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.
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Belgians in Korea
In EP127 we'll take a quick look at the Belgian volunteer corps during the Korean war, we'll look at how Belgium got involved, who was sent there and what their impact and actions.
Georges Lemaître and the universe
In EP126 we talk about abbé, Georges Lemaître, the begin behind the expanding universe theory. We look at his life, his connection with Albert Einstein and why he's been important in Belgian and even world history.
The Walloon movement
EP125 is the last episode on our political institutions and movements for now, and deals with the Walloon movement, the language law of 1932. We talk about Jules Destrée, Julien Delaitte, letters to king Albert I, the struggle for the French language privileges and much more.
The Flemish movement (part 3)
In Episode 124 of the Random history of Belgium we'll get into the post-war struggle of the Flemish movement, we look at the different groups and political parties emerging, as well as the rise and fall of the Volksunie party and much more.
The Flemish movement (part 2)
In EP123 of the Random history of Belgium, is part 2 on the history of the Flemish movement. We explore the 1914 tot 1946 timeframe. We examine collaboration, repression and the changing language and symbolism of the writers/politicians during that time.
The Flemish movement (part 1)
In EP122 of the Random history of Belgium podcast, is part 1 of 2 on the history of the Flemish movement. We'll look at their goals, the rhetoric, origins and explain the tipping point from cultural to political organization and much more.
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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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