Events

October 2022 marks the 70th anniversary of the declaration of State of Emergency in Kenya by the colonial government. The declaration followed from the need to crush the rise of an armed Mau Mau movement, an anti-colonial…

The Department of History and Archaeology here in Nairobi was one of the most established centres of historical scholarship in Africa from the 1960s onwards. It had vibrant research program

Dr. Misigo Amatsimbi and David Masika teach history at the Department of History and Archaeology, University of Nairobi. They have published a number of articles and book chapters in social history of Kenya. 

Justus Onyango Ondigi is a Tutorial Fellow and PhD candidate in the Department of History and Archaeology at the University of Nairobi. He also coordinates examination timetabling. He holds a Masters of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Arts) from the University of Nairobi.

His research…

Dr. Ben Nyariki Nyanchoga is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of History and Archaeology, University of Nairobi. Dr. Nyanchoga holds a PhD in Archaeology from the University of Nairobi. He is Coordinator for the Doctoral programme in Archaeology, and BA Tourism. His research interests lie in…

David Neville Masika is a Tutorial Fellow in the Department of History and Archaeology, University of Nairobi.  He is a PhD candidate in the same university. His research interest is on The Political Economy of Wars. His other area of interest is global issues that affect world peace…

Juliana Torome is an MA graduate in History from the University of Nairobi. She has interest in labour studies especially women's struggles for space in the labour movement.
In this presentation, Juliana argues that there is need to utilize multiple frameworks to tell the story of women in…

Kenneth Ombongi is a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of History and Archaeology, University of Nairobi. Previously, he was the Principal/Chief Executive Ofcer at the Kenya Utalii College, Nairobi. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge; MPhil from JawaharLal Nehru University…

The Nairobi Innovation Week (NIW) started in 2015, and is an annual event celebrating local and international innovations while enhancing innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. The University of Nairobi in collaboration with a large number of partners and stakeholders convene each year to …

George Gona is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of History and Archaeology, University of Nairobi. He is a researcher in Labour History, Underground Politics and Peace Studies. He has a PhD from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, and,…