Catheline BOSIBORI is a Kenyan Ph.D. student in the department of African History at Bayreuth University. She is also BIGSAS junior fellow since November 2020. She is an accredited member of FemWise Africa and a full member of the Women Educational Researchers of Kenya (WERK). Catheline’s interests are African History, focusing on women, violence, security, and terrorism in East Africa. Her Ph.D. topic is “Women Fighters in Kenya; 1952-
2019″. Catheline holds a master’s degree in History (Hons) from Kenyatta University; and a bachelor’s degree in education (History and CRE) from the same institution–valedictorian student class of July 2014.
As part of her professional experience, she has worked in different capacities: Speaker KAAD African Parliament (2021 to date), BIGSAS Junior fellow representatives Winter semester (2021/2022), Program manager Eastern African youth Empowerment forums for Peace and Security (2021 to date) research assistant under RECSA in collaboration with Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (2015/2016), Lecturer at Kiriri Women University of Science and Technology, Kenya (2018-2019), a Graduate Assistant at Kenyatta, Kenya University (2015-2017).
Catheline has presented at several conferences, including;
May 2022: violated freedom from slavery: the experiences of Kenyan women Casual workers in the Gulf at the International Conference on Human Rights and Human Dignity (ICHRHD-22), Vatican, Italy.
March 2022: Barring African Solutions to Africa’s Conflicts: International Court of Justice (ICJ) In Kenya and Somalia Maritime Boundary Dispute, at The African epistemologies conference organized by Yale Macmillan Centre Council of African Studies, USA.
June 2021: Terrorism and Violence: Kenya’s Decolonization Movements in Challenging the Intrinsic Vulnerability of Women in War, at the African Studies Association in Germany (VAD e.V.) organized by the Centre for Interdisciplinary African Studies (ZIAF) at Goethe University, virtually.
Catheline’s recent publications include.
BOSIBORI, C. N. (2022). The ‘Male Gaze’ of Security: A Case of the Military Service in Kenya. Journal of Theology, Governance and Peace Studies, (63) 143- 156
BOSIBORI, C. N. (2022). Women Terrorists and Violent Actors in the Lens of the Media in Kenya: 1980-2019. East African Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 5(1), 8-21.
BOSIBORI, C. N. (2021). The Men Watching Our Borders’: The Evolution, Identity, and Tenacity of Chinkororo in Gusii, Kenya. Les Cahiers d’Afrique de l’Est/The East African Review, (56).
BOSIBORI, C, N. (2021). Mekatilili Wa Menza: Beyond Gender to Age and Status in Kenya’s Primary Resistance to Colonial Rule. Africa in Global History, University of Bayreuth, Germany.
|ID||Course Name||Duration||Start Date|
|Precolonial History of Africa||From the 15 September 2022 to the 05 October 2022||September 15, 2022|