MISR Hosts Lecture Series on India and China

Makerere Institute of Social Research hosted two lecture series by leading international scholars Partha Chatterjee and Wang Hui on India and on China. The lecture series are part of MISR’s program to bring intellectuals from around the world to help broaden our understanding of global intellectual...

Nyanzi on President Jammeh's HIV/AIDS Healing Saga in The Gambia

Stella Nyanzi has published a book chapter entitled President Jammeh's HIV/AIDS Healing Saga in The Gambia, that is published in the edited volume entitled African Responses to HIV/AIDS: Between Speech and Action. The book editors are Dr. Johnson Ige Segun and Prof. Tim Quinlan. The book is...

Nyanzi Reports on her Fellowship at University of Western Cape

Dr. Stella Nyanzi is one of three Ugandans who received the early post-doctoral fellowship of the African Humanities Program for the 2011-2012 academic year. Started in 2009-2010, the African Humanities Program is implemented by the American Council of Learned Societies with funds from the Carnegie...

Applications For The 2013 Interdisciplinary PhD in Social Studies Closed on 31 July 2012

MISR announces that applications for the 2013 interdisciplinary PhD in Social Studies are closed.However below are detais about the programme:The programme is open to applicants who have earned a B.A. Upper Second or equivalent (students with lower than a B.A. Upper Second must demonstrate evidence...

Mamdani on Somalia, Museveni and Militarising the Region.

"Everybody knows the solution in Somalia is political not military. Even if there is a military victory in Somalia, it will not be sustainable without a political solution" says Prof. Mamdani during an interview with The Independent. This interview featured in Pambazuka News, Issue 583. Click here...

Africa between Internal Reform and External Intervention

Conference Concept Note:Are there competing visions for a post-Cold War Africa?  And, indeed, competing institutions and competing powers that seek to put those competing visions in place?  There is new urgency to these questions, as a string of internal crises has given rise to an...


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