School of Humanities staff and students during the Career Week held between january 28 - February 2, 2019 at the Graduation Square
Registrar RIO graced the launch of Professor. Githiora's book on Sheng' at the Graduate School Building Room 202
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Participants comparing notes in their groups during the Group Discussion Session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography referring to her notes on Research Integrity and Ethics during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the KUCC
The gracious Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography, explaining ethical concepts in research to members of the CODESRIA team during the 10 day workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Confucius Institute Event held at BSSC Room 14
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura explaining to the participants about the Ideal Dissertation Structure during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Chris Shisanya giving his presentation on Epistemological Paradigms in Social Research during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School at KUCC
Professor Ishmael Munene presenting a certificate of participation to Lydia Amoah from University of Ghana during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Florence Shingirayi Chamisa from University of FortHare during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Sylvester Kohol Shima from University of Ibadan during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitators Professors Chris Shisanya being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitators Professors Joy Obando being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
Dr. Godwin Murunga, the Incoming Executive Secretary of CODESRIA giving his closing remarks during the workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.

CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS

Participation/Attendance of Conferences & Workshops

  • 2018: Presented the preliminary results of the Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS         Africa), a project of the the Global        Young Academy (GYA) at the Next Einstein          Forum, Kigali, 28th March 2018.
  • 2018: Participated in the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Women in       Science Leadership workshop, Kigali, Rwanda, 22- 24 2018.
  • 2018:  Participated in a Capacity Building Workshop for Young (Early-Career) Women           Academics in West Africa organized by the Nigerian Young Academy and five other          West African Academies, Lagos, Nigeria, 7 – 8 March 2018.
  • 2017    Invited as a speaker at the 3rd Meeting of the Global Forum of National Advisory        Councils and the Science Forum SA, 5 -6 December, 2017.
  • 2017    Participated in the Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS) Africa Project In-person             meeting, Rabat, Morocco, 10 – 14 October 2017.
  • 2017    Attended the 7th International Conference of Young Scientists and Annual General    meeting of the Global Young Academy and the Executive Committee Meeting,       Aviemore, Scotland, 15 – 19 May 2017.
  • 2016    Invited as keynote speaker on “researching Youth Languages in Africa”, Cape Town   28th September, 2016
  • 2016    Participated in the workshop Tone in African Languages, hosted by the     Department of English and Linguistics, Kenyatta University, Kenya, 16 – 17 May 2016
  • 2016    Participation in the  6th International Conference of Young Scientists & Annual            general meeting of the Global Young Academy and the Executive Committee meeting,           TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 23 – 29 May 2016
  • 2016    Participation in the 2nd part of the Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP),       Training, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 – 19 April 2016
  • 2016    Attended the Global Young Academy Executive Committee Meeting and the Science             Session, Bangkok, Thailand, 1 – 3 February 2016
  • 2015 Participation in the Writing for Publication Workshop and Project Meeting at the 2nd      African Urban Youth Language Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, 19 – 10 December 2015
  • 2015    Participated in the Diaspora Partnerships Research Network Launching Workshop,    Nairobi, Kenya, 14 – 16 October 2015.
  • 2015    Represented the Global Young Academy at the Launch of the Uganda National Young             Academy, Kampala, Uganda, 29th September 2015.
  • 2015    Participated in the Pre-conference Workshop on “OER in Support of Effective Pedagogy”, Mauritius Institute of Education, Réduit, Mauritius 21st July 2015.
  • 2015    Participated in a one week training as a fellow of the Africa Science leadership             Programme, Pretoria, South Africa, 7 – 12 June 2015.
  • 2015    Participated in the 5th International Conference of Young Scientists and the General Assembly Meeting of the Global Young Academy, “Innovation for Sustainable       Globalization”, and the Executive Committee Meeting, Montebello, Quebec, Canada,          24 – 29 May, 2015.
  • 2015    Trained and certified on 7 Habits of Highly Effective People 4.0 Franklin         Covey (Certificate of Completion), Kenyatta University Conference Centre, 27 -29      April 2015
  • 2015    Participated in a NASAC – Leopoldina Project Review and Planning Meeting, held at             Hilton Hotel, Kenya, 17 – 18 April, 2015
  • 2015    Attended the 2nd Maasai Olympic Symposium, Embassy of Japan, Nairobi, 6th March,            2015
  • 2014    Participated and represented the Global Young Academy at the Global Research         Council African Summit, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 23-25 November, 2014.
  • 2014    Participated and represented the Global Young Academy in the the 10th Annual           Meeting of African Science Academies (AMASA), Entebbe, Uganda, 10-12   November,     2014
  • 2014    Participated in a series of Project Team Meetings and presented a seminar paper,      University of Cape Town, South Africa, 12 – 18 October, 2014.          
  • 2014    Participated in an International Symposium “Colonial Linguistics: Knowledges            and             Epistemes”, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 16 – 17 October 2014.
  • 2014    Presented a paper at the “Public Debate on Impact of Sheng on other Kenyan Languages”, Kenyatta University, 26th June, 2014
  • 2014    Attended the 28th Postgraduate seminar, “Driving Development through Research”, 18th June, 2014.
