Welkom op de nieuwe website van het CegeSoma

Welcome to the new website of CegeSoma

Who are we? CegeSoma is the fourth operational direction of the State Archives and the Belgian centre of expertise for the history of 20th century conflicts. We conduct fundamental historical research, develop public history projects, conserve archives and documentation and are engaged in societal debate. This new thematic website was launched in December 2019 : information about our older activities is gradually added.

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Un bombardement en avril 1944 fait un ravage à Hasselt, photo n°26962 © CegeSoma/State Archives

New research projects

Two new research projects are set to start this spring at CegeSoma. The first one will investigate the military justice and the application of the death penalty in the context of Collaboration repression after the Second World War. The second project will focus on the provincial government of Limburg during the same period.


Gurs, historia y memoria
Film projection

Gurs, history and memory of the Spanish republican exile (1939)

The Marcel Liebman Institute and CegeSoma/State Archives are pleased to invite you to the first screening in Brussels of the documentary "Gurs, historia y memoria" by Verónica Sáenz Giménez (2018, 56 min., Spain), followed by...Read more

20/02 2020