Past Events

These are the events hosted at WISER. Other events and press notices are here.

This list of events can be exported to spreadsheet here

Collaborations
Name Title Datesort ascending
Methodologies of Household Surveying 03-Jun-2002
Anthropology of Violence: Gangs in Latin America 09-May-2002
New Perspectives on Law, Crime and the Moral Logics of Everyday Life 07-May-2002
Provincializing Europe, Globalizing Africa: Can African Studies be Global? 06-May-2002
The Limits of Historical Invention 23-Apr-2002
Literary Studies, New Literacies and New Publics: Translating Between the Disciplines 08-Apr-2002
The Burden of Race? 05-Jul-2001
Name Title Datesort ascending
Michael Titlestad The Acoustics of Memory: Historiography and Alterity in Representations of 1950s Township Jazz 27-May-2002
Keith Breckenridge From Hubris to Chaos: The Makings of the Bewysburo and the end of Documentary Government 20-May-2002
Catherine Burns Maternity Matters: The Politics of Hospitalized Childbirth in South Africa, 1900-1960 13-May-2002
Robert Thornton Chieftainship and Local Government: A Study of Local Attitude in Five Chieftainships in Mpumalanga, Limpopo and Northwe 06-May-2002
Isabel Hofmeyr African Bodies, European Texts: Picturing The Pilgrim's Progress in Africa 29-Apr-2002
Ivor Chipkin Nationalism and Democracy in South Africa 22-Apr-2002
Shireen Hassim Negotiating Spaces: The role of women in South Africa's transition 25-Mar-2002
Frederic Le Marcis Common Illnesses: Anthropology of Health in Everyday Life in Maasina (Mali) 18-Mar-2002
Noor Nieftagodien The Role of Local Authorities in the Emergence of Group Areas and Modern Townships on the East Rand in the 1950s 11-Mar-2002
Ralph Austen Market Integration through Peasantization: The Economic Transformation of Africa, the Carribean and India under Modern C 04-Mar-2002
Azeem Badroodien Rac(e)ing Crime and Poverty into the Present: The State, Colouredness, and Correctional Institutionalization in the Peri 25-Feb-2002
Achille Mbembe African Modes of Self-Writing: A Critique of Political Economy and Nativism 18-Feb-2002
William Beinart Rewriting Twentieth-Century South Africa: General History in a Post-Apartheid Era 20-Nov-2001
Thomas Blom Hansen Ethnographies of the Post Colonial State 14-Nov-2001
Gerti Hesseling Legal Plurism, Decentralization and Conflict in the Sahel 23-Oct-2001
Bogumil Jewsiewicki Mourning and Memory in Congo 28-Sep-2001
Jean John Comaroff Comaroff The Unreason of the Law 14-Sep-2001
Keith Breckenridge We Must Speak For Ourselves': The Rise And Fall Of The Public Sphere On The Witwatersrand Gold Mines, 1920-1933. 28-Feb-1996
Seminars
Name Title Datesort ascending
The Acoustics of Memory: Historiography and Alterity in Representations of 1950s Township Jazz 27-May-2002
Military Slaves and the Making of Ethnic Identity: The Case of Chikunda 21-May-2002
Constituting Democracy: A Sociological Study of Constitution-making in South Africa in the 1990s 20-May-2002
From Hubris to Chaos: The Makings of the Bewysburo and the end of Documentary Government 20-May-2002
Maternity Matters: The Politics of Hospitalized Childbirth in South Africa, 1900 to 1960 13-May-2002
Chieftainship and Local Government: A Study of Local Attitudes in Five Chieftainships in Mpumalanga, Limpopo and Northwe 06-May-2002
African Bodies, European Texts: Picturing The Pilgrim's Progress in Africa 29-Apr-2002
Nationalism and Democracy in South Africa 22-Apr-2002
Embodied History: Uniqueness and Exemplarity of South African AIDS 12-Apr-2002
Ways of Reading 08-Apr-2002
Globalizing Bestsellers: the Case of Marie Corelli 27-Mar-2002
Negotiating Spaces: The role of women in South Africa's transition 25-Mar-2002
Ways of Living, Ways of Dying and the South African City 25-Mar-2002
Common Illnesses: Anthropology of Health in Everyday Life in Maasina (Mali) 18-Mar-2002
The Role of Local Authorities in the Emergence of Group Areas and Modern Townships on the East Rand in the 1950s 11-Mar-2002
Rac(e)ing Crime and Poverty into the Present: The State, Colouredness, and Correctional Institutionalization in the Peri 01-Mar-2002
Market Integration through Peasantization: The Economic Transformation of Africa, the Caribbean and India under Modern C 18-Feb-2002
African Modes of Self-Writing: A Critique of Political Economy and Nativism 05-Feb-2002
Writing on Witchcraft in Times of AIDS 01-Feb-2002
Rewriting Twentieth-Century South Africa: General History in a Post-Apartheid Era 20-Nov-2001
Ethnographies of the Post Colonial State 14-Nov-2001
Legal Pluralism, Decentralization and Conflict in the Sahel 23-Oct-2001
Mourning and Memory in Congo 28-Sep-2001
The Unreason of the Law 14-Sep-2001
Public Events
Name Title Datesort ascending
Bo-Tsotsi: Youth Gangs of Soweto,  17-May-2002
Kala Pani:  09-Apr-2002
WISER was officially launched at a function hosted by the Vice-Chancellor 14-Sep-2001

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