DatePersonTitleEvent-TypeWISER Research Theme
Tuesday, 1 January, 2019 - 09:00Sarah Nuttall WiSER welcomes Professor Richard RottenburgPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 29 October, 2018 - 15:00 T. Dunbar MoodieConfessing remorse about the evils of Apartheid: the Dutch Reformed Church in the Nineteen-EightiesSeminars
Monday, 22 October, 2018 - 13:00 Michael NeocosmosThinking the State in Africa TodaySeminars
Monday, 15 October, 2018 - 15:00 Melanie BoehiA South African social garden: People, plants and multispecies histories in the Kirstenbosch National Botanical GardenSeminars
Monday, 8 October, 2018 - 15:00 Alf GunvaldPolitical Modernity in the Postcolony: Some Reflections of India's Bhil HeartlandSeminars
Thursday, 4 October, 2018 - 12:00 Naranjo RodrigoThe writing captivity through the comparative study of American literature.Seminars
Monday, 1 October, 2018 - 15:00 Thato MasiangoakoRationalizing injustice: surprising reinforcement of legal hegemony in South AfricaSeminars
Tuesday, 18 September, 2018 - 17:00Shireen Hassim Invite : Book Discussion : SORRY, NOT SORRY by Haji Mohamed Dawjee | 18 Sept | 5pmPublic EventsGoverning Intimacies
Monday, 17 September, 2018 - 15:00 Wendy KlinePsychedelic Birth: Bodies, Boundaries, and the Perception of Pain in the 1970sSeminars
Thursday, 13 September, 2018 - 17:00Isabel Hofmeyr Yvette Christiansë events at WiSER | 13 & 14 Sept Public EventsOceanic Humanities
Tuesday, 11 September, 2018 - 18:00Keith Breckenridge Divinatory computation : the politics of Artificial IntelligencePublic EventsDigital Humanities, Knowledge Futures
Monday, 10 September, 2018 - 15:00 Euclides GoncalvesArquivo Morto: notes on institutional memory in postcolonial MozambiqueSeminars
Thursday, 6 September, 2018 (All day)Sarah Nuttall Digital Imaginaries: PremonitionPublic EventsDigital Humanities, Curating the Afropolitan City, Locations of African Critical Theory
Thursday, 30 August, 2018 - 17:00Isabel Hofmeyr WiSER and African Literature invite you to the launch of Mapule Mohulatsi's book Mizz PresidentBook LaunchesOceanic Humanities, Locations of African Critical Theory
Wednesday, 29 August, 2018 - 13:00Dilip Menon At the End of Time: Thinking with WaterSeminarsOceanic Humanities
Monday, 27 August, 2018 - 15:00 Caio Simões de Araújo “One of the most dangerous documents ever produced”: the United Nations, the Global South and the politics of race in the early decolonization era, ca.1946-1955Seminars
Monday, 20 August, 2018 - 15:00 Danny BradlowMoney Talks: International Law and the Governance of International FinanceSeminars
Thursday, 16 August, 2018 (All day)Isabel Hofmeyr Literary Ecologies of the Indian Ocean World: Mauritian and Southern African IntersectionsSeminarsOceanic Humanities
Wednesday, 15 August, 2018 - 18:00Achille Mbembe Invite - The Politics of Custom: Chiefship, Capital and the State in Contemporary Africa | 15 Aug | 6pmBook LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics, Knowledge Futures, Locations of African Critical Theory
Wednesday, 15 August, 2018 - 12:45Ian Shapiro Democratic Competition: The Good, the Bad, and the UglySeminarsGoverning Intimacies, Public Positions on History and Politics
Tuesday, 14 August, 2018 - 17:00Jonathan Klaaren The emotional toll of social justice work in medicine and lawPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Tuesday, 14 August, 2018 - 17:00Jonathan Klaaren Public event | The emotional toll of social justice work in medicine and law | Adler MuseumPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa, Law and personhood
Monday, 13 August, 2018 - 15:00 Lewis ManthataThe politics of social exclusion : Transformation in Cricket South AfricaSeminars
Wednesday, 8 August, 2018 - 12:00Carolyn Steedman Social History comes to WarwickSeminarsGoverning Intimacies
Tuesday, 7 August, 2018 - 17:00Sisonke Msimang WISER and Governing Intimacies Invitation : Discussion of Sisonke Msimang's Always Another CountryPublic EventsGoverning Intimacies
Monday, 6 August, 2018 - 15:00 Ruth SacksThe City Speaks for Itself: Notes on approaching architecture in KinshasaSeminars
Monday, 6 August, 2018 - 09:00Shireen Hassim WISER INVITATION : Telling Lives - Truth Lies History | 6 Aug | Johannesburg Institute for Advanced StudyCollaborationsGoverning Intimacies
Thursday, 2 August, 2018 - 13:00Simone Haysom WISER Invitation -- Heroin Coast: the political economy of the heroin trade along the Indian Ocean seaboardSeminarsOceanic Humanities
Tuesday, 31 July, 2018 - 17:00Nolwazi Mkhwanazi Invitation | WellSexuality Projects | Tuesday 31 July 5-7pmPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 30 July, 2018 - 15:00 Carina TruytsFishfinger stew and peach tarts: from hunger to nourishment in the Dwars River Valley Seminars
Monday, 30 July, 2018 - 13:00Achille Mbembe NEW DATE | Invitation | Launch of Franz Fanon, Psychiatry and Politics | Tuesday 30 July | 1pmBook LaunchesMedical Humanities in Africa, African Futures
Wednesday, 25 July, 2018 - 13:00Duncan M. Yoon Toward the Global South Novel: Africa, China, and Bofane's Congo Inc.Public EventsOceanic Humanities, African Futures
Monday, 23 July, 2018 - 17:30Achille Mbembe The State against Mandela and the Others | Film & Debate | 23 July 2018 5.30pmPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Monday, 23 July, 2018 - 15:00 Johan MathewOn Principals and Agency: Reassembling Trust in Indian Ocean CommerceSeminars
Monday, 23 July, 2018 - 08:30Max Bolt The Family House Position PaperSeminarsLaw and personhood
Wednesday, 18 July, 2018 - 12:00Sarah Nuttall "After Mandela": A Roundtable Colloquium at Stellenbosch UniversityPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Locations of African Critical Theory, African Futures
Tuesday, 17 July, 2018 - 14:00Keith Breckenridge POLS4033 & POLS7036 The State in AfricaSeminarsAfrican Futures
Monday, 16 July, 2018 - 15:00 Julia StephensGoverning Islam: Law, Empire, and Secularism in South AsiaSeminars
Wednesday, 11 July, 2018 - 12:00Sharad Chari Ruinous Foundations of Progressive Segregation: The Birth of Biopolitical Struggle (1920s-1950s)SeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City, Locations of African Critical Theory
Wednesday, 4 July, 2018 - 13:00Rimli Bhattacharya Cancelled | Transnational perspectives in juvenile literature: Gay-Neck (1927) and Dariyalal (1938)SeminarsOceanic Humanities
Friday, 29 June, 2018 - 18:30Sarah Nuttall Goethe-Institut and WiSER Invitation: Wits School of Arts DIVA Talk: Special edition with Wolfgang TillmansPublic EventsCurating the Afropolitan City
Monday, 25 June, 2018 - 08:00Sarah Nuttall The Academy of Global Humanities and Critical Theory 2018 Summer School: The Human in Question | Application deadline 9 April 2018CollaborationsKnowledge Futures, African Futures
Monday, 4 June, 2018 - 09:00Keith Breckenridge Intellectual and Cultural Life under Conditions of AusterityCollaborationsSugarman
Monday, 28 May, 2018 - 15:00 Charne, & Meg Lavery, SamuelsonThe Oceanic SouthSeminars
Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 - 13:00Bruce Janz How Do We Speak Of Our Place? Achille Mbembe's WorldPublic EventsLocations of African Critical Theory, African Futures
Monday, 21 May, 2018 - 15:00 Siphiwe Ignatius DubeA Foray into (Study of?) African Political TheologySeminars
Tuesday, 15 May, 2018 - 16:00Department of Trade and Industry Innovation and Intellectual Property in South AfricaCollaborationsKnowledge Futures, African Futures
Tuesday, 15 May, 2018 - 12:00Jim Mills Cocaine and Colonialism? The origins of Asian markets for modern pharmaceuticals, c. 1900-1945SeminarsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 14 May, 2018 - 15:00 Rogers, Joshua Orock, WalkerSuspicious Times?Seminars
Monday, 7 May, 2018 - 15:00 Isabel HofmeyrObject-oriented Reading: The View from the Customs HouseSeminars
Monday, 23 April, 2018 - 15:00 David JohnsonLiterature against Stalinism: South Africa's left opposition, 1930-1960Seminars
Wednesday, 18 April, 2018 - 17:00Sarah Nuttall On Suspicion and the ContemporaryPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Knowledge Futures, African Futures
Monday, 16 April, 2018 - 15:00 Cindy MorillasIndividualization versus Democratization? Conditions and forms of student activism in authoritarian situation (Cameroon, 1962-2014)Seminars
Monday, 9 April, 2018 - 15:00 Renee van der WielDoing research that does something: The trope of the exceptional knowledge-producing medical doctorSeminars
Monday, 19 March, 2018 - 15:00 Claudia GastrowThe Discomforts of Home: Infrastructure, Rehousing and Class in LuandaSeminars
Thursday, 15 March, 2018 - 13:00Ananya Kabir Between bioscape and sensorium: Creolized dance as Indian Ocean memorySeminarsOceanic Humanities
Monday, 12 March, 2018 - 15:00 Sarah WildThe lifecast cast: an ethico-legal inquirySeminars
Thursday, 8 March, 2018 - 13:00Nolwazi Mkhwanazi Invitation | Two events focused on Sex and Sexuality in the Lives of Young South AfricansPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Thursday, 8 March, 2018 - 12:00Keith Breckenridge Book discussion : Rights to LandBook LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Monday, 5 March, 2018 - 15:00 Keith BreckenridgeWhat happened to the theory of African capitalism?Seminars
Thursday, 1 March, 2018 - 12:00Sammy Baloji & Filip de Boeck Invitation | "Suturing the City": Discussion with Filip de Boeck and Sammy Baloji | 1 March 2018 | 12:00Book LaunchesCurating the Afropolitan City, African Futures
Thursday, 1 March, 2018 - 09:00Sarah Nuttall Call for Papers: On Suspicion and the Contemporary - deadline 15 December 2017Public EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Monday, 26 February, 2018 - 15:00 Antonio TomasUrban Nostalgia: Colonial traces in the postcolonial city of LuandaSeminars
Friday, 23 February, 2018 - 19:00Sarah Nuttall Africans In War: A Conversation between Paul Gilroy and William Kentridge Public EventsLocations of African Critical Theory
Thursday, 22 February, 2018 - 13:00Sarah Nuttall Entanglements and Aftermaths: Reflections on Memory and Political TimePublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Knowledge Futures, Locations of African Critical Theory, African Futures
Thursday, 22 February, 2018 - 13:00Sarah Nuttall WiSER in 2018Public EventsGoverning Intimacies, Oceanic Humanities, Public Positions on History and Politics, Medical Humanities in Africa, Digital Humanities, Curating the Afropolitan City, Knowledge Futures, Law and personhood, Locations of African Critical Theory, Sugarman, African Futures
Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 - 13:00Elizabeth Hjorth Responsibility in Place: Marlene van Niekerk’s Memorandum: A Story With PaintingsSeminarsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 19 February, 2018 - 15:00 Saarah JappieBaas of the Kramat: Muslim place and belonging in 19th and 20th century Cape Town Seminars
Monday, 12 February, 2018 - 15:00 Simamkele Dlakavu“Say No, Black Woman”: The Giant is Falling and the erasure of Black women in South AfricaSeminars
Saturday, 10 February, 2018 - 09:00Keith Breckenridge Call for Proposals : Intellectual and Cultural Life under Conditions of Austerity CollaborationsKnowledge Futures, Sugarman
Friday, 2 February, 2018 - 12:00Benedict Carton Albert Luthuli, the ANC Moses: religious prophecy and the turn to armed struggleSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Locations of African Critical Theory
Thursday, 1 February, 2018 - 13:00Sarah Nuttall Fugitive/Narrative: Unhomed Texts, Human Rights, and the Broken RoadSeminarsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 7 December, 2017 - 11:30Keith Breckenridge WISER Interrogating Political Economy Seminar : Intellectual histories of neo-liberalismSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Knowledge Futures, African Futures
Monday, 27 November, 2017 - 17:30Keith Breckenridge Book discussion : Reparations for Slavery and the Slave TradeBook LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics, Law and personhood, African Futures
Monday, 27 November, 2017 - 16:00Pamila Gupta WISER Book Discussion | A Luta Continua, 40 Anos Depois: Histόrias Entrelaçadas Da África Austral | 27 November | 4pmBook LaunchesOceanic Humanities, Public Positions on History and Politics, Locations of African Critical Theory
Thursday, 23 November, 2017 - 13:00Sarah Nuttall Invitation | Book Launch: Healing the Exposed Being - A South African Ngoma Tradition | 31 Oct | 1pm Book LaunchesMedical Humanities in Africa
Thursday, 16 November, 2017 - 13:00Sarah Nuttall Invitation | Book launch and discussion | Homophobic Violence in Armed Conflict and Political Transition | 16 Nov | 1pmBook LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics
Tuesday, 14 November, 2017 - 12:30Keith Breckenridge Automating reading with Zotero, Zotfile and the Google Scholar extension SeminarsDigital Humanities, Knowledge Futures
Thursday, 9 November, 2017 - 16:00Achille Mbembe Invitation | The Culture of Maize : A Bridge Between Mexico and Africa | 9 November | 4pm - 6:15pmPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Wednesday, 1 November, 2017 - 14:00Keith Breckenridge Zotero Workshop : BasicsSeminarsDigital Humanities
Tuesday, 24 October, 2017 - 13:00Jonathan Klaaren Invitation: Seminar by Jackie Dugard “Is South Africa’s property clause (Section 25) an obstacle or engine for Socio-Economic Transformation?”SeminarsLaw and personhood
Monday, 23 October, 2017 - 15:00 Srila RoyQueer activism as governmentality: regulating lesbian lives in India Seminars
Monday, 16 October, 2017 - 15:00 Thato MasiangoakoThe shaping of legal consciousness through the experience of short-term incarcerationSeminars
Wednesday, 11 October, 2017 - 13:00Pamila Gupta Book Launch of the State of Secularism - Religion, Tradition & Democracy in South Africa by Dhammamegha Annie Leatt | 11 Oct | 1pmBook LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics
Tuesday, 10 October, 2017 - 17:00Keith Breckenridge DM Public Panel: Complex Relationships of Feminism and MarxismPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Monday, 9 October, 2017 - 15:00 Bodhi KarInfrastructure of Indigeneity : The League of Nations and the Archival Cut of “Unfree Labour”Seminars
Monday, 2 October, 2017 - 15:00 Darja DjordjevicHistoricizing Public Oncology in Rwanda: From Geographies of Incidence to Onco-Nationhood (1915-2015)Seminars
Thursday, 28 September, 2017 - 13:00Keith Breckenridge WISER Interrogating Political Economy Seminar : Brautigam on China in AfricaSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Law and personhood, African Futures
Wednesday, 27 September, 2017 - 13:00Mazibuko Jara Seminar on "Law and Society: Property and Rights in Land in South Africa" - 27 Sept - 1pmSeminarsLaw and personhood
Thursday, 21 September, 2017 - 16:30Shireen Hassim Book Launch : The Unresolved National Question -- Left Thought Under ApartheidBook LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Thursday, 21 September, 2017 - 12:00Héloïse Pillayre The Avenues of Compensation of Sufferers of Asbestos-Derived Illnesses. Choice of Mechanisms, Implication in Victims’ Organisations, and Stability of Employment PathsSeminarsMedical Humanities in Africa
