Dr. David Kaulemu

/Dr. David Kaulemu

Dr. David Kaulemu

Visiting Senior Lecturer

I am a professor of philosophy, ethics, development and Catholic Social Teaching. I am married to my wife Judith and we two children. Phd at University of Zimbabwe, M.Std., Philosophy, University of Oxford, Unite Kingdom.  M.A.,Philosophy, University of Zimbabwe. B.A.Special Honours, Philosophy, University of Zimbabwe

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

2000   Doctor of Philosophy Degree, University of Zimbabwe. The title of the thesis is “Morality and the Construction of Social Orders in African Modernity”

1992   Certificate in Training Management, Institute of Personnel Management of Zimbabwe (IPMZ) Course components included: Training Overview, Training Analysis, Training Design, Training Techniques, Training Evaluation, Training Practical.

1987   M.Std., Philosophy, University of Oxford, Unite Kingdom

1984   M.A.,Philosophy, University of Zimbabwe

1983   B.A.Special Honours, Philosophy, University of Zimbabwe

  • A. General, English and Philosophy, University of Zimbabwe

1979   Cambridge Higher School Certificate (A Level), Harare Secondary School

1977   Cambridge School Certificate, (O Level), Mufakose Secondary School

AWARDS:

  1. Book prize and floating trophy for outstanding performance in the Cambridge School Certificate Examination in Woodwork.
  2. Book prize for being the best student in the B.A. Special Honours Programme in 1983.
  3. University of Zimbabwe Staff Development Fellowship, taken at Worcester College, Oxford University, United Kingdom (1985-1987)
  4. International Visiting Scholar, Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C., USA, (1996 and 1998)
  5. Woodstock International Visiting Fellow (2007-2008), Georgetown University, Washington D.C. USA.
  6. International Visiting Fellow, Centre for Sustainable International Development, University of Aberdeen, UK, (June – July 2010)

APPOINTMENTS (full time)

2014 to present        Independent Consultant in Development

2012 – 2013             Grant Manager, Porticus, Amsterdam

2001 – 2012:                         Regional Co-ordinator for Eastern and Southern Africa, African Forum for Catholic Social Teachings (AFCAST).

2001 –  2003:                       Chairperson of the Department of Religious Studies, Classics and Philosophy, University of Zimbabwe

1987 – 2003:                                     Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Zimbabwe

1985 – 1987              Staff Development Fellow, University of Zimbabwe.

1985                                                   Temporary full-time Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Zimbabwe

APPOINTMENTS (part time)

2000                                                               Lecturer in African Philosophy, Arrupe College, Harare.

1998                                                               Visiting Lecturer, Houghton College, Houghton, New York State, USA.

1991 – 1997                          Lecturer in Philosophy for the Diploma in Religious Studies, Christian College of Southern Africa (CCOSA)

1989 – 1992                          Lecturer in Philosophy for the Diploma in Religious Studies, United Theological College.

1989 – 1992                          Facilitator (with Prof. H. Homans) of the philosophy and sociology part of the Health Teacher Training Programme, Ministry of Health, Zimbabwe.

1984                                                   Tutorial Assistant in Philosophy, University of Zimbabwe

1983 – 1984                                      Teacher, Adult Literacy Programme, Kambuzuma High School.

Jan – Sept 1982      Teacher, Kawondera Secondary School.

Jan – Jul 1981         Teacher, Kawondera Secondary School.

PROFFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2004                           External Examiner for Philosophy, University of Makerere, Uganda. (Appointment is up to 2006)

2001                           Regional Co-ordinator responsible for co-ordinating the working group on the social teachings of the Catholic Church in eastern and southern Africa. Responsibilities include; Establish and administer the project’s office at Arrupe College in Harare, Compile inventory of individuals and institutions working with and on the social teachings of the Catholic Church, Compile inventory of available social teachings documents, publications and resources, Establish and run documentation centre, Analyse documents and information, Identify important current issues in Africa and develop and distribute information packs around the issues, Research and Publish articles on the social teachings, Co-ordinate the compilation of guidelines for relevant policy makers within the church and society, Write all necessary publicity documents, Network with relevant groups, Fundraise for the Forum, Write reports for the Supervisory Team and the Forum Board, Establish and administer documentation centre in Arrupe College Library, Co-ordinate and facilitate AFCAST Working Group Business Meetings and Workshops to be held in the regions of Eastern and Southern Africa.

1987                           Lecturer in philosophy responsible for designing courses, teaching, research and publication, setting and marking course work and final examinations and general evaluation of programmes, organising and running tutorials and seminars, supervising BA Honours and M.A. research projects, training and supervising teaching and tutorial assistants, peer assessment. (resigned in September 2003)

1989       Co-ordinator of the Departmental Open Day Committee

Departmental Secretary.

Co-organiser of an International Philosophy Conference held in January 1989 at the University of Zimbabwe. The theme of the conference was “The Personal and Impersonal Character of Life”

1990         Departmental representative at the Communication Skills Centre Committee

Chairperson of the Departmental International Links Committee.

Sectional Representative to the Faculty Examiners Board.

Departmental Representative at 20th meeting of the General Assembly of the International Council of Philosophy and Humanistic Studies, held in May, 1990. Fez, Morocco.

