Category: Publications

New titles!

Since September 2018, our library’s shelves have been filled by new publications and we would love you to come and read them! Books: Florent Piton, Le génocide des Tutsi du Rwanda, Paris, La Découverte, 2018. George Paul Meiu,...

Remembering the Revolution in Zanzibar (Fouéré & Bissell)

This volume edited by Marie-Aude Fouéré and William Cunningham Bissell focuses on the cultural memory and mediation of the 1964 Zanzibar revolution, analyzing its continuing reverberations in everyday life. The revolution constructed new conceptions...

Book Launch

  You’re most cordially invited to the launch of KENYAN AND ETHIOPIAN ATHLETICS Date: Thursday 10th May 2018 Venue and time: Alliance Française at 6:30 pm. Entrance : Free

The political role of ‘cultural entrepreneurs’ in Kenya: Claiming recognition through the memorialisation of Koitalel Samoei and Nandi heritage

Article is available online https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/pAjKDAnuYszMfhvqPk9f/full The article focuses on historical narratives and the teleological development and political discourses that led to the iconisation of Koitalel Samoei, a local hero from the Nandi Highlands of...