School of Social Sciences

School of Social Sciences

Political Science, Fredrich Ebert Stiftung Seminar Series

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Makerere University together with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) will hold the first in a series of seven seminars for 2015 tomorrow, 12th March, in Board Room 2, 7th Floor in the Senate Building. The seminars will culminate in a public capstone event in October 2015.

Each seminar aims to bring together an invited group of approximately thirty people made up of policy makers, politicians, academics, independent researchers, and representatives of NGOs in an informal intellectual environment to discuss a range of issues that have a direct impact on Ugandans and national development.

In addition to providing a setting for intellectual debate and the sharing of ideas with non-academic groups working in politics, the seminars will be an opportunity to broaden the understanding of 'real world' politics and to foster potential collaborations.

The title of the first seminar is Same same but Different: Parties, Politics and Ideology in Uganda. It will start  at 12.30pm to 3:00pm.  

 

Date: 
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 12:30
Event Venue: 
Senate Building, Board Room 2, 7th Floor
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Suzie Muwanga, Head, Department of Political Science/ Email: snansozi@hotmail.com

Police-Civil Society Dialogue: Tuesday, 9th December, 2014

John Paul II Justice and Peace Centre (JPIIJPC) in collaboration with the Department of Political Science and Public Administration and the Uganda Police Force (UPF) have organized a one-day Police-Civil Society dialogue on Tuesday, 9th December, 2014 in Senate Upper Conference Hall. The Police-Civil Society dialogue is one JPIIJPC and partners’ activities aimed at strengthening collaborative partnership between the Police and Civil Society in ensuring security, justice and peace in the country.

The dialogue will include: 50 participants, 6 panelists, and three discussants from the UPF and Civil Society. The topics to be discussed include: Citizen’s Oversight of the Police, Enforcement of Law and Order, Democratic Policing, Community Policing, Police Public Accountability and Public Responsibility in Ensuring Law and Order.

Objectives of the dialogue are: To take stock of security concerns and challenges faced by police in promoting peace; provide a forum for police officers, civil society and academicians to discuss human rights issues pertaining to law and order; and develop strategies for collaboration between police and civil society in ensuring law and order.

See programme below

Date: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 08:00
Event Venue: 
Senate Building Upper Conference Hall, Level 4, Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Suzie Nansozi Muwanga, Head Department of Political Science and Public Administration/ Email: nansozi@hotmail.com/ Mobile: +256772443166

Makerere University Department of Political Science and Public Administration dialogue on land

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Makerere University invites you all to a public dialogue on Land.

 

Key speakers

Mr Gabindadde Musoke

Ps, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development

Topic - Progress on Land Tenure Security

 

Dr Rose Nakayi

Land Issues in the Judiciary and What Law Students are Learning about Land currently

 

Hon. Morris Ogenga Latigo

Topic - "We Need a Paradigm Shift"

Date: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 02:30
Event Venue: 
Senate Building Upper Conference Hall, Level 4
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Oskar Semweya - Musoke/ Mobile Number: 0752755009 or Belinda Namutebi/Mobile number: 0772327567
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Symposium - Theme: "JUCHE PHILOSOPHY"

Makerere University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science and Public Administration is organizing a symposium under the theme: "JUCHE PHILOSOPHY". Come Learn about the Juche Idea.

The main Presenter shall be visiting Prof. Ri-Song Chol, Secretary General of the Korean Association of Social Scientists (KASS), Pyongyang, DPRK.

Makerere University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science and Public Administration is organizing a symposium under the theme: "JUCHE PHILOSOPHY". Come Learn about the Juche Idea.
The main Presenter shall be visiting Prof. Ri-Song Chol, Secretary General of the Korean Association of Social Scientists (KASS), Pyongyang, DPRK. - See more at: http://events.mak.ac.ug/events/symposium-theme-juche-philosophy#sthash.2...
Date: 
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 15:00
Event Venue: 
Senate Building Conference Hall, 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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Pre internship supervision workshop for Academic supervisors - School of Social Sciences

All academic supervisors from the School of Social Sciences will hold a pre internship supervision workshop. This will help in fixing the gaps raised by our host supervisors at a workshop held on 1st
July 2014.

Date: 
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 10:00 to 12:00
Event Venue: 
School of Social Sciences, Upper Lecture Theatre
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr George Okiror | Field Attachment Coordinator | School of Social Sciences

PhD Public Defence for Mr. Alfred Tingo

The Dean School of Social Sciences cordially invites all of you to the PhD public defence for Mr. Alfred Tingo.

Thesis title

Social Security in Uganda: The Case of Procedures, Laws, Rules and Regulations of Retirement Schemes in Public Institutions

See Abstract below

Date: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
School of Women and Gender Studies Conference Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dean/School of Social Sciences/Dr Charles Bwana (Associate Professor)/deanfss@ss.mak.ac.ug
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Invitation to Mr Gidudi Tom 's PhD public defence

The Dean School of Social Sciences cordially invites you to Mr Gidudi Tom’s PhD public defence

Thesis title
The Dynamics of the Delivery of Antenatal Care under Decentralized Health System in Uganda

Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 09:30
Event Venue: 
School of Women and Gender Studies Conference Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Charles Bwana | Dean School of Social Sciences | Email:deanfss@ss.mak.ac.ug

PhD Public Defence for Mr Kulumba Mohammed

The Dean School of Social Sciences cordially invites you all to the PhD public defence for Mr Kulumba Mohammed.

Thesis title

Fiscal Decentralization for Rural Local Governments in Uganda: Strategies and Methods (1998 -2008)

See abstract below

Date: 
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 09:30
Event Venue: 
School of Women and Gender Studies Conference Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Charles Bwana/Dean School of Social Sciences/Email:deanfss@ss.mak.ac.ug

PhD Public Defence for Mr Swizen Kyomuhendo

The Dean School of Social Sciences cordially invites you to the PhD public defence for Mr Swizen Kyomuhendo.

Thesis title

Linking Policy Interventions for HIV Prevention to lived Experiences of Lakeshore Communities in Uganda: A Discourse Analysis

See below the abstract

Date: 
Friday, November 29, 2013 - 09:30
Event Venue: 
School of Women and Gender Studies Conference Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dean/ School of Social Sciences/ deanfss@ss.mak.ac.ug
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PhD public defence for Ms Sarah Kamya

The Dean School of Social Sciences cordially invites you to the PhD public defence for Ms Sarah Kamya.
 
Thesis title
 
Interventions for Sexually Abused Female Children in Conflict Areas of Uganda: A Case of Gulu District
 
See below the abstract
Date: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 09:30
Event Venue: 
School of Women and Gender Studies Conference Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dean, School of Social Sciences | Makerere University | Email: deanfss@ss.mak.ac.ug

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