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Stella Nyanzi is presenting a paper at the African Peacebuilding Network's Training Workshop

Dr. Stella Nyanzi is attending the African Peacebuilding Network’s Training Workshop II hosted by the International Law and Policy Institute in Arusha, Tanzania from 26th – 28th January 2015.  Under the title ‘Gaps in the Theory and Practice of Gendering Peace Programs in Africa,’ she is...

Stella Nyanzi presents paper at 'When Theology Produces Violence: With Ecumenical International Relations and LGBT as a Case' Conference

Dr. Stella Nyanzi is presenting a paper entitled "African Families andSexualities from a Human Rights Perspective" at a conference entitled"When Theology Produces Violence: With Ecumenical International Relationsand LGBT as  Case". The gathering is jointly organised by LLH - theNorwegian LGBT...

'Charlie Hebdo cartoons are bigoted' opinion by Mahmood Mamdani

Source: The Hindu'Charlie Hebdo cartoons are bigoted'Vidya VenkatMahmood Mamdani. Photo: Vivek BendreBlasphemy involves critiquing a tradition from within, of which Islam has had a long and honourable history (Ijtihad), says renowned academic Mahmood Mamdani.Back with a Prophet Mohammed cartoon on...

Mamdani’s ‘Holistic’ Challenge: Anti-Zionists must Persuade Jews they can only be Safe by Dismantling the Jewish State

Source: Mondoweiss.netLast Tuesday night, the Ugandan scholar Mahmood Mamdani gave a speech at Columbia University, where he is a professor, saying that Palestine has not yet reached its “South African moment.” Most of his speech is excerpted below. It followed Omar Barghouti’s speech, which I...

STELLA NYANZI'S PARTICIPATION IN THE COLLOQUIUM ON THE RIGHTS OF SEXUAL MINORITIES IN AFRICA.

Dr. Stella Nyanzi participated in a 'Colloquium on the Rights ofSexual Minorities in Africa: Charting a Way Forward' that was organised bythe University of Pretoria's Center for Human Rights on 8th and 9thDecember 2014. She presented a paper entitled "Fundamentalisms andLGBTI Rights in Africa" that...

Tribute to Prof. Ali Al'amin Mazrui,1933-2014

Tribute to Ali Mazrui by Mahmood MamdaniWe should think of Ali as a long distance runner from a continent that specializes in giving the world some of its best long distance runners. Ali ran to his last breath: the ink kept flowing and the corpus kept growing, and the voice was as booming as ever....

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...

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