Members of the CODESRIA team, comprising of the participants and trainers during the opening ceremony of the CODESRIA College of Academic Mentors Institute training graced by the Registrar RIO, Professor Vincent Onywera, accompanied by key note speaker Dr. Godwin Murunga
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
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
Lead trainer, Professor Bangura of Howard University responding to participants’ queries during question and answer session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
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.

Being invited to a Conference as Guest Speaker

  • 20th-26th February 2018, Presented a paper on “Women, HIV/AIDS and Stigmatization, at the Consultation on Gender Inequalities and HIV and AIDS, the Institut Fur Weltkirche Und Mission, Frankfurt Germany.
  • 11th 0ctober 2017 delivered a Plenary Speech on The Prophetic Role of the Church in addressing Challenges in Africa, at the headquarters of the Presbyterian Church of Rwanda in Kigali, Rwanda.
  • 18th July 2017, Delivered a Paper on the state of Catholic Theology in Africa at the General Assembly of the International Network of Societies for Catholic Theology, at Dharmaram Theological College, Christ University, Bangalore, India.
  • 29th April 2017, delivered a Paper on Lament and Compassion among African Women and Saints in Relation to Gender Based Violence at the Towards an Intrinsic Feminine Theology, Conference, Pontifical University Urbaniana, Rome
  • 4th March 2017, Delivered a Key Note Speech on Pentecostal Theological Education in Africa: Challenges and Prospects, at a Conference Organized by the Association of Evangelical Theologians at Daystar University.
  • 28th April 2016, Delivered a Plenary Paper at the Conference on, Towards an Intrinsic Feminine Theology, Pontifical University of Urbaniana, Rome entitled, African Women at the Heart of Mission.
  • 18th April 2016, Delivered a Plenary Paper at the Fire From Heaven: Pentecostalism, Catholicism and the Spirit World, De Paul University, Chicago, USA, entitled, Spiritual Warfare and Healing in Kenyan Pentecostalism.
  • May 2015; Delivered the Third Annual Hendrick Kraemer Public Lecture at Protestant Theological University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Presented a paper entitled “Gender Empowerment in African Public Theology: The Case of the Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians.”
  • 1st December 2010; Delivered the Mary Ward lecture at Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology, University of Cambridge, UK on the Circle of African Women’s Theologians and its Engagement in Public Theology.
  • 16th March 2010; Delivered a Public lecture at the Overseas Ministries Study Center, New Haven, Connecticut, USA entitled “Christian Identity and the Gospel of Reconciliation”.
  • 16th – 23rd August 2008; 12th General Assembly of the International Association for Mission Studies, Balaton Fured Hotel, Hungary.Delivered the Presidential Speech; “Human Identity and Ethnicity in Africa: Reflections on the Gospel of Reconciliation”.
  • 7th June 2008; Methodist World Mission Conference held at The Haynes Conference Center, Swanick, UK. Gave Key Note Address on;TheFuture of Christian Mission.
  • 21st September 2007; Loreto Convent Valley Road prize Giving Day: Presided over the Prize Giving event and delivered a speech on Goal and Purpose of Education in the 21st Century.
  • 2nd – 5th July 2007; British and Irish Association for Mission Studies Annual Conference on, Migration and Mission: Westminster College, University of Cambridge. Gave a Key Note Speech on Religion and Migration.
  • 14th – 19th January 2007; Second World Forum on Theology and Liberation. Carmelite Centre, Nairobi. Gave a Plenary Speech on Theology for another Possible World.
  • 26th – 30th July 2005; The Grail Women Spirituality Workshop, CYW Social Center, Gave the Key Note Address, Mwanza Tanzania on Violence Against Women: Pastoral Challenges.
  • 4th – 6th November 2004; Kenya Medical Association Conference on Maternal Health and Safe Abortion; Pan Africa Hotel, Nairobi. Presented a Plenary Speech on Christian Perspectives on Abortion.
  • 31st July – 7th August 2004; 11th Congress of the International Association for Mission Studies, Regency Hotel, Port Dicksor, Malaysia. Presented a Plenary Speech on; The Integrity of Mission in the Light of the Gospel.
  • 11th – 15th September 2003; Third international Interdisciplinary Conference on African Christianity in Europe at Hirschluch Conference Center, Berlin, Germany. Presented a Plenary Speech on Charismatic and the Changing Religious Landscape in Kenya.

Presentation of Papers at Academic Conferences/Workshops/Seminars

  • 16th to 18th July 2015, “The Gospel of the Family: From Africa to the World”, paper presented at the Third Theological Colloquium on Church, Religion and Society in Africa (TCCRSA), held at the Hekima Institute for Peace Studies and International Relations.
