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.

Call for Applications for PhD by Research programme in Humanities and Social Sciences

05 Feb, 2018

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), Makerere University has received financial support from The Andrew W Mellon Foundation to strengthen doctoral training in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Makerere University. It is expected that this intervention will establish a critical mass of home grown and supervised PhDs using a cohort based doctoral training model.

Successful Doctoral Defense by Frank Emmanuel Muhereza

25 Jan, 2018

We are proud to announce that Frank Emmanuel Muhereza successfully defended his thesis titled,"The Transformation of Karamoja: Sedentarization of Pastoralists and the Adoption of Settled crop farming" on Wednesday January 24 2018. His main supervisor was Prof. Mahmood Mamdani and the opponent was Professor Issa G. Shivji, Professor Emeritus, Univ.of Dar es Salaam and the Director of Nyerere Resource Centre, Tanzania.