Chairperson of the Departmental Conference Committee responsible for organising     the 21st meeting of the General Assembly of the International Council of Philosophy and Humanistic Studies Held in Harare in September 1992.

1991      Alternate Faculty Representative on the University Staff Development Committee.

Alternate Faculty representative at the University Communication Skills Centre Committee.

Course Co-ordinator for the B.A. Honours and M.A. in Philosophy.

Journals Co-ordinator responsible for the acquisition and maintenance of departmental journals and other research materials.

Associate Member of the Institute of Personnel Management of Zimbabwe.

1992            Faculty representative on the Student Travel Fund Committee.

Alternate Faculty representative at the University Teaching and Learning Methods Centre.

Faculty representative on the Communication Skills Centre Committee.

1993 – 1995              External Assessor for Theory of Education at Mutare Teachers’ College.

1994 –  1995             External Assessor for Theory of Education at Gweru Teachers’ College.

1994 – 1997              General Secretary, World University Service National Committee (Zimbabwe)

1994 – 1996              External Assessor for Religious and Moral Education at Marymount Teachers’ College.

 

1995 – 1998 On the Editorial Board of The Zimbabwean Review.

1996 – 1997  Secretary General, Gender Studies Association, University of Zimbabwe.

1996 – 2001  Departmental Link Person, Arrupe College : Jesuit School of Philosophy and Humanities.

1998              Member of the Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Washington DC.

1999                University of Zimbabwe Representative on the Arrupe College Advisory Board.

2000                  Member of the Zimbabwe Evaluation Society.

Member of the Student Disciplinary Panel, University of Zimbabwe.

Member of the Termination of Studies Committee, University of Zimbabwe.

2004          Member of the Regional KAAD Partner Committee for Southern Africa, Catholic Academic Exchange Service, Germany.

Board Member of Mavambo Trust. (Mavambo Trust runs a school for children in difficult circumstances in urban Harare).

Guest lecturer, Southern and Eastern African Regional Center for Women’s Law (SEARCWL), University of Zimbabwe, Harare. (The Relevance of African Philosophy and Religions to the development of women’s law)

Part-time Lecturer in Philosophy with special focus on supervising post-graduate research.

2005                           Chair and Report writer of the Catholic University in Zimbabwe Assessment Committee.

Member, Wadzanai Advisory Board, Wadzanai Training Center, Harare

2006               Member of the Unesco Committee on Social Research in Zimbabwe

2007               Member of Zimbabwe Research Ethics Committee

 

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

1985   An International Symposium On Philosophical Dialogue and Exchange Within Africa and Asia, Nairobi, Kenya, 19-22 August, 1985.

1986   Radical Philosophy Conference, London, United Kingdom, May 1986

1988   Workshop on Improving Teaching and Learning in the University, University Teaching and Learning Methods Center, University of Zimbabwe, March 1988.

1988   Philosophical Focus on Culture and Traditional Thought Systems in Development, Mombasa, Kenya, 23-27 May 1988.

Conference on Children Repression and the Law in Apartheid South Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe.

1989   “The Personal and Impersonal Character of Life in the Universe and the Human Person”, University of Zimbabwe, Harare.

1990   20th Meeting of the General Assembly of the International Council for Philosophy and Humanistic Studies, Morrocco, May 1990.

1991   International Philosophy Conference on “Life and the Environment” organised by the Department, held at Mandel Training Center, 19-22 July 1991.

Adult Health Workshop organised by the Commonwealth Association for the Education and Training of Adults (CAETA), University of Zimbabwe, 23-27 September, 1991.

1992   Health Teachers’ Training : Writing of Distance Education Materials : a workshop held at the ZESA Training Center, 23 February – 7 March 1992.

Professors World Peace Academy Conference on “The Present State and Future Prospects of Africa”, Lusaka, Zambia, 27 June-1 July, 1992.

Seminar on Environment and Poverty, Silveira House, Harare, Zimbabwe.

1994   Workshop on Organisational Assessment, Strengthening the Management Capacity of  African NGOs, World University Service (UK), 20-24 February, Harare.

 

1994   Conference on “Challenging Sexual Harassment in Southern African Tertiary Education”, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 29-30 October, 1994.

1994   A World University Service Conference on Education for Democracy, Social Development and Reconstruction, Cape Town, South Africa, 7-9 December, 1994.

1996   Jacobsen Conference on The Environment and Wholeness, University of Zimbabwe, 29 Feb.- 2 March 1996.

Seminar on Civil Society: Who Belongs, Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C., USA, 10 Sept.- 15 Nov.1996

1997   Conference on Civil Status and the Biographies of God in Contemporary Africa, Goree Island, Dakar, Senegal, 14-17 May 1997.

Conference on Proselytism, Novotel, Dakar, Senegal, 18-22 May, 1997.

1998   Seminar on Restorying the Polis: Civil Society as Narrative Reconstruction, Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C., USA, 8 Sept.-15 Nov. 1998.

1999   Postgraduate Degree in Education (PGDE), Workshop organized by the Zimbabwe Open University, Montclair, Juliasdale, Nyanga, 7-10 March, 1999.

2000   The Postgraduate Women’s Law Programme 2000, Faculty of Law, University of Zimbabwe, 27 January, 2000.

Workshop on Programme Evaluation, organised by the Zimbabwe Evaluation Society, Holiday Inn, Harare, 26-29 April, 2000.

