Presented by True Walker Productions and Friends of the Congo
***Free Book Discussion***
Congo’s Violent Peace: Conflict and Struggle Since the Great African War
By Kris Berwouts
Kris Berwouts hosts a discussion about his new book “Congo's Violent Peace: Conflict and Struggle Since the Great African War”. The conversation will address developments since the 1996 and 1998 wars in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, including the ongoing conflicts, current political impasse, and prospects for upcoming elections. Essential reading and essential discussion for anyone interested in DR Congo.
Kris Berwouts is an expert and independent analyst on the DRC and Great Lakes region of Africa. He is the former director of EurAc, the European NGO network for advocacy on Central Africa. Kris is widely sought for his analysis of the region by international media outlets and he writes regularly for African Arguments.
Congo in Harlem is a showcase of films, exhibits, panel discussions and special events focused on the history, politics, and culture of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Congo in Harlem is made possible by generous contributions from The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, The New York State Council on the Arts, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and Congo Love.
This presentation is made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, 2017 Electronic Media and Film Presentation Funds Grant program, administered by the ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes.