Call for Abstracts: Graduate Students’ Conference, 2017

09 Mar, 2017

The Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) announces its third Graduate Students’ Conference slated for 28-29 July 2017 for students writing their doctoral dissertation. The conference is an opportunity to present their original findings, engaging strong archival and empirical research. All work has to be original, not papers written from secondary work.

The conference shall take place at MISR, Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda.


Thematic areas of the conference:

Political Studies

Cultural Studies

Historical Studies

Announcement of PhD Defence-Ocen Laury Lawrence

11 Jan, 2017

The Director Makerere Institute of Social Research Prof. Mahmood Mamdani, cordially invites you to the PhD Public Defence of Mr. Ocen Laury Lawrence scheduled to take place on 25th January, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) in Seminar Room 1.

Thesis title: Reading Monuments: Politics and Poetics of Memory in Postwar Northern Uganda.

1. Assoc. Prof. Okello-Ogwang
2. Dr. Florence Ebila

The abstract is attached below.