Jesuit Refugee Service International in-service Training Course, Adelaide           Acres, 15 August, 2000

Academic Advisory Workshop, University of Zimbabwe, 21-22 August, 2000.

Special Programme for Chairpersons of Committees in Local Authority Business, Zimbabwe Institute of Public Administration and Management, 4-6 September, 2000.

  • Workshop on The Role of Christian Churches in Preventing Violence and Promoting Unity: National Dialogue on the Zimbabwe We Want”, organised by Silveira House, bringing together members of the main political parties, and organised to prepare for the 2002 presidential elections, 5 October, 2001.

Facilitated a workshop on Christian Ethics, at Silveira House Annual Review Workshop, 23-25 July 2001. The topics dealt with included, “The Human Person”, “The Relationship Between Church and State”, and “Market Culture”,

  • AFCAST workshop on “Elections and Good Governance”, held at Amani Conference Centre, in Nairobi, Kenya on 1st July 2002.

AFCAST Workshop on “Poverty Eradication and the Church’s Social Teachings”, held at Kapingila Zambia Episcopal Conference House, Lusaka, Zambia, 30 October 2002

Tanzania Episcopal Conference – Justice and Peace Commission International Forum, “The Poor Shall Help the Poor”, Kurasini, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 17-21 November 2002.

  • AFCAST Workshop on “Land: A Critical Issue for Africa: The Church’s Contribution to the debate”, held at Schoenstatt Training Centre, Constantia, Cape Town, South Africa, 25 March 2003.

Catholic Relief Services – Africa Catholic Social Teaching   Working Group Meeting, Mary Ward Centre, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya, 26-30 May 2003.

Co-Facilitator with Fr. Peter Henriot on the IMBISA Justice and Peace Desk Workshop on “Social Teaching of the church and the Pastoral Circle for Poverty Eradication in Southern Africa”, Bronte Hotel, Harare, Zimbabwe, 9-13 September 2003.

  • AFCAST Workshop, “Integrity of Creation and the Church’s

Social Teachings”, held at Luwisha Jesuit House, Lusaka, Zambia, 20-21 October, 2004.

Co-facilitated the 7th Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) Plenary Assembly, “Towards a self-reliant church in Southern Africa”, Chishawasha Major Seminary, Harare, Zimbabwe, 11-16 October 2004.

Chairing the Inter-religious Dialogue Conference, Arrupe College, Harare, 27 March 2004.

Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Plenary Meeting, African Synod House, Harare, 21 April 2004.

National Movement for Catholic Students (NMCS- Harare Region), Leadership Seminar, 14 March 2004.

National Movement for Catholic Students National Congress, Gokomere, Masvingo, Zimbabwe, 11 April 2004.

Roundtable Seminar on Trade and Development, University of Zimbabwe, organised by United Nations Information Service and the University of Zimbabwe Economics Department, 22 June 2004.

Southern and Eastern African Regional Center for Women’s Law (SEARCWL)- University of Zimbabwe, Colloquium held at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 11-16 July 2004.

MISEREOR Partner Workshop, Facilitated session on the social teachings of the church, Kadoma Hotel and Conference Center, 14-16 September 2004.

2005:  Visiting lecturer on the Masters Programme in Southern and Eastern African Regional Center for Women’s Law (SEARCWL), Sessions facilitated included, “Introduction to African Philosophy and Religion”; “Constructing and Deconstructing identities and Traditions”; and “Linking identities to Gender, culture and tradition”, 14-18 February 2005, Harare, Zimbabwe.

Facilitated a workshop on the Social Teachings of the Church at Good Shepherd Retreat Center, Hartebeesport, Pretoria, South Africa. Workshop organised by Siyabhabha Trust, 21-25 February 2005.

AFCAST Working Group Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa, 1-3 March 2005. Theme of the Workshop was “Good Governance and the Role of the Church”.

AFCAST and Silveira House Training Manual Development Workshop held in Nyanga on 4-8 April, 2005.

Facilitated STC workshop for Catholic Relief Services – Program  in Zimbabwe, 23 May 2005.

2006: Consultative Workshop on “Popularizing Knowledge – Learning Event Designs”, Training for Transformation Programme, The Grail, Kleinmond, Cape Town, South Africa, 13-25 January, 2006.

Facilitation for 1 week programme on STC on the SABC Sabbatical Programme for priests and nuns, Shoenstatt Retreat House, Cape Town, South Africa, 12-18 February, 2006.

Coordinated the AFCAST Taskforce on Teaching the STC; Meeting  of  commissioned experts to produce draft of guidelines on teaching  the social teachings held at Hekima College, Nairobi, Kenya, 3 – 7 March 2006.

Consultative Meeting: Policy Development on Democratisation and           Peacebuilding, organised by Interchurch Organisation for  Development co-operation (ICCO), Victoria Falls, 8 – 12 March 2006.

Misereor Partners Workshop on “The Role of Catholic Institutions in the Zimbabwe Crisis”, Mutare, 16-18 March 2006.

Seminar on Good Governance, Organised by AGEH and MISEREOR, Abuja, Nigeria, 17-31 March 2006.

2007: As Chairperson of the Catholic Assessment Committee, I formally presented the Report on Catholic University in Zimbabwe to the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference, 24 April 2007.

