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The CHUSS ARENA

The MUASA-CHUSS ARENA is a social platform for academic staff of Makerere University in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. This forum was established as part of the MUASA (Makerere University Academic Staff Association) structures for faculty interaction on matters of their interest within the college. The “Arena” description of this platform is inspired by the concept of the African traditional arts performance stages and their functions in shaping the desired citizen. Community arenas are spaces for free expression of any ideas without fear of being judged, as well as accommodate diversity without censorship. As champions of humanities and social sciences education in Uganda, the CHUSS Arena provides us yet another stage outside the traditional classrooms and office spaces for informal expression of our humanity and recreation. The forum is coordinated by Dr. Milton Wabyona, who is the MUASA College Representative for CHUSS, but also the Chair of the Public and External Relations Committee for MUASA.

The launch of the CHUSS Arena will mark the beginning of a college-wide physical interaction of its members for this cause. We believe this initiative will further enhance cohesion among our membership and facilitate even more meaningful communal engagements and support. The theme for the launch is: “Campus Catch up – Off the Books!” Different staff members from different generations will share some of their memorable campus social life experiences from when they joined Makerere University as students or as junior staff. As we commemorate 100 years of Makerere University’s existence, this activity will also contribute to recounting and reminiscing of the campus social life experiences and how they have shaped life on the ivory tower. The event will also include performance interludes such as karaoke, mimes, dancing, poetry etc. by faculty from all schools of the college. We hope to continue this tradition in a regular periodical practice at appropriate intervals.

 

 

Date: 
Friday, June 17, 2022 - 16:00
Event Venue: 
CHUSS QAUD
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr. Milton Wabyona | Email: wabyona@yahoo.com
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Mak@100: 2nd CHUSS Conversations

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) is organizing the 2nd CHUSS Conversations on the theme: Humanities and social sciences: 100 years back; 100 years forward scheduled for Thursday, 19th May, 2022 at CTF 2 Auditorium, Makerere University.

The 2nd CHUSS Conversations will bring together former faculty of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) to share and reflect on their experiences at Makerere University as the university celebrates its 100 years of existence.

The panelists are also expected to share their projections of the humanities and social sciences for the next one hundred years and the role of humanities and social sciences in contemporary Africa.

The conversations will cover a variety of topics, including leadership and mentorship in the humanities and social sciences; curriculum development and design, and the future of BA Arts and humanities; academic publications, ICT and welfare in the humanities and social sciences; and inter-disciplinarity in the humanities and social sciences.

We look forward to receiving you and hearing from you on the humanities and social sciences at Makerere University.

Attached is the programme of the day.

Atttend Virtually 

https://zoom.us/j/97688534536?pwd=QXA0alR1OURqSWtQRi9uN0RtMllFUT09


For more information, please contact the Event Organizer, Dr Cindy
Magara at cindyem2@gmail.com.

Date: 
Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 08:45
Event Venue: 
CTF 2 Auditorium, Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
For more information, please contact the Event Organizer, Dr Cindy Magara at cindyem2@gmail.com.

JICA Chair and Japan Week

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) in conjunction with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) together with the Japanese Embassy in Uganda are organizing a 4 day event with multiple activities from different stakeholders. The event is scheduled to start on Tuesday 22nd - Friday 25th March, 2022 at the Central Teaching Facility 2 (CTF2) Auditorium at Makerere University starting at 8:00AM. You are all welcome. The full program see attachments below

Date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 08:30 to Friday, March 25, 2022 - 14:30
Event Venue: 
Central Teaching Facility 2 (CTF2) Auditorium
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Charlotte Karungi Mafumbo | Email: charlotte.mafumbo@gmail.com

CHUSS to Honor Zadok Adolu-Otojoka as part of Mak@100

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) is set to honor Zadok Adolu-Otojoka as part of the activities to celebrate Makerere@100.

CHUSS through the Department of Performing Arts and Film spearheaded by Dr. Milton Wabyona has come up with an event, dubbed “Zadok Adolu-Otojoka Biography Recital: Lessons from Half a Century of Music Teaching”.

This recital will be held on March 31, 2022 starting at 3:00 PM in St. Francis Chapel Makerere University, where Adolu-Otojoka will be honored by faculty, students and alumni for his invaluable and monumental contribution to academia.
 

Date: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 15:00
Event Venue: 
St. Francis Chapel Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr. Milton Wabyona | +256772604082

FREE HALF DAY WORKSHOP ON RESEARCH ETHICS

Makerere University’s Department of Social Work and Social Administration, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) invites interested graduate students and faculty to a FREE online workshop on Research Ethics that will take place on Tuesday MARCH 1st, 2022, from 10:00 am to 13:00 PM via zoom.

The workshop is organised under the NORHED funded RESILIENT project with partners from University of Agder (Norway), Institute of Social Work (Tanzania) and University of Rwanda.

The workshop will be facilitated by a team from University of Agder and Makerere University. At this workshop participants will be introduced to the rubrics of ethics and the research process from both a northern (European) and a southern (Ugandan) perspective. We strongly encourage MA, PhD students as well as faculty active in the research process to attend.

Key Speakers:

Professor Elisabeth Staksrud: Former leader of the Norwegian National Committee on Research Ethics in Humanities and Social Sciences.

Professor Stella Neema:  Department of Sociology and Chair of the Makerere University School of Social Sciences Research Ethics Committee.

TIME: 1 March at 8-11 (Norway)/9-12 (Rwanda)/ 10-13 (Uganda/Tanzania)

Venue:
https://uiano.zoom.us/j/69898098782?pwd=MnNWbS9PblNGK1M1WWFUT08rZ2ZyQT09 (Password: 764218)

Further information please send an email to: ainembabazi.dorynn@gmail.com

Copy to: ericawich@yahoo.co.uk; eric.ochen@mak.ac.ug

 

Date: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 10:00 to 13:00
Event Venue: 
Via Zoom
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Further information please send an email to: ainembabazi.dorynn@gmail.com | Copy to: ericawich@yahoo.co.uk; eric.ochen@mak.ac.ug

Semester one Examinations, Group 2 Academic year 2021/2022

Group 2

Physical presence (Face to face on campus)

  • Year two
  • All continuing students and finalists
  • All Students on Health & Veterinary Sciences programmes
  • All Architecture, Engineering, and Agriculture programmes
  • All Masters students (Except MPH Distance and other distance graduate programmes)
Date: 
Monday, April 18, 2022 - 08:00 to Sunday, May 1, 2022 - 21:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Academic Registrar

Teaching and Learning, Group 2 Academic year 2021/2022

Monday 14th March to Saturday 16th April 2022 - 5 weeks

Group 1

On ODEL-E learning

  • First year students

Group 2

Physical presence

  • Year two
  • All continuing students and finalists
  • All Students on Health & Veterinary Science programmmes
  • All Architecture, and Agriculture programmes
  • All Masters students (Except MPH Distance and other distance graduate programmes)

 

Date: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 08:00 to Saturday, April 16, 2022 - 17:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Academic Registrar

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