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"Rethinking Uganda Museum" Seminar, 7th June, 2017

Date;        Wednesday 7th June, 2017Venue:     MISR Seminar Room 1Time:       2:15- 5:15pm. Panelists:Mr. Nelson Abiti, Curator for Ethnography, Uganda MuseumMs. Jackline Nyiracyiza, Curator for History and...

Prof Mamdani - Thabo Mbeki Africa Day Lecture.

  Watch Prof Mahmood Mamdani deliver a lecture, "Africa and the changing world" at Unisa in Pretoria, May 26th, 2017.

Call for Applications for Admission to 2018 Class

MAKERERE INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH (MISR) Interdisciplinary MPhil/PhD Programme in Social Studies CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO 2018 CLASS  The Makerere Institute of Social Research launched its Interdisciplinary PhD in Social Studies in January, 2012. The five-year...

MISR Director Mahmood Mamdani to give a talk at The Program in Critical Theory, University of California at Berkeley.

BETWEEN THE SCHOLAR AND THE PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL: THE UNIVERSITY IN THE CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN CONTEXT. 10 May, 2017, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley

Watch: Prof. Mamdani’s Edward Said Lecture at the British Museum

In this Edward Said Memorial lecture held at British museum, 31st March 2017, MISR Director Mahmood Mamdani discusses the question of justice appealing to the writings of Aime Cesaire and Nelson Mandela, reflects on the end of apartheid as a way to critically rethink the Nuremberg legacy – as...

Prof. Mamdani’s British Academy Audio out.

Professor Mahmood Mamdani's Lecture "Global Perspectives: How should we think of justice? lessons from South Sudan, " delivered at British Academy, on March 30th, 2017 is now available for listening.

MISR Director Mahmood Mamdani will be giving two lectures in London, March 30 and 31

MISR Director Mahmood Mamdani will be giving two lectures in London, March 30 and 31.Global Perspectives: How should we think of justice? Lessons from South Sudan The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AHThursday 30 March, 18.30-20.00 Edward W. Said London Lecture 2017...

Buganda Paper stirs spirited response at MISR.

Buganda research paper stirs spirited response among MISR scholars.By Eddie SsemakulaA research paper presented by a Witswatersrand Univeristy Postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Edgar Taylor, caused a spirited discussion within the Makerere Institute of social research  community. The paper titled, “...

MISR Wins One Million US dollars grant for its PhD Program

Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) is pleased to announce the award of a three-year grant of one million US dollars ($ 1,000,000) for its inter-disciplinary PhD program in Social Studies from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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