AFCAST Workshop on “Christian – Moslem Dialogue on Social Teachings”, Centre of Concern, Lilongwe, Malawi, 27 May 2007.

“Integral Development for all – how about the learning capacity of the Western  culture?”, Congress on the 40th anniversary of the German Commission for Justice and Peace, held at the Katholisch-Soziales Institut, Bad Honnef, Germany, on 6-7 December 2007.

Convention of the American Philosophical Association – Eastern Division, 26-30  December 2007.

2008: Conference on “AFRICOM and the U.S. Strategy for Peace and Security in Africa” held at Doubletree Hotel, Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia, 21 April 2008.

“Facing Africa’s Future in a Global Era – The Power of Higher Education and Research”, joint conference of Catholic Academic Exchange service (KAAD) and Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation (AvH), Goethe Institute, Addis Ababa, 19-22 June, 2008.

Colloquium of the Southern and Eastern African Regional Centre for Women’s Law      held at Sunbird Ku Chawe Inn, Zomba, Malawi, 17th-23rd August, 2008.

Interchurch Organisation for Development Cooperation (ICCO) conference to prepare ground for the ICCO and Kerkinactie’s Innovation Process in Southern Africa – Programmatic Approach, Co-responsibility and Decentralisation, 25-27 August, 2008.

Workshop organised by the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe (CCJPZ), Archdiocese of Harare, on “Responding to the Power-sharing Agreement at local community level”, Silveira House, 1-2 October, 2008.

Conference on the Way forward for Zimbabwe: “Peace, Good Governance and Sound Economic Policy”, organised by the Centre for Peace Initiatives in Africa, 14-16 October 2008, Holiday Inn, Mutare.

Workshop on Global Climatic Change, organised by the Centre of Concern, at the Centre of Concern, Lilongwe, Malawi. 19-21 November 2008. I made a presentation on the values of the social teachings and the environment.

2009: GTZ Partner Workshop on “Re-inventing Ourselves in Service of Zimbabwe”, Wild

Geese Lodge, Harare, 12 February 2009.

AFCAST Workshop on Political Participation in Zimbabwe organised by AFCAST,

Holiday Inn, Harare, 17 February, 2009.

Workshop on “Effective Governance and Participation”, organised by Progressio, February 2009.

Facilitated on the Masters Seminar on “African Philosophy and Religions in the Service of Women’s Law”, Southern and Eastern African Regional Centre for Women’s Law of the University of Zimbabwe (SEARCWL-UZ), 16-20 March 2009.

I chaired a session on  economic cooperation and development at a conference on “International Agricultural Trade Ensuring Security and energy Supply” organised by the German Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in collaboration with the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR), at the Best Lodge, Lusaka, Zambia, 4-5 April 2009.

Zimbabwe Catholic Bishop’s Conference: Ordinary Plenary Meeting with the theme, “St. Paul, the Current Situation in Zimbabwe and the Africa Synod II”, 21-22 April 2009)

AFCAST Workshop on “The Church and Civil Society: Building social conscience for democratic participation”, Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 5 May 2009.

AFCAST Workshop on “The Second African Synod: A Challenge and a Help for Church Social Teaching”, University of Zambia Chapel, 18 November 2009.

Organised, in collaboration with Arrupe College, 4 Advent Talks (on 26 Nov., 3,10&17 Dec. 2009), on the theme, “The Church in the Service of National Healing, Reconciliation, Justice and Peace”.

2010:  “The First Anniversary of Zimbabwe’s Inclusive Government: Progress, Setbacks and Way Forward”, Conference organised by the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation at the Meikles Hotel, Harare, 5-6 May 2010.

Caritas in Veritate: The Social Doctrine of the Church as a Leaven of Integral Development, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Achimota, Accra, Ghana, (25-29 September)

Conference organised by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation on “Zimbabwe’s transition in Comparative Perspective”, Meikles Hotel, Harare, 20-21 October 2010.

Co-Facilitator with Dr. Fr. Peter Henriot Director of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) in Zambia and Mr. John Katunga the CRS Regional Technical Advisor on Peace Building of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference Retreat aimed at helping the bishops to reflect on their role in the Zimbabwean crisis. Mazvikadei Resort, Banket, 26 to 29 October, 2010.

Organiser of the AFCAST workshop on Transitional Justice, Rosa Mystica Spiritual Centre and Hekima College (17&18 November, 2010), Nairobi, Kenya

One of the facilitators in Addressing Transitional Justice in the Context of African Challenges, workshop organised by the Institute for African Transitional Justice (ATJRN) and the Refugee Law Project, Faculty of Law, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, (21-26 November, 2010)   Royal Impala Hotel, Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda.

2011:  African Philosophies and Religions in the Service of Women’s Law, methodology input into the M.A. Programme of the Southern and Eastern African Regional Centre for Women’s Law (SEARCWL), 2-3 February 2011.

Facilitation of the Annual General Meeting of the Conference of the Major religious Superiors (CMRS) in Zimbabwe, 8-10 February, 2011.

Facilitator of the Secretaries General of the Inter-regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) on “Political Mainstreams in the IMBISA Region: Planning for IMBISA Prophetic Leadership, Imba Matombo, Harare, Zimbabwe, 7-9 March 2011.

Resource person for the meeting of Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) and the German Bishops’ Conference held in Munich and Berlin on the issue of African Migration to Europe. The meeting involved engaging the German Government on the matter. 28 March to 2 April 2011.

