Book and Book Chapters


Ubaldo, Rafiki, (with Totten, Samuel) (Eds), 2011, We cannot forget: interviews with survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, Rutgers University Press.


Ubaldo, Rafiki, (with Totten, Samuel), 2013, Genocide and Crimes against Humanity: Rwanda, in Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, (2nd Ed.), Macmillan, pp.250-255


Ubaldo, Rafiki, (with Möller, Frank), 2013, “Imaging Life after Death: Photography and the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda,” in Lizelle Bisschoff and Stefanie van der Peer, (Eds), Art and Trauma in Africa: Representations of reconciliations in Film, Art, Music and Literature, IB Tauris, pp. 131-151


Ubaldo, Rafiki, (with Chrétien, Jean Pierre), 2004, L’Eglise de Kibeho, lieu de culte ou lieu de mémoire du génocide de 1994?, in Génocides. Lieux (et non-lieux) de mémoire, Revue d’histoire de la Shoah n°181, juillet-décembre, 2004


Ubaldo, Rafiki, (with Matthias Bjornlund, Eric Markusen, Peter Steenberg), 2004, “The Christian Churches and the Construction of a Genocidal Mentality in Rwanda,” in Carol Rittner, John K. Roth, Wendy Whitworth, (Eds), Genocide in Rwanda: Complicity of the Churches?, Paragonhouse, St Paul, Minnesota, , pp. 141-167


Book Review


Ubaldo, Rafiki, 2009, "Genocide in Darfur: Investigating Atrocities in the Sudan. Edited by Samuel Totten and Eric Markusen. New York, NY: Routledge, 2006," Journal of African Conflicts and Peace Studies: Vol. 1: Iss. 2, Article 8.

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Film Review

Ubaldo, Rafiki, 2015, "Film Review: E-Team," Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal: Vol. 9: Iss. 1: 125-127.

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Poetry, Fiction, Song Writing


Rafiki Ubaldo, 2014, The Bullet, Two-Thirds North, Stockholm University; pp. 19-21;


also translated and published in:

Finnish, by Kosmopolis (2014 Issue), Finnish Journal of Peace Research and World Politics;


Swedish, by SydSvenskan Daily Newspaper (April 6, 2014), Sweden;


Polish, by Gazeta Wyborcza Daily Newspaper (April 4, 2014);


and Portuguese (;


Rafiki Ubaldo, 2014, A Song to The Destroyed, music by John Bengtsson and Gabriel Strand Hollmer,


Rafiki Ubaldo, 2014, Timbuktu Mon Amour, music by Jean Paul Samputu,


Rafiki Ubaldo, 2015, Intero y’Ineza (The Anthem to Goodness), music by Jean Paul Samputu,


Rafiki Ubaldo, 2015, Nkundira Ugaruke (Please Come Back), music by Jean Paul Samputu,


Rafiki Ubaldo, Jean Paul Samputu, 2014-2015, Rwanda Nkunda (Rwanda my Love), music by Jean Paul Samputu,



Selected Newspapers Articles


Rafiki Ubaldo, June, 2013, Folkmordare skyddas av nätverk, in SydSvenskan, see also


Rafiki Ubaldo, August, 2010, Kortet som ingen ville se, in SydSvenskan, see also


Rafiki Ubaldo, April, 2009, Allt utom hoppet dog i Murambi, in SydSvenskan, see also


Photography: Exhibition and Publications


Rafiki Ubaldo, August 2014,"Genocide", Exhibition for The Summer Institute for High School and College Students, World Without Genocide and William Mitchell College of Law, Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA.


Rafiki Ubaldo, “Temples of Memory: A photographic portfolio" in Frank Möller, 2013, Visual Peace Images, Spectatorship, and the Politics of Violence, Palgrave Macmillan.


Rafiki Ubaldo, “Temples of Memory: A Permanent Online Exhibition”, since 2011,



Invitations and/or Presentations at Seminars and International Conferences


Kigali, Rwanda, July 2016, (with Helen Hintjens): “Negotiating Shared Identities in Post-Genocide Rwanda: The Case of orchestra Impala.” Paper presented at the Aegis Trust conference “Rwandans Researching Rwanda: Social Science Perspectives on Post-Genocide Challenges.”


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2013: “African Union Human Rights Memorial Consultative Meeting.” Invited by The African Union and Justice Africa.


Siena, Italy, 2013: “10th Biennial of The International Association of Genocide Scholars.” Invited by the University of Siena and The International Association of Genocide Scholars.


Stockholm, Sweden, 2012: “Raoul Wallenberg, Symbol or Mystery.” Invited by The Forum for Living History.


Stockholm, Sweden, 2010: “10 years of The Stockholm Declaration on the Holocaust remembrance.” Invited by the Forum for Living History


Oslo, Norway, 2009: “International Postgraduate Seminar on The History and Sociology of Genocide.” Invited by the Norwegian Center of Holocaust and Religious Minorities Studies.


Paris, France, December 2006: “Rescue during the Genocide in Rwanda: Individuals refusing to break customary behaviors?” Paper presented at the International Conference “Rescue Practices facing genocides: Comparative Perspectives,” Sciences Po and the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).


Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina, July 2005, (with Eric Markusen): “Genocide in Rwanda and Bosnia: A preliminary Comparison.” Paper presented at the International Conference, 10th Commemoration of the Genocide in BiH, University of Sarajevo.


London, UK, March 2003 (with Eric Markusen) “The Catholic Church and the Genocide in Rwanda,” Paper presented at Aegis Trust International Seminar, The Church and the Genocide: Rwanda 1994.




© Rafiki Ubaldo 2016