Gracia Lwanzo Kasongo is a PhD Student at Catholic University of Louvain (UCLouvain) within the Institute of Political Science Louvain-Europe (ISPOLE). She is a lawyer; she has a specialization degree in International Humanitarian Action. She was a fellow of the American Bar Association (ABA). Her research interests focus on post-colonial reconciliation. Her doctoral research focuses on the negotiation of restitution of Congolese cultural heritage acquired during Belgian colonization.