Navigating Intergenerational Legacies: Insights from Aegis Trust’s Research for Policy Conference

On 7 December, the Aegis Trust concluded its Research Week with a research for policy conference in Kigali gathering over seventy researchers, young people, policymakers, practitioners and academics under the theme ‘Navigating Intergenerational Legacies of Violent Pasts, the Rwandan Youth’s Agency in Focus’. The conference featured lectures from experts, along with the presentation of research [...]

2023-12-22T12:44:10+00:00December 8th, 2023|Research, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Aegis strengthens Rwandan research capacity

In a two-day workshop in Kigali on 5th and 6th December, over seventy researchers gathered to exchange insights on ‘The Fundamentals of Social Science Knowledge Production, Dissemination and Uptake’. Organized by the Research, Development and Policy Engagement department of the Aegis Trust, the workshop was intended to help strengthen the capacity of Rwandan researchers, policymakers, [...]

2023-12-22T12:44:38+00:00December 7th, 2023|Research, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Supporting Rwanda’s journey from reconciliation to resilience

Carrying the theme ‘Exploring Rwanda’s Journey from Reconciliation to Resilience’, the National Research Based Dialogue event organised by the Aegis Trust in the Kigali Community Peace Centre at the Kigali Genocide Memorial (and on X / Twitter Space) on 2nd November brought together young people, researchers and decision makers to unpack the importance of critical [...]

2023-11-25T15:58:50+00:00November 6th, 2023|Research|0 Comments

Genocide denial: discover how to recognise and respond to this rising threat

On Wednesday June 30th, join Dr Catherine Gilbert (Newcastle University) and Dr Caroline Williamson Sinalo (University College, Cork) as they moderate a panel discussion bringing together experts who can help us learn how to recognise and respond to this rising threat: The panel will include Rwandan and international experts from academia and civil society [...]

Event exploring physical and mental health a generation after genocide

How does the experience of genocide during a pregnancy - especially one resulting from genocidal rape - affect the future physical and mental health of the child? Join Dr Glorieuse Uwizeye (Dartmouth College) on Tuesday June 8th to find out: In a talk co-hosted by the Centre on Conflict, Rights and Justice (CCRJ) and [...]

2021-06-07T13:02:18+01:00June 3rd, 2021|Research|0 Comments

A call for proposals by Rwandan researchers

The Aegis Trust is pleased to announce a call for proposals by Rwandan researchers, as part of its programme on Research, Higher Education and Policy, funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA). The commissioned policy briefs are intended to contribute to knowledge-sharing through dissemination of high quality research; produced by Rwandan researchers to a [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:27+00:00November 14th, 2018|Research|0 Comments

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 [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:27+00:00October 25th, 2017|Research|1 Comment

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 [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:27+00:00October 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 [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:27+00:00September 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 [...]

2017-09-21T23:24:03+01:00September 7th, 2017|Research|0 Comments