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Deadline for Provisional Admission Letters Issuance

The Academic Registrar Makerere University Informs all Joining Students that got admitted to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) that, the Provisional admission letters are being issued at the respective College/School up to Friday 28th August, 2015

Date: 
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 17:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
College Registrar, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Invitation to Public Lecture - "The Movement Legacy and its Impact on Uganda's Political Parties: A Preliminary Analysis"

The Office of the Vice Chancellor in Charge of Academic Affairs in conjunction with the Management of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), Makerere University is organizing a public lecture scheduled for Thursday, 16th, April, 2015. The lecture will be delivered by US-based Professor of Political Science, Joshua B. Rubongoya in the University Main Hall. The topic of the lecture shall be; “The Movement Legacy and its Impact on Uganda’s Political Parties: A Preliminary Analysis”. The main discussant will be Prof. Ogenga Latigo, former Leader of Opposition and the moderator will be the Principal of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), Prof. Edward K. Kirumira.

Prof. Rubongoya’s brief bio data

Dr. Joshua B. Rubongoya, is a professor and former Chair of the Public Affairs Department at Roanoke College in Virginia, USA.  He is the author of "Regime Hegemony in Museveni's Uganda: Pax Musevenica" published in 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan. Currently he is doing field research for a book on opposition politics in Uganda. In the 1980s he was a news caster on Uganda Television and reported for the now defunct Uganda Times. 

Professor Rubongoya holds the M.A. and Ph. D. in international politics from University of Denver, Denver Colorado USA and graduated with a B.A. (Hons) from Makerere University.  He is the Founder of Books4Uganda, Inc., a non-profit devoted to equipping libraries in Uganda with books from the United States.

You are all invited.

Date: 
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 02:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University Main Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Prof. Joshua Rubongoya/Email: rubongoy@roanoke.edu or Hasifa Kabejja, Communication Officer, CHUSS/Email: pr@chuss.mak.ac.ug

First CHUSS lunchtime seminar presentations

First presentation

History of Matrimonial Debates: A Case of the Marriage Debates, by Jackline Kirungi (MISR). Jackline's study focuses on narratives of marriage as discourse as opposed to marriage as an institution

Second presentation

Traditional Institutions of Governance by Esibo (MISR) in which he investigates what is traditional about traditional institutions. Particularly he historicises the naming of the traditional institutions, their evolution and how the labeling and naming of the traditional institution (of the Emorimor) affects their role in governance.

Third presentation

Poverty and Shame by Ammon Mwine (SWGS). Here Amon examines the role of the media in shaping narratives of poverty and shame.

Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 12:30
Event Venue: 
School of Women and Gender Studies Conference Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Sarah Ssali, Senior Lecturer, School of Women and Gender Studies, Email: sssali@chuss.mak.ac.ug; Hasifa Kabejja, Communication Officer, CHUSS, Email: pr@chuss.mak.ac.ug

Invitation to second CHUSS lunchtime seminar

You are cordially invited to the second CHUSS Lunchtime Seminar Series is scheduled for Thursday, 26th March 2015.

Topic: Interrogating the Changing Masculinities and Post Conflict Recovery in Northern Uganda

Presenter: Amon Mwiine from School of Gender Studies

Coordinator: Dr Sarah Ssali, Senior Lecturer, School of Women and Gender Studies

 

Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 12:30
Event Venue: 
School of Women and Gender Studies Conference Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Sarah Ssali, Email: sssali@chuss.mak.ac.ug

Inter-University Dialogue on Sexuality Education

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), in conjunction with Reproductive Health Uganda will hold an Inter-University Dialogue on Sexuality Education in the Makerere University Main Hall. The dialogue is expected to attract over 400-500 university students. It will be graced by Hon. Sarah Opendi Achieng, Minister of State for Primary Health Care.

Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 09:30
Event Venue: 
Makerere University Main Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Alex Craig Kiwanuka/ CSE Dialogue Coordinator, Reproductive Health Uganda/ Mobile +256 776 378792

Lauch of the Confucius Institute at Makerere University

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) in conjunction with the Chinese Embassy in Uganda will launch the Confucius Institute at Makerere University on Friday, 19th December, 2014 at 6:00p.m in the University Main Hall. The Vice President of Uganda, H.E. Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi, will be the Guest of Honour.  

On Thursday, 18th December, 2014, a seminar will be held in Senate Upper Conference Hall to discuss the Uganda-Chinese relationship over the years.

The Institute is supported by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban), the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Uganda, Makerere University and Xiangtan University in China.

It is housed in the former Vice Chancellor’s house located at Garden Hill Road, Plot No. 149.

The Confucius Institute will offer credit courses in Chinese to Makerere University students, and short courses to staff and the general public interested in learning Chinese for all purposes. It will also be a centre for promoting cultural and business ties between the people of Uganda and China, and it will thus have a component of a vibrant cultural centre.

