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Giuliano Martiniello Publishes, "Food Sovereignty as praxis: rethinking the food question in Uganda"

Dr. Giuliano Martiniello has published an article entitled "Food Sovereignty as praxis: rethinking the food question in Uganda" in the Third World Quarterly Journal. The article critically reflects upon conceptual and analytical questions that affect the practical implementation of food sovereignty...

"The linkage of Knowledge producing higher education to economic development" by Prof. A.B.K. Kasozi

In this paper, Prof. A.B.K Kasozi argues that "because of the roles they play, universities are the centers of any country’s innovation system—which includes public and private research centers, commerce and industry. For universities to perform that role, there must be an understanding, a...

Exhibiting our Publications at the 2015 Kampala International Book Fair

"Books Take you Places" was the theme of the 2015 Kampala International Book Fair that took place from 22-24 April, 2015 at the Uganda National Cultural Center grounds.  As an invited exhibitor, this was an opportunity that MISR used to showcase and sell some of its scholarly publications....

Stella Nyanzi presents paper at 'Queer in Africa Re-Imagined' Symposium

Dr. Stella Nyanzi  presented a paper based on her ethnographic research at the "Queer in Africa Re-Imagined" Symposium held at the University of Cape Town, South Africa from 21 - 22 April, 2015. Her paper was titled : "Dollars, dildos and dental dams: Disfigurations of Queer ethos and practice...

Upcoming meeting on Peace Building and State Building in New York, USA

 MISR will be represented at this meeting by Lawrence Ocen and Jacob Akoko Akech - both PHD students at MISR.Host: - The meeting is jointly organised by International Development Research Center (IDRC) and Carnegie Corporations of New York  Date: - 18-22 May, 2015Venue: - New York City (...

"African Union Continental Early Warning System (CEWS) meet presents possible research opportunity for MISR". - Omaada Esibo

Venue: African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, EthiopiaDate: 30 - 31 March. 2015A recent workshop held at the AU headquarters and attended by with Simon Omaada Esibo (PHD Student) on behalf of MISR, could have presented a research opportunity (on the subject of Early Warning for Peace and Security...

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani on a lecture tour in China, USA and UK

Professor Mahmood Mamdani will be on a lecture tour in: Hangzhou, Nanjing and Shanghai (China) - 17 - 28 April 2015; Havard Law School (USA); and the University of Sussex (UK) until  11 May, 2015.

Stella Nyanzi presents research at Uppsala University

Stella Nyanzi is presenting a  paper entitled "The Costs of LGBTIQ Activism in Africa: A Case Study of Uganda" at the "Sexuality/ies?" International Symposium at the University of Uppsala on 9th April 2015. The symposium is organised by the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology as...

Stella Nyanzi publishes "The Social-Political Dynamics of Anti-Homosexuality Legislation in Uganda"

Dr. Stella Nyanzi has published a co-authored article entitled "The Social-Political Dynamics of Anti-Homosexuality Legislation in Uganda" in the African feminist journal called AGENDA. Co-written with Andrew Karamagi of the School of Law at Makerere University, the article reviews historical...

Semeneh Ayalew Asfaw admitted to the 2015-2016 cohort of the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program (UMAPS)

Semeneh Ayalew Asfaw, 4th year PhD student at MISR has been admitted to the 2015-2016 cohort of the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program (UMAPS). He joins a prestigious group of over 100 African faculty who have taken part in the program since its inception in February 2009....

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