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MISR PhD Fellow Wins ASA Award

Forth year graduate student Yusuf Serunkuma has been awarded the African Studies Association (ASA) Presidential Fellowship for 2015.   As one of the seven fellows selected from a competitive pool of scholars, Yusuf will attend the 2015 ASA Annual Meeting in San Diego in November, where he...

Articles on global challenges facing higher education by Prof. A.B.K. Kasozi

The following articles on higher education issues were written by Prof. A.B.K.Kasozi, a Research Associate in the Makerere Institute of Social Research and published in the MWALIMU section of the New Vision newspaper - a Uganda daily, in the last two years. Before coming to MISR, the author was the...

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani gives talk on "The Role of Academic Institutions in grooming Effective Muslim Human Resource” at the Islamic University in Uganda

 Professor Mahmood Mamdani recently gave a talk on "The Role of Academic Institutions in grooming Effective Muslim Human Resource” at the 28th Annual Ramdhan Convention at the Islamic University (IUIU) of Mbale on Friday, July 3, 2015.

Prof. ABK Kasozi gives paper: "North south cooperation by academics and academic institutions: The case of Uganda" at University of Bergen

Prof. ABK Kasozi recently gave a paper at the University of Bergen in Norway titled: - "North south cooperation by academics and academic Institutions: The case of Uganda"In this paper, he argues that as latecomers in the establishment of knowledge creation centres (universities, polytechnics and...

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani attends CODESRIA’s 14th General Assembly in Dakar, Senegal

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani  recently represented MISR at CODESRIA’s 14th General Assembly in Dakar, June 8 to 12, 2015. He chaired a plenary on Africa in the New Century and participated in a panel on Transitional Justice. The General Assembly elected Dzodzi Tsikata of Ghana as the new...

Stella Nyanzi Participates in Workshop on Sexual and Reproductive Lawfare in Africa

Dr. Stella Nyanzi is participating in the 'Workshop on Sexual and Reproductive Rights Lawfare in Africa' on 14th - 17th May 2015 at the University of Pretoria. The workshop that is jointly organised by the Center for Human Rights at University of Pretoria and the CMI Centre on Law and...

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani gives keynote address at Prof. D. Kennedy retirement celebration conference at Harvard Law School

On Friday 8 May 2015, Professor Mahmood Mamdani gave the keynote address for a retirement celebration conference for Professor Duncan Kennedy at the Harvard Law School.

Professor Mahmood Mamdani concludes twelve day conference and lecture tour

Professor Mahmood Mamdani completed a twelve day conference and lecture tour of China (May 18-29) with a symposium in Hangzhou celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Bandung conference (April 18-19), and lectures at Nanjing University (April 24) and Shanghai University (April 27).

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