Facilitation on Training for Transformation, “Ethics, Culture and Conflict Transformation in Africa”, The Grail Centre, Kleinmond, Cape Town, 30 April to 8 May, 2011.

Conference on “What Equality?” organised by the Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and the Rule of Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 28 June to 01 July 2011.

Dialogue Workshop, “Change of perspectives in agriculture: Potential of Entrepreneurial Activities in Rural Areas”, Colline Hotel, Mukono, Kampala, Uganda, 22-23 July, 2011

Presentation on the Arrupe College orientation Programme, “The Situation in Zimbabwe Today”, 01 August 2011.

Co-Facilitator with Fr. Elias Omondi Opongo of an Arrupe College seminar on “  Perspectives in Social Justice and Conflict Transformation, 8-12 August 2011.

 

RESEARCH: Conference Papers/ Public Lectures/ Workshop Presentations & Articles

Kaulem, D.    “Marxism and the Concepts of Equality, Rights and Justice”, MA dissertation, University of Zimbabwe, 1984.

Kaulem, D.    “African Philosophy” a paper presented to the University of Cardiff Department of Philosophy Seminar and Philosophy Society, Cardiff, U.K. 1986.

Kaulem, D.                “Did Marx Reject Morality?”, M.Std., Dissertation, University of Oxford, 1987.

Kaulem, D.    “The Concept of Individual Freedom in African Culture”, paper  presented at the International Regional Conference in Philosophy held in Mombasa, Kenya, May 1988.

Kaulem, D.    “The Child, Youth and Wholeness”, paper presented at the International Conference on “The Personal and Impersonal  Character of Life in the Universe and the Human Person”,  University of Zimbabwe, Harare.

Kaulem, D.    “Child Abuse”, Departmental Seminar, May 1989.

Homans, H. and Kaulemu, D. (1989)

Philosophy and Sociology for  Health Teachers, Training Module for Health Teachers Diploma Course, Ministry of Health, Zimbabwe.

Kaulemu, D. and Morrison, A. “The Role of Co-operative Teaching in

Introducing Philosophy at an African University”, 1991.

Kaulemu, D.  “Going Beyond the Crisis of Orientation in African

Philosophy”, paper presented at the Departmental Seminar, 1991.

Kaulemu, D.  “Consumer Rights: The Issue of Specialisation and Ethics in Medicine” paper presented at the conference on Adult Health Education organised by the Commonwealth Association for the Education and Training of Adults (CAETA) in association with The Ministry of Health, The Ministry of Education and Culture and The Zimbabwe National Council for Adult and Non-Formal Education held at Faculty of Education, University of Zimbabwe, September, 1991.

Kaulemu, D.  “Conceptions of Individual Freedom in Contemporary Africa”, paper presented at a Seminar, Department of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 14 January, 1993.

Kaulemu, D.  “Ethical Issues in Medical Technology and Medical Specialisation”, paper presented at Center for Philosophy, Technology and Society, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 21 January, 1993.

Kaulemu, D., “Sexual Harassment at the University of Zimbabwe” Workshop on Challenging Sexual Harassment, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 29 October 1994.

Kaulemu, D.  “Ethical Implications of the Conceptions of the Role of the University”, World University Service Workshop on Education in Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, 7-9 December, 1994.

Kaulemu, D.  “HIV/AIDS: Ethical Issues and Euthanasia”, AIDS Counselling Trust, Harare, 3 August, 1995.

Kaulemu, D.  “Ethical Dilemma : AIDS and Traditional Remedies”, AIDS Counselling Trust, Harare, 27 June, 1996.

Kaulemu, D.  “Ethics and Political Thought in Africa”, Departments of Politics and Philosophy, Houghton College, New York, USA, 16 Nov. 1998.

Kaulemu, D.  “African Townships”, Staff Seminar, Houghton College, new York, USA., 18 Nov. 1998.

Kaulemu, D.  “African Religion and Philosophy and Its Implications for Women”, Postgraduate Women’s Law Diploma Programme, Faculty of Law, University of Zimbabwe, 27 January, 2000.

Kaulemu, D.  “Paradoxes of African Modernity as Illustrated by life in The African Townships in Southern Africa”, Jesuit Refugee Service International in-Service Training Course, Adelaide Acres, Harare, 15 August, 2000.

Kaulemu, D.  “Council Governance and Business Ethics”, Special Programme for Chairpersons of Committees in Local Authority Business, Zimbabwe Institute of Public Administration and Management, 5 September, 2000.

Kaulemu, D.  “Zimbabwe’s Land Problem from a Moral Perspective”, Talk given to the National Movement of Catholic Students, Gokomere, 10 August, 2001.

Kaulemu, D.  “Faith and Culture in a Catholic Family”, Talk to The National Council for Catholic Women’s Organization of Zimbabwe, National Congress, Gokomere, 1 September, 2001.

Kaulemu, D.  “The Role of the Church in Teaching Social Justice”, paper presented at the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference Annual Congress, Africa Synod House, Harare, 22 April, 2002.

Kaulemu, D.  “The Role of Christians in Democracy”, Talk given the University of Zimbabwe Commission for Justice and Peace, Prestage House, Harare, 02 May, 2002.

