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Invitation to Apply for Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow positions

01 Jul, 2016

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts.

The Directorate of Human Resources at Makerere University requires a letter of application alongside the following: Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of applicants’ education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two references are in by the closing date.

Prof. Mamdani to give Keynote Address and Public Lecture During the NORHED Conference 2016

03 Jun, 2016

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani, the Executive Director of MISR will be one of three giving Keynotes on Monday 6 June 2016 titled, "The Politics and Geography of Knowledge” during the NORHED Conference 2016, Knowledge for Development at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA).

He will also give a Public Lecture on "South Sudan: The Road to Civil War” at 17:00-19:00, Tuesday 7 June 2016 at Oslo Academy of Global Governance Distinguished Lecture, University of Oslo, Gamle festsal, Karl Johans gate 47.

Dr. Lyn Ossome Visiting Scholar at the National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan

26 May, 2016

Dr. Lyn Ossome was recently a visiting scholar at the National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan, from 24 April -  6 May.

Contributing to the Contemporary Third World Thought Lecture Series (III) organised by the International Institute for Cultural Studies (IICS), she gave four talks featuring her ongoing research on democratic transitions, human rights, gendered subjectivities and violence.