Announcements

Monday, 4 September 2017 - 3:00pm

Benson A Mulemi

Partial or complete absence of the melanin pigment in the skin, eyes, and hair constitute varied cultural expressions and labels denoting albinos or persons with albinism (PWA). Popular cross-cultural references to albinism and albinos in 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

Monday, 18 September 2017 - 3:00pm

Faeeza Ballim

It is well-established in the South African historiography that the apartheid government adopted a new “language of legitimation” (Posel, 1984) in the aftermath of the 1976 student uprisings. In this reformulation of authoritarian more

Monday, 25 September 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

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

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

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