Kaulemu, D.  “Social Teachings of the Church”, Talk to St. John’s Men’s Association, St.John’s High School, 07 May, 2002.

Kaulemu, D.              “Revival of Values”, Talk to the Cultural Section of the Islamic Republic of Iran

in Harare and the Zimbabwe Muslim Youth Organization, Harare International Conference Centre, 3 June 2002.

Kaulemu, D.  “Building Social Solidarity”, paper commissioned by IMBISA Refugee Service Annual Regional Conference on “Poverty and Economic Justice-Refugees, Migrants and IDP Situations: The Church’s Vision for Life in all its fullness.”, Management Training Bureau, Harare, Zimbabwe, 22 May 2003.

Kaulemu, D.  “The Role of the Social Teaching of the Church in Times of Political Transition”, paper presented at the Workshop on Christian Values in Times of Political Transition organised by MISEREOR and Ecumenical Support Services, Africa Synod House, Harare, Zimbabwe, 10 July 2003.

Kaulemu, D., “Integrity and Faithfulness for a Christian in a Corrupt and Unjust Society in Zimbabwe today”, a paper presented to the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference Plenary Meeting, Africa Synod House, Harare, 21 April 2004.

Kaulemu, D., “Archaeology of Violence in Zimbabwe” working paper for the workshop on “Reflecting on the role of Catholic in promoting justice and peace: challenges and issues”, organised by Misereor Southern African Consultancy Services (MSACS), Africa Synod House Conference Room, 24 May 2004.

Kaulemu, D., “Perception on the Situation in Zimbabwe”, Round Table Discussion, Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Parliamentary Liaison Office, Cape Town, 17 February, 2006.

Kaulemu, D., “Reflecting on the Role of Catholic Institutions in Promotion of Justice and Peace”, Misereor Partner  Workshop, Mutare, 17 March 2006.

Kaulemu, D., “Christian Responses to the Crisis in Zimbabwe”, public lecture, Arrupe College, 23 October 2006.

Kaulemu, D., “Christian Social Teaching and Social Transformation”, paper presented at the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference Plenary Assembly, Rockwood Spiritual Centre, Harare, 24 April 2007.

Kaulemu, D., “A critical analysis of the churches’ responses to social ills with reference to th current operating environment in Zimbabwe”, a paper presented at the Christian Care Annual General Meeting, under the theme: “Serving God’s People by the Will of God”, Meikles Hotel, Harare, 2 August 2008.

Kaulemu, D., “The Role of Religion in Societal Transformation: The case of Zimbabwe”, public lecture given at University of Detroit Mercy (UDM), Detroit, USA, Event sponsored by the Arthur McGovern Catholic Studies Program, and the African American Studies Program at UDM, 24 March 2008.

Kaulemu, D., “Human rights situation in Zimbabwe” presentation to graduate UDM Law School Class, Detroit, USA, 25 March 2008.

Kaulemu, D., “The Challenges of Global Citizenship for Africa” paper presented at a Philosophy Conference on “War, Development and Global Justice: Challenges for Global Citizenship”, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA, 11-13 April 2008.

Kaulemu, D., “Africa and Cross Cultural Philosophy”, a paper presented at a philosophy conference on “Comparative Philosophy”: 8th Annual San Jose State University Philosophy Department Conference and Banquet, 3 May 2008.

Kaulemu,  D., “Affront on democracy and the values of the social teachings in Zimbabwe 2008 elections”, paper delivered at the AFCAST Workshop with the theme, “Faith and Elections in Africa – A Critical Conversation/ A Unique Combination”, Cape Diamond Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, 25 November 2008.

Kaulemu, D., “National Healing and values”, a paper presented at a conference on “The GPA, Inclusive Government & Civic Society: The Political Processes & Expectations”, organized by the Zimbabwe Institute, Pandhari Lodge, Harare, 6 March 2009.

Kaulemu, D., “Learning Agenda: Challenging Current Programming in Zimbabwean Context using the Pastoral Cycle”, a paper presented at the Catholic Relief Services, Zimbabwe Partners’ Annual General Meeting, Holiday Inn, Harare, 13 March, 2009.

Kaulemu, D., “The Social Doctrine of the Church: its values and significance in the context of Zimbabwe”, a paper I wrote but was read on my behalf at the Launch of the Compendium on the Doctrine of the Church, St. Augustine seminary, Bulawayo, 12-15 May 2009.

Kaulemu, D., “Peace-building, National Healing, Dialogue, Mutual Understanding and Reconciliation”, paper presented at the Capacity Development Workshop for Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Media communication and Information Technology, organized by UNESCO, Kadoma Hotel and Conference Centre, 20-23 July 2009.

Kaulemu, D., “Catholic Social Teaching at Crossroads”, paper presented at the Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church, Trent, Italy, 24 to 27 July 2010.

Kaulemu, D., “Political Opening and Zimbabwe’s Transition in Comparative Perspective”, a paper presented at the conference on “Zimbabwe’s Transition in Comparative Perspective” held at the Meikles Hotel, Harare, from 20 to 21 October 2010.

Kaulemu, D., “Equality, Hierarchy, and Civil Society”, a paper presented at the international conference on “What Equality?” organized by the Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and the Rule of Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 28 June – 01 July 2011.

 

PUBLISHED WORKS

Books:            Kaulem, D. Morality and the Construction of Social Orders in African Modernity,

Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011.

