Research

Aegis announces 4th call for proposals by Rwandan researchers

The Aegis Trust is pleased to launch a fourth call for proposals by Rwandan researchers, as part of its Research, Policy and Higher Education (RPHE) programme funded by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). The programme supports Rwandan researchers to develop policy-relevant academic papers and associated policy briefs on a range of topics related to […]

October 25th, 2017|Research|0 Comments

Can peace-building education build resilience against identity based violence and mass atrocities?

Can large-scale violence be prevented in communities at risk through education involving direct engagement of survivors of past atrocities? UK-based Aegis Trust shares lessons learned and progress in seeking to measure impact of peace education work.

At the UCL Institute of Education on Thursday night, Mariana Goetz – Head of Programmes & Learning at the Aegis […]

October 17th, 2017|Peace education, Research|0 Comments

CNLG and the Aegis Trust strengthen Rwandan partnerships with UK National Holocaust Centre

Dr Jean Damascène Bizimana, Executive Secretary of Rwanda’s National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) last week visited the UK National Holocaust Centre with Aegis colleagues Yves Kamuronsi (Country Director) and Felix Ndahinda (Director of Aegis’ Research, Policy & Higher Education Programme).

The visit was part of a three-day symposium in London on Digital Archives, […]

September 21st, 2017|Documentation, Research|0 Comments

Aegis launches Genocide Research Hub in Rwanda

A community of researchers, educators, policy makers and practitioners from different corners of Rwanda gathered at Kigali Genocide Memorial for the official launch of the Genocide Research Hub today, an online platform that aims to contribute to building a knowledge society around genocide prevention and peacebuilding policy and practice in Rwanda.

Gisele Iradukunda, Knowledge Exchange Officer […]

September 7th, 2017|Research|0 Comments

Peace Education Colloquium Report

A three-day Colloquium in Kigali in February brought together academics and practitioners in and around the field of peace education to share concepts, methods and means of measuring impact, contributing to a stronger evidence base for the effectiveness of peace education. The Colloquium report has now been published.
You can download it here: 
Building Resilience to Genocide through Peace […]

June 14th, 2017|Peace education, Research, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Rwandan researchers commit to take findings to policy makers and the public

The Aegis Trust capacity-building workshop for Rwandan researchers has come to a close with participants committing to engage more critically with one another’s work.

The workshop, which is part of Aegis’ Research, Policy and Higher Education programme, discussed the best approaches for conducting quality research as well as how to make their findings accessible to academic […]

April 3rd, 2017|Research|0 Comments

Aegis empowers Rwandan researchers to take lessons to the World

The Aegis Trust is holding a two-day capacity-building workshop to support Rwandan researchers to share their knowledge and experience with the World. Themed ‘Research Methodologies, Publication, Dissemination and Uptake’, the workshop is being attended by researchers, academics, policy-makers and practitioners and is taking place at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Peace School 28-29 March 2017.
During […]

March 29th, 2017|Research|0 Comments

Digital Archives, Memory and Reconstruction in Rwanda: Day Three 

The Aegis Trust and King’s College London (KCL) conference on Digital Archives, Memory and Reconstruction in Rwanda concluded with the development of a roadmap to improve the quality of archiving in Rwanda as well as access to existing and future digital archives. 
Professor Sheila Anderson and Dr. Mark Hughes from KCL had the unenviable task of […]

March 23rd, 2017|Documentation, Research|0 Comments

Digital Archives, Memory & Reconstruction in Rwanda: Day Two

The second day of the Aegis Trust and King’s College London (KCL) conference on Digital Archives, Memory and Reconstruction in Rwanda continued with discussions on four subtopics: Memory and Memorialisation, Education and Peace Building, Social Justice and Inclusivity, and Capacity Building and the Digital Economy.
Professor Sheila Anderson, Head of the Digital Humanities Department at KCL, […]

March 23rd, 2017|Documentation, Research|0 Comments

Digital Archives, Memory & Reconstruction in Rwanda: Day One

The Digital Archives, Memory and Reconstruction in Rwanda conference, organised by the Aegis Trust in collaboration with the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London (KCL) is underway at the Marriot Hotel in Kigali. The first day of the three-day conference included four expert panels and two fascinating keynote speeches.

The conference has been made […]

March 22nd, 2017|Documentation, Research|0 Comments