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Lotte Hughes and Nicholas Githuku

Dr Lotte Hughes is an historian of Africa and empire, and a journalist, who has written extensively about Kenya. Her publications include the chapter ‘Memorialisation and Mau Mau. A critical review’, in Julie MacArthur (ed.), Dedan Kimathi on Trial. Colonial Justice and Popular Memory in Kenya’s Mau Mau Rebellion (Ohio University Press, 2017). Academic profile: Dr Nicholas Githuku is a scholar and writer based in New York, and the author of Mau Mau Crucible of War: Statehood, national identity, and the politics of postcolonial Kenya (2016).