Dr Lotte Hughes: ‘Museums, Memory & Memorialisation in Kenya’

3 March 2010, 17:00 - 19:00

CRASSH 17 Mill Lane

Speaker:
Dr Lotte Hughes,
Open University
Managing Heritage, Building Peace: Museums, memorialisation and the uses of memory in Kenya

Dr Lotte Hughes is an historian of Africa and empire, whose current research interests focus on heritage, memory and post-conflict reconciliation issues in Kenya. Based in the Ferguson Centre for African and Asian Studies, she is the Principal Investigator of a three-year research project entitled 'Managing Heritage, Building Peace: Museums, memorialisation and the uses of memory in Kenya.' More details about the project can be found here

Dr Hughes is also a member of the History Department of the Open University's Faculty of Arts; a Council member of the African Studies Association of the UK (ASAUK); and a member of the editorial board of the Historical Association of Kenya (HAK).


All welcome. Informal discussion over wine and refreshments.

 

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