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3 October, 2017
“The Rise of Electoral Authoritarianism in the East African Community”
Washington College
Chestertown, Maryland

16 November, 2017
“Limitations of Rights-Based Approaches to Women’s Political Empowerment: Narratives from Kenya and Rwanda” (with M. Berry)
African Studies Association Conference,
Chicago, Illinois

Past Policy Events

January 2017
“Mapping of Political Parties in Burundi”
Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Politics
Brussels, Belgium

February 2017
Workshop
“Women in Politics in Kenya”
Rift Valley Institute
Nairobi, Kenya

March 2017
Workshop
“Rwanda Case Study: Localizing justice in post-genocide Rwanda”
Innovations in Peacebuilding
Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation
Cape Town, South Africa

March 2016
Seminar
“Burundi: Security and Governance in the Great Lakes Region”
War and Peace in the Great Lakes Region
Center for Conflict Resolution
Cape Town, South Africa

March 2016
Seminar
“Security Challenges in Burundi”
Contemporary Security Challenges Seminar
Combined Joint Task-Force – Horn of Africa
Camp Lemonnier – Djibouti

March 2016
Seminar
“Security Challenges in Kenya”
Contemporary Security Challenges Seminar
Combined Joint Task-Force – Horn of Africa
Camp Lemonnier – Djibouti

October 2015
Seminar
“Regional Dynamics of the Burundi Crisis,”
Contemporary Burundian Studies Symposium, Ghent University
Ghent, Belgium

October 2015
Panel
“The Way Forward for Burundi” Pulling Back from the Brink: Options for National Dialogue in Burundi”
Maendeleo Policy Dialogues
UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

August 2015
Panel
“Domestic and Regional Context of the Burundi Crisis”
#Burundi 2015: The Crisis is Now
British East Africa Institute and Kwani?
Nairobi, Kenya

July 2015
Seminar
“Understanding Gender Dimension of Radicalization: An African Perspective”
UNDP – Framing The Development Solutions to Radicalization in Africa
Nairobi, Kenya

June 2015
Seminar
“Burundi’s Electoral Crisis”
ISS Seminar – Conflict Hotpots in Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa

June 2015
Seminar
“Women’s Opportunities and Challenges in the Kenya Defense Forces”
ISS Seminar, Gender and Security
Johannesburg, South Africa

June 2015
Seminar
“Gender Mainstreaming in the Kenya Defense Forces”
International Conference on Gender and the Security Sector in Africa,
Pretoria, South Africa

March 2015
Seminar
“The Regional Dynamics of Burundi’s Electoral Crisis”
ISS Seminar – What to do about the Burundi Crisis
Nairobi, Kenya

March 2015
Panel
“Burundi 2015 Elections: The Role and Opportunities for Regional Organizations,”
Egmont Institute
Brussels, Belgium

March 2014
“Conflict Trends in Africa”
Crisis Action
Nairobi, Kenya

November 2011
“They Too Have Killed Our Own: Justice and Politics of Victimhood in Post-Genocide Rwanda.”
Great Lakes Policy Forum – Search for Common Ground
Washington, D.C.

February 2011
“The Rwandan Genocide and its Aftermath: The Experience of Released Prisoners of the Genocide.”
Liberty University Symposium on Genocide
Lynchburg, VA

July 2008
“All of Us in Rwanda: Transitional Justice and the Difficulties in Exposing Vantage Points”
International Research Conference on the Tutsi Genocide and Reconstruction of Knowledge
Kigali, Rwanda

Past Academic Events

Panel
“Gendering and Re-membering War: Female Combatants of Namibia’s Liberation”
African Studies Association Conference,
Washington, DC
December 2016

Panel
“Negotiating “The Enemy” in Post-Genocide Rwanda: Dilemmas in Research Among Génocidaires, Political Opponents, and Other Undesirables”
European Conference on African Studies
Paris, France,
July 2015

Panel
“Between a Gun and a Baby: Female Freedom Fighters in Namibia’s Liberation”
International Studies Association Annual Convention
New Orleans, LA
February 2015

Panel
“Post- Conflict Reconstruction in Rwanda and Burundi: Varieties of Authoritarian Control”
African Studies Association Conference
Indianapolis, IN
November 2014

Seminar
“Approaching Perpetrators: Ethnographic Insights on Ethics, Methods and Theory.”
Liu Institute for Global Issues
May 2014

Panel
“Rwanda under the RPF: Assessing Twenty Years of Post-Conflict Governance”
Launch of Journal of East African Studies Special Issue,
British Institute in East Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
May 2014

Guest Lecture
“The Rwandan Civil War and Genocide”
History of Kenya, Kenya Study Abroad, American University
Nairobi, Kenya
October 2012

Panel
African Studies Association Conference
Washington, D.C.
November 2011

Panel
International Studies Association Annual Convention
Montréal, Quebec
March 2011

Seminar
“Justice through Their Eyes: The Legal Journey of Released Prisoners of the Genocide.” Kennedy Center for International Studies,
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT
February 2011

Guest Lecture
“War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity, and Genocide in Rwanda”
International Human Rights
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.
March 2010

Guest Lecture
“Doing Research in Northern Post-War and Post-Genocide Rwanda: Methodology and Lessons Learned.”
PhD Research Seminar
School of International Service, American University
February 2010

Panel
African Studies Association Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
November 2009

Panel
“Annual Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Preston, England
August 2009

Panel
International Studies Association Annual Convention
Hilton San Francisco, San Francisco, CA,
March 2008

Guest Lecture
“Conducting Fieldwork in Post-Conflict Environments,”
Qualitative Research in International Relations and Qualitative Research Methods in Peace and Conflict Resolution, School of International Service, American University
February 2009

Panel
International Studies Association Annual Convention
Boston, MA
November 2006

Guest Lecture
“Disaggregating Violence in Rwanda,”
Theories of Conflict, Violence and War
School of International Service, American University
October 2008.

 

 

 

 
United Nations Development Programme
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
October 2015

 

 

Combined Joint Task-Force – Horn of Africa
Camp Lemonnier – Djibouti
March 2016

 

 

Institute for Security Studies
Nairobi, Kenya
March 2015

 

 

International Studies Association Annual Convention
Indianapolis, Indiana
November 2014

 

 

 

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