Date and time: 
Wed, 2016-04-27 13:29

The Vice-Chancellor has appointed Mrs. Anna Petkova Mwangi as the Coordinator, Academic and Research Division of the AWSC. She is on a 3 years contract which will be very important for promoting quality academic programmes as well as other activities of the Centre. We are happy that she will be able to work with us as she has always been even before the appointment.

 

Expiry Date: 
Wed, 2016-04-27 13:29

CALL FOR PAPERS: AWSC JOURNAL

Date and time: 
Thu, 2016-04-14 09:25
Call for Papers
Pathways to African Feminism and Development
the Journal of the African Women Studies Centre (AWSC),
the University of Nairobi, Kenya

Original articles are invited for issue No 4 of Pathways to African
Feminism and Development on the theme: Merging Theories and Practice:
Theories in Women Studies and Practical Experiences.The theme allows for a
wide range of research in:

1.Historical development of women studies as an academic   discipline
2.Current theoretical perspectives in African women studies
Expiry Date: 
Thu, 2016-06-02 09:25
Date and time: 
Wed, 2016-01-13 13:34
Location / Venue: 

University of Nairobi

 
 
Expiry Date: 
Tue, 2019-12-31 13:34
Contact Person: 

Personal Assistant Director’s Office ,0725 740 025

Date and time: 
Mon, 2016-01-11 11:31
Location / Venue: 

University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi through the African Women’s Studies Centre (AWSC) is offering Master of Arts and Diploma programs in Women, Leadership and Governance in Africa (M.A in WLGiA & Dip. in WLGiA). The programs mainly target political and other leaders as well as any individual interested in matters of leadership and governance as well as women in decision making positions throughout Africa.

 

Expiry Date: 
Mon, 2016-01-11 11:31
Contact Person: 

Personal Assistant Director’s Office ,0725 740 025

Date and time: 
Fri, 2015-12-04 08:00
Location / Venue: 

THE CHANCELLOR’S COURT

8,861 graduands were conferred with Degrees and awarded Diplomas during the 54thgraduation ceremony on December 4, 2015. The graduation ceremony was presided over by the Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi.

Margaret Wanjiku from AWSC graduated in a exactly three years and her thesis was titled

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2016-12-31 13:26
Editors: 
Editor in Chief

Prof Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Professor of Law, Department of Private Law University of Nairobi

Editorial Board

Prof Henry Indangasi, Professor of Literature, University of Nairobi

Dr Margaret Jesang Hutchinson, Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection

Prof Maria Nzomo, Director, Institute of Diplomacy & International Studies, University of Nairobi

Dr Daniel Ichang’i, College of Biological & Physical Sciences, University of Nairobi

Prof Zipporah Ngumi, Professor, Department of Surgery, College of Health, University of Nairobi

Dr Kennedy Omoke, Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi

Prof Migai Aketch, Professor School of Law, University of Nairobi

Prof Ciarunji Chesaina, Professor of Literature, University of Nairobi

Dr Mary Lucia Mbithi, School of Economics, University of Nairobi

Prof Grace Omoni, Director, School of Nursing, University of Nairobi

Mrs. Anna Petkova Mwangi, Department of Literature, University of Nairobi

Prof Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira, Professor of Literature & Director, African Women’s Studies

Centre, University of Nairobi

Prof Elishiba Kimani, Gender and Development Studies, Kenyatta University

Prof Philomena Mwaura, Dept. of Philosophy & Religious Studies/Director, Centre for Gender Equity and Empowerment, Kenyatta University

African Women's Studies Centre is a training, research, policy advocacy and lobbying institution of The University of Nairobi.The Centre is committed to promoting African Women's experiences and worldview in Scholarship, policy and institutional development. Among the Centre's publications are The Beginnings, Rebuiliding the African Pot,Gender and policy analysis tools, Making women's perspectives count in policy development and implementation.In the spirit of their multi disciplinary nature of the AWSC,Pathways to African Feminism and Development promotes African Women's perspectives in all aspects of scholarship and development.

AWSC October 2015 Newsletter

Our regular e-newsletter is a great way to stay in touch with our work and everything that's going on at AWSC. Download the document below to read about our latest news, views, events, campaigns, policy, impacts and other activities.

Subject Matter: 
AWSC
Editors: 

Mrs Anna Petkova Mwangi
Ms Tabitha Ngugi

Source: 
Department
Frequency of Publication: 
Quarterly

Policy Masterclass in Gender and Climate Change

Type: 
Workshops/Training
Start Date: 
Mon, 2015-09-28 18:05 - Thu, 2015-10-01 18:05
 
 
Offered by:
The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) in collaboration with the African Women’s Studies Centre (AWSC), the Institute of Environment and Water Management (IEWM) and theUnited Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 28th Sept – 2nd Oct 2015, Nairobi, Kenya
 
Course Objectives
• gain a deeper understanding of the differentiated ways in which
climate change affects men and women
Contact Person: 
Winnie Khaemba at w.khaemba@acts-net.org

Policy Masterclass in Gender and Climate Change

Type: 
Workshops/Training
Start Date: 
Mon, 2015-09-28 18:05 - Thu, 2015-10-01 18:05
Offered by:
The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) in collaboration with the African Women’s Studies Centre (AWSC), the Institute of Environment and Water Management (IEWM) and theUnited Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 28th Sept – 2nd Oct 2015, Nairobi, Kenya
 
Course Objectives
• gain a deeper understanding of the differentiated ways in which
climate change affects men and women
Contact Person: 
Winnie Khaemba at w.khaemba@acts-net.org
Conference Dates: 
Mon, 2015-06-01 - Fri, 2015-06-12

Dr Akinyi participated in the Shanghai open university international staff exchange fellowship program from june 1st 2015 to june 12th 2015.

Her topic was a comparative study of support systems for Gender Distance Education at Egerton University, Kenya and Shanghai Open University, China.

Message from the Director

 

Prof. Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira, EBS

Director,

African Women's Studies Centre

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