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Commemorating the Abolition of Slavery

- The National Museums of Kenya
- The Catholic University of Eastern Africa
- The Institute of Research for Development (IRD, France)
- The Research Unit « Migrations and Societies » (URMIS, France)
- The International Research Centre on Slaveries (Ciresc, France)
- The National Committee for the Memory and History of Slavery
(Cnmhe, France)

invite you to :

Commemorating the Abolition of Slavery

A series of events organized in Mombasa and Nairobi, Kenya
1st May - 7th September 2014
, with the support of UNESCO, Alliance Française and the French Embassy to Kenya.

Agenda Mombasa and Shimoni



- Itinerary Exhibition « Lest we forget »

From May 1st up to July 31st at Shimoni Slavery Museum

- Itinerary Exhibition « Silent Memories : the UNBROKEN Chains »

From May 23rd up to June 4th : Alliance Française of Mombasa

From June 6th up to June 16th : Fort-Jesus

- Documentary Film Festival

Venue : Alliance Française of Mombasa

Thursday 29th May :

7 pm : Mémoires périphériques

8.10 pm : Afro-Iranian Lives

Friday 30th May :

7 pm : Memories of Captivity

7.50 pm : Slave Routes, the Soul of Resistance

- Books presentation

Venue : Alliance Française of Mombasa

Monday 2nd June, 6.30 pm

- Science Café

Venue : Fort-Jesus

Tuesday 3rd June, 6.30 pm

Agenda Nairobi



- Scientific Conference

Venue : The French School in Nairobi

Wednesday 4th June, 2 pm - 5 pm

For students, staff and parents only

- Books presentation

Venue : The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

Thursday 5th June, 10 am - 12 am

- Science Café

Venue : Alliance Française of Nairobi

Thursday 5th June, 6.30 pm

- Itinerary Exhibition « Silent Memories : the UNBROKEN Chains »

Venue : Alliance Française of Nairobi

From 18th August up to 7th September

- Documentary Film Festival

Venue : Alliance Française of Nairobi, 6.30 pm

Monday 25th August : Afro-Iranian Lives

Tuesday 26th August : Mémoires périphériques

Wednesday 27th August : Memories of Captivity

Thursday 28th August : Friday 29th August : Children born from uprooting, memories of Garifuna people in Central America

Friday 29th August : Slave Routes, the Soul of Resistance