  • 12th -13th March 2015; “Enhancing Excellence in Gender Equity and Inclusion across Resources and Institutional Policy Structures.” Paper presented at the Equality and Inclusion Development Agency Conference, Morendat Conference Center, Naivasha, Kenya.
  • 26th-28th July 2014; “Women and political Leadership in Africa: Challenges and Prospects.” Paper presented at the Social Economic and Political forum Conference held at the Barcelona Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria.
  • 6th – 8th August 2014; “How African are African Instituted Churches? Ecclesiology of African Instituted churches,” paper presented at the TCCRSA Second Colloquium held at the Hekima Institute for Peace Studies and international Relations, Nairobi,
  • 12th – 16th October 2014;” “Gender Justice for Community Transformation”. Paper presented at the All African Theological Education by Extension Conference held at Churchill Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • 24th – 26th September 2014. “Christianity and other Religions with Particular Reference to other Religions and African Women’s Christologies”, paper presented at the Christ and other Religions Conference held at the Institute for Global Church and Mission, Frankfurt Germany
  • 6th – 8th August 2013. “The Laity in African Theology and Church,” paper presented at the Second TCCRSA Conference, held at Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations, Nairobi.
  • 26th May - 9th June 2013; “Africa Moral and Values; “Prayers in the Africa context.” Papers presented at the All Africa Conference of Churches Theological Institute held at Gaggba National Seminary, Kampala, Uganda
  • 22nd February 2013; “Gender Issues since Vatican II. The Missing Voices of Women in the Church in Africa.” Paper presented at the Tangaza University College Theology Week,
  • 17th January 2013; “The Global Urban World and its Impact on Leadership and Ministry: the Case of Kenya. ’ Paper presented at the First Symposium on Women in Leadership and Ministry; City Seminary of New York,
  • 23rd August 2012; “African Feminism and Development: A Critique of the Circle of Concerned African Women’s Theologians Engagement with Public Theology”, Paper presented at a Symposium on African Feminism held at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi..
  • 21st to 22nd August 2012; “The African Context and the Church’s Pursuit of Justice”. Response to Peter Henriot’s paper on,“Justice as a Consequence of Love”, Paper presented at the First Bilingual Expert Seminar; Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church held at Hekima College, Nairobi,.
  • 1st – 3rd August 2012. “Sex War and the Politics of Power in the Church: Towards a Reconstruction of Femininity”. Paper Presented in conjunction with Dr. Margaret Gecaga held at the International Conference on Gender Based Violence, Kenyatta University; Nairobi.
  • 16th – 21st April 2012; “The Eucharist and Healing: An African Perspective”, Paper presented at the World Catholicism Week at the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology, De Paul University, Chicago, USA.
  • 22nd – 26th June 2011; “The Role of Women in Peace-building: An Indigenous African Religious Perspective”. Paper presented at the Peace-building in Society and Religion, International Symposium held on Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
  • 4th to 5th March 2011, Nairobi. “Contextualization of Religious Studies Curriculum: Mainstreaming Values, Ethics and Morals in the Kenyan Education System”. Paper presented at Christ the Teacher Institute of Education Symposium Nairobi held at Tangaza College, Nairobi.
  • 23rd to 28th July 2010; “Christian Identity and Ethnicity: Reflections on the Gospel of Reconciliation”. Paper presented at the Second conference of the Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church, held in Trento, Italy.
  • 22nd -25th July 2010; “A Spirituality of Resistance and Hope: African Instituted Churches’ Response to Poverty”, Paper presented at the Politics, Poverty and Prayer: Global African Spiritualties and Social Transformation, Conference held at NEGEST, Nairobi.
  • 2nd to 6th June 2010; “Mission in East Africa 1910-2010”. Paper presented at the Edinburg 2010 Conference held on Edinburgh, UK.
  • 1st to 2nd April 2010; “The Future of Mission in Africa: A Quest for Holistic Mission”. Paper presented at the MaryKnoll Conference on the Future of Mission in Africa, held AT Tangaza College, Nairobi.
  • 20th March 2010; “Women in Mission in the Context of Socio-Economic and Ethnic Diversity in Nairobi, Kenya”. Paper presented at the Evangelical Missiological Society North East Region Annual Conference, Overseas Ministries Study Center. New Haven, USA.
  • 18th-22ndAugust 2009; “Contribution of the Lay Faithful in a Christian way to the Evolving African Culture”. Paper presented at the International Federation of Catholic Action Conference. Dimese Sisters Conference Center, Karen, Nairobi.
