Three MISR doctoral students awarded SSRC dissertation research fellowship for 2021-2022

22 Jul, 2021

SSRC's Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program has awarded 3 MISR doctoral students a dissertation research fellowship for 2021-2021.

The awardees are:

  1. Atwijuka Anitah
  2. Katumusiime Jacob
  3. Lunyago Muhamed

MISR warmly congratulates the awardees for upholding the tradition of superior scholarship at MISR.

Job Vacancies at MISR: Senior Research Fellow and Research Fellow

08 Dec, 2020

Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the listed posts below. Interested applicants should submit application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts giving full details of applicant’s education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal and email addresses.

Letters should be addressed to;
The Director
Makerere Institute of Social Research
P.O. Box 16022
Wandegeya, Kampala.

Latest Publication from MISR - Neither Settler nor Native

15 Sep, 2020

In this genealogy of political modernity, Mahmood Mamdani argues that the nation-state and the colonial state created each other. In case after case around the globe—from the New World to South Africa, Israel to Germany to Sudan—
the colonial state and the nation-state have been mutually constructed through the politicization of a religious or ethnic majority at the expense of an equally manufactured minority.