1650 map entitled 'Regna Congo et Angola' by Joannes (Johan) Jansson - Janssonium
Ghent University, Belgium  Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium  Brussels Free University, Belgium

KONGOKING : an interdisciplinary approach to the origins of the Kongo kingdom

The KongoKing project ended on January 1, 2017. This website is no longer updated on a regular basis.

The project's main productions were: 2 books,

August 2018:
Clist (B.), de Maret (P.) & Bostoen (K.) eds., "Une archéologie des provinces septentrionales du royaume Kongo", Oxford: Archaeopress.
Table of contents here.

November 2018:
Bostoen (K.) & Brinkman (I.) eds. The Kongo Kingdom: The Origins and Dynamics of an African Polity, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Table of contents here

59 communications at international meetings, in Africa, Europe, and North America,

37 papers in journals, others in press.

10 Master Theses (Belgium, France, Portugal).

2 PhD Theses (Belgium).

⇒ 1 website www.kongoking.net.

⇒ 1 exhibition in Paris at the Quai Branly Museum (France), "Du Jourdain au Congo : art et christianisme en Afrique centrale" – 23 november, 2016 to 2 April, 2017.

⇒ Support to the Angolan Ministry of Culture to get Mbanza Kongo (Angola) on the UNESCO's World Heritage List. effective July, 2017.

⇒ Some Radio France International (RFI) interviews.