Piotr Cieplak is Publications and Communications Officer at Africa Research Institute. He holds an MPhil in Screen Media and Cultures and a PhD from the University of Cambridge. His doctoral thesis examined the representation of the Rwandan genocide and its aftermath in visual media. He was treasurer of the Cambridge African Film Festival and a jury member of the 2008 Kenya International Film Festival. Prior to joining Africa Research Institute, Piotr held the 2010/2011 Harper-Wood Studentship for English Literature at St John’s College, Cambridge. He has conducted empirical research in Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Ukraine and Argentina. Piotr is also a senior teaching fellow in African film at SOAS.