  • 22-26th June 2009; “A Survey of the Study of Religion and Theological Education in Kenya”. Paper presented at the Joint Conference of Academic Societies in the fields of Religion and Theology, held on at University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
  • 22-26th June 2009; “Regional Theological Associations and Theological Curriculum Development in Eastern Africa: Challenges and Prospects”. Paper presented at the Joint Conference of Academic Societies in the fields of Religion and Theology. University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
  • 26th-28th May 2009; “Perceptions of Mission in Women Led Charismatic Churches in Nairobi”. Paper presented at the Edinburgh 2010 East Africa Conference held on at the Carmelite Community Center.
  • 19th-21st May 2009; “Spirituality and Healing in African Indigenous Spirituality and Contemporary Society”. Paper presented at African Spirituality Responding to Contemporary Challenges in Africa, Conference at Tangaza College, Nairobi.
  • 13th-17th October; “Civic Driven Change: Spirituality, Religion and Faith”. Paper presented at the Civic Driven Change Conference held at the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands.
  • 16th-23rd August 2008; “Christian Identity and the Gospel of Reconciliation: A Perspective from Africa”, Paper presented at The International Association for Mission Studies 12th General Assembly, held at Balantofured Hotel, Hungary.
  • 6th-8th June 2008; “Reconstructing Mission: The Church in Africa in Service to Justice, Peace and Reconciliation”, Paper presented at the Methodist World Mission Conference, The Haynes Conference Center, Swanick, England.
  • 15th-16th February 2008; “African Culture and Christianity: The Role of Women in the Church”, Paper presented at the Hekima College Theology Week, Hekima Jesuit School of Theology, Nairobi.
  • 15th-19th October 2007; “Alternative Vision for Transformative Development: Perspectives from Christianity with Particular Reference to the New Christian Expressions in Africa”, Paper presented at the Conference on Transforming Development, held at Kontak der Kontinenten Conference Center, The Netherlands.
  • 2nd-5th July 2007; “Taking the Cross Over: Nigerian Pentecostal Missionary Enterprise in Kenya”. Paper presented at the British and Irish Association for Mission Studies Annual Conference held at Westminster College, Cambridge, UK.
  • 16th-19th January 2007; “The African Religious and Social Reality”. Paper presented at the World Forum on Theology and Liberation, held at Carmelite Centre, Nairobi Kenya.
  • 8th-12th August 2006; “Tourist Evangelism: A Response to Professor J.N.K. Mugambi”. Paper presented at the All Africa Conference of Churches Consultation on “Strengthening Theological Thinking in Africa”. Silver Springs Hotel, Nairobi.
  • 21st-28th July 2006; “Cultural Alternatives to Globalization: Perspectives from East Africa”. Paper presented at the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians General Assembly, held on at Kempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • 25th-30th September 2005; “Response to Prof. Bernard Eguex: The Anthropological Dimension of the Patient’s Treatment”, Paper presented at the International Ecumenical Study Consultation on ‘The Global Health Situation and the Mission of the Church in the 21st Century’ held on at Christian Jensen Kolleg, Breklum, Germany.
  • 8th -1oth September 2005 “Religion and HIV/AIDS”, Paper presented at the International Conference on Religion, Human Rights and Development, Kontakt der Kontinenten, Soesterberg, Netherlands.
  • 12th-14th May 2005; “The Impact of Religious Fundamentalism on Women’s Human Rights”, Paper presented at the International Conference on ‘Fundamentalism and Human Rights’, Montreal Canada.
  • 24th-30th March 2005; “Ritual Healing and Reintegration of Individual Personality in African Instituted Churches”. Paper presented at the International Association for the History of Religious (IAHR) XIXth World Congress, Tokyo Japan.
  • 28th February –5th March 2005; “Towards a Theology of Hope from a Holistic Perspective through Interfaith Dialogue”. Paper presented at the EATWOT Regional Conference held on at University of Ghana, Legon; Accra, Ghana.
  • 4th-6th November 2004; “Religious Perspective on Abortion” Paper presented at the Kenya Medical Association Conference on Maternal Health and Safe Abortion held on at Pan Africa Hotel, Nairobi.
  • 24th-28th October 2004; “Women and Religion in the Context of Globalization in East Africa”. Paper presented at the International Conference on the Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theology, held at Divinity School, Duke University, USA.
  • 31st August –2nd September 2004; “Religion in our Lives: Reconciling the tensions”. Paper presented at the Countdown 2015, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for all: Global Roundtable in the International Conference on Population at Development held on at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center, London, UK.
  • 31st July – 7th August 2004; “Integrity of Mission in the Light of the Gospel: Bearing Witness of the Spirit among Africa’s gospel Bearers”, Paper presented at the International Association for Mission Studies General Assembly held on at the Regency Hotel, Port Dickson, Malaysia.
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