Tuesday, 19 September, 2017 - 08:30Max Bolt THE 'FAMILY HOUSE': Kinship, Inheritance and the legacies of Township Property RegimesPublic EventsCurating the Afropolitan City, Law and personhood
Monday, 18 September, 2017 - 15:00 Faeeza BallimNeoliberalism and the techno-politics of ApartheidSeminars
Thursday, 14 September, 2017 - 23:30Didier Fassin An International and Interdisciplinary Initiative for Early-Career Scholars from the Global South funded by the Andrew W. Mellon FoundationAdvertisementsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Wednesday, 13 September, 2017 - 13:00Jon Klaaren Seminar by Lionel Zevounou on the concept of Assimilation in French Law: A post-colonial approach - 13 Sept at 1pmSeminarsLaw and personhood
Tuesday, 12 September, 2017 - 13:00Sarah Nuttall Fiston Mwanza Mujila in conversation with Hugo Canham, Dilip Menon, and Joshua Walker | 12 September | 1pmPublic EventsCurating the Afropolitan City
Wednesday, 6 September, 2017 - 08:30Sarah Nuttall Medical memoirs: Exploring writing about illness, death, recoveryPublic EventsLaw and personhood, Medical Humanities in Africa
Wednesday, 6 September, 2017 - 08:30Sarah Nuttall Symposium : Medical Memoirs SeminarsGoverning Intimacies, Medical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 4 September, 2017 - 15:00 Benson A MulemiPopular Theorizing on albinism and the human in Eastern Africa: Exploration of Tanzanian experience.Seminars
Friday, 1 September, 2017 - 13:00Mekonnen Ayano Invite - Seminar by Mazibuko Jara on“Law and Society: Property and Rights in Land in South Africa”- 27 Sept - 1pmSeminarsLaw and personhood
Thursday, 31 August, 2017 - 13:00Keith Breckenridge WISER Interrogating Political Economy Seminar : Central Bankers' RhetoricSeminarsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 30 August, 2017 - 12:00Crispian Garth Olver PhD Proposal Presentation : The political economy of rent seeking in South African citiesSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Tuesday, 29 August, 2017 - 17:00Shireen Hassim Medical Memoirs : CANCER A LOVE STORY - a conversation with Lauren Segal Public EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 28 August, 2017 - 15:00 Jim CampbellHistory, Memory, and the Mississippi Freedom MovementSeminars
Wednesday, 23 August, 2017 - 13:00Srimati Basu Cures and Side Effects: Feminist Reform and Law in IndiaSeminarsLaw and personhood, Medical Humanities in Africa
Friday, 18 August, 2017 - 09:00Isabel Hofmeyr Sound on WaterSeminarsOceanic Humanities, African Futures
Thursday, 17 August, 2017 - 13:45Nicky Falkof Book launch : Remains of the Social Desiring the Post-ApartheidBook LaunchesLaw and personhood, African Futures
Wednesday, 16 August, 2017 - 09:30Sarah Nuttall Urban Anxieties in the Global South Collaborations, SeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City, African Futures
Wednesday, 16 August, 2017 - 09:30Sarah Nuttall Urban Anxieties in the Global South Collaborations, SeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City, African Futures
Tuesday, 15 August, 2017 - 10:00Sarah Nuttall WiSER Winter Programme in Critical ThoughtPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 14 August, 2017 - 15:00 Juan Obarrioprivate/public government of communitiesSeminars
Monday, 14 August, 2017 - 10:00Sarah Nuttall Locations of African and African Diaspora Critical ThoughtCollaborations, SeminarsDigital Humanities, African Futures
Monday, 14 August, 2017 - 10:00Sarah Nuttall Locations of African and African Diaspora Critical ThoughtCollaborations, SeminarsDigital Humanities, African Futures
Monday, 7 August, 2017 - 15:00 William MpofuDecoloniality as Travelling Theory: Or What Decoloniality is notSeminars
Thursday, 3 August, 2017 - 17:00Andreas Kalyvas Democracy and the PoorCollaborationsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 2 August, 2017 - 13:00Kaushik Sunder Rajan Discussion of 'Pharmocracy: Value, Politics, and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine'Public EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Tuesday, 1 August, 2017 - 18:30Achille Mbembe The Violence of BordersPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Tuesday, 1 August, 2017 (All day)Keith Breckenridge CFA: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in the Medical Humanities AdvertisementsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 31 July, 2017 - 15:00 Keith BreckenridgeThe single source of truth about Kenyans : collateral mysteries, credit information and SafaricomSeminars
Thursday, 27 July, 2017 - 13:00Jean Comaroff John Comaroff Launch of 'The Truth about Crime'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 26 July, 2017 - 12:00Jean Comaroff John Comaroff The Politics of DreadSeminarsAfrican Futures
Monday, 24 July, 2017 - 15:00 Kerry ChanceSacrifice After Mandela: Debts of Liberation Among South Africa’s First Post-Apartheid Generation WISH Seminars
Thursday, 20 July, 2017 - 18:00Achille Mbembe Cape Town Launch of Critique of Black ReasonBook LaunchesAfrican Futures
Thursday, 20 July, 2017 - 13:00Achille Mbembe Sarah Nuttall The Truth about CrimeCollaborationsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 6 July, 2017 - 13:00Robin Kelley Searching for Africa in America: Some Preliminary ReflectionsPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Tuesday, 27 June, 2017 - 18:00Robin Kelley Over the Rainbow: Black Studies, Black Struggle, and the Neoliberal TurnPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 19 June, 2017 - 13:00Achille Mbembe Discussion of 'Critique of Black Reason'Public EventsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 14 June, 2017 - 13:00Susan Levine Flashes, Fragments, and the Sound Bite in Writing EthnographySeminarsMedical Humanities in Africa
Tuesday, 13 June, 2017 - 09:00Shireen Hassim Intimacies of CareSeminarsGoverning Intimacies, Medical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 12 June, 2017 - 15:00 Grieve ChelwaDoes economics have an ‘Africa Problem’? Some data and preliminary thoughts Seminars
Thursday, 8 June, 2017 - 13:00Keith Breckenridge Zotero : Things to get right capturing and sharing recordsPublic EventsDigital Humanities
Tuesday, 6 June, 2017 - 18:00Achille Mbembe Launch of Critique of Black ReasonBook LaunchesAfrican Futures
Monday, 5 June, 2017 - 15:00 Robyn BlochThe apartheid historian’s struggle: black betrayal and its effectsSeminars
Thursday, 1 June, 2017 - 14:30Keith Breckenridge Getting Started with ZoteroSeminarsDigital Humanities
Monday, 29 May, 2017 - 15:00 Achille MbembeFuture KnowledgesSeminars
Thursday, 25 May, 2017 - 13:00Tafadzwa Zvobgo The Role of Women in Election ViolenceSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 - 18:00Adam Hanieh Class, State and the crisis of legitimacy in the Arab WorldSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Monday, 22 May, 2017 - 15:00 Cynthia, and John Kros, Wright"You can write and remember but we are simply izithunguthu'"Seminars
Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 - 18:00Christa Kuljian De-Colonizing Science? The Case of Human Origins ResearchBook LaunchesAfrican Futures
Tuesday, 16 May, 2017 - 17:30Keith Breckenridge Inaugural Lecture : Biometric capitalism and the future of HistoryPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 15 May, 2017 - 15:00 Daniel MagazinerAfrican Architecture, Education and Possibility in the 1960sSeminars
Monday, 15 May, 2017 - 13:00Hennie van Vuuren Apartheid Guns and ProfitBook LaunchesAfrican Futures
Monday, 8 May, 2017 - 17:00 Lucy Allais‘Is there Western Philosophy?’ a discussion with Lucy Allais and Eusebius McKaiserSeminars
Thursday, 4 May, 2017 - 13:00Keith Breckenridge WIPES : Jane Guyer's Legacies, Logics, Logistics Essays in the Anthropology of the Platform EconomySeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Monday, 24 April, 2017 - 15:00 Edgar TaylorThe Tank Hill Party: Generational Politics and Decolonization in East AfricaSeminars
Wednesday, 19 April, 2017 - 16:00James Fowkes Building the ConstitutionSeminarsAfrican Futures
Saturday, 15 April, 2017 (All day)Keith Breckenridge Re-considering lung disease in South Africa : the politics of data and materiality in a century of mine silicosis.AdvertisementsMedical Humanities in Africa
Thursday, 13 April, 2017 - 13:00Eva Riedke Material participation and the notion of ‘doing one’s share’: re-considering engagements in present-day virginity testingPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa, African Futures
Tuesday, 11 April, 2017 - 13:00J. Daniel Elam Is the “global” in “global literature” the same as the “global” in “global climate change”?SeminarsAfrican Futures
Monday, 10 April, 2017 - 15:00 Gregory DowdAMfecaneRICA, 1650-1850: What can Historians of Native America Learn from Southern Africanists?Seminars
Thursday, 6 April, 2017 - 09:00Sarah Nuttall Cultural SolidaritiesSeminarsAfrican Futures
Monday, 3 April, 2017 - 15:00 Richard PithouseManichean Delirium (In the Time of Jacob Zuma)Seminars
Thursday, 30 March, 2017 - 14:00Michelle Leon African Studies -- New Online Resources for Teaching and ResearchPublic EventsDigital Humanities
Thursday, 30 March, 2017 - 13:00Zen Marie PhD Proposal Presentation : Site Specific Art in Johannesburg - Aesthetic Practice, Political Contestation and the Urban.SeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City
Wednesday, 29 March, 2017 - 13:00Marissa Mika Cobalt Blues: The Half Life of Radiotherapy in UgandaPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Tuesday, 28 March, 2017 - 13:00Kate Chandler Drone Publics?SeminarsAfrican Futures
Monday, 27 March, 2017 - 15:00 Candice JansenVULNERABILITIES OF THE IMAGE: Cedric Nunn & Coloured Family in StruggleSeminars
Thursday, 23 March, 2017 - 13:00Keith Breckenridge WISER Interrogating Political Economy Seminar : EconomizationSeminarsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 22 March, 2017 - 16:00Stephen Graham Luxified skies: How vertical urban housing became an elite preserve Public EventsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 22 March, 2017 - 12:00Reinhart Kössler Consequences of a Genocide: Politics of Apology between Namibia and GermanyPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Monday, 20 March, 2017 - 15:00 Bettina MalcomessMoving Image as chronotope of the Colonial ImaginationSeminars
Wednesday, 15 March, 2017 - 18:00Michael Neocosmos Launch of 'Thinking Freedom in Africa'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 15 March, 2017 - 12:00David Johnson 'Left imperialism, or workers of the world unite? The colonial origins of South African socialismSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Tuesday, 14 March, 2017 - 12:00Sumandro Chattapadhyay Unbundling the "WhatsApp Moment" in Indian Banking: Deregulation by CodePublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 13 March, 2017 - 15:00 Nompumelelo Zinhle Manzini African Conceptions of Person as Gendered, Ableist and Anti-queerSeminars
Monday, 6 March, 2017 - 15:00 Andreas KalyvasCarl Schmitt's Postcolonial ImaginationSeminars
Monday, 27 February, 2017 - 15:00 Rita KesselringBodies of Truth: Law, Memory and Emancipation in Post-Apartheid South Africa. Book discussion and launchSeminars
Thursday, 23 February, 2017 - 13:00Richard Rottenburg Evidences and FuturesPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Wednesday, 22 February, 2017 - 13:00Richard Rottenburg Discussion -- Far fetched facts : A parable of development aidSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Monday, 20 February, 2017 - 15:00 Marielle DebosLiving by the Gun in Chad: Combatants, Impunity and State FormationSeminars
Tuesday, 14 February, 2017 - 09:00Keith Breckenridge Johannesburg Colloquium on the Future of Legal IdentityCollaborationsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Law and personhood
Wednesday, 16 November, 2016 - 18:00Catherine Burns Launch of 'Sol Plaatje’s Native Life in South Africa'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Monday, 7 November, 2016 - 15:00 Lumkile MondiFrom proprietorship, public companies to pyramid ownership and control: The evolution of the Financialisation of the South African Economy Seminars
Monday, 31 October, 2016 - 15:00 Victoria Collis-ButheleziOther Universals: India, Africa, the Caribbean and Un-national Thought of the Southern HemisphereSeminars
Monday, 24 October, 2016 - 15:00 Emery KalemaThe Mulele rebellion (D.R. Congo) and the politics of forgettingSeminars
Monday, 17 October, 2016 - 15:00 Christi KrugerWhite on the margin: post-apartheid white poverty and the politics of homogeneitySeminars
Tuesday, 11 October, 2016 - 13:00Véronique Tadjo A City’s Memory: Kigali 22 Years after the Rwandan GenocideSeminarsAfrican Futures
Monday, 10 October, 2016 - 15:00 Sarah Emily Duff‘From Young Adults to Teenagers: Sex Education Manuals and the Making of Modern Youth in Apartheid South Africa’Seminars
Monday, 10 October, 2016 - 13:00Grant Farred Philosophy: Uncommon SenseSeminarsLaw and personhood
Monday, 3 October, 2016 - 15:00 Jamie MillerAn African Volk: The Apartheid Regime and its Search for SurvivalSeminars
Monday, 26 September, 2016 - 15:00 Peter GeschiereHomosexuality, Witchcraft, Freemasonry - Postcolonial Obsessions in Cameroon and elsewhereSeminars
Thursday, 22 September, 2016 - 18:00Thiven Reddy Launch of 'South Africa, Settler Colonialism and the Failures of Liberal Democracy'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Monday, 19 September, 2016 - 17:00Jacklyn Cock Complex Relations of Marxism and Feminism : Democratic MarxismPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Law and personhood, African Futures
Monday, 19 September, 2016 - 15:00 Nancy Rose HuntA Nervous StateSeminars
Thursday, 15 September, 2016 - 17:30Matt Cook Traces, Glimmers, Residues, and Specks of ThingsPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Tuesday, 13 September, 2016 - 17:30Matt Cook AIDS and Archives of Emotion in the UKPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 12 September, 2016 - 15:00 Shaun Franklin"Worse than Apartheid?" Measuring educational progress since democracySeminars
Tuesday, 6 September, 2016 - 12:00Stefan Helgesson Literary Theory and South-South Comparison: The Case of the São Paulo SchoolSeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City
Monday, 5 September, 2016 - 15:00 Khumisho MogueraneEveryday identities, formal schooling and the practice of nationalism in Bechuanaland in the early twentieth centurySeminars
Monday, 5 September, 2016 - 15:00 Keith BreckenridgeAadhaar and the superindex : India's UID and the politics of database normalizationSeminars
Monday, 5 September, 2016 - 13:00Hlonipha Mokoena “...if Black girls had long hair”Public EventsAfrican Futures
Tuesday, 30 August, 2016 - 12:00Ngaka Mosiane The Body and City SpaceSeminarsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 29 August, 2016 - 15:00 Carolyn DinshawBlack Skin, Green Masks: Medieval Foliate Heads, Racial Trauma, and Queer World-making.Seminars
