January 2017

6 January 2017 - 9:15am

The 2017 academic year will run as follows:

Thursday, January 5

Opening of Academic year

Friday-Saturday, January 6-7 Orientation of 2017 PhD Class

Monday, January 9

Semester One teaching commences

25 January 2017 - 2:00pm

The Director Makerere Institute of Social Research Prof. Mahmood Mamdani, cordially invites you to the PhD Public Defence of Mr. Ocen Laury Lawrence scheduled to take place on 25th January, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) in Seminar Room 1.

Thesis title: Reading Monuments: Politics and Poetics of Memory in Postwar Northern Uganda.

1. Assoc. Prof. Okello-Ogwang
2. Dr. Florence Ebila

The Abstract is attached below.

27 January 2017 - 2:30pm

Makerere Institute of Social Research invites you to a seminar this Friday, January 27, at 2.30 p.m.

Seminar title: The Contemporary land Question in Buganda.
Speaker: Ambassador Kintu Nyago, Uganda's Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, and also Chairperson of the Bibanja Association.
Time: 2.30 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 1, MISR.

3 February 2017 - 2:15pm

Seminar title: The Untranslatability of African Language Literature.

Dr. Amatoritsero Ede holds a PhD in English from Carleton University, Canada. He is a scholar of Global Anglophone African and World Literature and Postcolonial Theory. His post-PhD research is at the intersection of African Literature, Translation and Comparative Literature. A poet and publisher also, his creative and Digital Humanities praxes is the source of a poignant understanding of the interface between the production of literature and its pedagogy, translation and critical theory.

10 February 2017 - 2:15pm

Title: Human Subjectivity and the Political Self: Reflections from Gabriel Marcel's Political Theory.

15 February 2017 - 2:15pm

TITLE: Showing Heart while Making Money: Twenty-Four Hours in a Ugandan Marketplace.


22 February 2017 - 2:15pm

Title: Thinking Through Notions of Responsibility and Judgement in Acholi Philosophical Discourse and Hannah Arendt.


15 March 2017 - 2:15pm

MISR will be hosting Dr Grace Edwar Galabuzi for a seminar on  March 15.

Details to follow.

22 March 2017 - 2:15pm

MISR will be hosting Dr Edgard Taylor for a seminar on March 22.

Details to follow.

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