School of Liberal and Performing Arts

School of Liberal and Performing Arts

Public Lecture: The Impact of Contemporary Media on the Young Generation

You are cordially invited to attend a Public Lecture scheduled for Friday,
27th September, 2013 in the Forestry Conference Room, Level 3.

TOPIC: The Impact of Contemporary Media on the Young Generation

PRESENTER: Prof. Aykut Toros, Department of Sociology, Yeditepe
University, Instanbul, Turkey

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 14:30 to 16:00
Event Venue: 
Forestry Conference Room, Level 3
Contact Information: 
Hasifa J. Kabejja | Communication Officer, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University | Mobile: +256774904211


The main aim of the conference is to provide and promote an interdisciplinary forum for scholars investigating inter-cultural issues that impact on the delivery and dispensation of musical arts education including, but not limited to:
  • ownership of musical arts in contemporary Africa
  • coping with the changing tastes: prescribed curriculums versus pupils’ ‘own music’
  • cross-cultural influences on musical arts dispensation as expressed in teaching, performing, research, demonstrations, etc
Inter Cultural Approaches to Musical Arts Education
Prof. Janice Kilian
Professor and Chair of Music Education at Texas Tech University, USA
Topic: The Face of Musical Arts Education: Shared Visions and Shared Concerns
Prof. Meki Nzewi
Professor of African music (Theory & Practice) University of Pretoria, RSA.
Topic: Human Sciences Education, Research, and the Spirituality Nexus in Africa:
The Indigenous Musical Arts Epistemology
Prof. Akosua Addo
Associate Professor of Music, Department of Music, University of Minnesota, USA
Topic: Encountering Intersections, Interrogating Narratives and Engaging with People.
Dr. René Humane
Lecturer of Music, Department of Music Education, University of Pretoria, RSA
Topic: Are African Musical Arts Internationally Measurable?
Dr. Benon Kigozi
Lecturer of Music, Department of Performing Arts and Film,
Makerere University, Uganda
Monday, July 29, 2013 - 08:00 to Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 05:00
Event Venue: 
Silver Springs Hotel, Bugolobi
Contact Information: 
Dr. Benon Kigozi | Tel: +256 774 655 864

History Forum: The Role of History in Nation Building

The Department of History, Archaeology and Organisational Studies is organizing a History Forum due to take pleace on 9th August 2013 at Makerere University Senate Upper Conference Hall from 8:00am t0 5:00pm

This Forum has been organized by the department to take stock of the history is playing in Uganda and how this role can be further enhanced. It is envisage that by the end of the Forum, action plans will be drawn on the promotion of the teaching of history in Ugandan Universities.

The proposed activities of the day are; Presentations speeches and group discussions.

Pro. Lwanga Lunyiigo a renowned historian and acknowledged author of Uganda's history will deliver the keynote specch.

Friday, August 9, 2013 - 08:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University, Senate Upper Conference Hall
Contact Information: 
Prof. A.B. Rukooko


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