Kaulemu, D., (ed.) Political Participation in Zimbabwe, African Forum for Catholic

Social Teaching (AFCAST), Harare, 2010

Kaulemu, D., (ed.), The Struggles after the Struggles: Zimbabwe Philosophical Study I,

The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Washington D.C., 2004. 

Kaulemu, D., Ending Violence in Zimbabwe, AFCAST & Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

Zimbabwe, Harare, 2011

Kaulemu, D., Imagining Citizenship in Zimbabwe (ed.), Konrad Adenauer Stiftung &

AFCAST, Harare, 2012.

Kaulemu, D., Faith Perspectives on Migration and Human Trafficking (ed.) AFCAST,

Harare, 2012.

Elias Omondi Opongo SJ and David Kaulemu, (eds.) Catholic Church Leadership in

Peace Building in Africa, Paulines Publications Africa, Nairobi, 2014.

Articles:

Homans, H. and Kaulemu D., Philosophy and Sociology for Health Teachers, Two

Volumes, Ministry of Health and Child Health Care, Harare, Zimbabwe,1989.

Kaulemu, D.  “Racist Images”, review on White on Black: Images of Africa and Blacks in Western Popular Culture, Jan Nederveen Pieterse, in The Zimbabwean Review, July 1995.

Kaulemu, D.  Review on Where are the Ancestors? Changing Culture in Zimbabwe, by M.F.C.Bourdillon, in Zambesia, Vol.22, (I), University of Zimbabwe, 1995.

Kaulemu, D.  Review, on The Migration Experience in Africa, by J.Baker and T.A. Aina (eds.), Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Sweden, GOTAB, 1995, in The Zimbabwean Review, January 1996.

 

Kaulemu, D.  “Pay-Back Time: Are Some African Americans Joining the Second Scramble for Africa?”, The Zimbabwean Review, Vol.3, No.4, Oct.-Dec.1997

Kaulemu, D., “African Modernity and the Religious Experience of the Self in Contemporary Africa”, Afrika Zamani: An Annual Journal of African History, Special Issue: The Civil Status and Biographies of God in Contemporary Africa, Achille Mbembe (Guest Editor), No.5, 1997 and No.6, 1998.

Kaulemu, D., “Moral Theories as Tools in Programme Evaluation”, Journal of Social

Development in Africa, Volume 17, No.1, 2002.

Kaulemu, D., “Preaching Justice: View from the Pew”, Truth and Grace, Volume 19,

No.1, April 2002.

Kaulemu, D.  “Men and the spiritual crisis of our time”, Saturday Talk, The Natal Witness, Saturday 1 June, 2002.

Kaulemu, D., “Human Interests and Democratic Participation in the Development and

Use of Technology”, Chiedza: Journal of Arrupe College, Volume 6 No.2, December 2003.

Kaulemu, D., “The Culture of party politics and the concept of the state”, in David

Harold-Barry, ed., Zimbabwe: The Past is the Future, Weaver Press, Harare, 2004.

Kaulemu, D., “Navigating the social teachings”, The Arrupe Insider, July, 2004.

Kaulemu, D., “The Idea of the Common Good”, The Arrupe Insider, August, 2004.

Kaulemu, D., “Social Solidarity”, The Arrupe Insider, October 2004.

Kaulemu, D.  “Civil Society: Politics of the Concept”, Civil Society: Who Belongs? Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Washington D.C., 2004

Kaulemu, D., “Navigating the Social Teachings: Preferential Option for those in

Poverty”, The Arrupe Insider, February 2005.

Kaulemu, D., “Prospects for Making Poverty History Through NEPAD: Glimpse from a

Regional Consultative Workshop”, Can Poverty Be Made History? Chiedza: Journal of Arrupe College, Volume 8, No.2, December 2005.

Kaulemu, D., “Christian Responses to the Crisis in Zimbabwe”, Chiedza: Journal of

Arrupe College, Vol. 9, No.2, December, 2006.

Kaulemu, D., “Challenges and Opportunities for Africa”, Ignatian Family Encounter

Proceedings, 17-19 January, Nairobi, 2007.

Kaulemu, D., “The Role of Innovative Educational Experiences for the Eradication of

Poverty”, Educating Leaders for Social Transformation, edited by Hans-Jurgen Dorrich, Biju Michael, Jean Paul Muller, Helmut Reifield, Don Bosco Verlag, Munchen, Germany, 2008.

Kaulemu, D., “Affront on Democracy and Christian Values in Zimbabwe’s 2008

Elections”, Faith and Elections: A Critical Conversation, AFCAST, 2009.

Kaulemu, D., “Development Aid, Solidarity and the common Good”, translated into

German and published in Kontinente: Das Missio-Magazin, September-October 2009.

Kaulemu, D., “Entwicklung ist Ausdruck des Wunsche, anderen zu einem uberreichen

Leben zu verhelfen”, Kointinente: Das Missio-Magazin, September – Oktober, 2009.

Kaulemu, D., “Foi, justice sociale et securite alimentaire. Une perspective africaine”,

Spititus, No.197, December 2009.

Kaulemu, D., “Church Responses to the Zimbabwean Crisis”, Review of Faith and

International Affairs, March 2010.

