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Workshop: Shaping the Heritage Landscape

Shaping the Heritage Landscape: Perspectives from East and southern Africa
5-6 May 2010, The British Institute in Eastern Africa, Nairobi

The workshop focused on issues around heritage, memory, identity, culture and peace making in these two regions, drawing upon new research.

Funded by the British Academy, it was co-hosted by Dr Lotte Hughes (The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK ), Prof Karega-Munene (United States International University, Nairobi, Kenya ) and Prof Annie Coombes ( Birkbeck College, University of London, UK ).

Please following this link for a report of this workshop

Link to the workshop photographs

Lotte Hughes Powerpoint presentation: Managing Heritage, Building Peace: Museums, memorialisation and the uses of memory in Kenya Pdf (5,395 kb)

Paper: Frederick Kang'ethe Iraki, 'Language, Memory, Heritage and Youth: The Sheng idiom' Pdf (83 kb)

Programme Pdf (58 kb)

Abstracts Pdf (379 kb)