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Dr Nigel Eltringham

Post:Reader in Anthropology (Anthropology, Sussex Centre for Migration Research, International Development, Sussex Rights and Justice Research Centre)
Location:ARTS C C250

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UK:01273 678039
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Nigel received a first degree in History from St Andrews (1993), an MPhil in Development Studies from Cambridge (1995), and a PhD in Social Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London (2001).  He also taught at SOAS, where he held an ESRC postdoctoral research fellowship. He has held visiting lectureships at the universities of Gothenburg (2011) and Cornell (2017). He served as Executive Secretary and then Vice-President of the International Network of Genocide Scholars (2010-2015). He is the author of Accounting for Horror: Post-Genocide Debates in Rwanda (2004); contributing editor of Identity, Justice and “Reconciliation” in Contemporary Rwanda (2009; a special issue of the Journal of Genocide Research); contributing editor of Framing Africa: Portrayals of a Continent in Contemporary Mainstream Cinema (2013) and contributing co-editor of Remembering Genocide (2014). His monograph on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (Genocide Never Sleeps: Living Law at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda) will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2019. He is currently preparing another monograph on the anthropology of peace and reconciliation to be published as part of the Routledge series Critical Topics in Contemporary Anthropology.

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Nigel Eltringham Impact Statement: Aiding the prevention of genocide in the Great Lakes Region of Africa

Nigel Eltringham Theatre and attitudes: Using performance to address social inequality

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