Why you should Participate in this Conference

The aim of this conference is to define the role of Gender Studies in Africa's development by enabling conversation
about past and future of Gender Studies in Africa in relation to


Teaching Gender Studies

What have been the experiences in teaching gender studies and how can they be improved


Theorising Gender Studies

What is the role of theory and theories of gender studies from the global north and south


Research(ing) Gender

What have been the experiences with gender focused research?


Practicing Gender

How has gender been applied in the field of practice – from Development, Activism and Advocacy


Impact of Gender Studies in Africa

Impact/Effect/Benefits of Gender Studies in Africa (positive effects such affirmative action, gender budgeting, reviewing Africa women’s history, etc

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Amina Mama

Prof. Amina Mama

Director WGS Prog., UC Davis, USA, Editor of Feminist Africa
Prof. Joy Kwesiga

Prof. Joy Kwesiga

Vice Chancellor Kabale University
Prof. Aili Mari Trip

Prof. Aili Mari Trip

Wangari Maathai Professor of Political Science and Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Latest Updates

Sunday, June 20, 2021 - 22:06
ICGSA Conference Rescheduled

Following our last communication to you, Uganda entered a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and had to undergo lockdown.

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 16:53
Travel Advisory

Travelers to Uganda are required to apply for and obtain a visa either upon arrival at the airport or online before travel to Uganda.