as well as established historians, to valorise recent research and to act as a meeting place for researchers of universities in Belgium and abroad.

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Workshop - Diaries and Daily Life WWII

 On 31 March 2017, a workshop will be held in our conference room on the use of diaries for the study of daily life during the Second World War. This workshop takes place in the framework of an FWO-research at the VUB (supervisor: Hans Vandevoorde).
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EHRI - Candidate Call

 Candidate Call for EHRI fellowships at CegeSoma (deadline: 31 March 2017)

The EHRI project (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure, of which CegeSoma is a consortium partner) wants to support and encourage Holocaust research. EHRI offers multiple fellowships to researchers so that they can undertake their research in different European scientific institutions, such as CegeSoma. If you want to apply for a fellowship, you can visit our brand new site specifically aimed at future fellows. Deadline: 31 March 2017.

War Mayors During the Second World War

  New Publication and an International CongressIn November 2016, the new book of CegeSoma collaborator Nico Wouters Mayoral Collaboration under Nazi Occupatin in Belgium, the Netherlands and France, 1938-46 was published by Palgrave. The English-language book compares the role of the mayors during the occupation of the Second World War in Belgium, the Netherlands and France (Nord and Pas-de-Calais).
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