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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).

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