About Gerard J DeGroot
Gerard J DeGroot is a professor in the department of modern history at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.
Articles by Gerard J DeGroot
On a hill overlooking Kigali, there's a modern, gleamingly white building that could easily be mistaken for the home of a wealthy entrepreneur. It doesn't look like a genocide memorial, but that's what it is. The building is a contradiction constructed of brick and mortar. Its subject is tragedy, yet its design - sharp lines, thrusting gables - suggests hope.