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Annachiara Forte

17

Jan

Fascism? Populism? Democracy? Critical Theory in a Global Context—January 23-25, 2019 University of Brighton, UK

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Dr. Kelly Gillespie from the Department of Anthropology and Sociology (UWC) will be a keynote speaker at the conference “Fascism? Populism? Democracy? Critical Theory in a Global Context” that will take place at the University of Brighton, in January 23-25, 2019. Hosted jointly by the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE) at the […]

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Dec

“Global 1968” by Heike Becker

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This year has marked the 50th anniversary of the many and varied struggles, protests and uprisings that were led by students and youth across the world in what has become known as “Global 1968”. Throughout 2018 Heike Becker has written about the ’68’ struggles on the African continent. She presented a paper on it in […]

25

Oct

Congratulations to our top performer students in the final year of Anthropology who have just returned from a field trip to Saldanha Bay!

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Students, accompanied by the Postgraduate Coordinator Dr. Kelly Gillespie, visited four very different museums—the brand new West Coast Fossil Park, the SA Fisheries Museum, the Saldanha Cultural Village, and the !Khwa ttu San Culture Centre—and had a good conversation about the social lives of museums. They stayed at a backpackers in Jacobs Bay, where they […]

28

Sep

A NEW MEMBER OF THE EDITORIAL BOARD of the JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES

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Kelly Gillespie, who has become a member of the department this year, has recently been invited to join the International Editorial Board of Editors of the journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies. The journal, which has now been published for over forty years is a key forum for the publication of high quality research in the broad field […]

25

Sep

NEW PUBLICATION BY HEIKE BECKER

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Congratulations to Heike Becker on her new publication entitled “Changing Urbanscapes: Colonial and Postcolonial Monuments in Windhoek” in the Nordic Journal of African Studies https://njas.fi/njas/issue/view/1 Abstract This article investigates how recently-constructed sites that anchor memories of anti-colonial resistance and national liberation have changed the urban landscape of the Namibian capital, Windhoek. The discussion is focused on […]

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Sep

THE CRIME SCENE: A PLAY BY ZUKO WONDERFUL SIKHAFUNGANA

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It is with great enthusiasm that the department announces the last creation of the Back Stage Theatre Production, The CrimeScene, written and directed by our talented postgraduate student Zuko Wonderful Sikhafungana. Don’t miss it! The Drama Factory, Strand 25-27 October 2018 @ 19:30 &  Saturday 27th October @ 14:00 pm  Booking: www.thedramafactory.co.za  THE CRIME SCENE  Breaking the silence and […]