Wednesday, 24 August, 2016 - 18:00Anthony Bogues Decolonisation and Beyond: Three Lectures on Sylvia WynterSeminarsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 24 August, 2016 - 13:00Chabani Manganyi Discussion of 'Apartheid and the Making of a Black Psychologist'Book LaunchesMedical Humanities in Africa
Tuesday, 23 August, 2016 - 13:00Sarah Nuttall Theory from the South: Where are We?Public EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 22 August, 2016 - 10:00Juan Obarrio Africa in TheorySeminarsAfrican Futures
Monday, 15 August, 2016 - 15:00 Linda GordonUnemployed activism in the 1930s : long-term structural change, gender and the meanings of independenceSeminars
Sunday, 14 August, 2016 - 10:00Sarah Nuttall Knowledge FuturesSeminarsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 11 August, 2016 - 17:00Vivek Chibber The Promise and Pitfalls of Postcolonial TheoryCollaborationsAfrican Futures
Monday, 8 August, 2016 - 15:00 Drew ThompsonID'ing Mozambique's Post-Independence Development and History from 1975 to 1993Seminars
Monday, 8 August, 2016 - 10:00Sarah Nuttall The Climate of RaceSeminarsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 4 August, 2016 - 15:00 Noah TamarkinBecoming Genetic Jews: Lemba Political Histories of Racial, Religious, and Cultural Difference in Twentieth-Century South AfricaSeminars
Monday, 25 July, 2016 - 15:00 Sam DalySworn on the Gun: Law and Crime in the Nigerian Civil War, 1967-1970.Seminars
Wednesday, 20 July, 2016 - 13:00Richard Pithouse Launch of 'Writing the Decline'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Sunday, 10 July, 2016 - 18:00Keith Breckenridge Technology Studies in Africa CollaborationsSugarman
Thursday, 7 July, 2016 - 09:00Pamila Gupta Toxicity, Waste, DetritusSeminarsSugarman
Tuesday, 5 July, 2016 - 12:00Madhumita Lahiri Children of the Sun: W.E.B. Du Bois, Jessie Redmon Fauset, and The Brownies’ Book (1920-21)SeminarsLaw and personhood, Digital Humanities
Tuesday, 28 June, 2016 - 13:00Monica Popescu Aesthetic Systems and the Cold War: Rethinking African Literary HistorySeminarsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 15 June, 2016 - 13:00Leslie James The Face of FascismSeminarsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 9 June, 2016 - 13:15Catherine Burns Silicosis: Past, Present, and FutureCollaborationsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 6 June, 2016 - 15:00 Ruth SacksObject Agencies: Congolese artifacts as exhibition organisms Seminars
Tuesday, 31 May, 2016 - 17:00Lisa Vetten Gender Based Violence and Rape Culture on CampusCollaborationsMedical Humanities in Africa
Tuesday, 31 May, 2016 - 13:00Tom Penfold Writing the City from BelowSeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City
Tuesday, 31 May, 2016 - 12:00Simonne Horowitz TransplantSeminarsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 30 May, 2016 - 15:00 Taiwo Adetunji OsinubiProvincializing Slavery: Abolition, Law, Slave SubjectsSeminars
Monday, 30 May, 2016 - 08:45Achille Mbembe Advanced Study Seminar on Violence, Non-Violence, and the Future of DemocracyPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 26 May, 2016 - 12:30David Johnson Clements Kadalie and the language of freedomSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Monday, 23 May, 2016 - 15:00 Simonne HorwitzRace, gender and the South African ‘blood wars’.Seminars
Wednesday, 18 May, 2016 - 18:00Ilana van Wyk Launch of 'A Church of Strangers'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Monday, 16 May, 2016 - 15:00 Ngaka MosianeLivelihoods, the body, and city space. Seminars
Wednesday, 11 May, 2016 - 18:00Maxim Bolt Launch of 'Zimbabwe’s Migrants and South Africa’s Border Farms'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 11 May, 2016 - 15:00Keith Breckenridge Digital Humanities : Zotero and the research databasesPublic EventsDigital Humanities
Wednesday, 11 May, 2016 - 11:30Grace Musila Launch of 'A Death Retold in Truth and Rumour'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Monday, 9 May, 2016 - 15:00 Eric AllinaFrom 'New Man' to Superman: The politics of work and socialism, from Maputo to Karl-Marx-Stadt, c. 1982 Seminars
Thursday, 5 May, 2016 - 14:00Keith Breckenridge Political Economy Seminar on Hirschman's Exit Voice and LoyaltySeminarsAfrican Futures
Monday, 25 April, 2016 - 15:00 Ellison TjireraCity as a Creature of Law – Revisiting Windhoek’s Legal Architecture Seminars
Wednesday, 20 April, 2016 - 17:30Thula Simpson Launch of 'Umkhonto we Sizwe: The ANC’S Armed Struggle'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Monday, 18 April, 2016 - 15:00 John StremlauValid Voting? Electoral Integrity and the Role of Pan-African Observers in Advancing Peace and Democratic GovernanceSeminars
Sunday, 17 April, 2016 - 12:00Sarah Emily Duff Call for Nominations: Fass-Sandin Article Prize for 2016AdvertisementsMedical Humanities in Africa
Friday, 15 April, 2016 - 12:00Victoria Hume Can music help us understand delirium in hospital? Public EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Thursday, 14 April, 2016 - 13:00Nicole Fleetwood Carceral Aesthetics: Prison Art and Public CultureSeminarsAfrican Futures
Tuesday, 12 April, 2016 - 17:30Keith Breckenridge Public Positions: The Implications of Anglo's FallPublic PositionsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Monday, 11 April, 2016 - 15:00 Neo Lekgotla laga RamoupiA Critique of the Discourse on Africanization of Knowledge In the Universities in Africa: The Whys and How Far in Cameroon and South AfricaSeminars
Tuesday, 5 April, 2016 - 18:00Ebrahim Deen Boko Haram : Nigeria's Militancy ProblemPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Monday, 4 April, 2016 - 15:00 Yasmina Martin"Now I am not scared": Transnational HIV/AIDS Activism through the lens of Simon NkoliSeminars
Thursday, 24 March, 2016 - 15:00 David CohenSmall matter of truthSeminars
Tuesday, 22 March, 2016 - 14:00Keith Breckenridge Political Economy seminar on Mackenzie's Material Markets (OUP, 2008)SeminarsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 17 March, 2016 - 17:00Saleem Badat Deciphering the Meanings of the South African Higher Education Student ProtestsSeminarsAfrican Futures
Tuesday, 15 March, 2016 - 18:00Roger Southall Launch of 'The New Black Middle Class in South Africa'Public EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 14 March, 2016 - 15:00 Julie Parle‘A drug, like a scalpel, in an unskilled hand is a dangerous weapon…’ : South African struggles over pharmaceutical regulatory authority, 1930s to 1960sSeminars
Thursday, 10 March, 2016 - 14:00Shireen Hassim Chantal Mouffe in ConversationCollaborationsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 10 March, 2016 - 08:30Graham Furniss The British Academy and the Association of Commonwealth Universities on research cultures and the issues surrounding early career researchers in African universitiesPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Wednesday, 9 March, 2016 - 13:00Laura Foster Re-Inventing Hoodia: Patentability, Materiality, and the Making of Belonging in South AfricaSeminarsMedical Humanities in Africa
Wednesday, 9 March, 2016 - 11:00Polo Moji David Coplan Workshops with Graham FurnissSeminarsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 7 March, 2016 - 17:00Graham Furniss Visions of an Alternative World: The Early Appeal of Boko HaramPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 7 March, 2016 - 15:00 Claudia GastrowMusseque Nation: Uncivil Citizens and Urban Space in Luanda, AngolaSeminars
Wednesday, 2 March, 2016 - 18:00Pumla Dineo Gqola Launch of 'Rape: A South African Nightmare'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Tuesday, 1 March, 2016 (All day)Sarah Nuttall New people at WISER in 2016AdvertisementsCurating the Afropolitan City, Law and personhood, Digital Humanities, African Futures
Monday, 29 February, 2016 - 15:00 Joshua WalkerFace Values: Trust and Suspicion in Democratic Republic of CongoSeminars
Thursday, 25 February, 2016 - 14:00Keith Breckenridge Interrogating Political Economy seminar on Fred Cooper's Africa in the World: Capitalism, Empire, Nation-State (Harvard, 2014)SeminarsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 24 February, 2016 - 18:00Steven Robins Launch of 'Letters of Stone'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Monday, 22 February, 2016 - 15:00 Samantha ViceAesthetic InjusticeSeminars
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016 - 18:00Khadija Patel Intersectional Writing in Times of ProtestPublic PositionsPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Friday, 5 February, 2016 - 12:00Keith Breckenridge PhD Presentation Lumkile MondiSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Saturday, 21 November, 2015 - 14:30Achille Mbembe Ahmed Kathrada Foundation Annual LecturePublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 16 November, 2015 - 09:00Stephen Sparks History after EP ThompsonCollaborationsDigital Humanities
Thursday, 12 November, 2015 - 10:00Stephen Sparks History after E.P. ThompsonCollaborationsSugarman
Saturday, 24 October, 2015 - 18:00Panashe Chigumadzi Launch of 'Sweet Medicine'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Thursday, 22 October, 2015 - 14:00Keith Breckenridge Interrogating Political Economy seminar on Seekings and Nattrass -- Policy, Politics and Poverty in South Africa (Palgrave, 2015)SeminarsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 21 October, 2015 - 09:00Joshua Walker Report from DRC Conference: "Post-Extractive Futures: Living Without and Beyond Diamonds in Mbujimayi"CollaborationsAfrican Futures
Friday, 16 October, 2015 - 14:00Lisa Vetten Who Cares? Post-Rape Services and the Expanded Public Works Programme in South Africa SeminarsMedical Humanities in Africa
Thursday, 15 October, 2015 - 13:00Saul Dubow Racial Irredentism, Ethnogenesis, and White Supremacy in High-Apartheid South AfricaSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Law and personhood, Medical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 12 October, 2015 - 13:00David Theo Goldberg Launch of 'Are We All Postracial Yet?'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Thursday, 8 October, 2015 - 13:00Lucy Allais Kant on Race and Kant’s RacismPublic EventsLaw and personhood, African Futures
Wednesday, 7 October, 2015 - 16:00Achille Mbembe The Politics of Aspiration and the End of Utopia Public EventsAfrican Futures
Tuesday, 6 October, 2015 - 13:00Nigel Gibson Fanon in Tunis: Politics and PsychiatrySeminarsAfrican Futures
Monday, 5 October, 2015 - 13:00Achille Mbembe Concerning Violence: Reading Beyond SartreSeminarsAfrican Futures
Monday, 5 October, 2015 - 11:00Manon Denoun Forms across the Global Village Exposures and Exhibition For and From Makwacha (Democratic Republic of Congo)SeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City, African Futures
Friday, 2 October, 2015 - 13:00Achille Mbembe What Fanon Said FestPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Friday, 2 October, 2015 - 11:00Stuart Whipps Photography and ArchiveSeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City
Thursday, 1 October, 2015 - 13:00Danny Herwitz Post-Postcolonial: Figaro South of the ZambesiSeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City
Thursday, 24 September, 2015 - 13:00Lumkile Mondi The Political Economy of Energy : Doctoral Thesis ProposalSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Tuesday, 22 September, 2015 - 17:00Deborah James The New Middle Class in the Global SouthSeminarsLaw and personhood
Monday, 21 September, 2015 - 17:00Simon Wood Viewing MobilityPublic EventsLaw and personhood
Thursday, 17 September, 2015 - 18:00Elleke Boehmer Launch of 'The Shouting in the Dark' and 'Indian Arrivals'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Thursday, 17 September, 2015 - 14:00Keith Breckenridge Interrogating Political Economy seminar on Jim Ferguson's Give a Man a Fish: Reflections on the New Politics of DistributionSeminarsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 17 September, 2015 - 12:00Federico Navarrete Race, Violence and Death in Post-National MexicoPublic EventsLaw and personhood
Wednesday, 16 September, 2015 - 16:45Sarah Nuttall Humanitarian/Consumer?SeminarsAfrican Futures
Saturday, 12 September, 2015 - 14:00Terry Kurgan Launch of 'Wide Angle: Photography as Participatory Practice'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Tuesday, 8 September, 2015 - 18:00Catherine Burns Book Launch: Justin Pearce's Political Identity and Conflict in Central Angola, 1975–2002Book LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Thursday, 3 September, 2015 - 11:00Keith Breckenridge New technologies and strategies in Digital HistoryPublic EventsSugarman, Digital Humanities
Thursday, 27 August, 2015 - 13:00Mariusz Lukasiewicz Mines, Information and Imperialism: The making of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the Chamber of Mines. 1886-1889SeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Thursday, 20 August, 2015 - 13:00Keith Breckenridge Interrogating Political Economy seminar on Catherine Boone's Property and political order in Africa: land rights and the structure of politicsSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Wednesday, 19 August, 2015 - 18:00Kim Gurney The Art of Public SpacePublic EventsCurating the Afropolitan City
Monday, 17 August, 2015 - 13:00Robert G. O’Meally Liquid at the BordersSeminarsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 13 August, 2015 - 18:00Ricardo Soares de Oliviera Angola Since the Civil War: Oil, Reconstruction and Illiberal StatebuildingBook LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Thursday, 13 August, 2015 - 13:00Howard Stein Formalization, Dispossession and the G8 Land Agenda in AfricaPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Sunday, 9 August, 2015 - 16:00Achille Mbembe Opening of 1:1 by Alinka EcheverríaPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 6 August, 2015 - 17:30Achille Mbembe Book Lounge Launch of On The PostcolonyBook LaunchesAfrican Futures
Thursday, 6 August, 2015 - 13:00Jay Schutte Made in Other WordsSeminarsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 5 August, 2015 - 18:00Achille Mbembe JCPZ Public DialoguePublic EventsCurating the Afropolitan City
Thursday, 30 July, 2015 - 13:00Victoria J. Collis-Buthelezi Literary Education and Manufacturing Consent: Soga, Rhodes, and The Colored American MagazineSeminarsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 29 July, 2015 - 15:00Anne Pollock Synthesising Hope: Global Health, Postcolonial Science, and South African Drug DiscoveryPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Saturday, 25 July, 2015 - 17:00Dilip Menon Indian Ocean EnergiesSeminarsAfrican Futures
Tuesday, 21 July, 2015 - 17:30Srikant Saranghi The Black/Grey Box of Expertise in Professional PracticePublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Thursday, 16 July, 2015 - 14:00Keith Breckenridge Interrogating South African Political Economy : Fine and Rustomjee's Minerals-Energy ComplexPublic PositionsPublic Positions on History and Politics, African Futures
