BMGN - Low Countries Historical Review was founded in 1877 and is the leading academic journal for the history of the Netherlands, Belgium and their global presence. The journal accommodates all historical subdisciplines and covers every period of history since the Middle Ages. It accepts contributions in Dutch and English. BMGN - Low Countries Historical Review is published by the Royal Netherlands Historical Society / Koninklijk Nederlands Historisch Genootschap (KNHG) as an Open Access journal in cooperation with Utrecht University Library (Uopen Journals), The Netherlands.
Since 2012 BMGN – Low Countries Historical Review is published in Open Access on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
KNHG Spring conference: Towards a new history of the Second World War?
|70 Years after the end of the Second World War, research into its history continues to blossom, grow and diversify, both in academia and the larger public arena. In both Belgium and the Netherlands the historiography of the Second World War is well-established, strongly institutionalized, supported by a plethora of highly diverse local initiatives in museums, memorials and heritage centres and accepted as an essentially legitimate endeavour by the larger public, policy makers and funders.|