School of Liberal and Performing Arts

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Invitation to attend the WIL Project Conference

You are acordially invited to a one day "Water is Life" (WIL/Amazzibulamu) end of project conference, The project which explores issues of water and sustainable development is a partnership between Irish University and Makerere University (Development Studies), and was undertaken in Makonda -Masaka District. The project enhanced out-reach, and funded 8 PhD students from Makerere University, most of who have completed and will be sharing with us their projects, The project also supported the design of masters  in Development Studies, which awaits approval  by the College Board.

Development Studies will be most grateful for your presence at the conference which is scheduled on , 19th February, 2014 in the Gender and Women Studies Conference Hall starting at 9,00 am.

Your presence is highly appreciated

Dr. Asiimwe B. Godfrey

WIL Co-ordinator & Chair, Development Studies


Attached is the programme

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
Gender and Women Studies Conference Hall
Contact Information: 
Dr. Asiimwe B. Godfrey | | Tel: +256-414-531841
File Attachments : 

PhD Public Defence for Mr Daniel Komakech

The Dean School of Liberal and Performing Arts invites you to the PhD public defence for Mr Daniel Komakech.

Thesis title

Structures and Institutions as Adaptive Self- Deception of Governance: The Growth of Western Political Illusion into “Homo Sacer”

Supervisor: Assoc. Professor A.B. Rukooko

See the abstract below

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 09:30
Event Venue: 
Room UB4, School of Languages, Literature and Communication
Contact Information: 
Assoc. Prof. Byaruhanga A. Rukooko/Dean School of Liberal and Performing Arts/Email:

Invitation to PhD Public Defence for Rev. Patrick Mbaasa

The Dean School of Liberal and Performing Arts cordially invites all of you to the PhD public defence for Rev. Patrick Mbaasa.

Thesis title

The Impact of the East African Revival Movement on the Understanding of Salvation in the Anglican Church in Kigezi

See below his abstract

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 10:00
Event Venue: 
UB4 at the former Institute of Languages
Contact Information: 
Dr Paddy Musana/Head, Department of Religion and Peace Studies/

World Philosophy Day: Uganda after 50 Years of Independence A Philosophical Inquiry into the Way of Life

The theme for the world philosophy Day, 2013 is “Philosophy as inquiry and way of life”. Makerere University department of philosophy and development studies, intend to celebrate this day by organizing a public lecture on the above mentioned theme. In this theme, we fist acknowledge the UNESCO’s theme, which proposes that philosophy should be taken as both practical and a theoretical discourse. That is why it is an inquiry and a way of life.See attachments for details

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
Senate building, Upper Conference Room
Contact Information: 
1. The chair Philosophy and development studies department - Dr. Wilfred Lajul (,, Tel. 0772628176). | 2. The president of Uganda Philosophy Society – Mr. Nixon Wamamela ( Tel:0774595830)

PhD Public Defence for Mr. Begumanyah Joseph

Invitation to Mr Joseph Begumanyah’s PhD public Defence

The Dean, School of Liberal and Performing Arts, cordially invites you to Mr Joseph Begumanyah’s PhD public defence.

Thesis Title

"Religio-Political Relationship in Uganda: A case Study of Kigezi South-Western Uganda, 1980-2007"

Please find attached Mr Begumanyah’s abstract.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 10:00
Event Venue: 
UB4 School of Languages, Literature and Communication
Contact Information: 
Dean, School of Liberal and Performing Arts | | Phone: +256-414-542-241

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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