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Museum and Society: The Hard Talk – A Contested Relationship, Jun. 3 2017 @ National Museum


A talk by Prof. George Abungu, Heritage Consultant and former Director-General of the National Museums of Kenya

Date: June 3, 2017
Venue: National Museum
Time: 3 pm

Cost: Adult Ksh 400, Student Ksh 200
Advance payment options: Safaricom: Mpesa Paybill, Business No: 400800, Account No: 6571570019, Airtel Money: 0780 755 231

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May 26, 2017 at 12:51 pm

Lecture: Urban Rites and the Politics of Recognition by Dr. Joyce Nyairo, May 30 2017 @ National Museum


Date: May 30, 2017
Venue: Louis Leakey Auditorium, Nairobi National Museum
Time: 5:00 p.m.

May 25, 2017 at 6:00 pm 1 comment

Lecture: Kenya’s Heritage – Contestations in its Presentation & Value! Prof. Karega Munene, May 27 2017 @ National Museum


Kenya’s Heritage: Contestations in its presentation and value!

A talk by Prof. Karega Munene, of the United States International University (Kenya)

Date & time: Saturday 27 May 2017, from 4 pm
Venue: National Museum
Cost: Adult Ksh 400, Student Ksh 200
Advance payment options: Safaricom: Mpesa Paybill, Business No: 400800, Account No: 6571570019, Airtel Money: 0780 755 231

May 23, 2017 at 3:34 pm Leave a comment

Lecture: The Big Conservation Lie! Inaugural Talk by Dr. Mordecai Ogada & John Mbaria, May 20 2017 @ National Museum


Museums and Contested Histories: Saying the unspeakable in Museums

Date & time: Saturday 20 May 2017, from 4 pm
Cost: Adult Ksh 400, Student Ksh 200
Advance payment options: Safaricom: Mpesa Paybill, Business No: 400800, Account No: 6571570019, Airtel Money: 0780 755 231

About
This will be an inaugural talk by Dr. Mordecai Ogada and John Mbaria, based on their recently published book – The big conservation lie!

National Museums of Kenya is a leading conservation institution and a platform for intellectual discourse on every issue cultural, heritage conservation.

So what is the lie?

Join us!

Bookings: 0724 255 299, 0780 755 231 or info@kenyamuseumsociety.org, Wireless: 020 2339158

May 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm Leave a comment

Storymoja Festival – Wangari Maathai & Kofi Awoonor Memorial Lectures, Sept. 19 & 20, 2015 @ Nairobi Arboretum

Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture

Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture


Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture
Date: Saturday, September 19 2015
Venue: Arboretum Park, Nairobi
Time: 11am – 1pm

UNEP Chief Scientist, Jacqueline McGlade will deliver a challenging and inspiring message while paying glowing tribute to her long time friend and Africa’s celebrated matriarch. Introduction by Wanjira Maathai, late Wangari Maathai’s daughter.

In partnership with Green Belt Movement.

Kofi Awoonor
Kofi Awoonor Memorial Lecture
Date: Sunday, September 20, 2015
Venue: Arboretum Park, Nairobi
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm

On Saturday 21st September 2013, one of Africa’s most celebrated poet and lead guest, Professor Kofi Awoonor, lost his life in the horrible Westgate Mall terrorist attack.

Two years on, his son, Afetsi Awoonor, who was with him at the time, pays glowing tribute to his father as a testament of great hope, healing and forgiveness.

Note:
Space is limited for the two lectures, and therefore entry to the lectures is by pre-registration only.

A Day Ticket is KES 1000/- and will allow you entrance to the Lecture as well as ALL other events scheduled for the day.

September 18, 2015 at 9:54 am Leave a comment

[Updated] Public Lecture: by PM of Italy H.E Matteo Renzi, Jul. 15 2015 @ the University Of Nairobi

Updated PL by Italian PM
Date: July 14, 2015 Wednesday July 15, 2015
Venue: Taifa Hall, University of Nairobi
Time: 1.30 pm for 2 pm 9.30 am for 10 am

Theme: Challenges of Development –Building Bridges to Combat Terrorism

Updated: New Date and time for the public lecture by the Italian PM

July 13, 2015 at 4:53 pm Leave a comment

Lecture: Frantz Fanon at 90 – His Relevance to the Pan-African Vision Today, Jan. 8 2015 @ Pawa 254 Hub

To mark the 90th anniversary of the birth of Frantz Fanon, the Pan-African Baraza & ThoughtWorks have the pleasure of inviting you to a lecture by Professor Lewis Gordon, Nelson Mandela Visiting Professor at Rhodes University, South Africa, and Professor of Philosophy and African American Studies, with affiliation in Judaic Studies, at the University of Connecticut, USA.

Lewis Gordon is author of many books, and is author of forthcoming title: What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction to His Life and Thought

Frantz Fanon at 90: His Relevance to the Pan-African Vision Today #fanonat90

Date: 8 January 2015
Venue: PAWA 254, 2nd Floor, Africa Alliance of YMCAs Building, State House Crescent, Nairobi
Time: 5.00 to 6.30pm

Find more information here

January 6, 2015 at 11:04 am Leave a comment

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