The Institute’s third Horn of Africa course took place in Lamu, Kenya, from 29 May to 4 June. The Course was directed by Mark Bradbury and Ken Menkhaus. A number of new lecturers taught on the course this year, including Shiferaw Bekele, Richard Reid, Meron Zeleke, Justin Willis, Dereje Feyissa, Daniel Varisco and Andrew Catley. Lectures were held in The Factory arts centre; evening sessions at Lamu House hotel. Other activities included public lectures and a cultural evening at Lamu’s historical fort, a dhow trip to Takwa Island, and a guided tour of Lamu Old Town.