Location
Uganda
Partner
Performing Pain: Mnemotechnologies of remembrance in Abia and its impact on informal (music) education, memory, peace and recovery
Theme
Justice and MemoryHeritage and everyday lives

Anamo Modester

Ms. Anamo Modester Okuny is currently the Outreach Director, Curator and Archivist at the Lango Tourism Board and helps with planning for the Lango Cultural Heritage and Tourism Conference. She is also part of the ongoing initiative to establish the Lira City Museum where she participates in planning for the establishment of the museum, exhibitions and development of the Lira City Urban Tourism Circuit.

Modester was an intern Curator at Lira University’s Africa Museum of Traditional Health Practices and was responsible for managing all activity programs of Lira University Museum. She participated in conducting tours for the collection of ethnographic objects from different cultures within the country for the museum to support practical education, learning and research in the university. She also participated in different exhibition conferences to showcase heritage programs to the public. Modester also conducted sensitization training to students and the public for orientation on the Museum. She presented a paper, “Lira Museum of African Culture and Traditional Health Practices and its Contribution in Promoting Multidisciplinary Research and education in Uganda” at the National Conference on Museums with the theme Traditional artifacts, contemporary Art, held at Goethe Center Kampala, organized by DAAD (German Education Exchange Service) in Kampala. Modester holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Community Based Rehabilitation and is also pursuing a Master of Medical Anthropology.

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