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UM African Presidential Scholars Program Research Symposium

Thursday, December 5, 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Kalamazoo Room, Michigan League

Please join the African Studies Center as visiting faculty from Ghana, Uganda, and South Africa share highlights of their research.

For the schedule go to http://www.ii.umich.edu/asc/events/ci.umapsresearchsymposiumithu5dec2013_ci.detail.

Sisa Ngabaza, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Policy and Lived Experiences of Young Pregnant Women and Mothers in School

Janet Nakigudde , Makerere University, Uganda
Cultural Adaptation of Trauma and Grief Measures for Ugandan Youth: Using “Best Practice” Test Construction

Kennedy Alatinga, University for Development Studies, Ghana
Health Insurance Policy in Ghana: The Challenge of Identifying and Including the Poor

Evarist Ngabirano, Mountains of the Moon University, Uganda
The Invention of Traditions in Uganda: A Comparative Study of the Konjo and Kiga Politics in the Conservation of Rwenzori and Kibale Forest National Parks, 1930-2010

Sekibakiba Peter Lekgoathi, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
The Making of a Distinctive Identity: Ndebele Radio, Language Standardization, and the “Usable Past,” 1983-1994