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Call for Papers: Africa Media & Democracy Conf. 2012 Accra-Ghana

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The Africa Media & Democracy Institute invites papers for its bi-annual Africa Media and Democracy Conference, to be held from 15th -18th August 2012, Accra – Ghana.

The Africa Media & Democracy Institute invites papers for its bi-annual Africa Media and Democracy Conference, to be held from 15th -18th August 2012, Accra – Ghana.

The theme for the Conference is: “MEDIA & DEMOCRACY TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE STABILITY.”.

BACKGROUND:

Africa’s emerging democracies in the last two decades have had to co-exist with a vibrant media contestation. The media has relatively emerged as a formidable constituent as it vie for legitimacy in representing the broad masses. This contestation provides the framework for critical examination on how the media impacts on the democratic process. The Conference aims to address and examine various issues of
media in the practise of democratic governance in Africa. The event is open to academics, media industry professionals, government agencies, policymakers, regulators, UN agencies, donors, civil society organisations, independent consultants and research groups and students.

Papers are also invited on the following sub-themes listed below; submissions could be made from a range of issues in relation to democracy & media practices in Africa. It must address specific media practices in
the context of democracy in Africa, such as the role of radio commercials as political communication tool in electioneering, the corrosive effects of partisan media practices in popular democracy, the role of the media in the concept of popular democracy and Cinema, culture and democratic values etc.

SUB-THEME

New Media and democracy
New Media and the renewal of local democracy
New media, democratic theory and public sphere
Media, the judiciary and democracy
Media, language and democracy
Media, language and symbolic power
Media, political rhetoric’s and political violence
Media and political communication
Media, democracy and traditional governance
Media, national institutions and democracy
Media and the conception of national agenda
Media, democracy and governance
Media, ethnic identity and democracy
Media, religious conflict and political stability
Media, conflict and crises management
Media ownership, democracy and governance
Media, concept citizenry and democracy
Media and the concept ‘good of governance’
Media and coupe d’¨¦tats
Media reportage and democracy
Media, democracy and political education
Media, political activism and governance
Media, democracy and aid
Media law and regulation
Media, gender and democratisation
Media, democracy and human rights
Community media and democracy
Media and Ethics
Media and African centeredness
Media and cultural politics
Development democracy and the media
Cinema, Culture & Democracy
Cinema, gender and democracy
Cinema, Pan-Africanism and Democracy

IN ADDITION TO THOSE LISTED ABOVE THE ORGANISERS WILL CONSIDER OTHER RELEVANT SUB-THEMES FROM CONTRIBUTORS.

GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION:

ABSTRACTS & PAPERS: Please email abstracts (maximum one page) along with contact information and a 500-word bio to: info@amdmc.net.

• ALL ABSTRACTS MUST BE IN ENGLISH, FULL PAPERS MAY BE SUBMITTED IN EITHER ENGLISH OR FRENCH.
• DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: 29TH FEBRUARY 2012
• NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF ABSTRACTS: 30TH MARCH 2012
• DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF FULL PAPERS: 30TH MAY 2012
• NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE OF PAPER/PANEL/WORKSHOP: 30TH JUNE 2012

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT
CONFERENCE HOTLINE 24HRS: MOBILE: + 233 200-72-31-97
Web: www.amdmc.net E-email: info@amdmc.net

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Re-advertisement: Undergraduate Programmes 2024/2025

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The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan, East African, and international applicants for the undergraduate programmes under Government Sponsorship (BVL) and private sponsorship scheme for the 2024/2025 Academic Year.

Each applicant should:

a) Have the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least five passes, or its equivalent and at least two principal passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) obtained at the same sitting. For day programmes only candidates who sat A’ Level in 2023,2022 and 2020 are eligible to apply. For evening, afternoon, and external programmes, a candidate is not restricted on the year of sitting A’ Level.

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d) Degree from a recognised/Chartered Institution

Further details on the re-advertised programmes , fees structure, and the procedure of submitting applications can be accessed from the document below:                                            

The closing date for receiving applications for undergraduate admissions is Friday 26th July 2024.                                                           

WARNING:                                                             

  1. Applicants are strongly warned against presenting forged or other people’s academic documents to support their applications for admission.  The consequences, if discovered, are very grave indeed.
  2. Do not buy any other documents not originating from the Academic Registrar’s Office.  Those who buy them do so at their own risk. 
  3. The Academic Registrar has not appointed any agent to act on his behalf to solicit for additional funds other than the application fee stated above.    
  4. Applicants are advised to use the right programme names and codes. The university will not be responsible for any wrong information entered in the system by applicants.     

Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza
ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

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Freshers’ Orientation and Registration For 2024/2025 Academic Year

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To All First Year Students;
First Year students (Freshers) are by tradition given an “acclimatization” period of one week
which is referred to as the “Orientation Week”. The Freshers report on Campus one week
earlier than the Continuing students and during this week they are introduced to the key facilities in the University as well as other important aspects of life at the University.

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Admission Lists -Disability, Sports and District Quota Schemes 2024/25

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The Office of Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released the admission list of candidates admitted under the Disability, Sports and District Quota Schemes with Government sponsorship 2024/25 Academic Year.

Kindly follow the links below to access the lists:-

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