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See featured work on the Genocide Research Hub and learn what happens in and around the RPHE programme and other activities that Aegis organises or takes part in.

Citizenship education in post-genocide Rwanda: The case for a revised Itorero training scheme for high school leavers

  The Aegis Trust through its Research, Policy and Higher Education programme hosted a research for policy seminar at the Kigali Genocide Memorial on Wednesday, 19 December 2018. The event was on policy-relevant findings in the working paper conducted by Dr. Sylvestre Nzahabwanayo, who recently authored a deeply researched paper on Identification and Critique of … Continued

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Keynote address

The Research, Policy and Higher Education (RPHE) programme at the Aegis Trust invites you to a special event, “The Role of Social Science Research in Today’s Rwanda”, featuring two of Africa’s most prominent social scientists, Professor Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela (Professor and Research Chair for Historical Trauma and Transformation, Stellenbosch University, South Africa) and Dr. Godwin Murunga … Continued

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“A unique event”: London conference on Rwandan perspectives on post-conflict reconstruction and sustainable peace

Scholars and practitioners from the UK and Rwanda have spoken warmly about the impact of the two-day conference which concluded at King’s College London on 31 May. Entitled ‘Rwandan Perspectives on Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Sustainable Peace: Enhancing Research, Influencing Policy’ and attended by more than 200 people, it was co-hosted by the Aegis Trust, the … Continued

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Fourth Cohort of research projects by Rwandan researchers to be facilitated by Aegis trust with funds from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA): Summary of authors’ profiles and research projects

Aegis trust is proud to announce the selection of 8 research projects by Rwandan researchers, as a result of its 4th Call for research proposals. The research projects will be running from January to December 2018. Please find below a summary description of the research projects and short biographies of their authors.   Paper: Understanding … Continued

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Launch of the Genocide Research Hub

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

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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. … Continued

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Aegis Trust empowers Rwandan researchers to take lessons to the world

Aegis Trust’s department for Research, Policy and Higher Education (RPHE) held 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 was attended by researchers, academics, policy-makers and practitioners. It took place at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Peace School, … Continued

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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 … Continued

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