Makerere College of Humanities and Social Sciences Receives US$800k Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant

An elevated shot of the Arts Building, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), as seen from the Main Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda
The newly refurbished Arts Building, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), as seen from the Main Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda: COURTESY PHOTO

Makerere University College of Humanities and Social Sciences(CHUSS) has received an eight hundred thousand (800,000) US Dollars from the Newyork-based Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

It will cover and facilitate research activities for a period of three years from 2019 to 2022. 
The research themed Historicizing the Humanities at Makerere University Since 1922 will enable concerned individuals to reconsider  research and scholarship side to humanities and humanistic social sciences at University.
Numerous grants from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) received a sum of  US$1.5 million from the foundation for research on decolonization (Decolonization Project), US$800,000 for the Early Career Scholars Research project and US$800,000 for the Building Capacity for Research project.

The Foundation also gave CHUSS a planning grant worth US$100,000 to study the operations of centres of learning and teaching across the globe in a bid to establish one at Makerere University.

US$729,000 for the Urbanization project.

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