In memoriam: Michael Gondwe, Museums of Malawi

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In memoriam: Michael Gondwe 1952-2017

Michael’s passion and dedication for museums engaging with their communities was always compelling. He was a speaker at FIHRM’s inaugural and subsequent conferences and we will always remember his important contribution to international dialogue in museums. He understood the impact museums can have in society and he raised awareness on sometimes controversial and challenging issues in Malawi.

Michael was a powerful advocate for museum activity in Africa, and his emotion and positivity will be sorely missed by the international museum community.

You can read his paper from the inaugural FIHRM conference about promoting social justice and Restoring dignity in children – the Museums of Malawi

Also: FIHRM 2011 Museums tackling HIV/AIDS through rights here

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