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A selection of some of the articles I have written and media projects I have been involved with. I enjoy finding ways to explore East African history creatively. If you feel I maybe a good fit for a project you have in mind, please do get in touch.

Blog posts and articles


  • Where were the women? East African writing and the 1962 Makerere Conference”, Africa in Words (August 2020)



  • Barbara Kimenye: One of East Africa's most prolific children’s writers”, Another World? East Africa and the Global 1960s (2020)

Panels and Public Speaking

Writers in Dialogue with Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Kampala (2023)

Conversation chair on the topic "Breaking through the international publishing world as an African writer: myth or reality?" hosted by African Writers Trust and Goethe-Zentrum Kampala

Omek x Africadelic Summit, Amsterdam (2022)

Speaker on the panel "African and Diaspora History: the narratives the world needs to know" at the Africa Day cultural festival


Scottish Centre for Global History podcast (January-June 2021)

I was a host for the University of Dundee's SCGH podcast, in regular conversation with academics and public historians about their work and research​

Dar to Dunoon Conversations (June 2021)

Guest on the podcast Dar to Dunoon conversations, accompanying the exhibition Dar to Dunoon: Modern African Art from the Argyll Collection

Film and Television

We Are Not The Machine (2022)

Historical consultant to Kenyan film and television production company We Are Not The Machine

Britain's Forgotten Wars with Tony Robinson (October 2021)

Historical expert on the episode 'Mau Mau: Rage Against the Regime' of the documentary series Britain's Forgotten Wars with Tony Robinson

Film Africa (November 2018)

Marketing and Social Media Intern for Film Africa, the Royal African Society's bi-annual African film festival

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