Landscape Transformations and Sustainable Trajectories in East Africa– Past, Present and Future On 11 -12 July 2017, the Resilience in East African Landscapes (REAL) ITN hosted its final conference “Landscape Transformations and Sustainable Trajectories in East Africa – Past, Present, Future” at Uhuru Hotel and Conference Centre in Moshi, Tanzania. The conference provided a forum […]
Symposium in Paris in December REAL researcher Benoit Hazard, together with Ueru Tanaka from Japan, is organizing the exciting symposium Landscape in the Anthropocene, which will take place in Paris 5-8 December 2016. Both Benoit and REAL ESR Christine Adongo will give presentations on their ongoing research on geothermal areas in Kenya. Please find the […]
On 23-24 September, the Nordic Africa Days, arranged by the Nordic Africa Institute, took place in Uppsala. REAL participated with an exhibition – “Changes, People & Land in East Africa” – that displayed a trailer of the web documentary we are currently working on as well as posters featuring various aspects of the ongoing research. […]
REAL had a stream of three panels on the temporal, spatial and social dynamics of human-landscape interactions in East Africa at the African Studies Association of the UK 2016 conference at University of Cambridge in September 2016. The panels were themed ‘past’, ‘present’ and ‘future’, providing different temporal frames for the REAL ESRs to present […]
September 25, 2015 King’s Manor, City of York, UK European Union showcase of science Members of the REAL project participated in the European researchers’ night showcasing ongoing science funded by the European Commission.
Courtney Mustaphi, C.J., Davis, E.L., Perreault, J.T., Pisaric, M.F.J. 2015. Spatial variability of recent macroscopic charcoal deposition in a small montane lake and implications for reconstruction of watershed-scale fire regimes. Journal of Paleolimnology 54 (1): 71–86. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-015-9838-2 [Video summary]
British Institute in Eastern Africa, Kileleshwa, Nairobi June 1-6, 2015 Documenting socio-ecological changes on film within a research framework – from writing to editing REAL : Resilience in East African Landscapes A Marie Curie Actions Initial Training Network (ITN), funded by the European Commission Instructors: • Arghyro Paouri, CNRS-IIAC, Audiovisual Department of IIAC. • Deborah […]
Kenya's electrified route to human-wildlife harmony – 25 February 2015 – New Scientist.
By: Colin Courtney Mustaphi January 2, 2014 The REAL project and the National Museums of Kenya (NMK) published a workshop summary in the latest issue of Frontiers of Biogeography, the scientific publication of the International Biogeography Society. The combined REAL project and NMK training event was held March 2014 in Nairobi. Click here for an […]
Interactive map of palaeoenvironmental sites in East Africa. Click the sites to find the relevant published studies and access the papers. An index list of sites can be found by clicking the box at the top left corner of the map. version 001 Colin Courtney Mustaphi 15 December 2014 Sites and references Amani Pond Mumbi […]
European Researchers’ Night was a mega event on the 26 September 2014, in 300 cities all across Europe. It showcased research to the public and highlighted how research is fun and influences daily life for all of us. YorNight is York’s contribution to this event and gave the opportunity to delve into the exciting and […]
YorNight at the University of York Date: 26 September 2014 Time: 4 pm – 9 pm Location: St Martin’s Church, York, United Kingdom REAL members alongside University of York archaeologists Louise Iles and Daryl Stump and members of the The Archaeology of Agricultural Resilience in Eastern Africa (AAREA) project, researchers from the Environment Department; Phil Platts and […]