Welcome to CEGESOMA/State Archives of Belgium
CEGESOMA, Centre for Historical Research and Documentation on War and Society, is the Belgian centre of excellence for the history of 20th century conflicts. It carries out research, organises public events and holds document collections. It is since 1 January 2016 the fourth Operational Directory of the State Archives. It is a platform for academic and public activities in Belgium and abroad, in particular with regard to the two World Wars.
The Cahiers d’histoire du temps présent and numerous other publications of CegeSoma at give-away pricesFor a modest sum, it is still possible to acquire the majority of the CHTP-BEG as well as several studies and work instruments on Belgian 20th century history.
A Number of Periodicals Temporarily Unavailable
A number of periodicals published between 1940 and 1944 is momentarily being digitised by an outside firm and therefore momentarily unaccessible. If you wish to consult a periodical published between 1940 and 1944, it is advisable to contact Kathleen Vandenberghe beforehand to make sure it is available.