Announcements

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 - 1:00pm

Mazibuko Jara

The Student Programme in Law & Society is delighted to welcome on campus its first speaker in a undergraduate seminar series designed to explore interdisciplinary topics in law, culture, society, and justice.   “Law and Society more

Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 1:00pm

Keith Breckenridge

Please note that this event has been rescheduled for Thursday 21 September at 1pm. Our next reading group meeting will be on Thursday 21 September, in the Wiser seminar room, from 1 - 2.30 pm. We will be reading: Deborah Brautigam's Will more

Monday, 2 October 2017 - 3:00pm

Darja Djordjevic

This paper examines the various types of experimentation that are built into the practice of oncology within Rwanda’s developing national infrastructure, with a focus on historicizing malignancy there by examining trajectories of research more

Monday, 9 October 2017 - 3:00pm

Bodhi Kar

Between 1919 and 1931, the question of unfree “native labour” was constantly shuttled and moved around between various agencies of the League of Nations. Since the formation of the International Labour Organization in 1919 and the first more

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 5:00pm

Keith Breckenridge

Complex Relations of Marxism and Feminism A panel discussion with Jacklyn Cock, Malehoko Tshoaedi and Srila Roy  Tuesday 10 October 17:00-19:00, WiSER Seminar Room Departments of Sociology and International Relations and WiSER      

Monday, 16 October 2017 - 3:00pm

Thato Masiangoako

South Africa’s legal system forms part of the lifeline of its democratic dispensation and is the foundation upon which it depends. It is crucial for social demands for service delivery, ensuring protection and general relief from the state more

Monday, 23 October 2017 - 3:00pm

Srila Roy

In this paper, which draws from a book manuscript in progress on feminist/queer politics in India, I show how ‘activism’ is informed by multiple rationalities and techniques of governing the self and other. Activism is a conduct of conduct more