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

Call For Applications For Admission to 2017 Class

MAKERERE INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH (MISR)Interdisciplinary MPhil/PhD Programme in Social StudiesCALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO 2017 CLASS The Makerere Institute of Social Research launched its Interdisciplinary PhD in Social Studies in January, 2012. The five-year programme entails...

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

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...

Post-Doctoral Fellow Positions Call Extended with Revised Requirements

MISR invites applications for two (2) post-doctoral fellow positions. The position is re-advisertised with revised requirements as indicated below.The application should be accompanied by a letter of application alongside the following: Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts giving full...

Dr. Pamela Khanakwa Reflects on Dr. Lukwiya and Uganda's Efforts Against Ebola

“If I Die, Let Me Be the Last”: Reflecting on Dr. Lukwiya and Uganda’s Efforts Against Ebolaby Pamela Khanakwa May 2, 2016 Research and PracticeAPN 2015 individual research grantee Dr. Pamela Khanakwa at the APN-AU-IPSS-UNDP-OXFAM roundtable held April 4, 2016. Photo credit to Dagan Rossini.In...

Ocen Awarded Dissertation Fellowship

Laury Ocen, fifth year doctoral student at MISR, has been awarded the African Humanities Program Dissertation Fellowship of the American Council of Learned Societies. 

MISR Library Extension Pre Bid Meeting

The Pre bid meeting for the construction of MISR Library extension will take place on Friday 29th April,2016 at 10.00am in MISR Board room.Attached below is the bidding document.

Why the Management of Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) will not Cooperate with the Vice Chancellor’s Investigation Committee into MISR

PRESS RELEASEThe Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. John Ddumba Ssentamu, yesterday circulated a memo on the Makerere University webmail setting up an Investigation Committee into MISR. The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University has set up a Committee that will report to him. The Vice...

A Memo from the Director on Dr. Stella Nyanzi’s Current Position at MISR

A Memo from the Director on Dr. Stella Nyanzi’s Current Position at MISRThis memo clarifies the background to the management decision that Dr. Stella Nyanzi vacate her office at MISR and take a seat at the MISR library so long as she refuses to teach in the MPhil/PhD programme at MISR. Contrary to...

Call for Papers: MISR Graduate Students' Conference

Makerere University Institute of Social Research (MISR) has organised a Graduate Students’ Conference for students writing their doctoral dissertations. The conference is meant to enable students to make presentations from original research findings and get valuable feedback from faculty and peers...


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