Dr Sada Mire wins the 2019 International Somali Awards’s Outstanding Educational Achievement award in London

In the evening of the 3rd of April, Dr Sada Mire was handed the 2019 International Somali Awards' Outstanding Educational Achievement Award by H.E. Mr Mohamed Affey, UNHCR Special Envoy for Refugees. "Dr Sada Mire is a Swedish-Somali archaeologist, art...

Black history has much to reveal about our ancestors – and ourselves

In pursuit of a peaceful society, it is important that we record all perspectives of our complex human story.Black History Month, which runs through October, is trying to address a problem. That problem is, how to move the study of black history away from...

Sada Mire included in the New Scientist list of Inspiring Women in Science

Ada Lovelace and other inspiring women in science... As a child she was forced to flee Somalia. Now Sada Mire is back, uncovering ancient rock art and ruined towns. She told Curtis Abraham what it’s like to be the only working archaeologist in the region,...

Sada Mire selected for The Hay Festival List of Thinkers

Sada Mire selected for the international Hay Festival list of 30 thinkers and philosophers The Hay Festival brings readers and writers together to share stories and ideas in sustainable events around the world. The festivals inspire, examine and entertain,...

The Powerful Past: history, culture and diplomacy (a concluding keynote at UCL date: 25/05/2018)

Sada will deliver the concluding keynote on "The Powerful Past: history, culture and diplomacy" At the conference UCL and the British Museum in Africa and the Middle East: Current Projects, Future Agendas And for more details here Back to...
Sada Mire gives the Leiden ASA Annual Lecture

Sada Mire gives the Leiden ASA Annual Lecture

The Importance of a Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of the African Past The Leiden African Studies Assembly (LeidenASA) held its second Annual Meeting on Thursday 8 December. Leiden University has some 120 scholars who work on Africa-related...

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Mogadishu – Heritage and Preservation

Mogadishu – Heritage and Preservation

Dr Sada Mire is currently the only active archaeologist working in Somalia today. After decades of colonialism, civil conflict and poverty, significant sites of importance in Somalia, both architectural and cultural, have been left to ruin. With her local...

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