Stella Nyanzi is presenting a paper entitled “Experiences of Mental Health and Well-being among LGBTI in contemporary Uganda” at the 30th International Congress of Psychologists to be held in Cape Town, South Africa between 21st – 26th July 2012. For details visit: www.icp2012.com.
Stella Nyanzi will present two posters at the 19th International AIDS Conference
scheduled for 22nd - 27th July 2012 in Washington DC, USA (for details see
The first poster is entitled Double Death by HIV/AIDS and Homophobia among MSM
Communities in Kampala, Uganda and will be discussed on Tuesday 24th July 2012 (see
attached abstract). Based on ethnographic data from four MSM who died in Kampala
Makerere Institute of Social Research hosted two lecture series by leading international scholars Partha Chatterjee and Wang Hui on India and on China. The lecture series are part of MISR’s program to bring intellectuals from around the world to help broaden our understanding of global intellectual traditions. These are part of the intellectual and physical renovation of MISR begun by Director Mahmood Mamdani in 2010.
Dr. Stella Nyanzi is one of three Ugandans who received the early post-doctoral fellowship of the African Humanities Program for the 2011-2012 academic year. Started in 2009-2010, the African Humanities Program is implemented by the American Council of Learned Societies with funds from the Carnegie Corporation (see http://www.acls.org/programs/ahp/). This competitive fellowship targets both doctoral students in their final year and early post-doctoral fellows who are not more than four years past their doctorate degree.
"Everybody knows the solution in Somalia is political not military. Even if there is a military victory in Somalia, it will not be sustainable without a political solution" says Prof. Mamdani during an interview with The Independent. This interview featured in Pambazuka News, Issue 583. Click here for the full interview.