Good news: the Library's collections are back !

The rapid growth of our collections, as 2010 approached, had made it...Read more

Photo n°35663, Brussels under the snow, 16/1/1940. [Actualit], Rights reserved CegeSoma/State Archives.

Best wishes for 2022!

Dear readers, Dear friends,

At the end of this...Read more

The Netherlands commits to EHRI-ERIC

In recent months a number of major steps were taken in the process of...Read more

Stamp from the series "War and Peace" issued by the Belgian Post in 2005, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the camps. Lithography by Wilchar.

Call for papers (Webinar : 10th May 2022)

Although today they are exclusively – or almost exclusively – destined for...Read more

Dr. Anna Ullrich in conversation with some former EHRI fellows during the conference 'Holocaust Studies in its Social Setting', on July 3, 2019 in Amsterdam. (Photo Marc Nauwen/EHRI)

Launch of the call for candidates for the EHRI-Conny Kristel scholarships - 2022

The EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure), of which the State...Read more

Zedelgem, Belgian camp of German POW's No 2226. General view, Rights reserved CICR, V-P-HIST-E-03740

The legacy of the British PoW camp on the Vloethemveld site

On Friday 26 and Saturday 27 November 2021, an international panel of 15...Read more

Manifestation des étudiants de l'ULB en faveur des alliés 15.4.1940, photo n°273433, droits réservé CegeSoma/Archives de l'Etats

Belgium WWII: from the closure of the Free University of Brussels (ULB) to the archives of repression

With the Belgium WWII website, CegeSoma aims to evoke both classic aspects...Read more

Everything you want to know about Belgian resistance fighters ? Discover Wikibase Resistance

Initiated by Cegesoma in Spring 2021, the project Wikibase Resistance aims...Read more

Historiography in Belgium and the Netherlands

Discover the forum article ‘ De Tweede Wereldoorlog in de Lage Landen ’ in...Read more

Antwerp. Arrest of collaborators in the Pelikaanstraat on 4/9/1944. Photo no. 28.403, copyright CegeSoma/State Archives.

The Resistance in Belgium: a debate

On the occasion of Heritage Day on 24 April 2021, the Peace Center of the...Read more

L'élastique, January 1944, copyrights CegeSoma/State Archives

The censored and underground press of the two world wars now accessible via the Abraham online catalog