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Random History of Belgium

The Random history of #Belgium (RhoB) is a #historypodcast about an event, company, person or cultural phenomenon that was important to our history.
This podcast deals with subjects in a non-chronological order.
We inform, educate and entertain the listeners with explaining parts of Belgian history.

Ranging from playing cards, our royal family, politics, state structure, food, new-beat, movies, inventors, painters, WWII and much, much more... 

Every two weeks, we'll bring you the best stories from our history, without ads, nagging, begging or other interruptions.

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Main reference page:  http://rhob.be  

 

Apr 16, 2019

In EP83 we're looking into the East-Belgium community, officially called Ostbelgien. We look at how it became a community, why they speak German there and where the territory was shifted to over time. We'll take a helicopter view about Belgian state structure as well to recap this last 5th part on Belgian state structure.


Apr 2, 2019

EP82 of the Random history of Belgium explains the official Brussels-Capital region in Belgium. We look at its history, parliament, government, the language border, the Brussels-Halle-Vilvoorde issue and the identity of the region of Brussels-Capital.


Mar 19, 2019

EP81 of the Random history of #Belgium is another part of the "orgins" series. This time we'll take a closer look at the history and many of the aspects of the Southern Belgium region of #Wallonia (one of the three official regions).

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Mar 5, 2019

EP80 of the Random history of Belgium will take us to a trip to the 1950s with the construction of the Atomium in Brussels. We cover how it came to be, what it exactly is and its history.


Feb 19, 2019

EP79 explores the origins of the sub-state of Flanders, as a region within Belgium. We'll look at the language border, the first disputes regarding language-use and the different Belgian state reforms that led to the official Flanders region and community, with its own parliament.