Book Launch: Refuge? Refugees’ Stories of Rebuilding their Lives in Kenya, Dec. 11 2021 @ Alliance Française Nairobi

November 25, 2021 at 2:45 pm Leave a comment

Date: December 11, 2021

Venue: Alliance Française Nairobi Garden

Time: 2-6 PM

Tickets: Advance KES 700 (Available, here)

*Ticket prices include a copy of the book, and all ticket sales proceeds support Kintsugi’s “Share your Christmas meal with a refugee family” campaign.


Join us in celebrating a feat of refugee storytelling with this exciting new compilation of refugee autobiographies. What do these stories tell us about refuge in the modern era? What does it mean for Kenyans to be hosts to nearly 500,000 displaced people?

Panel discussion featuring:

• Prof. Peter Kagwanja, President & CEO, Africa Policy Institute

• Caroline Njuki, Chief Technical Advisor, ILO Kenya

• Foni Joyce, Refugee youth leader and education advocate

Musical performances by Kidum and Nick Kosovo.

Original poetry from Nadine Gakungu. 

This event is organized by Kintsugi and the Finance in Displacement (FIND) project of Tufts University and sponsored by FSD Africa and the International Rescue Committee (IRC).  

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Simultaneous Exhibition: ‘Seasons, Migration, Earth and Sky’ by Timothy Brooke & ‘Sacrifice Pasture’ by Elias Mung’ora, Nov. 27 2021 – Jan. 9 2022 @ One Off Contemporary Art Gallery Brazilian Film Fest. 2021 – Virtual Edition, Dec. 1-15 2021

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