Few Flemish women have played such a major role in political history and are nearly forgotten today as Matilda of Flanders.
Academics from all over the world gathered in London to talk about the language, arts, literature and history of Flanders and the Netherlands.
What has happened to the East Germans since 9 November 1989? They had celebrated the prompt reunification with exuberant joy. However today, the gap between East and West still exists.
About a quarter of a million Asians were present on and near the front in Belgium and Northern France during the First World War.
In the 17th century, the Dutch Republic was the center of the European book trade.
Dutch historians have long worked on the assumption that the significance of Atlantic slavery to the Dutch economy was marginal. This assumption is incorrect.
Belgium's oldest city has refreshed its identity. Thanks to the Romans.
Margaretha Geertruida Zelle was born in Leeuwarden in 1876 but became infamous as Mata Hari, exotic, mistress extraordinaire and possible superspy. Was she indeed as deceitful and voluptuous as often described? Lots of questions and only some answers about this sinister Salomé.
Migration, the Other Way Around
On 11 October 2009, the Flemish missionary, known as Father Damien, was declared a saint for his extraordinary service in caring for the lepers on the Hawaiian island of Molokai in the 19th Century.
On 13 October 1944, the first V1 fell on Antwerp. This was the start of a long period of fear and terror.