Wednesday, 15 July, 2015 - 14:00Lisa Vetten Consent, Rights and the Regulation of Childhood and Adolescent Sexuality in South Africa SeminarsMedical Humanities in Africa
Tuesday, 30 June, 2015 - 17:30Gary Wilder Freedom TimePublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 29 June, 2015 - 10:30Achille Mbembe Public Events at the JWTCPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa, African Futures
Monday, 22 June, 2015 - 18:00Sharad Chari Antipode Foundation's 5th Institute for Geographies of Justice, 21-25 June 2015Public EventsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 11 June, 2015 - 18:00Achille Mbembe On the PostcolonyPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 4 June, 2015 - 18:00Achille Mbembe Reinventing Pan-Africanism in the Age of XenophobiaPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Law and personhood
Monday, 1 June, 2015 - 18:00Jason Hickel Democracy as Death: The Moral Order of Anti-Liberal Politics in South AfricaBook LaunchesAfrican Futures
Monday, 1 June, 2015 - 15:00 Emery KalemaThe Mulele rebellion (D.R. Congo) and the production of sufferingSeminars
Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 17:30Isabel Hofmeyr Ten Books that Shaped the British Empire: Creating an Imperial CommonsBook LaunchesAfrican Futures
Monday, 25 May, 2015 - 15:00 Belinda BozzoliThe Weberian state, civility and explanations of rapeSeminars
Monday, 25 May, 2015 - 13:00Peter Danchin Between Rationality and Reason: Can There Be a Unified Theory of Religious Freedom?Public EventsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 21 May, 2015 - 13:00Tim Wright Mutant City: On Partial Transformations in Three Johannesburg NarrativesSeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City
Tuesday, 19 May, 2015 - 18:00Keith Breckenridge Public positions on History and Politics : Piketty's Capital in the 21st CenturyPublic PositionsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Monday, 18 May, 2015 - 15:00 Dilip MenonThe Great Flood and Modern Times: colonial history and abbreviated timeSeminars
Thursday, 14 May, 2015 - 13:00Terry Kurgan Family Affairs: Acts of Memory and ImaginationSeminarsAfrican Futures
Tuesday, 12 May, 2015 - 18:00Sarah Nuttall Jonny Steinberg Launch of Stephen Clingman’s 'Birthmark'Book LaunchesAfrican Futures
Tuesday, 12 May, 2015 - 13:00Joshua Walker Lines of Communication: On the Micropolitics and Meanings of Electricity in Mbujimayi, DR CongoSeminarsAfrican Futures
Monday, 11 May, 2015 - 15:00 David DickinsonProtecting Unprotected Strikes: Casual Workers and New Technologies of Struggle in the South African Post OfficeSeminars
Thursday, 7 May, 2015 - 12:00Claudia Gastrow Public Space: Infrastructure and Informality in the Splintering CityPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Curating the Afropolitan City
Wednesday, 6 May, 2015 - 10:00Neo Muyanga Two Events by Neo MuyangaPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 4 May, 2015 - 15:00 Thembisa WaetjenPoppies and Gold: 'Transit' Labour and Narcopolitics on the Witwatersrand, 1904-1910Seminars
Monday, 4 May, 2015 - 10:00Achille Mbembe Responding to the Challenges of Racism in a Post-Apartheid South AfricaAdvertisementsAfrican Futures
Friday, 1 May, 2015 (All day)Corinne Kratz CFP African Critical Inquiry ProgrammeAdvertisementsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 22 April, 2015 - 18:00Achille Mbembe Decolonizing the University Now: Five New DirectionsPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 20 April, 2015 - 15:00 Kirk SidesEcologies of Relation: Post-Slavery, Post-Apartheid and Rethinking Race Across the AtlanticSeminars
Monday, 20 April, 2015 - 10:00Keith Breckenridge The Hague Colloquium on the Future of Legal IdentityCollaborationsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Law and personhood
Wednesday, 15 April, 2015 - 17:30Deborah James Money from NothingBook LaunchesAfrican Futures
Tuesday, 14 April, 2015 - 18:00Ran Greenstein Israeli Elections: Will Anything Change?Public EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 13 April, 2015 - 15:00 Antina von SchnitzlerLate Apartheid Techno-Politics and Temporalities of TransitionSeminars
Wednesday, 1 April, 2015 - 12:00Sarah Nuttall Forensic Infrastructure: Building the Global SouthPublic EventsCurating the Afropolitan City
Monday, 30 March, 2015 - 15:00 Liz ThornberrySexual Consent and Political Legitimacy in the 19th Century Eastern CapeSeminars
Friday, 27 March, 2015 - 11:30Nuruddin Farah Hiding in Plain SightPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 26 March, 2015 - 18:00Wang Hui Four Modernities: Japan, China, Africa, and IndiaPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 23 March, 2015 - 15:00 Lynn ThomasAgency in African historySeminars
Thursday, 19 March, 2015 - 18:00Raymond Suttner Launch of Raymond Suttner's new book : Recovering Democracy in South AfricaBook LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics, Law and personhood, African Futures
Tuesday, 17 March, 2015 - 18:00Shireen Hassim Public positions on History and Politics : Racism, recognition and justicePublic PositionsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Monday, 16 March, 2015 - 15:00 Amy NiangA Community out of Empire: the French Union (1946-58) as a postcolonial experiment in multinational politySeminars
Wednesday, 11 March, 2015 - 13:00Sarah Nuttall Reading the Booker: Reflections from Southern AfricaCollaborationsAfrican Futures
Monday, 9 March, 2015 - 15:00 Danai MupotsaProper Sex: Making Tea, Pure Romance and the Lazy ManSeminars
Monday, 2 March, 2015 - 15:00 Keith BreckenridgeTo Think Better than the State will Allow : the short history of the South African HumanitiesSeminars
Tuesday, 24 February, 2015 - 18:00Cherryl Walker Launch of Land Divided, Land Restored edited by Ben Cousins and Cherryl WalkerBook LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics, Law and personhood, African Futures
Monday, 23 February, 2015 - 15:00 Rosa WilliamsMorbid Circulations: Labour Migration, Alcohol and the Colonial Politics of Life in Early 20C MozambiqueSeminars
Thursday, 19 February, 2015 - 12:00Pamila Gupta Vernacular Photography - Africa and IndiaPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 18 February, 2015 - 17:30Paul Weinberg The Other CameraPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 16 February, 2015 - 15:00 Allen IsaacmanCahora Bassa : Extending South Africa's Tentacles of Empire 1965-2010Seminars
Wednesday, 11 February, 2015 - 17:30Penny Siopis Time and AgainPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 15 December, 2014 (All day) Medical Humanities Doctoral FellowshipsAdvertisementsMedical Humanities in Africa
Thursday, 4 December, 2014 (All day) Race and the New Orders of Theory: A WorkshopSeminarsLaw and personhood
Tuesday, 2 December, 2014 - 17:00Stephanie Allais The Matric as Metric : Public Positions on Social JusticePublic PositionsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Sunday, 30 November, 2014 - 12:00Najibha Deshmukh Internal Appointment of Wits University research secondmentsAdvertisementsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 10 November, 2014 - 18:00Neo Muyanga Bard College: A Study in Sound and ImagePublic EventsCurating the Afropolitan City
Monday, 10 November, 2014 - 09:00Derek Peterson African Studies in the Digital AgePublic EventsSugarman, Digital Humanities
Thursday, 6 November, 2014 - 12:00Khadija Patel Duke University: Re-inventing Suburbia in JohannesburgPublic EventsCurating the Afropolitan City
Monday, 3 November, 2014 - 09:00Keith Breckenridge WISER calls for financial support for the Treatment Action CampaignAdvertisementsMedical Humanities in Africa
Saturday, 1 November, 2014 (All day)Sarah Nuttall Fellowships at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard UniversityAdvertisements
Wednesday, 29 October, 2014 - 18:00Jacob Dlamini Book Discussion - Jacob Dlamini's AskariPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Law and personhood
Thursday, 23 October, 2014 - 15:00Tim Carmichael Sihr, Karama and Social Prestige in Harär, Ethiopia: Reifying Ethnic Differences Through Oral Narratives of Islamic PreeminenceSeminarsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Thursday, 23 October, 2014 (All day) University of Paris 8 awards Achille Mbembe an Honorary DoctoratePublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 20 October, 2014 - 17:30Keith Breckenridge Launch of Biometric State : The global politics of identification and surveillance in South Africa, 1850 to the PresentBook LaunchesPublic Positions on History and Politics, Law and personhood
Wednesday, 15 October, 2014 - 13:00Christa Kuljian Rocking the CradlePublic EventsLaw and personhood
Tuesday, 14 October, 2014 - 17:00 Launch of Pamila Gupta's 'The Relic State'Book Launches
Tuesday, 14 October, 2014 - 13:15 Ivan Vladislavić in conversation with Stefan HelgessonPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 8 October, 2014 - 13:00 Living together/living apart – the complexity of homePublic EventsCurating the Afropolitan City
Tuesday, 7 October, 2014 - 17:00Marie Huchzermeyer Public Positions : The Right to the CityPublic PositionsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Curating the Afropolitan City, Law and personhood, African Futures
Tuesday, 7 October, 2014 - 12:00 Arrival City: Redesigning Park Station and the Precinct Public EventsCurating the Afropolitan City
Friday, 26 September, 2014 - 13:15Jonny Steinberg Book Launch : Jonny Steinberg's A Man of Good HopeBook LaunchesLaw and personhood
Thursday, 25 September, 2014 - 18:00Nithaya Chetty Academic Freedom in South Africa : A public discussion of two booksPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Tuesday, 23 September, 2014 - 13:00Louise Bethlehem Surface Tensions: Bodies, Buildings and Haptic ContagionPublic EventsLaw and personhood
Monday, 22 September, 2014 - 12:00Peter Rosendorff Transparency, Protest and Political (in)StabilityPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Friday, 12 September, 2014 - 13:00Saul Dubow Apartheid. A Book Launch and discussionBook LaunchesLaw and personhood
Tuesday, 2 September, 2014 - 17:30 Colloquium on Medical Male CircumcisionPublic Events
Monday, 1 September, 2014 - 17:00Mark Heywood Public and Private Health Systems and the quality of carePublic PositionsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Medical Humanities in Africa
Tuesday, 26 August, 2014 - 17:00 Some Kind of Woman? Gender Politics, Twenty Years LaterPublic EventsLaw and personhood
Thursday, 21 August, 2014 - 13:00Christa Kuljian Sanctuary: How an Inner City Church Spilled onto a SidewalkSeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City
Wednesday, 13 August, 2014 (All day) Curating the Afropolitan City: New Ethnographies of JohannesburgSeminarsCurating the Afropolitan City
Thursday, 7 August, 2014 - 17:00 Neo Muyanga in ConcertPublic EventsLaw and personhood
Thursday, 7 August, 2014 - 14:00Lucy Allais Philosophy Debate on Ubuntu: Lucy Allais (Wits) and Thad Metz (UJ), chaired by Eusebius McKaiserPublic EventsLaw and personhood
Thursday, 7 August, 2014 (All day) The Arts of Human Rights: Day TwoSeminarsLaw and personhood
Wednesday, 6 August, 2014 - 18:00 The Art(s) of Forensics: A Cross-Disciplinary ConversationPublic EventsLaw and personhood
Wednesday, 6 August, 2014 (All day) The Arts of Human Rights: Day OneSeminarsLaw and personhood
Tuesday, 5 August, 2014 - 18:00 Notes on Human Rights in Africa: A Public Presentation and ConversationPublic EventsLaw and personhood
Wednesday, 30 July, 2014 - 17:30Gabeba Baderoon Launch of Regarding Muslims: From Slavery to Post-ApartheidBook LaunchesLaw and personhood
Thursday, 24 July, 2014 - 13:00Kirk B. Sides Geographies of Creolization: Thomas Mofolo’s Chaka and the 'Forgotten' Canon of African LiteratureSeminarsLaw and personhood
Monday, 21 July, 2014 - 17:00Aninka Claassens Public Positions : Property, communal land, and traditional leadershipPublic PositionsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Monday, 7 July, 2014 - 09:00 JWTC 2014: Week TwoPublic EventsCurating the Afropolitan City, African Futures
Tuesday, 1 July, 2014 - 09:00Siba Grovugui Race to Commonwealth: Universalism in International LawPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 30 June, 2014 - 18:30David Theo Goldberg Histories of Anti-Racism: Commemorating Stuart HallPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 30 June, 2014 - 15:30Ruha Benjamin Can the Subaltern Genome Code? Rethinking Race, Science, and SubjectivityPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Monday, 30 June, 2014 - 10:00Achille Mbembe Raceless Futures in Critical Black ThoughtPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Sunday, 29 June, 2014 - 10:00 JWTC 2014: Week OnePublic EventsCurating the Afropolitan City, African Futures
Sunday, 29 June, 2014 - 09:30Achille Mbembe History of Non-Racialism in South Africa: Ahmed Kathrada in Conversation with Achille MbembePublic EventsLaw and personhood
Sunday, 29 June, 2014 - 09:30 JWTC 2014: Johannesburg EventsPublic EventsCurating the Afropolitan City, African Futures
Friday, 27 June, 2014 - 17:30Kavita Sivaramakrishnan New Pathologies and Old Susceptibilities: Aging and Chronic Disease in India and South Africa (1940-50s)Public EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Friday, 27 June, 2014 - 09:30Catherine Burns Age and the Body: Cultures and ConversationsPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Thursday, 26 June, 2014 - 19:30 Videobrasil 30 YearsPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Thursday, 26 June, 2014 - 12:00M. Neelika Jayawardane Immobilised by ImmigrationSeminars
Tuesday, 24 June, 2014 - 18:00 M. Neelika Jayawardane in Conversation with David GoldblattAdvertisementsCurating the Afropolitan City
Monday, 23 June, 2014 - 15:00 Jonathan KlaarenRegulating the South African Judiciary: 2012-2013WISH Seminars
Sunday, 15 June, 2014 - 12:00Achille Mbembe CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: New Ethnographies of JohannesburgSeminars
Monday, 9 June, 2014 - 15:00 Dilip MenonDegeneration and satyagraha: Hind Swaraj and the crisis of liberal democracyWISH Seminars
Wednesday, 4 June, 2014 - 17:30Catherine Burns Migrancy and HealthPublic EventsMedical Humanities in Africa
Monday, 2 June, 2014 - 15:00 Catherine BurnsRace, Sex, Birth and Blood in South African History : “Rhesus sensitization in the Bantu” in South Africa, 1940 to 1970WISH Seminars
Thursday, 29 May, 2014 - 14:00Insa Nolte The Survey as a Social Event: What field notes tell us about the quality and contextuality of quantitative dataPublic Events
Monday, 26 May, 2014 - 17:00Zweli Jolobe Public Positions : The crisis of democratic representation in local governmentPublic PositionsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Curating the Afropolitan City
