Remembering Transition, a Literary Journal of Africa: A Symposium

Event Date
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 - 2:15pm
Event Info

Founded in Kampala in 1961 by Rajat Neogy, a Ugandan of Bengali Indian origin, and remembered as one of Africa’s top literary magazines during the early postcolonial period, Transition was able to shape critical thought among the earlier generation of African writers in both the public sphere and the African university.

Symposium Panelists:

  1.     Laury Ocen, former Post-Doctoral Fellow, MISR
  2.     Benedetta Lanfranchi, Research Fellow, MISR
  3.     Okello Ogwang, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Makerere University
  4.     Bernard Tabaire, Co-founder of the African Centre for Media Excellence
  5.     Mahmood Mamdani, Professor and Director, MISR.

Papers may be collected from the MISR Library. Attendance is limited to 60 persons. To register please email: communicationatmisr[at] For more details, please call: 02003052000.

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Event Venue
Seminar Room 1, Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda
Category by Unit
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Contact Info
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Email: communicationatmisr[at] Tel: 02003052000
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