Sarah Gray

Sarah Gray is a Senior Research Analyst for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. By engaging with discourses from different fields Sarah aims to promote interdisciplinary research approaches to Africa. She has an MSc in African Studies from the University of Oxford and Graduate Diplomas in Arabic and Law. She has lived in London, Paris and Beirut and is currently studying for a PhD in History at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

Anima Loci Sarah Gray Plural, political, packaged: how West African monuments forced a reckoning with the past

Plural, political, packaged: how West African monuments forced a reckoning with the past

, 15 September 2019

In West Africa, mnemonic landscapes have been affected by various political and economic inputs, which in many cases have packaged history into a tourist attraction. The monument becomes the locus of a superimposition of local and global narratives. In this comparative field-research of historic and commemorative sites within the area, Sarah… Read more »

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