Monday, 26 May, 2014 - 15:00 Aurelia Segatti“Mobutu’s Ghost”: Mobilising against foreign retailers in Kinshasa (DRC). Indigenization, autochthony and emerging urban subjectivitiesWISH Seminars
Thursday, 22 May, 2014 - 14:00Daniela Goeller Impilo Mapantsula : The role of imagination, narrative and story-telling in IsiPantsula culture and dancePublic Events
Monday, 19 May, 2014 - 15:00 Paige SweetUnquoting the Past: Authorship and Appropriation in Zakes Mda’s The Heart of RednessWISH Seminars
Saturday, 17 May, 2014 - 12:00Keith Breckenridge Workshop 1 : ConclusionCollaborations
Thursday, 15 May, 2014 - 18:00Sarah Nuttall Sven Augustijnen's 'Spectres' at WiSERPublic Events
Monday, 12 May, 2014 - 15:00 Ruth SacksLooking for the Congo in Congo Style: Dreamscapes in Belgian Art Nouveau and the nightmare of the African colonyWISH Seminars
Monday, 5 May, 2014 - 17:00Achille Mbembe Launch of The Cambridge Companion to Nelson MandelaBook Launches
Monday, 5 May, 2014 - 11:00Keith Breckenridge Programme for Workshop 1 : The Global South as an idea and a source of theoryCollaborationsSugarman
Tuesday, 15 April, 2014 - 14:30Adrien Delmas 20 Years into Democracy: South Africa and Social SciencesSeminars
Tuesday, 15 April, 2014 - 12:00Monica Popescu Beyond the Black Atlantic: Angola, The Eastern Bloc and the Cold WarPublic Events
Monday, 14 April, 2014 - 16:30Julia Hornberger Public Positions : Police against the PeoplePublic PositionsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Friday, 11 April, 2014 - 12:30Raewyn Connell Thinking gender from the global SouthPublic Events
Thursday, 10 April, 2014 - 16:30Department of Sociology Life and Legacies of Stuart HallCollaborations
Tuesday, 8 April, 2014 - 13:00Karin Barber Audiences and publics in AfricaCollaborations
Monday, 7 April, 2014 - 13:00Emery Kalema Violence and Memory: The Mulele rebellion in Postcolonial DR CongoPublic Events
Thursday, 3 April, 2014 - 14:00Tamar Garb Retrotopia: “Secretly I Will Love You More”Public Events
Thursday, 27 March, 2014 - 14:00Anne Allison Precarious JapanPublic Events
Thursday, 27 March, 2014 - 11:30Deborah James Deeper into a hole: borrowing and lending in South AfricaPublic Events
Wednesday, 26 March, 2014 - 18:00Caroline Kihato Launch of Migrant Women of JohannesburgBook Launches
Wednesday, 26 March, 2014 - 08:30Hylton White Temporariness and the Everyday Conversations with Charles Piot and Ann AllisonCollaborations
Tuesday, 25 March, 2014 - 08:00PhD Fellows Social Theory Reading Group: The Writings of Stuart HallSeminars
Monday, 24 March, 2014 - 17:00Jonathan Klaaren Public Positions on History and Politics : The Cost of JusticePublic PositionsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Friday, 21 March, 2014 - 12:00Sarah Nuttall Call for applications to 2014 annual JWTC sessionCollaborations
Thursday, 13 March, 2014 - 14:00Bruce Janz Digital Place and Urban SpacePublic Events
Tuesday, 4 March, 2014 - 18:00Sarah Nuttall Launch of Mark Gevisser's Lost and Found in JohannesburgBook Launches
Sunday, 23 February, 2014 - 14:15 Three WiSER-Duke Writing Fellowships AwardedPublic Events
Thursday, 13 February, 2014 - 17:30Catherine Burns The trouble with being female in politicsPublic Events
Thursday, 13 February, 2014 - 09:00STS Africa Mapping Science and Technology in Africa: Traveling Technologies and Global Dis\ordersCollaborations
Wednesday, 12 February, 2014 - 16:00Faeeza Ballim Mapping Science and Technology in Africa: Traveling technologies and global dis\ordersCollaborations
Tuesday, 11 February, 2014 - 14:00Keith Breckenridge Discussion of Sujit Sivasundaram's IslandedPublic Events
Friday, 7 February, 2014 - 18:30Catherine Burns Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Clare Loveday (composer) and Nandipha Mntambo (artist)Public Events
Thursday, 14 November, 2013 - 14:00Isabel Hofmeyr Telescopic Modernism: Ulysses, the Stars, and South AfricaPublic Events
Thursday, 31 October, 2013 - 12:00Sarah Nuttall WiSER-DUKE Writing FellowshipAdvertisements
Thursday, 24 October, 2013 - 14:00Nick Matlin Moving Past the Original Crime: The Freedom Charter and its FantasiesSeminars
Wednesday, 23 October, 2013 - 18:00Sarah Nuttall Book Launch -- Richard Rive : a partial biography by Shaun ViljoenBook Launches
Thursday, 10 October, 2013 - 13:00Sarah Nuttall Book Launch -- CATEGORIES OF PERSONS Rethinking Ourselves and Others by Megan Jones and Jacob DlaminiBook Launches
Thursday, 10 October, 2013 - 08:15Ahmed Kathrada Foundation Lost in Transformation? Reviewing 20 years of transformation in South AfricaPublic Events
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 18:00Keith Breckenridge Book Launch: Jeff Guy's Theophilus Shepstone and the Forging of NatalBook Launches
Tuesday, 17 September, 2013 - 18:00Catherine Burns Book Launch -- Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle by Silvia Federici Book Launches
Tuesday, 10 September, 2013 - 13:00Jendele Hungbo Participation and Imagined Citizenship in Nigerian Talk Radio: The Case of Rock City FM’s ‘The Daybreak ShowSeminars
Friday, 6 September, 2013 - 12:30Keith Breckenridge Trying to Save Reason from Racism: Hegel vs. Kant on Autonomy and DiversityPublic Events
Monday, 2 September, 2013 - 08:00Catherine Burns Body Knowledge: Medicine and the Humanities in ConversationPublic Events
Monday, 26 August, 2013 - 15:00 Gustav PeeblesRehabilitating the hoard: the social dynamics of unbanking in Africa and beyondWISH Seminars
Thursday, 22 August, 2013 - 16:30Catherine Burns Men & Violence: Launch of Special Edition of Agenda, No 95Book Launches
Thursday, 15 August, 2013 - 18:30Penny Siopis Exhibition Opening: Colin Richards, A Fine LinePublic Events
Thursday, 15 August, 2013 - 17:00Liz McGregor NELSON MANDELA: RUGBY, SOCCER AND THE FUTURE OF THE NATION Public Events
Wednesday, 14 August, 2013 - 14:15Dominique Malaquais Politics of the Punch: A Zaire ChroniclePublic Events
Wednesday, 14 August, 2013 - 13:00Andrew van der Vlies ‘Apartheid Cyborg’: Agaat, Adoption, Technics & TimePublic Events
Monday, 12 August, 2013 - 18:00Gill Hart Book Launch -- Rethinking the South African Crisis: Nationalism, Populism, Hegemony by Gill HartBook Launches
Thursday, 8 August, 2013 - 14:00Walter Mignolo Walter Mignolo on Spirit Return to the East: The Racial Distribution of Capital and KnowledgePublic Events
Wednesday, 7 August, 2013 - 14:00Maxim Bolt The Roots of Impermanence: Settlement, Transience and Farm Labour on the Zimbabwean-South African BorderPublic Events
Monday, 5 August, 2013 - 17:00Meghan Healy - Clancy Book Launch -- A World of their Own: A History of South African Women's Education by Meghan Healy-ClancyBook Launches
Monday, 29 July, 2013 - 18:00Achille Mbembe Book Launch, Accented Futures: Language Activism and the Ending of ApartheidBook Launches
Tuesday, 23 July, 2013 - 13:15Pamila Gupta Reading a Photographic Archive from Indian Ocean Africa: Capital Art Studio in Stone Town, ZanzibarPublic EventsAfrican Futures
Wednesday, 17 July, 2013 - 13:00John Comaroff The Return of Khulekani Khumalo, Zombie Captive: Imposture, Law, and the Paradoxes of Personhood in South AfricaPublic Events
Thursday, 4 July, 2013 - 15:00Keith Breckenridge Panel Discussion of Open Access PublishingPublic Events
Wednesday, 3 July, 2013 - 16:00Catherine Burns Roundtable: Global South studies of, and responses to, RapePublic Events
Wednesday, 3 July, 2013 - 14:00Lynn Thomas Workshop with the Editors of the Journal of African HistoryCollaborations
Wednesday, 3 July, 2013 (All day)Achille Mbembe JWTC NewsletterCollaborations
Monday, 24 June, 2013 - 18:30Achille Mbembe Book Launch: The Future as Cultural Fact by Arjun AppaduraiBook Launches
Monday, 10 June, 2013 - 09:00Sarah Nuttall Textual Commodities in EmpirePublic Events
Friday, 7 June, 2013 - 13:00Keith Breckenridge Public Lecture by Arvind Panagariya on ‘India’s Growth Explosion: Its Roots and Impact on the Poor’Public Events
Thursday, 6 June, 2013 - 18:00Catherine Burns Launch of a new Book by Mandisa Mbali - South African Aids Activism and Global Health PoliticsBook Launches
Wednesday, 5 June, 2013 - 18:00Sarah Nuttall Launch of Picturing Change Curating visual culture at post-apartheid universitiesBook Launches
Wednesday, 29 May, 2013 - 18:00Sarah Nuttall TAXI POETRY: From Fiction to RealityPublic Events
Tuesday, 28 May, 2013 - 18:00Sarah Nuttall Launch of Isabel Hofmeyr’s new book: Gandhi’s Printing Press Experiments in Slow Reading Book Launches
Thursday, 23 May, 2013 - 13:15Didier Fassin The Moral World of the Police Public Events
Wednesday, 15 May, 2013 - 17:00Dilip Menon Making a Song and Dance of it: taking Bollywood seriouslyPublic Events
Wednesday, 8 May, 2013 - 18:00John Masterson Launch of The Disorder of Things : A Foucauldian Approach to the Work of Nuruddin FarahBook Launches
Wednesday, 24 April, 2013 - 18:00Sarah Nuttall A new series of WiSER and Wits Press book talks: Early Black IntellectualsPublic Events
Thursday, 18 April, 2013 - 18:00Sarah Nuttall What's at stake in the Reeva Steenkamp murder trial?Public Events
Thursday, 18 April, 2013 - 13:00Zoe Groves Book Launch -- The Hard Road to Reform: The Politics of Zimbabwe's Global Political Agreement, edited by Brian RaftopoulosBook Launches
Tuesday, 16 April, 2013 - 14:00Joan Pau Rubiès Travel Writing and the origins of the Enlightenment Public Events
Thursday, 11 April, 2013 - 17:30Catherine Burns How do we theorize rape?Public Events
Wednesday, 3 April, 2013 - 13:15Louise Bethlehem Lauren Beukes: Instalments in a Literature of the GovernedPublic Events
Friday, 15 March, 2013 - 08:00Catherine Burns Body Knowledge: Medicine and the Humanities in ConversationCollaborations
Thursday, 14 March, 2013 - 18:00Achille Mbembe Difference and repetition: reflections on the current South African momentPublic Events
Thursday, 14 March, 2013 - 14:00Martin Klein Slavery in the Cities of the Slave TradePublic Events
Wednesday, 13 March, 2013 - 15:00Keith Breckenridge Finding and Managing Digital Resources: Repositories and ZoteroPublic EventsDigital Humanities
Wednesday, 13 March, 2013 - 12:00Duncan Green Political Economy of Citizenship: which matters more, poverty or inequality?Public Events
Thursday, 7 March, 2013 - 18:00Achille Mbembe Santu Mofokeng in conversation with Achille MbembePublic Events
Tuesday, 5 March, 2013 - 12:00Catherine Burns Doctoral FellowshipsAdvertisements
Thursday, 21 February, 2013 - 16:30Sarah Nuttall William Kentridge in conversation with Sarah NuttallPublic Events
Tuesday, 19 February, 2013 - 18:00Ran Greenstein Book Launch: Pretending democracy: Israel, an ethnocratic stateBook Launches
Friday, 8 February, 2013 - 13:00David Theo Goldberg Public Symposium on New Directions In Critical Race Theory Public Events
Thursday, 24 January, 2013 - 14:00Crystal Biruk Soap, Bloodsuckers, and Surveys: Moral Economies of AIDS Survey Research in MalawiPublic Events
Tuesday, 1 January, 2013 - 13:00 The University of the Witwatersrand has appointed a new WISER Director: Professor Sarah NuttallPublic Events
Thursday, 6 December, 2012 - 14:00Keith Breckenridge Book Discussion -- Saving Mandela: The Rivonia Trial and the Fate of South AfricaPublic Events
Monday, 29 October, 2012 - 17:00Keith Breckenridge Invitation to a Book LaunchBook Launches
Wednesday, 24 October, 2012 - 13:30Theresa Edlmann Dialogues and Discursive Laagers: Reflections on The Legacies of the Apartheid Wars ProjectPublic Events
Tuesday, 9 October, 2012 - 14:00Benedict Carton SHAKA’S PROGENY: Historical reflections on global Zulu culture in the modern Atlantic worldPublic Events
Tuesday, 2 October, 2012 - 18:00Leigh-Ann Naidoo Justifying the Removal of Non-Natives: A Case Study from HawaiiPublic Events
Monday, 1 October, 2012 - 15:00 Ariana, Maria Lissoni, SurianoMarried to the ANC: the life histories of Tanzanian women and their entanglement in South Africa’s liberation struggleWISH Seminars
Wednesday, 12 September, 2012 - 18:00Ashlee Neser WISER and Wits Press book launch: Print, Text and Book Cultures in South AfricaBook Launches
Friday, 24 August, 2012 - 14:00Juan Cole The Great Arab Upheavals of 2011-2012: Causes and ConsequencesPublic Events
Wednesday, 8 August, 2012 - 13:30Keith Breckenridge Zotero WorkshopPublic Events
Tuesday, 7 August, 2012 - 17:30John Wright WISER and Wits Press Launch of UKhahlamba: Umlando wezintaba zoKhahlamba / History of the uKhahlamba Mountains (John Wright and Aron Mazel)Book Launches
Thursday, 26 July, 2012 - 15:30Caroline Jeannerat Book launch: Embroiled - Jeannerat, Morier-Genoud and PéclardPublic Events
Saturday, 7 July, 2012 - 08:30Keith Breckenridge Beyond Governmentality and Developmentalism: The Infrastructure of CitizenshipPublic Events
Monday, 2 July, 2012 - 09:30Leigh-Ann Naidoo JWTC Public Events: Futures of NaturePublic Events
Monday, 11 June, 2012 - 15:00 Peter LimbAfrican Associational Life and Journalism in Central Johannesburg of the 1910sWISH Seminars
Thursday, 31 May, 2012 - 12:00 Masters by thesis scholarship to begin 2012 and end June 2013Advertisements
Wednesday, 30 May, 2012 - 09:00Catherine Burns Debating the ANC "Second Transition" Policy DocumentsPublic Events
Monday, 28 May, 2012 - 18:00Achille Mbembe Southern Theory | Global Humanities -- A Lecture Series on Frantz FanonPublic Events
Thursday, 24 May, 2012 - 17:00Moeletsi Mbheki Moeletsi Mbeki: What has the ANC achieved in nearly two decades?Public Events
Thursday, 3 May, 2012 - 13:15David Johnson European utopias of the Indian Ocean from the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries: conquest, trade, and heterosexist fantasyPublic Events
Tuesday, 17 April, 2012 - 14:30Najibha Deshmukh Masters by thesis scholarship on Xenophobia Made and Unmade through Language Encounters and Language Usage: A Study Based in Alexandra, Johannesburg.Advertisements
Thursday, 5 April, 2012 - 14:15Keith Breckenridge Introduction to Zotero -- Keith BreckenridgePublic Events
Saturday, 31 March, 2012 - 11:00 Advertisement: WISER DirectorshipAdvertisements
Tuesday, 27 March, 2012 - 17:00Rosina Conde ‘Those were the days’, an autobiographical essay which concerns her student days in the 1970s in Mexico.Public Events
Thursday, 22 March, 2012 - 17:30Liz Gunner Book Launch of Radio in Africa: Publics, Cultures, CommunitiesPublic Events
Thursday, 22 March, 2012 - 14:00Ina Kerner Is it all Intersectional? Conceptualizing the Relation of Racism and SexismPublic Events
Thursday, 8 March, 2012 - 14:00William Beinart William Beinart on the _Prickly Pear: The Social History of a Plant in the Eastern Cape_Public Events
Thursday, 23 February, 2012 - 14:00Sarah Maddison Postcolonial guilt and national identity: Historical injustice and the Australian settler statePublic Events
Thursday, 2 February, 2012 - 18:15Achille Mbembe Desert studies: more from less than ZEROPublic Events
Friday, 25 November, 2011 - 15:00 Colloquium on the 100th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s seminal book, Hind SwarajCollaborations
Thursday, 4 November, 2010 - 15:00 Locating the Indian Ocean: Thoughts on the Historical Reconstitution of SpaceSeminars
Friday, 22 October, 2010 - 15:00 Poetry in Motion: 100 Years of Zanzibar's Nadi Ikhwan SafaPublic Events
