Monday, 29 May 2017 - 3:00pm

Achille Mbembe

This paper is a work in progress. Key references, including quotations, are missing. Please do not circulate. The remarks I am about to make are shaped in no small part - but not exclusively - by the turmoil in South African academy over more

Thursday, 1 June 2017 - 2:30pm

Keith Breckenridge

Zotero is an Open Source digital research platform developed by the Centre for History and New Media at George Mason University. The software and documentation, including video tutorials, are available at Zotero more

Monday, 5 June 2017 - 3:00pm

Robyn Bloch

In his 2014 book Askari: A Story of Collaboration and Betrayal in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle historian Jacob Dlamini considers why collaborator Glory Sedibe turned from being a commander in the ANC’s military arm to working with fervour more

Monday, 12 June 2017 - 3:00pm

Grieve Chelwa

There has been increasing interest (particularly on online forums) on the apparent underrepresentation of African-based scholars in economics scholarship on Africa. Much of this debate, however, proceeds with little by way of evidence in more

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 - 12:00pm

Sarah Nuttall

WiSER Winter Programme in Critical Thought WiSER’s 2017 Winter Programme in Critical Thought will run from July to September this year. As in 2016, we will design and curate a cluster of afternoon symposia, conferences, seminars and public more

Thursday, 14 September 2017 - 11:30pm

Didier Fassin

The School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, announces open applications for the 2018-2019 Summer Program in Social Science. Conducted in collaboration with the Wits Institute for Social and Economic more