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Job Vacancies at MISR: Senior Research Fellow and Research Fellow

08 Dec, 2020

Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the listed posts below. Interested applicants should submit application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts giving full details of applicant’s education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal and email addresses.

Letters should be addressed to;
The Director
Makerere Institute of Social Research
P.O. Box 16022
Wandegeya, Kampala.

Latest Publication from MISR - Neither Settler nor Native

15 Sep, 2020

In this genealogy of political modernity, Mahmood Mamdani argues that the nation-state and the colonial state created each other. In case after case around the globe—from the New World to South Africa, Israel to Germany to Sudan—
the colonial state and the nation-state have been mutually constructed through the politicization of a religious or ethnic majority at the expense of an equally manufactured minority.

SAD NEWS

05 Apr, 2020

Dear Colleagues, Friends,

I share this sad news along with the text of an interview with Thandika last year. Here, he sums up the lessons of a lifetime’s work.

 

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Thandika Mkandawire has passed on!