Call for Papers: MISR Graduate Students' Conference

14 Apr, 2016,

Makerere University Institute of Social Research (MISR) has organised a Graduate Students’ Conference for students writing their doctoral dissertations. The conference is meant to enable students to make presentations from original research findings and get valuable feedback from faculty and peers.  The conference will take place from 8-9 July at MISR, Makerere University in Kampala.

Thematic areas:

The conference is limited to students working in the study of Africa in any of the following clusters:

  1. Literary and Cultural Studies
  2. Political Studies
  3. Political Economy
  4. Historical Studies

Interested candidates, please submit abstracts (250 words, maximum) to:

Yusuf Serunkuma: and Laury Ocen:

Submission Deadlines:

Abstract: 15 May 2016

Selection and notification: 22 May 2016

Paper submissions: 30 June 2016

Successful candidates will be provided with transport from their respective universities, meals and accommodation.