Mak-CHUSS Launches a US $800,000 Project for Archival Research

Brief: 

Makerere university College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) on 18th November 2021, launched a project on, “Archiving, Memory and Method from the Global South”,  aimed at  building the  capacity  of staff and students to study formal and non-formal archival repository institutions and community archiving. 

The three year project ( 2021-2024) is being spearheaded   by Prof. Josephine Ahikire (also the Principal CHUSS) and is  funded by  the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York at an estimated budget of  US$ 800,000. Other members  on the writing team include Dr. Julius Kikooma (also Deputy Principal CHUSS) Dr. Edgar Taylor, Dr. Pamela Khanakwa, Dr. Edgar Nabutanyi and Dr. Levis Mugumya.
The Project was officially launched on Thursday, November 18, 2021, by the Minister of State for Higher Education, Hon. Dr. John Chrysestom Muyingo and also graced by  the Vice Chancellor Makerere University represented by his Deputy in Charge of Academic Affairs (DVC (AA) Assoc. Prof. Umar Kakumba.
 

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