Lecture: Dr. Caroline Elkins, author of “Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain’s Gulag in Kenya”, Jun 16 2012 @ University of Nairobi
June 12, 2012 at 6:10 pm ugomatic
The Harvard Club of Kenya presents a lecture by Dr. Caroline Elkins.
Professor Elkins’s first book, Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain’s Gulag in Kenya
, was awarded the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction as well as other major awards.Her research formed the legal basis for the Mau Mau freedom fighters’ court case against the British Government for crimes against humanity. They are currently examining 300 boxes of files that surfaced last year in England (for more see this recent article from the Harvard Magazine: http://hvrd.me/NsWnxT
This is the first time in several years that Dr. Elkins has spoken in Kenya, and the first time since the British trial. Come and hear about her journey and join in what promises to be a lively conversation with this leading luminary.
Date: Saturday 16 June
Time: 3:30 mingle over tea
4pm an hour of Dr. Elkins followed by Q&A
Cost: KES 400 for general public (HCK members free)
Venue: Education Theatre 2, University of Nairobi
This is across from the Norfolk
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RSVP on the Facebook event or by email at megan [at] zanaafrica [dot] org
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