Kenyans have voted in two presidential elections since August, prompting political violence and ethnic tension in the country. More than 60 people have been killed in the aftermath of the votes, and there are fears that more protests could lead to further deaths. Many observers are particularly concerned by rhetoric highlighting ethnic faultlines in the country. Indeed, the election drama represents another chapter of an ethnopolitical saga that has plagued Kenyan politics si
Thomas Stubbs will give a talk on his recent research on urban slums in Rwanda and Kenya. The talk is at 4.30pm in Founders Building, room FW101. All welcome. #ThomasStubbs #EastAsia #Kenya #Rwanda #slums #urbandevelopment
Next Wednesday, 18 October, there will be two research talks from AAME members. Julia Gallagher will talk about her work on architecture and statehood in South Africa at 12.00 and Thomas Stubbs will talk about urban slum development in Rwanda and Kenya at 4.30. Both talks take place in Founders, FW101. All welcome. Reading the South African state in its architecture, Julia Gallagher My current research project tries to read how a state works through a study of its buildings.