Eric Sibomana

MA

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Biography

Born 1982 in Southern Province (Rwanda), MA
MA in Genocide Studies and Prevention, BA in Translation and Interpretation Studies (Kinyarwanda-French-English), both at the University of Rwanda. 2011-2012, internship at the Center for Conflict Management (CCM) of the University of Rwanda.  2013-2015, teacher of languages at Gisagara High school. 2015-2016, employed on a joint project by the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) and two professors from the University of Minnesota and Ohio State University, USA. 2016-2019, participation in countrywide research projects tackling multiple topics on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, mainly the "History of the genocide against the Tutsi"; "Re-entry and reintegration of the former genocidaires" – a three-year country-wide project by a professor from the Ohio State University, USA; "Rescue effort" – a joint project by two professors, one from the Ohio State University and California State University Sacramento. 2019-2020, research associate of the African Leadership Center (ALC/Nairobi, Kenya). Since 2020 PhD student in the GMM project focusing on Rwandan memory and musealization politics.

 

Project

Globalized Memorial Museums. Exhibiting Atrocities in the Era of Claims for Moral Universals (ERC Consolidator Grant)