Dr Lotte Hughes
The Open University, Department of History, United Kingdom
Participates in 2 items
Lotte Hughes is an historian of Africa, empire and postcolonial issues, who specialises in Kenya. She is currently the Principal Investigator of an ESRC funded collaborative project, ‘Cultural Rights and Kenya’s New Constitution’, based at The Open University (UK). Lotte previously led the AHRC-funded research project ‘Managing Heritage, Building Peace: Museums, memorialisation and the uses of memory in Kenya’ (2008-11). This resulted in the book Managing Heritage, Making Peace: History, Identity and Memory in Contemporary Kenya, co-authored with Annie E. Coombes and Karega-Munene (I.B. Tauris, 2014). Her earlier books include Moving the Maasai: A Colonial Misadventure (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006) and Environment and Empire, co-authored with William Beinart (Oxford University Press, 2007).
Sessions in which Dr Lotte Hughes participates
- Subversion and Heritage in Contemporary Africa Concordia, John Molson School of Business Building (MB) - MB S1.435
- 9:00 - 12:30 | 3 hours 30 minutes
- This session will address the potential and limitations of heritage as a tool for leverage, empowerment and dissent in Africa. It is widely a...
- Regular session
- [Withdrawn] Alternative Rites of Passage as an Appropriation of Heritage
- Participant Dr Lotte Hughes (The Open University, Department of History, United Kingdom) |
- 9:00 - 9:30 | 30 minutes Part of: Subversion and Heritage in Contemporary Africa
- The practice of female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/FGC) does not tend to be seen and analyzed through a heritage lens, but from a range o...