Presentation

« Mémoires du Congo » is an association which intends to collect, preserve and use documents and testimonies related to the Belgian presence in Congo and in Ruanda-Urundi, by working out interviews of witnesses of the colonial time.

It also wishes to promote the study and the analysis of the Belgian colonial politics, to publish and spread any documentation on this matter in collaboration with the RMCA (Royal Museum of Central Africa) in Tervuren, Belgium.

It organizes the projections of the collected testimonies and publishes a quarterly magazine. It has already published several video documentaries related to the colonial period, in particular territorial administration, agronomy, education, painting art and others.

Thus far more than 300 testimonies of Belgians, Congolese and other nationalities were registered.

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