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Phillip Oketcho, a MISR PhD Fellow, publishes book, “Language policy and education in Uganda”

Phillip Oketcho, a MISR PhD Fellow, has published a book “Language policy and education in Uganda.” It explores the various policies and language debates in Uganda’s educational system. It questions the role of the government in enacting and enforcing these policies against that of civil society....

STELLA NYANZI AWARDED AFRICAN PEACEBUILDING NETWORK'S RESEARCH GRANT

Dr. Stella Nyanzi has been awarded the Africa Peacebuilding Network’sResearch Grant for 2014 from the Social Science Research Council. Withsupport from this grant, she will be conducting ethnographic researchentitled “Queerying Peace-Building after the Sexual Violence of War:Gendered Gaps in...

STELLA NYANZI PUBLISHES ARTICLE ON THE GEOPOLITICS OF THE ANTI-HOMOSEXUALITY LAW IN UGANDA

Dr. Stella Nyanzi has published an article entitled "The Paradoxical Geopolitics of Recriminalizing Homosexuality in Uganda: One of Three Ugly Sisters' in the Sexuality Policy Watch Newsletter No. 14 that is edited by Sonia Correa and Akshay Khanna.The edited volume is entitled "Putting the Law in...

STELLA NYANZI IS MODERATING A PANEL AT THE 4th NATIONAL CSO FAIR 2014

Dr. Stella Nyanzi is moderating a panel discussion entitled "CURRENT ENGAGEMENTS TO CHALLENGE UGANDA's ANTI-HOMOSEXUALITY ACT 2014" on 27th June 2014 starting at 11:00AM at Hotel Africana. The panelists are three lawyers  involved in litigation for sexual minorities in Uganda including:Mr....

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO 2015 PhD CLASS

Makerere Institute of Social Research launched its Interdisciplinary PhD in Social Studies in January, 2012. The five-year programme entails two years of coursework and three years of dissertation research and writing. Four broad themes define the programme’s intellectual focus: Political Studies,...

STELLA NYANZI PUBLISHES CHAPTER "QUEERING QUEER AFRICA"

Dr. Stella Nyanzi has published a chapter entitled "Queering Queer Africa'in the edited volume "RECLAIMING AFRKIAN: QUEER PERSPECTIVES ON SEXUAL ANDGENDER IDENTITIES" that is compiled by Zethu Matebeni and published byModjaji Books and Iranti. The book will be launched on 31st May 2014 atthe...

STELLA NYANZI IS PRESENTING AT THE ‘QUEER IN AFRICA’ HUMANITIES PROGRAM

Stella Nyanzi is participating in the “Queer in Africa: Confronting theCrisis” humanities program organised by the Institute for Humanities inAfrica (HUMA) at the University of Cape Town from 29th May to 2nd June2014.She is the guest speaker at the opening of the Arts Exhibition: CRITICALLYQUEER...

MISR is pleased to announce two post-doc fellowships to be funded by NORHED

MISR is pleased to announce two post-doc fellowships to be funded by NORHED on the following terms:The remuneration package (inclusive of a furnished flat, monthly stipend, research allowance, etc.) will be around $30,000 a year.The duration of the post-doc will be two years, non-renewable.The post...

Prof. Kasozi's paper published in International Journal for Higher Education

Prof. A.B Kasozi's paper entitled "Trends in Higher Education Regulation in sub-Saharan Africa" was published in the spring issue of IHE 2014.For details click on downloads [Page 21-22].  

STELLA NYANZI GIVES KEY NOTE AT 11th WESTERN REGIONAL INTERNATIONAL HEALTH CONFERENCE

Dr. Stella Nyanzi is giving the key note address at the 11th Western Regional International Health Conference organised by University of Washington's Department of Global Health, in Seattle on 4th - 7th April 2014. The conference theme is "Uncesored: Gender, Sexuality and Social Movements in Global...

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