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Lara Rosenoff Gauvin


Assistant Professor


Dr. Lara Rosenoff Gauvin is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology. She is a scholar, artist, activist, and curator whose work centres the knowledge and practices of survivors of conflict and forced displacement, particularly in Northern Uganda, where she has worked since 2004. Her research interests include: Indigenous knowledge, land tenure and rights, inter-generational relations, social repair, witnessing, museology, and responsive multimodal methodologies. Her current work examines Acholi Indigenous governance and law as it pertains to community-based land protection initiatives in post-conflict and post-displacement contexts.


Gauvin, Lara Rosenoff. 2019. “Outside the Frame of Violence: Unsettling Visual Projects in and after War in Northern Uganda.” Visual Ethnography 8 (2): 6–22.,

Baines, Erin, and Lara Rosenoff Gauvin. 2014. “Motherhood and Social Repair after War and Displacement in Northern Uganda.” Journal of Refugee Studies 27 (2): 282–300.

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