The AVG-Carhif is an archive and research centre specialized in women’s history.
The AVG realizes historical research, informs on current research in gender history and organizes activities to sensitize the general public on the subject of women’s history.
At the centre you can consult a vast collection of archives, books, magazines and pictures on women’s history and the history of the women’s movement in Belgium. Both women's organizations and private individuals can contact the AVG to make sure their archives will be kept under professional guardianship.
On the 12th of October Prof. Sophie De Schaepdrijver will give a lecture about Gabrielle Petit, who was executed during WWI because of her role in the Resistance. Sophie De Schaepdrijver reconstructs the story of Petit in her new book The Death and Life of a Female Spy in the First World War. The lecture takes place at the BELvue museum, at 14:30 p.m. You can register free of charge, by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.