This is an early reminder of our first event next year on
Tuesday 9th January 2018, at 7.00pm at the Fort,
Disappearing World - The Rendille of
The speaker Anders Grum’s lives in
France and his availability is limited as he will be in Kenya on
holiday for a short time and we did not want to miss this
Anders is an architect who came to
Kenya to practice.
He is also a passionate anthropologist
who decided to go and stay with the Rendille camel pastoralists
in Marsabit district and to study their way of life, in
particular, their houses, settlement patterns and migrations.
He was involved in the making of a
film showing aspects of daily life and the preparations for an
important ceremony – ‘nabo’ - which takes place only every
fourteen years, and after which an age-set of young men can
We see the spectacular ceremony and
preparations of one of the marriages.
This film was shown on British Granada
TV as part of the ‘Disappearing World’ series to much acclaim.
The film is 50 minutes. There will be
short introduction by Anders and a Q&A session afterwards.
Please note the early start time at