Nico Wouters is Director of the Centre for Historical Research and Documentation on War and Contemporary Society (CegeSoma), the Fourth Operational Directorate of the Belgian State Archives. He is also Guest Professor at the History Department of Ghent University, Belgium. He is co-editor in chief of the Journal of Belgian History and editorial board member of the Low Countries Historical Review. His recent edited volumes include Transitional Justice and Memory in Europe 1945-2013 (2014) and The Palgrave Handbook of State-Sponsored History after 1945 (with Berber Bevernage) (2017).