Thursday, 21 October, 2010 - 15:00 Bush Wars', Citizens and Healing: Mediations of Violence in South Africa and RwandaPublic Events
Monday, 18 October, 2010 - 15:00 Fernando Pessoa, Poet of Two Languages and Many MasksPublic Events
Thursday, 14 October, 2010 - 15:00 Bush of GhostsPublic Events
Monday, 11 October, 2010 - 15:00Firstname Surname The Media and Elections in AfricaCollaborationsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Wednesday, 22 September, 2010 - 15:00 The Threefold Meaning of Prophetic Hope – An Interpretation of Contemporary Humanist PhilosophySeminars
Tuesday, 14 September, 2010 - 15:00 Local EconomiesPublic Events
Wednesday, 1 September, 2010 - 15:00 Voyage/TextCollaborations
Wednesday, 25 August, 2010 - 15:00 Prosuming Conservation: Producing / Consuming Nature and the Material Base of Speculative CapitalismSeminars
Wednesday, 18 August, 2010 - 15:00 Political Travel in the Colonial WorldCollaborations
Thursday, 27 May, 2010 - 15:00 DISTRICT 9Public Events
Wednesday, 19 May, 2010 - 15:00 The Life and Death of Dr. Abu Baker ‘Hurley’ Asvat, February 23, 1942-January 27, 1989Public Events
Monday, 17 May, 2010 - 15:00 J.M. Coetzee’s SummertimePublic Events
Monday, 10 May, 2010 - 15:00 Book Launch and ConversationPublic Events
Thursday, 6 May, 2010 - 15:00 Intertextuality, Violence and Memory in Yizo Yizo Youth DramaPublic Events
Tuesday, 13 April, 2010 - 15:00 Soccer and Social ChangeSeminars
Friday, 9 April, 2010 - 15:00 Screening of a documentary, Cemetery StatePublic Events
Thursday, 8 April, 2010 - 15:00 Managing uncertainty: Death and Loss in AfricaCollaborations
Thursday, 1 April, 2010 - 15:00 Work colonies for white men and the historiography of apartheidSeminars
Tuesday, 30 March, 2010 - 15:00 The Road, the Song and the Citizen: Singing after Violence in KwaZulu-NatalSeminars
Thursday, 25 March, 2010 - 15:00 Humanities Graduate Centre Keywords/Keythinkers Series 2010Seminars
Wednesday, 24 March, 2010 - 15:00 A Glass Brimming Over: The Failed Rural White Rebellion of 1914 in Rustenburg and MaricoPublic Events
Wednesday, 24 March, 2010 - 15:00 Dialogues on aftermath: photographing in Angola and Mozambique: An Exhibition and Public Conversation with Jo Ractliffe and Juan OrrantiaPublic Events
Wednesday, 17 March, 2010 - 15:00 Winning the Peace, Claiming the Future for the Past: Agrarian Elites and Collective Violence, 1900-1938Public Events
Thursday, 25 February, 2010 - 15:00 Religious Pluralism in Post-Apartheid South AfricaPublic Events
Wednesday, 24 February, 2010 - 15:00 In the Presence of FaithCollaborations
Friday, 19 February, 2010 - 15:00 Conflict transformation through dialogue in AfricaSeminars
Thursday, 18 February, 2010 - 15:00 Deconstructing invisibility: Race and Politics of Visual Culture in BrazilPublic Events
Thursday, 11 February, 2010 - 15:00 Politics of Space and Affectivity in Hong Kong Chinese CinemaPublic Events
Tuesday, 9 February, 2010 - 15:00 AIDS, Sex and Culture: memory and power in contemporary South AfricaSeminars
Monday, 8 February, 2010 - 15:00 Overcoming Apartheid in PalestinePublic Events
Monday, 9 November, 2009 - 15:00 Writing on the margin from the margin: Sinclair BeilesPublic Events
Thursday, 8 October, 2009 - 15:00 Fraught families: four novelists in conversationPublic Events
Tuesday, 29 September, 2009 - 15:00 The Contagion of Witness: between Postcolonialism and Holocaust MemorySeminars
Wednesday, 16 September, 2009 - 15:00 Boubacar Boris DiopPublic Events
Wednesday, 9 September, 2009 - 15:00 Mapiko: Dancing Masks and Socialism in MozambiqueSeminars
Tuesday, 25 August, 2009 - 15:00 Mounting Queen Victoria: Curating Cultural ChangeSeminars
Tuesday, 11 August, 2009 - 15:00 Nudity and Morality: Legislating Women’s Bodies and Dress in NigeriaSeminars
Tuesday, 21 July, 2009 - 15:00 Mediating Testimony: Broadcasting South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation CommissionSeminars
Monday, 20 July, 2009 - 15:00 The Politics of Football: Neighborhood clubs, youth politics and urban control in SenegalSeminars
Friday, 17 July, 2009 - 15:00 When the “Deserving Poor” were White and the Blacks were “Cheap African Labor”:Seminars
Monday, 6 July, 2009 - 15:00 The Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism (JWTC)Collaborations
Wednesday, 3 June, 2009 - 15:00 Cosmopolitan LegaciesSeminars
Monday, 1 June, 2009 - 15:00 Crime StoriesCollaborations
Monday, 1 June, 2009 - 15:00 Three literary meditations on Hindu-Muslim violence in postcolonial IndiaSeminars
Wednesday, 27 May, 2009 - 15:00 Ways Of StayingPublic Events
Monday, 18 May, 2009 - 15:00 Indians Overseas? Governing Tamil Migration to Malaya, 1870-1941Seminars
Tuesday, 12 May, 2009 - 15:00 Transnational Methodologies in Historical and Literary Research: The Scottsboro Case in American and Global CultureCollaborations
Tuesday, 28 April, 2009 - 15:00 Load SheddingPublic Events
Tuesday, 21 April, 2009 - 15:00 The Philosophy of Emmanuel LevinasCollaborations
Friday, 17 April, 2009 - 15:00 A Sign Prophetic?': Black Loyalism and the 1947 Royal Tour of South AfricaSeminars
Wednesday, 1 April, 2009 - 15:00 entanglementPublic Events
Monday, 2 March, 2009 - 15:00 “Poor Men’s White: Turning the Popular into Cultural Heritage in Salvador, Bahia”Seminars
Sunday, 1 March, 2009 - 15:00 International Doctoral Summer SchoolCollaborations
Sunday, 1 March, 2009 - 15:00 Contemporary Mozambique: Histories of the PresentCollaborations
Tuesday, 24 February, 2009 - 15:00 Johannesburg – The Elusive Metropolis edited by Sarah Nuttall and Achille MbembePublic Events
Wednesday, 11 February, 2009 - 15:00 The Credit Crunch: how it came about and can we escape it?Public Events
Thursday, 2 October, 2008 - 15:00 The story of the voyageCollaborations
Monday, 15 September, 2008 - 15:00 OndjakiPublic Events
Tuesday, 2 September, 2008 - 15:00 ANOTHER TRYCollaborations
Wednesday, 27 August, 2008 - 15:00 Housing and HopePublic Events
Monday, 25 August, 2008 - 15:00 THE LIFE OF THE CORPSECollaborations
Tuesday, 5 August, 2008 - 15:00 Angola Today: disillusion, diamonds & fearPublic Events
Thursday, 31 July, 2008 - 15:00 THE SENTIMENTAL BASES OF HUMAN RIGHTS: SYMPATHY, RESENTMENT, AND SOCIAL SUFFERING IN THE MODERN WORLDPublic Events
Thursday, 31 July, 2008 - 15:00 Francophone African literature and the critical appraisal of South African literature in FranceSeminars
Wednesday, 23 July, 2008 - 15:00 Keeping Faith with the Black Messiah: Suffering, Hope and the Cost of the FutureSeminars
Tuesday, 22 July, 2008 - 15:00 Panel discussion to mark the launch of Steffen Jensen’s new book, Gangs, politics and dignity in Cape TownPublic Events
Monday, 14 July, 2008 - 15:00 Where can you find Xhosa Literature?Seminars
Wednesday, 18 June, 2008 - 15:00 Panel discussion to mark the publication of Elleke Boehmer’s Nelson Mandela.Public Events
Tuesday, 10 June, 2008 - 15:00 Does the TRC Still Matter? Living on in the Long Afterlife of ApartheidPublic Events
Wednesday, 4 June, 2008 - 15:00 The Moment of 1989: Democratic Revolution in a global perspectiveSeminars
Wednesday, 28 May, 2008 - 15:00 The Politics of Publishing in South AfricaCollaborations
Wednesday, 21 May, 2008 - 15:00 Slavery, Islam and the Construction of Race and Sex at the CapeSeminars
Monday, 19 May, 2008 - 15:00 Child Soldiers in African FictionSeminars
Monday, 5 May, 2008 - 15:00 Religious Lives of Migrants: Local and Transnational PerspectivesCollaborations
Wednesday, 16 April, 2008 - 15:00 South African Literary Studies: A Provocation on the State of the FieldCollaborations
Thursday, 15 November, 2007 - 15:00 On Zimbabwe: the arrogance of good imperialistsSeminars
Monday, 12 November, 2007 - 15:00 Thabo Mbeki: The Dream DeferredPublic Events
Wednesday, 7 November, 2007 - 15:00 2010: Alternative VoicesCollaborations
Tuesday, 6 November, 2007 - 15:00 An Ethnography of faithSeminars
Monday, 29 October, 2007 - 15:00 Performing Cultural Guardianship: Chieftainess Nkomeshya’s Political Revival of the Chakwela Makumbi Ceremony, ZambiaSeminars
Monday, 22 October, 2007 - 15:00 Imagining and Imaging Place: Exhaustion and Creation at the Edges of Place-MakingSeminars
Monday, 15 October, 2007 - 15:00 Strings of Gold: Men, Mines and Markets in the World EconomySeminars
Wednesday, 10 October, 2007 - 15:00 Radio, Publics and Communities in Southern AfricaCollaborations
Monday, 8 October, 2007 - 15:00 Deep but dicey play: The meanings of money in Soweto's popular economiesSeminars
Wednesday, 26 September, 2007 - 15:00 Launch of book: The Security-Development Nexus: Expressions of Sovereignty and Securization in SAPublic Events
Wednesday, 12 September, 2007 - 15:00 Black Intellectual Traditions and Democratic ThoughtPublic Events
Monday, 3 September, 2007 - 15:00 Muslim CulturesCollaborations
Wednesday, 29 August, 2007 - 15:00 Punishment and Incarceration.Collaborations
Wednesday, 29 August, 2007 - 15:00 The Prison: A Sign of Democracy?Public Events
Tuesday, 28 August, 2007 - 15:00 At RISK: Writing On and Over the Edge of South AfricaPublic Events
Monday, 27 August, 2007 - 15:00 Indian and South African Writers in Conversation: A one-day colloquiumCollaborations
Monday, 27 August, 2007 - 15:00 Inter-faith dialogue in Africa: A new optimism in International Relations?Seminars
Thursday, 23 August, 2007 - 15:00 Political Theology: Recent DebateSeminars
Wednesday, 22 August, 2007 - 15:00 Africa Present(s): Art CommentariesPublic Events
Monday, 20 August, 2007 - 15:00 Ma-slaan-pa dockets': Policing domestic violenceSeminars
Thursday, 16 August, 2007 - 15:00 Theorizing the Contemporary World: Robert Brenner, Giovani Arrighi, David HarveySeminars
Monday, 13 August, 2007 - 15:00 Love in the time of convictionSeminars
Monday, 6 August, 2007 - 15:00 The Jacob Zuma Rape Trial: Power and ANC masculinitiesSeminars
Thursday, 2 August, 2007 - 15:00 How to be a 'real' gay: contested identities in small-town South AfricaSeminars
Wednesday, 1 August, 2007 - 15:00 Men, Masculinity and MeaningCollaborations
Monday, 30 July, 2007 - 15:00 Apathy and agency in Damon Galgut's The Good DoctorSeminars
Thursday, 26 July, 2007 - 15:00 Afternoon Panel on the fiction of Amitav GhoshPublic Events
Wednesday, 25 July, 2007 - 15:00 Crime in our timePublic Events
Monday, 23 July, 2007 - 15:00 Edgy City Serials: Forms, Institutions and Built Environments in Post Apartheid Television DramaSeminars
Wednesday, 23 May, 2007 - 15:00 Now You See It, Now You Don't: Josephine Baker's Films of the 1930's and the Problem of ColorSeminars
Monday, 21 May, 2007 - 15:00 Suburbs on the veld, modern and postmodernSeminars
Wednesday, 16 May, 2007 - 15:00 African Development in the 21st CenturyPublic Events
Friday, 11 May, 2007 - 15:00 The dead and the territory: a complex relationshipSeminars
Thursday, 10 May, 2007 - 15:00 Religion’s place in the various Academic DisciplinesSeminars
Wednesday, 9 May, 2007 - 15:00 African Development in the 20th CenturyPublic Events
Monday, 7 May, 2007 - 15:00 Digging deep. Reaching far. Binding identities: Racial formations through the prism of Chinese gold miners in South Africa, 1900-1910Seminars
Wednesday, 2 May, 2007 - 15:00 Science, conservation and apartheid: South Africa's national parks, c.1948-c.1960Seminars
Saturday, 21 April, 2007 - 15:00 Nadine Gordimer Lecture SeriesCollaborations
Monday, 16 April, 2007 - 15:00 Money in the making of world societySeminars
Friday, 30 March, 2007 - 15:00 The Circulation of Paper in Victorian LondonSeminars
Monday, 26 March, 2007 - 15:00 ‘Maid’ Subject: Democratic Statecraft and Domestic Workers in Post-Apartheid South AfricaSeminars
Monday, 19 March, 2007 - 15:00 Patient Trouble: Reflections on a South African Medical EthicsSeminars
Monday, 12 March, 2007 - 15:00 Moralising security: 'corrections' and the post-apartheid prisonSeminars
Thursday, 8 March, 2007 - 15:00 Lessons from South Africa for Israel/PalestineSeminars
Monday, 5 March, 2007 - 15:00 Is there any Reason why an Egalitarian should support Black Economic Empowerment?Seminars
Monday, 26 February, 2007 - 15:00 Decompartmentalizing South African History, 1902-1925Seminars
Tuesday, 14 November, 2006 - 15:00 German Intellectuals and Nineteenth/early Twentieth Century South AfricaSeminars
Thursday, 26 October, 2006 - 15:00 Workshop on Radio and the Pulse of the TimesPublic Events
Monday, 23 October, 2006 - 15:00 The Hurting Race: Cotton Pub (Hillbrow), Nunos (Melville) and Psychology (Wits)Seminars
Thursday, 19 October, 2006 - 15:00 Dissenting white writings on Johannesburg in the 1980sSeminars
Thursday, 12 October, 2006 - 15:00 Not By Genes Alone: How Culture Transformed Human EvolutionSeminars
Monday, 9 October, 2006 - 15:00 Socialist Democracy and Generative Politics in Kerala and South AfricaSeminars
Monday, 2 October, 2006 - 15:00 African National Congress (ANC) as dominant organization: impact of the attainment of power and phases of post liberation development and crisisSeminars
Thursday, 21 September, 2006 - 15:00 GANDHI IN HIS TIME AND OURSPublic Events
Monday, 18 September, 2006 - 15:00 South Africa in Africa: Promoting Constitutionalism in Southern Africa, 1994 - 2006Seminars
Monday, 18 September, 2006 - 15:00 The Grotesque Body of the Colony: Sony Labou Tansi and Dambudzo MarecheraSeminars
Thursday, 7 September, 2006 - 15:00 The Gandhi Everyone Loves to HateSeminars
Monday, 4 September, 2006 - 15:00 2010 and the Life of the CityCollaborations
Monday, 28 August, 2006 - 15:00 The Native Affairs Department, 'Native Experts', Local Interlocutors and the Making of the Transvaal Ndebele, 1905-45Seminars
Wednesday, 23 August, 2006 - 15:00 Public Poetics in the era of 'Accumulation by DispossessionSeminars
Monday, 21 August, 2006 - 15:00 Transplants and Transients: Nativism, Nationalism, and Migration in the Inner-City JohannesburgSeminars
Tuesday, 15 August, 2006 - 15:00 Family Matters: Rethinking Jewish History in South Africa Professor Shula MarksPublic Events
Monday, 14 August, 2006 - 15:00 The Play of Race in a Field of Urban Desire: Soccer and Spontaneity in Rhodes Park, JohannesburgSeminars
Monday, 7 August, 2006 - 15:00 South African Citizenship: Past Present and FutureSeminars
Monday, 31 July, 2006 - 15:00 Being a Writer of the World: Lewis Nkosi and the South African Literary TraditionSeminars
Thursday, 27 July, 2006 - 15:00 Signifying Self in the Relocation of Identity: D.D.T. Jabavu's Musical Perfomances at Tuskegee, 1913Seminars
Monday, 24 July, 2006 - 15:00 Francophone African literature: the language issue.Seminars
Monday, 17 July, 2006 - 15:00 The international context of South Africa's 'experiment in social medicine' in the mid-twentieth centurySeminars
Monday, 26 June, 2006 - 15:00 Prize Fights: Current Contests in South African Literary CultureCollaborations
Wednesday, 21 June, 2006 - 15:00 Birds of HeavenPublic Events
Tuesday, 20 June, 2006 - 15:00 Bronx-BarbesPublic Events
Wednesday, 14 June, 2006 - 15:00 Sightings / Site-ings of the African CitySeminars
Monday, 5 June, 2006 - 15:00 What was at stake in the Zuma trial?Public Events
Thursday, 25 May, 2006 - 15:00 Round TablePublic Events
Wednesday, 24 May, 2006 - 15:00 Transforming South African Society: Theory, Practice and ProspectsPublic Events
