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Former Belgian colonists

 

Number of interviews: 21

fra: 19

onbekend: 2

Transcriptions: no

Original carriers: audiotapes, audiocassettes and minidiscs

Current files: mp3; wav; flac

Accessibility: in the reading room

Obligatory registration as reader of the General State Archives and State Archives in the Provinces.

Florence Gillet holds a master’s degree in History and a master’s degree in Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). She specialises in Belgian colonial propaganda in the United States during the Second World War, and André Cauvin’s films in particular. Between 2004 and 2007, she worked on the social memory of former Belgian colonists for CegeSoma. It is in this context that she has carried out a series of interviews with former colonists, while also heading CegeSoma’s “Images and Sounds” archives. She has also been in charge of the Centre’s digitisation sector since 2016.