Three visiting PhD students from Tanzania and Uganda

Simon Mangesho, Oscar Kamusiime Mewebesa and Constantine George Simba work on the project "Political Settlements and Revenue Bargains in Africa" led by Anne Mette Kjær.

07.02.2017 | Ingrid Marie Fossum

Simon Mangesho

Constantine George Simba

Oscar Kamusiime Mewebesa

Simon Mangesho  

My name is Simon Mangesho, a visiting PhD student from the University of Dar es salaam [UDSM] in Tanzania. I have been teaching in the Department of Accounting at UDSM for the past 10 years, and I am presently a PhD student in the Department of Economics at the same University. I am presently working on a research project titled “Political Settlements and Revenue Bargains in Africa”, a DANIDA project in which the AU’s Political Science department is working together with Makerere University in Uganda and REPOA [a policy research institution] in Tanzania. The working title for my PhD thesis is “Nature and Implications of Revenue Bargains in Tanzania”.

Here at AU, I’m currently following the Social Research Crafting Course and of course working on my PhD proposal. I will be here for 3 months.

I’m already enjoying the friendly working atmosphere here!

Constantine George Simba

My name is Constantine George Simba, a visiting PhD Student at the Department of Political Science from 1st Feb. to 30th April 2017. I am enrolled  PhD student at the University of Dar es Salaam, (Tanzania) Institute of Development Studies.

I am working under the project named Political Settlement and Revenue Bargain in Africa funded by DANIDA. It is a four years project (2016 - 2020) that brings together both senior and junior researchers (PhD students inclusive) from Aarhus University, Uganda and Tanzania to pursue a number of project activities. 

My specific area of focus is on the Politicians' constraints towards Formalization of the informal Sector in Tanzania.

Oscar Kamusiime Mewebesa

I am called Oscar Kamusiime Mewebesa- an LLD student at Makerere University Kampala Uganda. I will be in Aarhus for about three months for a short course (Social Research as a Craft) and also working on my doctorate thesis. My doctorate is within a project called Political Settlements and Revenue Bargains in Africa. The project is a collaborative programme involving Makerere University, REPOA in Dar es Salaam and Aarhus University.

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