139 episodes

This history podcast tells the story of Belgium's history, in a non-chronological order. Every two weeks, we'll cover Belgian history and take the bits and pieces we like, to entertain and inform the listeners.
Our place on the web: rhob.be

Random History of Belgium Manuel Van den Eynde

    • History
    • 4.6 • 33 Ratings

This history podcast tells the story of Belgium's history, in a non-chronological order. Every two weeks, we'll cover Belgian history and take the bits and pieces we like, to entertain and inform the listeners.
Our place on the web: rhob.be

    EP138 - ... for now ..

    EP138 - ... for now ..

    Episode 138 is probably the fianl episode of this series on the history of Belgium

    • 14 min
    EP137 - Belgian social security - final part 4

    EP137 - Belgian social security - final part 4

    EP137: In part 4 on the history of Belgian social security, we'll look at the post WWII situation on how both the pension and unemployment system evolved from the blueprint laid out by one of the main pioneers in social security Mr. Fuss. We will also look at the evolution of the RVA and much more.

    • 45 min
    EP136 - Belgian social security (part 3)

    EP136 - Belgian social security (part 3)

    EP136: In part 3 on the history of Belgian social security, we'll go over the interbellum, the two World Wars and the government organized social systems like NDAW.

    • 48 min
    EP135 - Belgian social security (part 2)

    EP135 - Belgian social security (part 2)

    In EP135 of the Random history of Belgium, continues the journey through the history of our social security system. We look at child labor, factories, healthcare, the first large street battles and protests, but also the first laws protecting the workers.

    • 45 min
    EP134 - Belgian social security (part 1)

    EP134 - Belgian social security (part 1)

    In EP134 of the Random history of Belgium, we start a multi part journey, looking at the early versions of social protection, funds and charities for workers, before and during the industrial revolution.
    We'll track the origins of our social security systems and their history.

    • 46 min
    EP133 - Hendrik Conscience

    EP133 - Hendrik Conscience

    EP133 - We look at the life and work of our most renowned author Hendrik Conscience. His career and impact, the way he forged his own language and legacy, the marketing and symbolism and some insights about the square in Antwerp named after him.

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

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Thanks!

I am very happy finding and listening to this podcast. I would like to thank you for all the research done behind it, very enriching and entertaining for history lovers.

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Sports?

Hello, we enjoy all your podcasts very much and we’re wondering if you are planning any on sports, especially cycling. We hope so!

Thanks for taking so much care with all your research.

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