Olivier Klein is Professor of Social Psychology at ULB. He is interested in social influences bearing upon memory, in the use of historical analogies in social judgment and in social representations of historical events. He has especially studied colonial memory in Belgium and the representations of World War I in Europe. He has been an active member of the European research network COST titled Social Representations of History in the European Union, in which he led a working group on cognitive approaches to appraisals of History. He also recently co-edited a special issue of Memory Studies titled Recent Advances in Historical Cognition.