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Prof. Derek Peterson, Professor of History, University of Michigan and Research Associate, School of Social Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.



Event Details

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences in conjunction with the Department of History, Archaeology and Heritage Studies cordially invite you to a Lecture on Tuesday, 28th January 2020 starting at 2:00pm.

Presenter: Professor Derek Peterson from the University of Michigan

Topic: "Renovating History in Idi Amin's Uganda"


Derek Peterson is Professor of History at the University of Michigan and a research associate of the School of Social Sciences, Makerere University. He is the author of 'Ethnic Patriotism and the East African Revival: A History of Dissent', which won the African Studies Association's best book award in 2013. He is one of the curators behind 'The Unseen Archive of Idi Amin: Photographs from the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation', an exhibition which recently closed at the Uganda Museum and will soon be on display in Soroti and in Arua.

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Event Venue

Quality Assurance Telepresence Centre, Level 2, Senate Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.