Kaulemu, D., “Civil Society as a New Paradigm for Democratic Politics in Zimbabwe”,

in AFCAST, The Church and Civil Society: Building Social Conscience for Democratic Participation, AFCAST, 2010.

Kaulemu, D., “Building Solidarity for Social Transformation through the Church’s Social

Teaching, Catholic Social Teaching in Global Perspective, Daniel McDonald SJ, ed., Orbis Books, Maryknoll, New York, 2010, pp 36-80.

Kaulem, D. “The African Synod for Those of Us Who Stayed at Home”, in

Reconciliation, Justice, and Peace: The Second African Synod, A.E. Orobator (ed.), Orbis Books, Maryknoll, New York, 2011.

 

WORK ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION

A.Morrison and D.Kaulemu, “From Socrates to Cyberspace: Philosophy and Multimedia in Academic Communication”, Language and Institutions in Africa: Current Trends and Future Prospects, Kamwangamala, N., and Makoni, S., (eds), University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Kaulemu, D.  “Civil Society as Space for Reauthoring of Suppressed Stories”,

Restorying the Polis: Civil Society as Narrative Reconstruction, Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.

Kaulemu, D.  “Western Philosophy only Speaks and Listens to itself”, Restorying the

Polis: Civil Society as Narrative Reconstruction”, Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.

 

CONSULTANCIES

  1. Ethical Reviewer for Catholic Relief Services – Zimbabwe Programme. This involved reviewing project proposals for funding by CRS to see if they comply with the ethical values of CRS. (2002-2005)
  2. Appointed by MISEREOR (Germany) and the Centre for Human Development (Ghana) to conduct feasibility study for the possibility of a programme for the social teaching of the church for Catholic priests and religious in Ghana. The report was well received and the programme was established in 2005.
  3. External Examiner for Philosophy at University of Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, 2004-2006
  4. Co-Facilitator and Report Writer, Interregional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA), Chishawasha, Zimbabwe, 11-15 October 2004.
  5. Facilitator for the Training of Trainers Workshop for the Center for Human Development (CEHUD), Ghana and to produce training materials for the Social Teaching of the Church Programme, Kumasi, Ghana, 18-26 April 2005.
  6. Facilitator for the Training of Trainers Workshop on the social teachings of the church organised by Siyabhabha Trust, Good Shepherd Retreat Center, Hartebeesport, Pretoria, South Africa, 21-25 February 2005.
  7. Chairperson and Report Writer for the Catholic University in Zimbabwe Assessment Committee, 2005.
  8. Key resource person and draft writer (until it was interfered with) of the document, The Zimbabwe We Want: Towards a national Vision for Zimbabwe: A Discussion Document, prepared by The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference, The Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe, and The Zimbabwe Council of Churches. The version that was tampered with was launched on 15 September 2006.
  9. Resource person for the drafting of a number of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC) and the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP-Z)Pastoral Letters and Public Statements.
  10. Facilitator and Report Writer, IMBISA Justice and Peace Regional Workshop, with theme, “Self Reliance and Economic Justice in the context of the MDGs and NEPAD in the light of the Social Teaching of the Church”, 3-7 July 2006.
  11. Facilitator of the Evaluation Process and Report Writer of the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe (CCJPZ) Peace Building Programme, 27-28 April 2007.
  12. Co-Facilitator, Report Writer and draft writer of the Pastoral Statement on Good Governance for Development of the 8th Plenary Assembly of the Inter-regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA), July 2007
  13. Co-Facilitator, Land and Agrarian Initiative of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference and South African Council of Churches, 15-18 September 2008.
  14. Baseline Study on the communications and statements of the Catholic Church in Zimbabwe: January 2007 to July 2009. Consultancy done for Catholic Agency for Oversees Development (CAFOD)
  15. Inventory of public statements by the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops from January 2007 to July 2009: Focus on statements on good governance. Consultancy done for CAFOD.
  16. Facilitator of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference 2009 Winter School on the theme, “The Church in the Service of National Healing, Reconciliation, Justice and Peace” held at St Augustine’s Seminary, Bulawayo (8-12 June 2009) and Chishawasha Major Seminary, (15-19 June 2009).
  17. Coordinator and Chairperson of the Catholic Academic Exchange Service (KAAD) Southern African Partner Committee.
  18. Academic Advisor and Representative in Zimbabwe of Lead and Inspire, a training program registered in South Africa to offer Diplomas in Generic Leadership and Christian Leadership.
  19. Co-facilitator, Caritas Africa & the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) Justice and Peace Consultation on the Outcome and Follow up of the Second Synod of Bishops for Africa Meeting, Maputo, 23,24&25 May 2010.
  20. Facilitator, IMBISA Standing Committee Workshops and IMBISA Secretaries’ General Workshops since 2010  
  21. A member of the following Boards:
  • Editorial Board, CCJP Harare Newsletter. Pachivara
  • Wadzanai Training Centre (supporting the poor & marginalised youth)
  • Mavambo Trust, (responding to effects of HIV&AIDS on children)
  • Centre for Conflict Management and Transformation (CCMT)
  • Shelter Trust (responding to increase in the problems of baby damping, infanticide, abortion & suicide in post independent Zimbabwe)

 

WORK IN PROGRESS

I am working to publish the following manuscript

  • “Sex, Cigarettes, Ice-cream and Morality in African Modernity”

“The Challenges of Peace Education in Southern Africa”