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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 [...]

2017-03-23T06:25:51+00:00March 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. [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:28+00:00March 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 [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:28+00:00February 23rd, 2017|Memorial, Peace education, Research|0 Comments

Day Two Recap: Aegis Peace Education Colloquium, Kigali Genocide Memorial

The second day of the Aegis Trust’s three-day Peace Education colloquium began with a panel on different tools to deliver peace education content in Rwanda. The key question for discussion was how to identify the right teaching and learning tools for the right context. Panellist Dr Joyce Musabe, Deputy Director-General in charge of curriculum and [...]

Day One Recap: Aegis Peace Education Colloquium, Kigali Genocide Memorial

The three-day Aegis Trust Peace Education colloquium began yesterday with a focus on the importance of investing in peace. Funded by the UK Government, the conference has assembled more than 100 local and international experts to discuss the role of peace education in preventing conflict and mass atrocity. It is part of Aegis’ worldwide efforts to [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:28+00:00February 21st, 2017|Memorial, Peace education, Research|0 Comments

Aegis and UK Aid assemble global experts for peace education conference in Rwanda

Over the next three days, the Aegis Trust is bringing together 100 local and international experts in Kigali, Rwanda, to discuss the role of peace education in preventing conflict and mass atrocity. The conference is funded by the UK Government (through the Department for International Development) and is part of the Aegis Trust’s decade-long work [...]

Aegis offers grants to Rwandan researchers 

The Aegis Trust is pleased to announce a third call for proposals by Rwandan researchers as part of its Research, Policy and Higher Education programme. The programme supports Rwandan researchers to develop policy-relevant academic papers and associated policy briefs on a range of topics related to genocide prevention and peace building. The research grants are [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:28+00:00November 1st, 2016|Rebuilding, Research, Students|0 Comments

Rwandans Researching Rwanda: Social Science Perspectives on Post-Genocide Challenges

  Conference hosted by Aegis Trust programme in Research, Policy and Higher Education Umubano Novotel Hotel, Kacyiru, Kigali Wednesday, 27 July 2016 The conference will showcase the work of 10 Rwandan researchers who over the last 18 months have taken part in the Aegis Trust Research, Policy and Higher Education (RPHE) programme, funded by the [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:28+00:00July 14th, 2016|Research|0 Comments

Aegis helps Rwandan researchers communicate findings more widely

https://youtu.be/KWyzoNfXuRU The Aegis Trust’s Research, Policy and Higher Education Programme (RPHE) organised a capacity-building workshop for Rwandan researchers from November 26th to 27th. Focussed on publishing strategies and connecting research to policy and media, it was the second event of its kind held by the Programme. Hosted at the Kigali Genocide Memorial, the [...]

2015-12-11T14:30:24+00:00December 7th, 2015|Policy & Advocacy, Research|0 Comments

Results of Aegis Trust second call for research proposals announced

28 Sept 2015 – The Aegis Trust has announced the selection of twelve research proposals to receive funding as part of its Research, Policy and Higher Education (RPHE) Department, supported by the UK’s Department for International Development. A selection panel comprising academics from the UK and Rwanda chose from a competitive field of 120 research [...]

2020-03-16T21:30:30+00:00October 9th, 2015|Research|0 Comments