Date: 
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 06:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University Main Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Prof.Oswald Ndoleriire/Director Confucius Institute, Makerere University/ Email:ondoleriire@yahoo.com, ondoleriire@gmail.com/ Mobile:+256756422005 Prof. Hong Yonghong, Chinese Director at Confucius Institute at Makerere University/Mobile: +256757772666

CHUSS & Host Institutions internship exhibition

The Management and Staff of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences are organizing a Host Institutions Internship Exhibition.The exhibition is aimed at providing an opportunity to students to interact with potential hosts as they prepare to go for internship. This we hope will be vital in setting the stage for influencing the choices and attitudes of students towards work. The exhibition will also serve as an avenue for new partnerships to be formed between Makerere University and the Work and Development world that receives our products.

The Exhibition provides a powerful opportunity for Academic staff in the various Departments of the College and other Colleges to interact with practitioners in their fields.

We look forward to being with you for the two days event

Date: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 08:00 to Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 15:30
Event Venue: 
Makerere University Freedom Square
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr. Christine Mbabazi Mpyangu | Lecturer/College Coordinator Field Attachment | Email: cmpyangu@chuss.mak.ac.ug

WORLD SOCIAL SCIENCE FORUM 2015

Durban, South Africa - Over four days policy makers and shapers comprising scientists, politicians, activists, civil society organisations, activists, labour and business leaders will gather at the Durban International Conference Centre (ICC) for the 2015 World Social Sciences Forum (WSSF), to be held from 13 – 16 September.

The forum is a flagship activity of the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and is hosted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the Dakar-based Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA). These host organisations have partnered with a consortium of over 13 interested parties, comprising national government departments, leading South African universities, science academies, research institutes, research foundations, local and international research councils and prominent non-governmental organisations.

See details in the attached document

Date: 
Sunday, September 13, 2015 (All day) to Wednesday, September 16, 2015 (All day)
Event Venue: 
Durban International Conference Centre (ICC)
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
For media enquiries and interviews contact: Kgopotso Bodibe/Media Director: Inkulumo Consulting/Tel: 011 440 8198/Cell: 082 495 4158 Or Junaid Seedat/Managing Director: Inkulumo Consulting/Tel: 011 440 8198/Cell: 082 435 1321

CHUSS Quiz Contest

The Student Leadership in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) is organizing a quiz competition amongst students in the five Schools of the College. The event is scheduled for 31st October, 2014 in the University Main Hall from 2:00pm-5:00pm. The Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs is expected to preside over the event. Each School will be represented by four students.

Theme: The Relevance of Humanities and Social Sciences in Nation Building

Participants from the various schools will be identified by colours as listed below

School of Social Sciences – Green

School of Psychology – Mangeta

School of Women and Gender Studies - Black

School of Languages, Literature and Communication – Blue

School of Liberal and Performing Arts – Orange

Come support your teams as you relax, bond and learn more about our Society.

All are invited

Lots of entertainment thereafter

- See more at: http://events.mak.ac.ug/events/chuss-quiz-contest#sthash.ku9mNtHm.dpuf

The Student Leadership in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) is organizing a quiz competition amongst students in the five Schools of the College. The event is scheduled for 31st October, 2014 in the University Main Hall from 2:00pm-5:00pm. The Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs is expected to preside over the event. Each School will be represented by four students.

Theme: The Relevance of Humanities and Social Sciences in Nation Building

Participants from the various schools will be identified by colours as listed below

School of Social Sciences – Green

School of Psychology – Mangeta

School of Women and Gender Studies - Black

School of Languages, Literature and Communication – Blue

School of Liberal and Performing Arts – Orange

Come support your teams as you relax, bond and learn more about our Society.

All are invited

Lots of entertainment thereafter

- See more at: http://chuss.mak.ac.ug/news/chuss-quiz-contest-31st-october-2014

Date: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 14:00 to 16:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University Main Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Hasifa Kabejja | Email: pr@chuss.mak.ac.ug

Launch of the AfriChild Centre

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is set to Launch the AfriChild Center. The Center will be launched by Hon. Mary Karoro, Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development.

About the Center

AfriChild is a partnership between CHUSS, ChildFund International, the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, UNICEF, TPO Uganda and Columbia University. Its major objective is to pursue a research agenda on children in adversity. The Centre is also aimed at building human resource capacity for research, programme and policy development, implementation and evaluation. AfriChild has an Advisory Board chaired by Prof. Kirumira in his capacity as the Principal of CHUSS.

AfriChild is a partnership between CHUSS, ChildFund International, the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, UNICEF, TPO Uganda and Columbia University. Its major objective is to pursue a research agenda on children in adversity. The Centre is also aimed at building human resource capacity for research, programme and policy development, implementation and evaluation. AfriChild has an Advisory Board chaired by Prof. Kirumira in his capacity as the Principal of CHUSS. - See more at: http://chuss.mak.ac.ug/news/chuss-gets-research-grants-office#sthash.iGs...
Date: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
AfriChild Centre, Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Prof. Edward Kirumira | Principal of School of Humanities and Social Sciences | Email: ekirumira@chuss.mak.ac.ug

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