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.
A renewed website
The website of the JBH – the journal of reference for Belgian contemporary history – has recently been renewed !
It is now possible to search all articles by keywords, by category (reviews, PhD research, debates) or even by thematic issue.
Browse the clear and user-friendly pages of the site and discover the second new thematic issue of this year dedicated to the Belgian Military History before 1914.