Dissemination

 

Conference papers / Invited Talks

Grayson, H. (2017), ‘Post-traumatic growth in Rwanda: Positive Change in and through Testimonies’, Du trauma à la Reconstruction: Des Possibles Créations et Résiliences, Kigali, University of Rwanda.

Grayson, H. (2017), ‘Articulating growth in Rwanda’, Medical Humanities in an African Context, Zomba, University of Malawi.

Grayson, H. (2017), ‘Resilience in Rwanda: Finding Well-Being in and through Testimonies’, African Literature Association, Yale University, USA.

Hitchcott, N. (2017), ‘From Mourning to Recuperation in the Writings of Scholastique Mukasonga’, African Literature Association, Yale University, USA.

Hitchcott, N. (2017), ‘Looking Back and Moving Forwards: Rwandan Stories of Change’, GCRF and Heritage Workshop, University of Liverpool, UK.

Blackie, L.E.R. (2016), ‘Examining the Possible Benefits of Hardship Across Continents’, Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, USA.

Blackie, L.E.R. (2016), ‘The Duty to Forgive and be Forgiven: Social Positioning in Post-Genocide Rwanda’, ASAUK, University of Cambridge, UK.

Blackie, L.E.R. (2016), ‘Distinguishing between Psychological Adjustment and Post-Traumatic Growth among Rwandan Genocide Survivors’, British Psychological Society, Nottingham, UK.

Blackie, L.E.R. (2016), ‘Post-Traumatic Growth: a Psychological Resource in Post-Conflict and Displaced Populations’, Mid Sweden University, Sweden.

Blackie, L.E.R. (2016), ‘Life after Adversity: Distinguishing Benefit Finding and Post-Traumatic Growth’, Strengthening Character through Challenges and Failure, John Templeton Foundation, Philadelphia, USA.

Blackie, L.E.R. & N. Hitchcott (2016), ‘Analyzing Memories of Genocide in Rwanda: Theoretical and Ethical Considerations’, University of Nottingham, UK.

Hitchcott, N. (2016), ‘”Ce n’est pas qu’un pays de génocide”: Recuperating Rwanda in Scholastique Mukasonga’s Fiction’, Society for Francophone Postcolonial Studies, Institute of Modern Languages Research, London, UK.

Hitchcott, N. (2016), ‘Unity and Reconciliation as Rwandan Fiction’, ASAUK, University of Cambridge, UK.

Hitchcott, N. (2016), ‘Reading African Texts Psychologically: Rwandan Stories of Change’, African Literature in the UK, Anatomy Museum, Kings College London, UK.

Blackie, L.E.R. (2015), Radio Interview with Laura Apol, BBC Nottingham, UK.
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Blackie, L.E.R. (2015), ‘The Process of Post-Traumatic Growth in Fostering Agency and Activism among Survivors of the Genocide in Rwanda’, Centre for Postcolonial Studies, Nottingham Trent University, UK.

Blackie, L.E.R. (2015), ‘Post-Traumatic Growth in Perpetrators of the Genocide in Rwanda: a Theory of Adjustment and Reconciliation’, Encountering Perpetrators of Mass Killings, Political Violence and Genocide, Winchester, UK.

Blackie, L.E.R. (2015), ‘Post-Traumatic Growth in Perpetrators of the Genocide in Rwanda: Theoretical and Ethical Considerations’, The Perpetrator Self, Wilberforce Institute, Hull, UK.

Hitchcott, N. (2015), ‘Intimate Enemies: Understanding Perpetrators in Literary Responses to the Rwanda Genocide’, The Perpetrator Self, Wilberforce Institute, Hull, UK.

Publications

Grayson, H, ‘A place for individuals: positive growth in Rwanda’, Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies (2017) http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23277408.2017.1374052

Blackie, L. E.R., E. Jayawickreme, N. Hitchcott & S. Joseph ‘Distinguishing Post-Traumatic Growth from Psychological Adjustment among Rwandan Genocide Survivors’, in David Carr, James Arthur and Kristján Kristjánsson (eds), Varieties of Virtue Ethics (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), pp. 279-317.

Blackie, L. E. R., A. M. Roepke, N. Hitchcott & S. Joseph, ‘Can people experience post-traumatic growth after committing violent acts?’, Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology , 22.4 (2016), 409-412. https://research-repository.st-andrews.ac.uk/handle/10023/9506