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Prof. A.B.K. Kasozi is published in new book on Leadership and Management

07 Oct, 2015

Together with Emuron Olupot and Pius Achanga, Prof. Abdu Kasozi has written a chapter on  governance and leadership in Uganda in a newly published book edited by Johann Mouton and Lauren Wildschut. The book is titled: Leadership and Management: Case Studies in Training in Higher Education in Africa, published by African Minds in Cape Town, South Africa (2015). The chapter on Uganda runs from page 53 - 66.

A copy of the book can be purchased here

 

MISR PhD Fellow Wins ASA Award

25 Aug, 2015

Forth year graduate student Yusuf Serunkuma has been awarded the African Studies Association (ASA) Presidential Fellowship for 2015.   As one of the seven fellows selected from a competitive pool of scholars, Yusuf will attend the 2015 ASA Annual Meeting in San Diego in November, where he will speak about his work on popular culture and Somaliland.  Yusuf will also hold workshops at Wellesley College, MA [his host institute in the US], and will have speaking engagements at Harvard and Columbia.

Articles on global challenges facing higher education by Prof. A.B.K. Kasozi

27 Jul, 2015

The following articles on higher education issues were written by Prof. A.B.K.Kasozi, a Research Associate in the Makerere Institute of Social Research and published in the MWALIMU section of the New Vision newspaper - a Uganda daily, in the last two years. Before coming to MISR, the author was the Executive Director of the National Council for Higher Education, 2002-2012. Most of the specific issues may be on Uganda but the themes are relevant to the global challenges facing higher education.

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani gives talk on "The Role of Academic Institutions in grooming Effective Muslim Human Resource” at the Islamic University in Uganda

06 Jul, 2015

 Professor Mahmood Mamdani recently gave a talk on "The Role of Academic Institutions in grooming Effective Muslim Human Resource” at the 28th Annual Ramdhan Convention at the Islamic University (IUIU) of Mbale on Friday, July 3, 2015.

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani attends CODESRIA’s 14th General Assembly in Dakar, Senegal

21 Jun, 2015

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani  recently represented MISR at CODESRIA’s 14th General Assembly in Dakar, June 8 to 12, 2015. He chaired a plenary on Africa in the New Century and participated in a panel on Transitional Justice. The General Assembly elected Dzodzi Tsikata of Ghana as the new President and Nkolo Foe of Cameroun as the Vice President.