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Our Colonial Legacy

What is today's relationship between The Low Countries and their colonial past? The articles in this series have been written by personalities from Belgium, the Netherlands and Congo.

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history Kiza Magendane
13 min reading time

A Museum of Compromise

After five years of renovation and decolonisation, the AfricaMuseum in Tervuren opened again. Dutch writer of Congolese descent, Kiza Magendane visited the museum with mixed feelings.

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history Ewald Vanvugt
10 min reading time

The Colonial Debate in the Netherlands in Four Monuments

What did the Dutch know, through the ages, about what went on in their colonies, in the East and West Indies? Ewald Vanvught gives an outline of the current changing view of the colonial period in the Netherlands with reference to four monuments.

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