Academic Calendar

The 2020 academic year will run as follows:

  Wednesday Seminars start at 2:15 pm.

Thursday, January 2

2020 cohort report

Friday-Saturday, January 3-4 Orientation for 2020 Cohort ALL students report back

Monday, January 6

Teaching starts, runs for 15 weeks until Friday April 17, 2020

Wednesday, January 15 MISR Delegation to China (Yahya Seremba, Haydee Bangerezako and Joseph Kasule): Report on China.
Wednesday, January 22 

Derek Peterson, University of Michigan: Life on the Front Lines: Popular Pan-Africanism in Idi Amin's Uganda.



Lecture 1: Wednesday ,January 29

Lecture 2: Friday, January 31

Lecture 3: Wednesday, February 5

Lecture Series 'Palestine as a Question'

Raef Zreik, University of Haifa, Framing 

Raef Zreik, University of Haifa, Justice 

Raef Zreik, University of Haifa, Decolonization


Wednesday, February 12

Panel Discussion: The Life and Legacy of John Mbiti: African Religion and Post-Colonial Politics 

Friday, February 14 Feminist Interdisciplinarity in the Study of Violence. Dr. Ossome Lyn.
Saturday - Friday, April 18th-24th Exams/Reading week
Friday, April 24 End of Semester One teaching and Deadline for submission of ALL semester I papers

Saturday, April 25 – Friday, May 8

Two weeks’ holiday

Saturday, May 9 Students report back for Semester Two
Monday, May 11 Teaching starts lasting 15 weeks until Friday August 21, 2020
Wednesday, July 22 Natacha Nsabimana, University of Chicago: 'Nowhere else We could have fled:' Mediations on Nationalism and Political Exile.'
Saturday, August 22- 28 Exams/reading week

Friday, August 28

Closing of Academic Year/ End of semester II & Deadline for submission of ALL semester II papers

Tuesday, September 1-Thursday Dec. 31 Long Vacation