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

Memory in the digital age: King’s College London and the Aegis Trust hold conference in Rwanda

The King’s College London Digital Humanities Department and the Aegis Trust have brought together academic, private and public sector stakeholders from Rwanda and abroad to explore the implications, impact and transformative effects of digital archives and digitisation processes in understanding the genocide against the Tutsi and post-genocide reconstruction as well as supporting the country’s development.

The […]

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

Aegis Peace Education Colloquium concludes with commitment to partnership and best practice

On the last day of the Aegis Trust Peace Education colloquium at the Kigali Genocide Memorial yesterday, participants committed to working together to ensure their peace building policies and practices are informed by the latest research, measurable, and have a lasting impact on the communities they aim to benefit.

The first plenary of the day examined […]

February 23rd, 2017|Memorial, Peace education, Research|0 Comments