Acholi song and the Lord's Resistance Movement - cultural regeneration and forgiveness

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  • Everyone


Main Lecture Theatre, Clerici, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site


The Lord's Resistance Movement and Joseph Kony have become infamous across the world in recent years for atrocities committed in Uganda. Ethnomusicologist Dr. Peter Cooke has spent time studying the music of the Acholi people of Northern Uganda and will talk about how the people Kony has sought to destroy now offer him forgiveness and dialogue.