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Upcoming meeting on Peace Building and State Building in New York, USA

 MISR will be represented at this meeting by Lawrence Ocen and Jacob Akoko Akech - both PHD students at MISR.Host: - The meeting is jointly organised by International Development Research Center (IDRC) and Carnegie Corporations of New York  Date: - 18-22 May, 2015Venue: - New York City (...

"African Union Continental Early Warning System (CEWS) meet presents possible research opportunity for MISR". - Omaada Esibo

Venue: African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, EthiopiaDate: 30 - 31 March. 2015A recent workshop held at the AU headquarters and attended by with Simon Omaada Esibo (PHD Student) on behalf of MISR, could have presented a research opportunity (on the subject of Early Warning for Peace and Security...

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani on a lecture tour in China, USA and UK

Professor Mahmood Mamdani will be on a lecture tour in: Hangzhou, Nanjing and Shanghai (China) - 17 - 28 April 2015; Havard Law School (USA); and the University of Sussex (UK) until  11 May, 2015.

Stella Nyanzi presents research at Uppsala University

Stella Nyanzi is presenting a  paper entitled "The Costs of LGBTIQ Activism in Africa: A Case Study of Uganda" at the "Sexuality/ies?" International Symposium at the University of Uppsala on 9th April 2015. The symposium is organised by the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology as...

Stella Nyanzi publishes "The Social-Political Dynamics of Anti-Homosexuality Legislation in Uganda"

Dr. Stella Nyanzi has published a co-authored article entitled "The Social-Political Dynamics of Anti-Homosexuality Legislation in Uganda" in the African feminist journal called AGENDA. Co-written with Andrew Karamagi of the School of Law at Makerere University, the article reviews historical...

Semeneh Ayalew Asfaw admitted to the 2015-2016 cohort of the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program (UMAPS)

Semeneh Ayalew Asfaw, 4th year PhD student at MISR has been admitted to the 2015-2016 cohort of the University of Michigan African Presidential Scholars Program (UMAPS). He joins a prestigious group of over 100 African faculty who have taken part in the program since its inception in February 2009....

Call for Papers for the 1st Post-Graduate Students’ Conference

Makerere University/Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) 1st Post-Graduate Students’ Conference, 17-18 July 2015, Kampala, UgandaCALL FOR PAPERSTheme: “Locating African perspectives/alternatives in the current global conjectures”The Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) invites...

Candidate Search for Research Fellows & Senior Research Fellows

Invitation to Apply for Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts.The Directorate of Human Resources at Makerere University requires a letter of application alongside the following: Curriculum Vitae, Certificates...

Stella Nyanzi is participating in ‘The State of the Art of Sexuality Research in Africa’ International Conference

Dr. Stella Nyanzi is participating in ‘The State of the Art of Sexuality Dr. Stella Nyanzi is participating in ‘The State of the Art of Sexuality Research in Africa’ International Conference organized by the University of Amsterdam, University of Nairobi, and University of Cape Coast at Morendat...

Candidate Search for Research Fellows & Senior Research Fellows

MISR invites applications for the positions of Research Fellows and Senior Research Fellows.Deadline for submission of applications is 13 March, 2015.Further details on the application procedure will be provided in forthcoming days.

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