School of Humanities staff and students during the Career Week held between january 28 - February 2, 2019 at the Graduation Square
Registrar RIO graced the launch of Professor. Githiora's book on Sheng' at the Graduate School Building Room 202
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Participants comparing notes in their groups during the Group Discussion Session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography referring to her notes on Research Integrity and Ethics during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the KUCC
The gracious Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography, explaining ethical concepts in research to members of the CODESRIA team during the 10 day workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Confucius Institute Event held at BSSC Room 14
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura explaining to the participants about the Ideal Dissertation Structure during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Chris Shisanya giving his presentation on Epistemological Paradigms in Social Research during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School at KUCC
Professor Ishmael Munene presenting a certificate of participation to Lydia Amoah from University of Ghana during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Florence Shingirayi Chamisa from University of FortHare during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Sylvester Kohol Shima from University of Ibadan during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitators Professors Chris Shisanya being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitators Professors Joy Obando being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
Dr. Godwin Murunga, the Incoming Executive Secretary of CODESRIA giving his closing remarks during the workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
   

Title/Qualification: PhD

Department: History, Archaeology & Political Studies

Designation/Position: Lecturer

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Contact Address: P.O Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.

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Publications
Referred Journals

  • ‘Recruitment, Resistance and Memories of the First World War among the Terik of Kenya’. CODESRIA, Afrika Zamani, 2019
  • ‘Land Question in Kenya’s 2017 Elections’ In APN’s Tujenge Amani, 2019
  • ‘Intellectuals and Kenya’s Diplomacy in the Immediate Post-colonial Period’ In Diplomatica 2022. Forthcoming.

Books and Books Chapters

  • Book Project: A History of the Terik, James Currey Press (Work in Progress)

Conference Papers

  • Panel Convener: Power Narratives in Kenya’s 2017 Election and Citizen’s Aspiration Beyond the Polls at the Association of African Studies in Africa (ASAA) in United States International University (USIU), Nairobi, Kenya, October 24th to 26th, 2019. Presented a paper titled: ‘Urban Politics and Violence in Nairobi’s Informal Settlements’.

  • Presenter: In the Panel titled: Anth32 Violent Conflict and Urban Governance (CRG Violent Conflict). at the European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, July 11th to 14th, 2019.

  • Co-convener (with Professor Benson A. Mulemi of CUEA): Power Narratives in Kenya’s 2017 Election and Citizens Democratic Development Aspirations Beyond the Polls at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya (25th to 26th June 2019). Presented a paper titled: ‘Congestion Conflicts and Urban Politics; Understanding the 2017 Post-election Violence in Nairobi Slums’.

  • Historical Linkroads in the making of the Present Kenya: Is it Uhuru at Last?’- A paper presented at the German Conference on Africa (VAD) at the Johannes Guttenberg University, Mainz, April 6th-12th, 2010. Conference Theme: Continuities and Dislocations: 50 years of African Independence.

  • Fellow-American Political Sciences Association Workshop, 2009 Accra, Ghana: Exploring Rural Politics in Kenya: Change in Voter Behaviour in Aldai Constituency.

  • Participant-IFRA Summer school 2008, Methodological Training in Social Sciences and Humanities in East Africa, November 27th Oct-4th, Arusha, Tanzania: A History of Voting Patterns in Kenya’s Elections: The Case of Aldai Constituency.

  • Participant-Historical Association of Kenya, 2008 at Egerton University-‘Decolonizing Provincial Boundaries in Kenya: Historical Lessons from the 1962-1963 Kalenjin-Luhya Boundary clashes in Aldai and its Implications for the Kenya Nation’.

  • Laureate-CODESRIA Institute on Democratic Governance, held in Dakar Senegal in August, 2008. Theme: Religion and Politics in Africa

  • Lynch, Gabrielle, I Say to You, Ethnic Politics and the Kalenjin in Kenya, London,    University of   Chicago Press, 2011.
  • Multi-disciplinary Seminar on ‘Reflection on the Works of B.E. Kipkorir’ held at the University of Nairobi (23rdof August, 2012). Presented a book article review paper titled; Contradictions of Colonial Education: A Critique of B.E. Kipkorir’s Essay on Carey Francis (August 23rd, 2012).
  • A paper presented at the 3rd annual international conference on ‘Knowledge management through research and innovative technologies for sustainable socio-economic development,’ August 31st July-4th, 2007, Moi University, titled; Ethnic indigene and nation building in Kenya: a critical survey of the 1962-1963 Kalenjin-Luhya boundary clashes in Aldai and its implications for the 'new nation’. (http://ir-library.ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/13607).

Essays

  •  ‘Why Academics Deserve Top Honours’ in The Saturday Standard Newspaper, December 23rd, 2017, Page 22, by Dr. Dancun Omanga and Dr. Eliud Biegon
  • ‘Intellectual Opposites in Politics and What it Means for 2017 Poll’ By Dr. Duncan Omanga and Dr. Eliud Biegon, published June 17th, 2017 in The Standard Only Newspaper of Kenya. (https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001243829/intellectual-opposites-in-politics-and-what-it-means-for-2017-poll)
  • Supreme Court of Kenya Petition II of 2017: a Review, Published on December 5th, 2017 in The Maroon Square. (https://themaroonsquare.com/about-us)

Book Reviews

  • Ambler, Charles, Kenyan Communities in the Age of Imperialism, The Central          

  • Region in the Late 19th Century, New Haven, Yale University Press, 1988.

  • Ochieng’, William, A Pre-colonial History of the Gusii of Western Kenya CAD 1500- 1914, Nairobi, EAEP, 1974.
  • Kipkorir, Benjamin & Welbourn, Frederick, The Marakwet of Kenya; A Preliminary Study, Nairobi, East African Literature Bureau, 1973.

Funded Projects

  • Project Title-Congestion, Conflicts and Urban Politics: Understanding the 2017 Post-Election Violence in Nairobi Slums (Funded by Small grant competition of the BIEA from October 2019 to March 2020-Awarded GBP 450)
  • Project Title-BBI and the Making of Kenya’s Third Republic; History and Memory (Project funded by the University of Edinburgh’s Catalyst Fund [administer by their Centre of African Studies]. This research is collaborative project of Dr. Eliud Biegon [Kenyatta University], Dr. Hilda Kinyua Gatakaa [Chuka University] and Mr. Paul Njoroge Muiru [Chuka University], July 2019 to December 2020-Awarded GBP 7,500
  • Project Title-Memories and Claim Making; Oral History of the Terik and the Bongomeek in the Pre-colonial Period (Funded by Small Grant of the British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA, Nairobi, Kenya) and runs from September 2017 to June 2018, (awarded GBP 1,500) Additional funding from The COIMBRA GROUP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM for EU (https://www.coimbra-group.eu) in year 2021/2022
  • Project Title-Religion and Democratization Process in Africa Title my paper in the project Religio-Cultural Dimensions of Kenya’s Post-election Crisis, 2007/2008: Impacts on the Democratization Process (Funded by TRUSTAFRICA/CBR from year 2009 to 2011. Awarded USD 2,000)

Dr. Edwin Atianyi Gimode
Chairman
History, Archeology and Political Studies


 

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