16 November 2010. Prof. Jerzy Holzer at the Launch Event of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure, the Royal Museum of Art and History, Brussels. Copyrights EHRI.

EHRI celebrates 10th anniversary

The 16 th of November 2020 marks the 10 th anniversary of the launch, in...Read more

'Lily van Oost, 1937' - Copyrights Arch. Famille de Gerlache de Gomery - van Oost. Copyright: all rights reserved.

Lives turned topsy-turvy, forever

As we all know, the war and the occupation have deeply and lastingly...Read more

Michael Auwers

A new colleague reinforces CegeSoma’s permanent scientific team

On 1 October, Michael Auwers joined CegeSoma. Who is he and which is his assignment?

A...Read more

The historical truth and the perception of the Second World War in Belgium in these times of so-called ‘post-truth’

On 23 September,...Read more

Congo, Missionary Sisters in Stanleyville Hospital (1942-1944), André Cauvin fonds, rights reserved.

Belgian Colonial History in the JBH

In the recent issue of the JBH (2020-1) we published new research by Oxford...Read more

Was grandpa a hero?

In late May, the book “Papy était-il un héros ? Sur les traces des hommes et des femmes dans la...Read more

Réfugiés durant l'exode, 1940, © State Archives

The peculiar summer of 1940

We have availed ourselves of the lockdown to publish a whole range of...Read more

Farewell ….

In early July, our colleague Florence Gillet, whom many of you already know...Read more

Science and truth : archives and research

Today, science finds itself under increasing pressure. Populist parties...Read more

Droits réservés CegeSoma/Archives de l'Etat

Belgium WWII in times of confinement

Since 17 March, CegeSoma – just as everyone else – is affected by the confinement. However,...Read more

Discover the publications of CegeSoma or let others discover them...

Why not turn these times of lockdown to a good account and start reading...Read more

CegeSoma in times of telework….

In this period of confinement, with the reading room of CegeSoma closed to...Read more