  • 2014    Participated in a workshop organized by the Igembe North Sub-Countys to oversee    the training of teachers of English by other teachers (TOTs) who had benefitted from         the ORELT Project, 4- 7 June, 2014.
  • 2014    Attended a Supervisors workshop organised by Graduate School, Kenyatta
  •              University, BSSC, June 2014.
  • 2014    Participated in DAAD Conference “How to Equip a Leader”, A Conference to   Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the DAAD     Regional Office for African in Nairobi,        Kenya, 28 – 30 May, 2014
  • 2014    Participated in a GYA conference and AGM, Santiago, Chile,  21 – 25 May, 2014.
  • 2014    Attended a seminar on “Language Dictionaries in a Multilingual Society: Challenges and Benefits”, at the Department of English and Linguistics, Kenyatta University, 26th       March, 2014
  • 2014    Attended a seminar on “the Passive and Antipassive Enigma in Nilotic” at the             Department of English and Linguistics, Kenyatta University, 14th March, 2014.
  • 2014    Attended a seminar “What the Language Syllabus Proposes vs What the Learners     Eventually Learn in Kenya” at the Department of English and Linguistics, Kenyatta           University, 12th February, 2014.
  • 2014    Participated in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) training of young             entrepreneurs, at The Luke Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya, 27 January – 5 February,    2014.  
  • 2014    Participated in the 1st Africa Young Academies Regional conference, “Accelerating      Science for Development in Africa by Increasing the Momentum and Impact of      National Young Academies”, held at Gracia Gardens Resort, Nairobi, Kenya, 3– 5     February, 2014.
  • 2014    Participated in the Curriculum Review Workshop for the proposed National Open       University of Kenya (NOUK), at Multi Media University of Kenya, 30 – 31 January,           2014.
  • 2013    Participated in the Curriculum Planning Workshop for the proposed National Open    University of Kenya (NOUK), at Multi Media University of Kenya, 9 – 11 December,          2013.
  • 2013    Participated in the G20 Inclusive Business Workshop Africa “Scale, Replicate,             Accelerate: Growing Inclusive Business in Africa”, held at at Hilton Hotel Nairobi, Kenya, 29-30 October, 2013.
  • 2013    Participation in the 50th Anniversary of the German-French cooperation conference at The Heron Portico Hotel, Nairobi Kenya, 28thOctober, 2013.
  • 2013    Participation in the 43rd Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics (CALL 2013), held at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands, 26 – 28 August, 2013.         
  • 2013 A special Workshop: Urban Youth Language in Africa – a Multi-sited Research Collaboration, held at Lady Hamilton Hotel, Cape Town SA, July 7, 2013.
  • 2013    KDSA 2013 Annual Conference on African Cities of the Future: Smart, Sustainable, Participatory held at Safari Park on 30–31May, 2013.
  • 2013    Retooled in teaching methodology and testing, Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • 2013    Attended a seminar on “Creating Research Responsive Societies” at the          Department of English and Linguistics, Kenyatta University, 27th March, 2013.
  • 2012    Postgraduate seminar by M.A. and PhD graduands on “Applying Research to Regional Challenges of Leadership and Citizenship”, Kenyatta University, BSSC,             November 2012.
  • 2012    Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies (DIES) training on Proposal       Writing for International Research Projects – Part II at Sawela Lodge, Naivasha,   Kenya, 9 – 14April, 2012.
  • 2011     Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies (DIES) training on Proposal        Writing for International Research Projects – Part I at Silver Springs Hotel,            Nairobi, Kenya, 20 – 25November, 2011.
  • 2011     African Linguistics School (ALS) Summer School, at Porto-Novo, Republic of Benin, 18 – 29 July, 2011
  • 2011     Workshop to fine-tune the Curriculum for the Department of English and        Linguistics, Kenyatta         University (Utalii Hotel, Nairobi).
  • 2010    A workshop to review The English and Linguistics curriculum, Kenyatta University      held at Garden Hotel, Machakos, 17 – 19 November, 2010
  • 2010 Participation in the Summer School on Linguistic Typology, held at University of            Leipzig, Germany, August 15 – September 3, 2010
  • 2009   Frankfurt Graduate School Training on Academic Writing, University of Frankfurt,     Germany, 19 – 20October, 2009.
  • 2009   Participation in the Summer School in African Linguistics, Department of African       Linguistics, University of Cologne, Germany, 13 – 21August, 2009.
  • 2009   Frankfurt Graduate School (FGS) Training, “Generic Skills Training: From Doctorate            to Executive       Positions; how to Valorize your Doctoral Education”, University of          Frankfurt, Germany, 16 – 17July, 2009.
  • 2007    Participated in the Conference, Lost or Found in Translation?    Interkulturelle/Internationale Perspektiven der Geisteswissenschaften(Lost or    Found             in Translation? Intercultural/International Perspectives of Humanities), held    at Justus Liebig University Gießen, Germany, 7 – 9December, 2007.
  • 2007Participated in the Conference, Internationalität der Geisteswissenschaften in einer    Globalisierten Welt    (Internationality of Humanities in a Globalised World) held at   Free University Berlin, Germany, 1 – 3June, 2007.
  • 2006   Attended a Summer School and Training on Methodological Training in Research      in Social Sciences and Humanities in East Africa organised by French Institute for       Research in Africa (IFRA), Nairobi, Kenya, 3 – 14July, 2006.
  • 2005    Participated in the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in     Africa (CODESRIA) workshop: Regional Methodological Workshop on Social             Sciences in Africa – Session 2005,Kenyatta University, Kenya,11 – 15April, 2005
  • 2005    Attended the launching of the Gender and Governance Program held at Bomas of     Kenya, Nairobi, 22nd March, 2005.
  • 2003    Attended an open lecture on Mainstreaming of Gender and Environmental Issues in             Social Development; the Experience of Japan and its Lessons to Africa at African      Institute for Capacity          Development (AICAD), Jomo Kenyatta University of        Agriculture and Technology, Kenya, 24th July, 2003.
  • 2003    Regional Conference on the Impact of HIV/AIDS and the Family organised by    Association of African Women for Research and Development (AAWORD) Kenyan            Chapter, Silver Springs hotel, Nairobi, 23 – 26April, 2003.
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