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Mamdani Delivers the Prestigious Hormuud Lecture at the ASA Annual Convention

05 Dec, 2018

The MISR director, Professor Mamdani, gave the prestigious Hormuud lecture at the ASA Annual Convention in Atlanta last week.

The lecture, titled "Decolonization and higher education: the experience of Makerere Institute of Social Research” was delivered on December 1, 2018. A full video presentation will be available on the ASA website in another week.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO 2019 MPhil/PhD CLASS

08 May, 2018

The Makerere Institute of Social Research launched its Interdisciplinary PhD in Social Studies in January, 2012. The five-year programme entails two years of coursework and three years of dissertation research and writing. Four broad themes define the program’s intellectual focus: Political Studies, Political Economy, Historical Studies, and Literary and Cultural Studies. Students specialize in one field, but take classes across all four.