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Project Coordination: Wa Gamoka Pambu (CORECOG) and David Garbin (University of Kent)

Researchers/writers: JJ Bola,
 Geurda Bondonga, Faite Djema, Marie Godin, Letitia Kamayi, Natasha Makengo, Sylvestre Mido, Ornella Nsio, 
Mell B. Nyoko Salem Wazaki

Design: Ferdy Carabott & Sylvestre Mido

We are grateful to the Heritage Lottery Fund which has made the ‘Memory Matters’ project possible and the University of Kent (School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research) for its academic an research support. We would like also to thank the following organisations, institutions and individuals who supported us at various stages of the project:

The Royal Museum for Central Africa (Brussels), the British Museum, Collectif Memoire Coloniale et Lutte contre les Discriminations, Observatoire Bayaya, We are Patrice Lumumba Coalition, the Centre for Heritage at Kent (CH@K), Congolese Action Youth Platform (CAYP), the Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging (University of East London), the Brick Lane Circle, Kimbanguist Youth in Belgium, Dr Georgie Wemyss, Dr Lorena Arocha, Dr Sophia Labadi, Dr Paul Bokelo Weyalo, Frankos Tshimpuki, Nadege Luvila, Joel Silu, Guy Iyefa, Gomez Tanziama, Prince Djungu, Tayo Ibidapo, Sebastien Mundele, Norbert Mbu-Mputu, Claude Sumata, Mimie Witenkake, Madeleine Laini, BK Kumbi, Mireille-Tsheusi Robert, Rosie Mockett, Bambi Ceuppens, Soiresse Njall Kalvin, Josephine Lutangu, Rafael Tandangani, Ansar Ullah, Jamil Iqbal, Jamie McGarrigle and all the interviewees who gave their precious time for the project and have so generously shared their stories with us.