Monday, 22 May, 2006 - 15:00 Why do you tear me from myself?': Torture, truth and the arts of the Counter-ReformationSeminars
Monday, 22 May, 2006 - 15:00 Re-imagining South African Higher Education in the Image of a Liberated South AfricaPublic Events
Thursday, 18 May, 2006 - 15:00 Equity and Justice in Transforming SocietyPublic Events
Wednesday, 17 May, 2006 - 15:00 Equal Protection, Racial Redress and Non-Discrimination: Can They Be Reconciled?Public Events
Monday, 15 May, 2006 - 15:00 Urban Violence in Colonial Africa: A Case for South African ExceptionalismSeminars
Wednesday, 10 May, 2006 - 15:00 Non-Racialism and the Idea of a Transformed UniversityPublic Events
Monday, 8 May, 2006 - 15:00 The national union of metalworkers: winning and losing on the National Industrial Council for the Iron, Steel, Engineering & Metallurgical Industry - 1983-1992Seminars
Thursday, 4 May, 2006 - 15:00 Equity and Development in Higher Education: Two sides of the same coin?Public Events
Tuesday, 2 May, 2006 - 15:00 Portuguese Maritime Exploration and the African in-BetweenSeminars
Tuesday, 2 May, 2006 - 15:00 White Power, Black Politics and Affirmative Action in the Post-Apartheid UniversityPublic Events
Wednesday, 26 April, 2006 - 15:00 Concepts of Transformation and the Social Structure of South AfricaPublic Events
Tuesday, 25 April, 2006 - 15:00 Black Nationalism and the Limits of Racial FreedomPublic Events
Tuesday, 25 April, 2006 - 15:00 Facing Up to Race: Equity, Diversity and the Idea of the UniversityPublic Events
Monday, 24 April, 2006 - 15:00 Democracy and its discontent: Vigilantism, sovereignity and human rights in South AfricaSeminars
Wednesday, 19 April, 2006 - 15:00 end of the undergroundSeminars
Monday, 3 April, 2006 - 15:00 Inequality, Wage Labor and Social Citizenship in the Making of South Africa's Post-Apartheid DemocracySeminars
Monday, 17 October, 2005 - 15:00 For Reasons of Faith: The Role of Religion in Modern Public LifeCollaborations
Monday, 5 September, 2005 - 15:00 Third Law and Society Workshop, special focus for 2005:Collaborations
Thursday, 25 August, 2005 - 15:00 Symosium:Collaborations
Thursday, 25 August, 2005 - 15:00 Tina Sideris (WISER)Collaborations
Monday, 22 August, 2005 - 15:00 Workshop:Collaborations
Monday, 1 August, 2005 - 15:00 Seminar:Seminars
Tuesday, 19 July, 2005 - 15:00 Achille Mbembe (WISER)Collaborations
Tuesday, 31 May, 2005 - 15:00 Achille Mbembe (WISER), Sue van Zyl (Wits)Collaborations
Tuesday, 24 May, 2005 - 15:00 WISER invites you to the first in the series of:Public Events
Monday, 23 May, 2005 - 15:00 Quiet diplomacy in Zimbabwe: a case study of South Africa in AfricaSeminars
Thursday, 19 May, 2005 - 15:00 Religion and Migrant LabourSeminars
Thursday, 19 May, 2005 - 15:00 Redeeming the Failed Promise of Democracy in Eritrea: From Liberation to RepressionSeminars
Wednesday, 18 May, 2005 - 15:00 The first series of Public Encounters:Public Events
Monday, 16 May, 2005 - 15:00 Laughing All the Way to Freedom? :Contemporary Stand-up Comedy and Democracy in South AfricaSeminars
Monday, 9 May, 2005 - 15:00 From Sojourners to Settlers: Early Constructions of Chinese Identity in South Africa, 1870-1948Seminars
Monday, 25 April, 2005 - 15:00 Globalisation and new social identities: A jig-saw puzzle from JohannesburgSeminars
Tuesday, 19 April, 2005 - 15:00 Internal Democracy in the ANC - William Gumede will speak about his new book on Thabo Mbeki. Comments by Tom LodgePublic Events
Monday, 18 April, 2005 - 15:00 The Persistance of Tradition?: Christianity and Circumcision in the Eastern Cape, c.1900-1940Seminars
Wednesday, 13 April, 2005 - 15:00 Re-membering/Re-visioning/Re-connecting: Ngugi wa Thiong'o and Ayi Kwei Armah come to NairobiSeminars
Monday, 11 April, 2005 - 15:00 Shifting Fields: Imagining Literacy Renewal in Itinerario and DrumSeminars
Wednesday, 23 March, 2005 - 15:00 Curating AfricaSeminars
Tuesday, 15 March, 2005 - 15:00 Performing Selves: Women's Auto/Biography and Modernity in IndiaSeminars
Monday, 14 March, 2005 - 15:00 Scandal in the Colonies: Sydney and Cape Town, 1820-1850Seminars
Wednesday, 9 March, 2005 - 15:00 Violence & the French ResistanceSeminars
Monday, 7 March, 2005 - 15:00 Hydra's Heads: Revisiting PAGAD Five Years OnSeminars
Wednesday, 2 March, 2005 - 15:00 Firoz Cachalia, Boyane Tshehla & Graeme SimpsonPublic Events
Tuesday, 1 March, 2005 - 15:00 Achille Mbembe (WISER) presents three lectures onPublic Events
Tuesday, 1 March, 2005 - 15:00 Achille Mbembe (WISER) presents three lectures onCollaborations
Tuesday, 1 March, 2005 - 15:00Jens Andersson Malawians in Johannes-burg: Organising Informal Trade & Migration in a Liberalising EnvironmentSeminars
Monday, 28 February, 2005 - 15:00 Beyond 'third term' politics: constitutionalism, constitu-tional reforms and democratic governance in UgandaSeminars
Wednesday, 23 February, 2005 - 15:00 Gayness and God: Reconciling Orthodox Judaism and HomosexualityPublic Events
Monday, 21 February, 2005 - 15:00 Zulu xenophobia, Kgatla conspiracies & Pedi plots: Transvaal Native Congress politics in the 1930sSeminars
Wednesday, 16 February, 2005 - 15:00 Ken Follett internationally acclaimed bestselling author of the thriller novel, on The History of the Thriller, in conversation with Anton HarberPublic Events
Thursday, 10 February, 2005 - 15:00 Professor Lewis Nkosi in conversation with Achille MbembePublic Events
Tuesday, 9 November, 2004 - 15:00 Habermas’s Communicative Critique of the Frankfurt SchoolCollaborations
Friday, 5 November, 2004 - 15:00 Structure & Subject in AlthusserCollaborations
Wednesday, 3 November, 2004 - 15:00 Barthes: The Rise & Development of SemioticsCollaborations
Tuesday, 2 November, 2004 - 15:00 Habermas’s Communicative Critique of the Frankfurt SchoolCollaborations
Monday, 25 October, 2004 - 15:00 Scoundrels, Crocodiles, and Border-JumpersSeminars
Thursday, 14 October, 2004 - 15:00 Life and Death in a Time of AIDS: the Southern African ExperienceCollaborations
Monday, 11 October, 2004 - 15:00 Sweet dreams, diamond ladies and golden money: An ethnography of numbers running in SowetoSeminars
Thursday, 30 September, 2004 - 15:00 http://wiserweb.wits.ac.za/PDF%20Files/indian-ocean.pdf">Draft programme (PDF)Collaborations
Thursday, 30 September, 2004 - 15:00 The Notorious Syndicalist: J.T. Bain A Scottish Rebel in Colonial South AfricaPublic Events
Tuesday, 28 September, 2004 - 15:00 An Imaginary Ocean: Carnival in Cape Town and the Black AtlanticSeminars
Monday, 27 September, 2004 - 15:00 Writing the World from an African MetropolisSeminars
Monday, 20 September, 2004 - 15:00 Globalisation and the African City: Touba, Abidjan, DurbanSeminars
Friday, 17 September, 2004 - 15:00 Research with Human Subjects: The Evolution of Ethical Concepts & GuidelinesSeminars
Thursday, 9 September, 2004 - 15:00 Is there a struggle between the Constitution & 'Things African'?Public Events
Thursday, 9 September, 2004 - 15:00 Constituting DemocracyCollaborations
Sunday, 5 September, 2004 - 15:00 Manhood and Masculinity: Struggles with ChangeCollaborations
Thursday, 2 September, 2004 - 15:00 History and Social Memory: Some Problems in their RelationshipSeminars
Monday, 23 August, 2004 - 15:00 Post-Colonial Workplace Regimes in the Engineering Industries of South Africa, Swaziland and ZimbabweSeminars
Monday, 16 August, 2004 - 15:00 J.M. Coetzee, The Cape and the Question of HistorySeminars
Tuesday, 10 August, 2004 - 15:00 Worlds of Power: Religious Thought and Political Practice in AfricaSeminars
Tuesday, 3 August, 2004 - 15:00 Precarious Conditions: Counter-Insurgency in Africa after 1945Seminars
Monday, 2 August, 2004 - 15:00 The Regulation of the Urban African Family in South Africa in the 1930s and 1940sSeminars
Monday, 26 July, 2004 - 15:00 The South African Economy 1994 - 2004Seminars
Tuesday, 6 July, 2004 - 15:00 Reparations: International, Social, Legal, Economic DimensionsPublic Events
Friday, 11 June, 2004 - 15:00 Townships, Urban Renewal, RepresentationPublic Events
Wednesday, 9 June, 2004 - 15:00 Townships NowCollaborations
Thursday, 3 June, 2004 - 15:00 Ritualisation of the State: Neo-popular State Rituals in Mozambique and South AfricaCollaborations
Monday, 17 May, 2004 - 15:00 The Promise of Freedom and its Practice: Global Perspectives on South Africa's Decade of DemocracyCollaborations
Monday, 10 May, 2004 - 15:00 John StremlauSeminars
Monday, 3 May, 2004 - 15:00 Crime, Conflict and Politics: Politicised Violence on the Rand, 1984-1994Seminars
Monday, 26 April, 2004 - 15:00 Security and Violence on the Frontier of the StateSeminars
Wednesday, 31 March, 2004 - 15:00 Waiting to Happen: HIV/AIDS in South AfricaPublic Events
Monday, 29 March, 2004 - 15:00 Translation-Transnation' 1994-2004, 10 years of literary exchangeSouth Africa - France - NetherlandsPublic Events
Sunday, 28 March, 2004 - 15:00 Class Acts: is the Concept of Class Still Alive in the Social Sciences?Collaborations
Tuesday, 23 March, 2004 - 15:00 Colonialism, Limited: The Imperial Chartered Company in British Culture'Seminars
Friday, 19 March, 2004 - 15:00 Memory and Counter-memory'Seminars
Friday, 19 March, 2004 - 15:00 Ricoeur on the Subject & TruthCollaborations
Thursday, 18 March, 2004 - 15:00 A Parting of the Ways: Colonial Africa and South Africa, 1946-48'Seminars
Thursday, 18 March, 2004 - 15:00 Ricoeur on the Subject & TruthCollaborations
Wednesday, 17 March, 2004 - 15:00 Phenomenology, Sartre and the SubjectCollaborations
Wednesday, 17 March, 2004 - 15:00 Deracializing Imperialism?: Citizenship and Conflict in French Africa after World War II'Seminars
Monday, 15 March, 2004 - 15:00 Nationalist Historiography, Patriotic History and the History of the Nation: the struggle over the past in ZimbabweSeminars
Friday, 12 March, 2004 - 15:00 Husserl: the Crisis of European ScienceCollaborations
Thursday, 11 March, 2004 - 15:00 Subject, History, Knowledge: The problem of the UnconsciousCollaborations
Wednesday, 10 March, 2004 - 15:00 The body in mind or 'Civilization and its Discontents'Collaborations
Monday, 8 March, 2004 - 15:00 From Nietzsche to Freud: recasting the subjectCollaborations
Monday, 8 March, 2004 - 15:00 Transformation of the Media - Reflections of 10 Years of FreedomSeminars
Wednesday, 25 February, 2004 - 15:00 Cheryl CarolusPublic Events
Monday, 23 February, 2004 - 15:00 The Healthy Brothel: the context of clinical services for sex workers in Hillbrow, South AfricaSeminars
Monday, 16 February, 2004 - 15:00 IMIFANEKISO: Photographic portraits from mid-nineteenth century in Natal : the work of Dr R.J. MannSeminars
Sunday, 1 February, 2004 - 15:00 Risk, Rationality and City LifeCollaborations
Tuesday, 11 November, 2003 - 15:00 Weber on Rationalization, Power & PoliticsCollaborations
Monday, 10 November, 2003 - 15:00 Weber’s Method: Science, Values & HistoryCollaborations
Thursday, 6 November, 2003 - 15:00 (...continued) Modernity and European NihilismCollaborations
Wednesday, 5 November, 2003 - 15:00 Modernity and European NihilismCollaborations
Tuesday, 4 November, 2003 - 15:00 Marx and Revolution – Communism: Fantasy or FreedomCollaborations
Monday, 3 November, 2003 - 15:00 Historical Materialism: Marx on Science, Truth & HistoryCollaborations
Monday, 27 October, 2003 - 15:00 Narrative Discourse, Social Crisis and the Construction of the Beta Israel IdentitySeminars
Wednesday, 22 October, 2003 - 15:00 To save South Africa you must dam it': Progressivism, Science, and natural Resource Conservation in the early 20th Century CapeSeminars
Tuesday, 21 October, 2003 - 15:00 PRESENTATION:Public Events
Monday, 20 October, 2003 - 15:00 Deconstruction: Philosophy or literary theory?Seminars
Monday, 20 October, 2003 - 15:00 The Globe in the Text: Notes towards a Transnational History of the Book Seminars
Monday, 13 October, 2003 - 15:00 Reframing remembrance: The politics of the centenary commemorations of the South African War of 1899-1902Seminars
Monday, 6 October, 2003 - 15:00 Changing Contexts, Shifting Identities: Identity Formation Through the eyes of learners at a South African High School Seminars
Thursday, 25 September, 2003 - 15:00 Wits Workshop on Law and SocietyCollaborations
Monday, 22 September, 2003 - 15:00 Transferential Zionism? Manfred Nathan's Sarie Marais: A Romance of the Anglo-Boer WarSeminars
Thursday, 18 September, 2003 - 15:00 Steve MokwenaPublic Events
Wednesday, 17 September, 2003 - 15:00 Mark GevisserPublic Events
Monday, 15 September, 2003 - 15:00 Missionary and African perspectives on the Politics of Witchcraft among the Xhosa and Zulu Communities in the 19th Century Cape and Natal/ZululandSeminars
Thursday, 11 September, 2003 - 15:00 Impossible Representations: Pentecostalism, Video and Video Technology in GhanaSeminars
Thursday, 11 September, 2003 - 15:00 Power, 'Partnerships' & Social Change: Creating contexts that enable HIV preventionSeminars
Thursday, 11 September, 2003 - 15:00 Thinking the Impossible: Elements of a Critique of Political Liberalism in Southern AfricaSeminars
Wednesday, 10 September, 2003 - 15:00 Rhoda KadaliePublic Events
Monday, 8 September, 2003 - 15:00 It is your mother who is the enemy now!' An account of the imprint of African National Congress (ANC) underground activity in the ‘lull’ after RivoniaSeminars
Saturday, 30 August, 2003 - 15:00 New Acoustic Regimes: Rethinking Music & SoundCollaborations
Thursday, 28 August, 2003 - 15:00 State, Civil Society and the Reconfiguration of Power in Post-Apartheid South AfricaSeminars
Thursday, 28 August, 2003 - 15:00 The Politics of Verticality: Architecture and Occupation in the West BankSeminars
Tuesday, 26 August, 2003 - 15:00 Ethno-Scepticism: On the necessity of rethinking race in BrazilSeminars
Monday, 25 August, 2003 - 15:00 City Forms and Writing the 'Now' 'in South AfricaSeminars
Wednesday, 20 August, 2003 - 15:00 John MatshikizaPublic Events
Wednesday, 20 August, 2003 - 15:00 PANEL DISCUSSION:Public Events
Tuesday, 19 August, 2003 - 15:00 FILM SCREENING:Public Events
Monday, 18 August, 2003 - 15:00 Rupture Talk in the Nuclear Age: Conjugating Colonial Power in AfricaSeminars
Friday, 15 August, 2003 - 15:00 Queer Centres and PeripheriesSeminars
Thursday, 14 August, 2003 - 15:00 Early history of the African National Congress (ANC) Underground: From the M-Plan to RivoniaSeminars
Wednesday, 13 August, 2003 - 15:00 William KentridgePublic Events
Monday, 11 August, 2003 - 15:00 Infrastructure and Modernity: Scales of Force, Time and Social Organisation in the History of Sociotechnical Systems Seminars
Monday, 11 August, 2003 - 15:00 William KentridgePublic Events
Friday, 8 August, 2003 - 15:00 The silent scourge? Silicosis, respiratory disease and gold-mining in South AfricaSeminars
Wednesday, 6 August, 2003 - 15:00 William KentridgePublic Events
Monday, 4 August, 2003 - 15:00 Entertainment, Entrepreneurships and Politics in South African Football in the 1950sSeminars
Wednesday, 30 July, 2003 - 15:00 Does Hypocrisy Matter? The Case of US foreign PolicySeminars
Tuesday, 29 July, 2003 - 15:00 Cloning Cultures: The Reproduction of Sameness and Race Critical TheorySeminars
