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Six MISR MPhil/PhD students awarded Fellowships

We are proud to announce that six MISR MPhil/PhD students were awarded various fellowships from the SSRC Next Generation of Social Sciences in Africa Program and the Open Society Foundations.No.StudentYear of StudyTitle of ResearchAward1Evarist Ngabirano3Beyond Ethnic Violence: A Genealogical...

Another MISR Student successfully completes PhD Defence.

MISR staff, and thesis examiners, pose with the author Haydee Bangerezako (center front) after the defence on August 28th, 2017 in MISR seminar room 1.By Eddie Ssemakula. Makerere Institute of Social Research student, Ms. Haydee Bangerezako, has successfully completed her PhD defence....

Prof. Mamdani Among 66 New Fellows of the British Academy

Sixty-six of the world’s leading minds were announced as Fellows of the British Academy on Friday 21 July 2017.See, https://www.britac.ac.uk/news/elections-british-academy-celebrate-diversity-uk-research We are pleased to announce that one among these was MISR Director, Professor Mahmood...

Watch: Prof Mamdani's Lecture on 'Decolonising Education' delivered at University of Cape Town.

Professor Mahmood Mamdani, delivered this year’s TB Davie Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, 22 August 2017, at University of Cape Town's New Lecture Theatre on Upper Campus.His lecture, titled Decolonising the Post-Colonial University, cut to the heart of debates that are still raging across South...

MISR Visiting Research Fellow Poetry at Goethe Institute.

MISR Visiting Research Fellow, Ama Amatoritsero's readings, were recently featured at two Ugandan events, namely: Writivism and Goethe Institute, check out what he read at Goethe here and here.

In Memorium: Abiola Irele, July 9, 2017

Biodun Jeyifo's Tribute to Abiola Irele: Egbon, teacher and mentor, go gracefully into the night: for Abiola.  By: Biodun Jeyifo On: July 9, 2017July 8, 2017 Inclusive of all the members of his immediate family, there were ten of us at his bedside at the Beth Israel Hospital in...

"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...

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