In our ongoing commitment to champion African heritage restitution, Open Restitution Africa proudly introduces the dedicated individuals who have recently joined our team on an exciting research project. Each brings a wealth of diverse experiences, passion, and unique perspectives that enrich the quality of our research.
Meet Our New Case Study Researchers:
Winani Thebele : Winani is a consultant from Botswana who works with communities, universities, and museums on heritage issues.
Bulami Fonyuy: Bulami is a teacher, cultural promoter, researcher, and consultant specializing in the cultural, anthropological, and ethnographic life of the Nso people.
Katrine Vigne: Katrine is a Heritage Management specialist from Namibia whose work has focused on colonial legacies.
Maximilian Chami: Maximilian is a passionate researcher with a focus on cultural restitution issues, driven by family ties within the restitution industry.
Alma Simba: Alma is a Tanzanian historian who is enthusiastic about the past, particularly stories of disadvantaged identities, family histories, heritage, and women.
Stanslous Jambo Harro: Stanslous is a research scientist with extensive knowledge of historical science and monuments, also serving as a curator.
We gladly welcome them to the team as they embark on this new journey, working closely with our in-house research team on an exciting project.