Journal of Belgian History - 2016, no. 2

 Country and Army in the Making. The Belgian Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

What is the significance of studying military history today ? And where lies the relevance for Belgium, a state that for a long time had a mandatory neutral status and had only a limited military importance ? Nel de Mûelenaere and Josephine Hoegaerts, the two young historians and guest editors of this new theme issue, show that military history can be a flourishing field of research for Belgium, with innovative and interdisciplinary methods.
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Journal of Belgian History - 2016, no. 1

This thematic issue is dedicated to the history of marginal groups and subalternity in contemporary Belgian history. The invited editors-in-chief, Magaly Rodriguez et Amandine Lauro, selected four articles that break away from the traditional "iron triangle" of ethnicity-class-gender categorisations. These articles contribute to new discussion on Belgian society and the dynamics of in-/exclusion in historical perspective. Read more...

Journal of Belgian History - 2015, no. 4

  

The fourth edition of the Journal of Belgian History for 2015 is finally available. It contains abstracts of all the new PhD-theses, an article by Stefan Huygebaert on national identity after the Revolution of 1848, and a contribution by Karel Van Nieuwenhuyse and Kaat Wils on the role played by historical narratives in the Flemish colleges. It also features an article by Isabelle Devos and Tina Van Rossem on life expectancy estimates in Belgian cities between 1846 and 1910. Read more...

Journal of Belgian History - 2014, no. 4

 The fourth issue of each annual volume contains exclusively English content. We aim to create higher visibility of Belgian modern and contemporary history. Read more...

Journal of Belgian History - 2015, nos. 2-3

  

This issue contains seven articles about different aspects of Belgian history, from the 19th century to the last years of the 20th century. They tackle immigration policy, the Congo, Trotskyism, resistance in WWII, the royal question, the development of retirement pensions and Flamenpolitik.


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Journal of Belgian History - 2015, no. 1

This issue contains four articles with a wide variety of political, cultural and social themes from the nineteenth as well as the twentieth century. Read more...

Journal of Belgian History - 2014, no. 2-3

The JBH thematic edition is available since early October under the title: “1914-1918 : Une société sous tension/Een maatschappij onder spanning”. The theme is practically absent from the plethora of WWI-related works which appeared this year. Read more...

Journal of Belgian History - 2014, no. 1

 The spring issue of the Journal of Belgian History comprises four original contributions on 20th century Belgium. It offers analyses of a number of fault lines in Belgian history since the 1930s, as well as a diplomatic trip to Hungary.
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