Monday, 28 July, 2003 - 15:00 Psychology and Perceptions of Justice: An Exploration of Socio-Biographical IndicatorsSeminars
Monday, 21 July, 2003 - 15:00 The Road to Queenstown: A Chapter from a Biography of Todd MatshikizaSeminars
Thursday, 19 June, 2003 - 15:00 Thinking the relevance of the state - A literary view?'Seminars
Tuesday, 10 June, 2003 - 15:00 The genes talk back: biological versus psychoanalytic accounts of the origins of homosexuality Seminars
Thursday, 5 June, 2003 - 15:00 Public Health among the Lineaments of the Colonial State in natal, 1901-1909Seminars
Saturday, 31 May, 2003 - 15:00 BiographyCollaborations
Monday, 26 May, 2003 - 15:00 Cultural Politics of BlacknessCollaborations
Monday, 26 May, 2003 - 15:00 The Decision of the Zambian Government to Refuse GM Food AidSeminars
Thursday, 22 May, 2003 - 15:00 Speakers:Public Events
Thursday, 22 May, 2003 - 15:00 Unethical Conduct, 'Maladministration/Mismanagement in South Africa's Contemporary Civil Service: Daunting Challenges to ManagementSeminars
Tuesday, 20 May, 2003 - 15:00 Non-violent men in violent communities: Negotiating the head and the neckSeminars
Monday, 19 May, 2003 - 15:00 The New Futurists. The Political Meaning of TransformationSeminars
Thursday, 15 May, 2003 - 15:00 Periodization of a hundred years of South African Public Administration'Seminars
Monday, 12 May, 2003 - 15:00 Editing Herman Charles BosmanSeminars
Thursday, 8 May, 2003 - 15:00 The ANC and the development of party politics in modern South Africa'Seminars
Thursday, 8 May, 2003 - 15:00 After Urgency: Ramphele, Tlali and the Politics of SpaceSeminars
Tuesday, 6 May, 2003 - 15:00 Culture, Contamination and Contagion: or, 'If I touch you will I get what you have got'Seminars
Tuesday, 15 April, 2003 - 15:00 HIV and Parenthood - Mothers overwhelmed, Fathers overlookedSeminars
Monday, 14 April, 2003 - 15:00 Love and troubled marriage in Kenyan popular fictionSeminars
Thursday, 10 April, 2003 - 15:00 Grounding 'globalisation from below': 'Global citizens' in local spaces'Seminars
Monday, 7 April, 2003 - 15:00 The State-Sponsored and Centralised Institutionalisation of an Academic Discipline: Sociology in South Africa 1920-1970Seminars
Thursday, 3 April, 2003 - 15:00Peter Hudson Hegel and the Philosophical Project of Modernity (...continued)Collaborations
Wednesday, 2 April, 2003 - 15:00 Hegel and the Philosophical Project of ModernityCollaborations
Tuesday, 1 April, 2003 - 15:00 Hegel on Terror and Absolute FreedomCollaborations
Monday, 31 March, 2003 - 15:00 Before Communism: Rethinking the Early Left in South AfricaSeminars
Monday, 31 March, 2003 - 15:00Peter Hudson Hegel and the Philosophical Project of ModernityCollaborations
Thursday, 27 March, 2003 - 15:00 The Ethics of Immanuel KantCollaborations
Thursday, 27 March, 2003 - 15:00 Developing the Information Infrastructure for South Africa's Information Society: How Markets and Regulation are Shaping Network Development and Access Opportunities'Seminars
Wednesday, 26 March, 2003 - 15:00 Kant on Enlightenment and the Cosmopolitan IdealCollaborations
Wednesday, 26 March, 2003 - 15:00 PUBLIC FORUM:Public Events
Tuesday, 25 March, 2003 - 15:00 Key Concepts in Kant's MetaphysicsCollaborations
Monday, 24 March, 2003 - 15:00 The Enlightenment and the Philosophical Project of ModernityCollaborations
Wednesday, 19 March, 2003 - 15:00 PUBLIC FORUM:Public Events
Monday, 17 March, 2003 - 15:00 Negotiating identity in contested space: African encounters, with Germans, Boers and Britons in late nineteenth century TransvaalSeminars
Thursday, 13 March, 2003 - 15:00 South Africa in the Global Knowledge Economy: Structural irrelevance or successful new missions for development'Seminars
Thursday, 13 March, 2003 - 15:00 Making sense of the past, designing the future: International lessons for Constitution Hill Public Events
Tuesday, 11 March, 2003 - 15:00 Flows of 'sexual substance' and representation of the body in South AfricaSeminars
Monday, 10 March, 2003 - 15:00 The origins of the South African War: Reflections on the political economySeminars
Thursday, 6 March, 2003 - 15:00 Complex emergencies and development: When the state breaks down'Seminars
Tuesday, 4 March, 2003 - 15:00 The origins of FOSATU: the Trade Union Advisory Council, and the creation of a new trade union tradition, 1974-1979Seminars
Thursday, 27 February, 2003 - 15:00 Traditional Weberian Bureaucracy and New Public Management: Exclusive or Complementary'Seminars
Tuesday, 25 February, 2003 - 15:00 Getting the nation talking about sex': Reflections on the politics of sexuality and nation-building in post apartheid South AfricaSeminars
Monday, 24 February, 2003 - 15:00 Writing the City: Four Post-Apartheid textsSeminars
Friday, 7 February, 2003 - 15:00 City and TerrorCollaborations
Friday, 7 February, 2003 - 15:00 Death and ModernityCollaborations
Friday, 7 February, 2003 - 15:00 Psychoanalysis and PunishmentCollaborations
Friday, 7 February, 2003 - 15:00 The Sovereign Outsourced: Local Justice and Violence in Port ElizabethCollaborations
Thursday, 6 February, 2003 - 15:00 AIDS, Science and Citizenship After ApartheidCollaborations
Thursday, 6 February, 2003 - 15:00 NecropoliticsCollaborations
Thursday, 6 February, 2003 - 15:00 Sovereign Bodies: Citizens, Migrants and States in the Postcolonial WorldCollaborations
Thursday, 6 February, 2003 - 15:00 Sovereign Power and Bare Life with HIV/AIDSCollaborations
Tuesday, 4 February, 2003 - 15:00 Global Nets, Textual Webs, or, what isn't new about EmpireSeminars
Friday, 15 November, 2002 - 15:00 Making Peace: Evaluation and ReconciliationSeminars
Tuesday, 5 November, 2002 - 15:00 The uncertain future of white supremacy and the politics of fertility, 1920-1939Seminars
Monday, 28 October, 2002 - 15:00 Tenure reformed: Policy and practice in the case of South Africa's landless peopleSeminars
Monday, 21 October, 2002 - 15:00 Moral Panic and Cultural Mobilisation: Responses to the crises of AIDS, crime and transition in a KwaZulu-Natal slumSeminars
Tuesday, 15 October, 2002 - 15:00 The Body in Fiction: Afrikaner nationalism and children's literature in the 1940sSeminars
Thursday, 10 October, 2002 - 15:00 Biometric Government in the New South AfricaSeminars
Tuesday, 8 October, 2002 - 15:00 Social Interventions for HIV/AIDS: The Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and gender EquitySeminars
Monday, 7 October, 2002 - 15:00 Above the Laws: Practices of Sovereignty in Surrey Estates, Cape TownSeminars
Thursday, 3 October, 2002 - 15:00 Chairperson:Public Events
Tuesday, 1 October, 2002 - 15:00 Gendered Endings: Narratives of Sexuality and Suicide in the South African LowveldSeminars
Friday, 27 September, 2002 - 15:00 Critical Ethnographies of Globalisation Collaborations
Thursday, 26 September, 2002 - 15:00 On Becoming a Citizen and Staying There: Ideas on social psychology, psychoanalysis and the stateSeminars
Wednesday, 25 September, 2002 - 15:00 Disabling Globalisation: Places of Power in Post-Apartheid South AfricaSeminars
Tuesday, 17 September, 2002 - 15:00 Reviewing Menstruation: On being Feminist and FeminineSeminars
Monday, 16 September, 2002 - 15:00 Does China have an apartheid pass system?Seminars
Thursday, 12 September, 2002 - 15:00 South Africa's role in Africa and for the development of the African AgendaSeminars
Tuesday, 10 September, 2002 - 15:00 Body and Voice in South Sotho Rape TestimoniesSeminars
Thursday, 5 September, 2002 - 15:00 Symbolisation Compulsions: Freud, African Literature and South Africa's process of Truth and ReconciliationSeminars
Thursday, 29 August, 2002 - 15:00 The Capacity to AspireSeminars
Thursday, 29 August, 2002 - 15:00 The Gender Pact and Democratic Consolidation: Institutionalising Gender Equality in the South African StateSeminars
Tuesday, 27 August, 2002 - 15:00 Homosexuality and the South Africa Left: The Ambiguities of ExileSeminars
Thursday, 22 August, 2002 - 15:00 Criminal Obsessions: Imagining Order After ApartheidSeminars
Thursday, 22 August, 2002 - 15:00 Theorizing the Present Collaborations
Wednesday, 21 August, 2002 - 15:00 Speakers:Public Events
Tuesday, 20 August, 2002 - 15:00 Bodiographies: Writing the Body and the SelfSeminars
Monday, 19 August, 2002 - 15:00 The International Politics of South Africa's Triple TransitionSeminars
Thursday, 15 August, 2002 - 15:00 Culture(s) of the African National Congress of South Africa - exile and prison experiencesSeminars
Thursday, 15 August, 2002 - 15:00 Ethnographies of Sex Collaborations
Monday, 12 August, 2002 - 15:00 Sports Boycott and Cricket: South Africa's Exclusion from Test Match Cricket, 1970-1971Seminars
Wednesday, 7 August, 2002 - 15:00 Witchcraft and Modernity: A Strange ComplicitySeminars
Tuesday, 6 August, 2002 - 15:00 Hulle dra nog die Panties': Exploring masculinity in a Women's PrisonSeminars
Tuesday, 6 August, 2002 - 15:00 The Politics of Memory Collaborations
Monday, 5 August, 2002 - 15:00 Challenges the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Presents to the Modern Discipline of HistorySeminars
Monday, 5 August, 2002 - 15:00 The Modernity of Witchcraft Collaborations
Thursday, 1 August, 2002 - 15:00 Functional' and 'Dysfunctional' Communities: A View on the State from the Vantage of 'Development'Seminars
Monday, 29 July, 2002 - 15:00 The Anatomy of DiscriminationSeminars
Thursday, 25 July, 2002 - 15:00 Uncovering the Men' in Men's Health: Working with Desire, Diversions and DemonsSeminars
Monday, 22 July, 2002 - 15:00 School Walls, Walls as Schools in South Africa: An Outside View of educational InstitutionsSeminars
Friday, 19 July, 2002 - 15:00 A History of the Word 'Hungochani' (homosexulaity)Seminars
Wednesday, 17 July, 2002 - 15:00 Split Screen: 'Local' and 'Diasporic' Film in the Anglophone CaribbeanSeminars
Monday, 15 July, 2002 - 15:00 A Scottish socialist reads Carlyle in Johannesburg Prison, June 1900: Reflections on the literary culture of the imperial working classSeminars
Wednesday, 26 June, 2002 - 15:00 The Jo'burg Memo: Fairness in a  fragile WorldSeminars
Monday, 24 June, 2002 - 15:00 Mapping a Contact-Zone: The Southern Indian Ocean Collaborations
Thursday, 20 June, 2002 - 15:00 The Fact of Blackness: Reading FanonCollaborations
Wednesday, 19 June, 2002 - 15:00 Memory, Justice, InclusionSeminars
Wednesday, 19 June, 2002 - 15:00 Settler ModernityCollaborations
Monday, 17 June, 2002 - 15:00 Global Finance and the Prospects for Democracy in the Emerging World OrderSeminars
Monday, 3 June, 2002 - 15:00 Methodologies of Household SurveyingCollaborations
Monday, 27 May, 2002 - 15:00 The Acoustics of Memory: Historiography and Alterity in Representations of 1950s Township JazzSeminars
Tuesday, 21 May, 2002 - 15:00 Military Slaves and the Making of Ethnic Identity: The Case of ChikundaSeminars
Monday, 20 May, 2002 - 15:00 Constituting Democracy: A Sociological Study of Constitution-making in South Africa in the 1990sSeminars
Monday, 20 May, 2002 - 15:00 From Hubris to Chaos: The Makings of the Bewysburo and the end of Documentary GovernmentSeminars
Friday, 17 May, 2002 - 15:00 Bo-Tsotsi: Youth Gangs of Soweto, Public Events
Monday, 13 May, 2002 - 15:00 Maternity Matters: The Politics of Hospitalized Childbirth in South Africa, 1900 to 1960Seminars
Thursday, 9 May, 2002 - 15:00 Anthropology of Violence: Gangs in Latin AmericaCollaborations
Tuesday, 7 May, 2002 - 15:00 New Perspectives on Law, Crime and the Moral Logics of Everyday LifeCollaborations
Monday, 6 May, 2002 - 15:00 Chieftainship and Local Government: A Study of Local Attitudes in Five Chieftainships in Mpumalanga, Limpopo and Northwest ProvincesSeminars
Monday, 6 May, 2002 - 15:00 Provincializing Europe, Globalizing Africa: Can African Studies be Global?Collaborations
Monday, 29 April, 2002 - 15:00 African Bodies, European Texts: Picturing The Pilgrim's Progress in AfricaSeminars
Tuesday, 23 April, 2002 - 15:00 The Limits of Historical InventionCollaborations
Monday, 22 April, 2002 - 15:00 Nationalism and Democracy in South AfricaSeminars
Friday, 12 April, 2002 - 15:00 Embodied History: Uniqueness and Exemplarity of South African AIDSSeminars
Tuesday, 9 April, 2002 - 15:00 Kala Pani: Public Events
Monday, 8 April, 2002 - 15:00 Literary Studies, New Literacies and New Publics: Translating Between the DisciplinesCollaborations
Monday, 8 April, 2002 - 15:00 Ways of ReadingSeminars
Wednesday, 27 March, 2002 - 15:00 Globalizing Bestsellers: the Case of Marie CorelliSeminars
Monday, 25 March, 2002 - 15:00 Negotiating Spaces: The role of women in South Africa's transitionSeminars
Monday, 25 March, 2002 - 15:00 Ways of Living, Ways of Dying and the South African CitySeminars
Monday, 18 March, 2002 - 15:00 Common Illnesses: Anthropology of Health in Everyday Life in Maasina (Mali)Seminars
Monday, 11 March, 2002 - 15:00 The Role of Local Authorities in the Emergence of Group Areas and Modern Townships on the East Rand in the 1950sSeminars
Friday, 1 March, 2002 - 15:00 Rac(e)ing Crime and Poverty into the Present: The State, Colouredness, and Correctional Institutionalization in the Period before 1960Seminars
Monday, 18 February, 2002 - 15:00 Market Integration through Peasantization: The Economic Transformation of Africa, the Caribbean and India under Modern ColonialismSeminars
Tuesday, 5 February, 2002 - 15:00 African Modes of Self-Writing: A Critique of Political Economy and NativismSeminars
Friday, 1 February, 2002 - 15:00 Writing on Witchcraft in Times of AIDSSeminars
Tuesday, 20 November, 2001 - 15:00 Rewriting Twentieth-Century South Africa: General History in a Post-Apartheid EraSeminars
Wednesday, 14 November, 2001 - 15:00 Ethnographies of the Post Colonial StateSeminars
Tuesday, 23 October, 2001 - 15:00 Legal Pluralism, Decentralization and Conflict in the SahelSeminars
Friday, 28 September, 2001 - 15:00 Mourning and Memory in CongoSeminars
Friday, 14 September, 2001 - 15:00 The Unreason of the LawSeminars
Friday, 14 September, 2001 - 15:00 WISER was officially launched at a function hosted by the Vice-ChancellorPublic Events
Thursday, 5 July, 2001 - 15:00 The Burden of Race?Collaborations
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WiSER Research Associate Maxim Bolt to give Malinowski Memorial Lecture at LSEPublic EventsKnowledge Futures
A letter of apology to Professor Sarah Nuttall from Mr Paul Edey, Headmaster of St John's CollegePublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics, Law and personhood
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CFP: Urban Anxieties in the Global SouthCollaborationsAfrican Futures
Subtle signs of male dominance at universities remain : Hlonipha Mokoena's Graduation AddressPublic EventsGoverning Intimacies, Locations of African Critical Theory
"Roots of Racism": A lecture by Achille Mbembe at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre | 15 March, 6pmPublic EventsPublic Positions on History and Politics
Pictures from the Book discussion of Sisonke Msimang's Always Another CountryBook LaunchesGoverning Intimacies
WiSER's Shireen Hassim and Bongani Madondo report on Winnie Madikizela-MandelaCollaborationsPublic Positions on History and Politics
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