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Slices of Everyday Lives
19th and 20th September 2019
Department of Architecture and Newnham College, University of Cambridge
François Penz (Cambridge)
Harare, Rabat, Paris 18 May 2019
The International Council of African Museums (AFRICOM)
Celebrates the Restitution of African Heritage on International Museum Day on 18th of May, 2019
To mark the 2019 International Museum Day (IMD), Africa, is celebrating with the rest of the world’s museums this year’s theme « Museums as Cultural Hubs—The Future of Tradition » to voice its support for the restitution of museum collections to the African continent this year and in years to come.
The exhibition ‘The Unseen Archive of Idi Amin: Photographs from the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation’ will open at the Uganda Museum on 18 May this year. The exhibition features 200 photographs of Ugandan president Idi Amin, together with film and radio material generated by the Amin government. It grows out of a very large trove of recently-discovered photographic negatives digitised at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation.