Heritage Conservation
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Head of thematic Area

Mr. Gilbert Wafula

Heritage Conservation and Human Rights (HCHR), University of Nairobi.
The Heritage Conservation and Human Rights Network (HCHRN) is based at the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Nairobi (UoN).
The purpose of this network is to research and disseminate ethical conservation practices that enhance the respect of Human rights and promote heritage conservation. The network seeks to provide a forum for research for those involved in the study and practice of conservation in the fields of cultural and natural heritage.
HCHR members come from different academic and professional fields including: cultural heritage and nature conservation, history, archaeology, architecture, geography and philosophy.
The network will develop and co-ordinate research activities, publications and workshops. The aims of the HCHRN are:
1.      To facilitate a shared understanding of heritage conservation in the framework of Human Rights and help to develop consistent practices and principles both in academia and professional practices.
2.    To foster conservation ethics and cross-disciplinary collaborations between academics and professionals involved in both cultural and natural heritage.
3.    To explore and identify resources, expertise and practices that makes the practice of conservation sustainable.
Members Of Thematic Area

Prof. Godfrey Muriuki


Prof. Henry W. Mutoro


Prof. V. G. Simiyu


Prof. Milcah Amolo Achola


Prof. Ephraim W. Wahome

Dr. Mary C. Mwiandi


Dr. Herbert Misigo


Dr. Kenneth Ombongi


Mr. Gilbert K. Wafula


Mr. David M. Kyule


Ms. Esther Omondi


Ms. Pamela O. Ngesa


Mrs. Margaret W. Gachihi


Ms. Mary W. Wanyoike


Dr. Ben N. Nyanchoga


Mr. George O. Odeny


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Possible Career Opportunities