Education and Peacebuilding in Rwanda

In June 2016, Mariam Diefallah spent three weeks conducting research in Kigali, Rwanda as part of an ongoing initiative of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching, and Service at Georgetown University. Diefallah's research is concerned with the ways of remembering and teaching about the history of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis. Hosted by Centre Christus of Remera, she interviewed survivors, Jesuit priests, teachers, activists, civil community members, academics, and lawyers. Diefallah also attended a two-day conference on "Peace and Security in the Great Lakes Region" at the University of Rwanda, which discussed methods of genocide prevention.
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