On November 25, 2019, the opening of the photographic exhibition on the theme: “The train from Abidjan to Ouagadougou: 1898-1958” took place at the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Research Foundation (FHB Foundation). This exhibition was organized by the association “Images et Mémoires” in partnership with the FHB Foundation, the History Department of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny University and the Institute of African History, Art and Archaeology (IHAAA). It aimed at raising awareness of the active participation of Côte d’Ivoire in the implementation of the railway from 1898 to 1958. Photographs illustrating the vision of the railway, the engineering railway school, the earthworks, the completion and laying of the track marked this exhibition.
The train from Abidjan to Ouagadougou 1898-1958
Exhibition organized by the Institute of African History, Art and Archaeology (IHAAA) in partnership with the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research.
Exhibition curators: Evelyne Lodugnon Kalou and Mathias Savadogo