UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES (COHU)

college research projects

Research Projects:
Humanities Research Centre:
1.    Global Humanities Institute on Chronic Conditions: Childhood and Social Suffering in Global Africa.
Principal Investigators: Dr. Rose Upor, Dr.  Oswald Masebo, Dr. Marta Caminero-Santangelo and Dr.  Kathryn A. Rhine.
Funding Agency: Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI)
Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies:
1.    Investigating the Archaeology of colonial encounters on the Tanzania coast from 16th to 19th centuries AD.
 Principal Investigator: Dr. Elinaza Mjema.
Funding Agency - Volkswagen Foundation.

2.    Paleontological Research and Cultural Heritage Management in Lindi Region, Southern Tanzania Principal Investigators: Dr. Pastory M. Bushozi and Dr. Charles  B. Saanane .
Funding Agency - COSTECH

3.    Stone tools, diet and sociality at the down of humanity, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Pastory M. Bushozi .
Funding Agency - SDS

4.    Iringa Region Archaeological Project
Principal Investigator: Dr. Pastory M. Bushozi.
Funding Agency – SSHRC

5.    Metals and African Societies In Lake Tanganyika-Nyasa Countries: Exploring Iron And Copper Production And Human Choices In Selected Provinces of Zambia.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Edwinus. C. Lyaya.
Funding Agency - Volkswagen Foundation

6.    Evolving in human minds during the Middle and Upper Pleistocene in Tanzania.
Principal Investigator: Dr.  Pastory. M. Bushozi .
Funding Agency - Volkswagen Foundation

7.    Sustainable Preservation and Community Development in Kaole .
Principal Investigators: Dr. Noel B. Lwoga and Dr. Egidius. B. Ichumbaki
Funding Agency - National Geographic Society.

8.    Bahari Yetu, Urithi Wetu:Our Ocean, Our Heritage.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Egidius. B. Ichumbaki
Funding Agency - Rising from the Depth Network
9.    Kisima Project
Principal Investigator: Dr. Egidius. B. Ichumbaki
Funding Agency - Rising from the Depth Network


Department of Foreign Languages and Linguistics:

1.    The Impact of Ngoni migration to Southern Tanzania: A multi-disciplinary study.
Principal Investigators: Dr. Gastor Mapunda and Dr. Thomas Biginagwa
Funding Agency - UDSM
Department of Creative Arts:
1.    A Musicological Examination of the Wagogo Music Traditions in Relation to passing them to Young Tanzanians.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kedmon Mapana.
Funding Agency - UDSM
2.    Skills, Employability, Sustainable Development for the Humanities (SESDH)
Principal Investigators: Dr. Rose Upor, Dr. Kedmon Mapana and Dr. Ulrich Wünsch.
Funding Agency – DAAD.

Department of Foreign Languages and Linguistics:
1.    UDSM Norhed-Enable
Principal Investigator: Prof. Gastor Mapunda.
Funding Agency – DANIDA

Department of History:

1.    Collaborative Provenance Research on the Collections from Tanzania at the National Museum and House of Culture in Dar es Salaam and Ethnological Museum in Berlin.
Principal Investigator:  Dr. Oswald Masebo.
Funding Agency – Genkel Henkel Stiftung