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STELLA NYANZI AWARDED CARNEGIE NEXT GENERATION OF AFRICAN ACADEMICS (NGAA) II POST-DOCTORAL GRANT

Dr. Stella Nyanzi has been awarded a post-doctoral grant of the Carnegie Next Generation of African Academics (NGAA) II 2013-2016 through the Directorate of Research and Graduate Training at Makerere University. With support from this grant, she will be conducting research entitled "Asserting...

STELLA NYANZI PUBLISHES ARTICLE IN 'SIGNS: A JOURNAL OF WOMEN IN CULTURE AND SOCIETY'

Dr. Stella Nyanzi has published an article entitled "Queer Pride and Protest: A Reading of the Bodies at Uganda's First Gay Beach Pride" based on her on-going ethnographic research. The reference of the article is below:Nyanzi S. (2014) Queer Pride and Protest: A Reading of the Bodies at Uganda's...

STELLA NYANZI'S PRESENTATION AT THE CONSULTATION ON HUMAN SEXUALITY, RELIGION AND EQUALITY

Dr. Stella Nyanzi is presenting a paper entitled “The Impact of Religion on Criminalization of Sexual Minorities” at the African Scholars’ Theological Consultation on Human Sexuality, Religion and Equality that is being held at Pietermaritzburg in South Africa from 28th – 31st August 2014....

Panel Discussion on the recent evictions in Kampala

Makerere Institute of Social Research will hold a panel discussion on the recent evictions in Kampala, on Wednesday, 20th August 2014. For the concept note, click on downloads. Panelists:Lawyer Kafureeka, Research Associate, Makerere Institute of Social ResearchJennifer Musisi, CEO, KCCAErias...

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....

APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO 2015 PhD CLASS (CLOSED).

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...

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