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Monday, 19 August, 2019 - 15:00

Crispian Olver

The systemic nature of corruption in local government needs to be understood it terms of the social and economic forces acting on the state, particularly the formation of new classes and elites within the dynamics of the South African more

Tuesday, 20 August, 2019 - 12:00
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Sarah Nuttall

WiSER invites you to a lunchtime seminar by Jia-Hui Lee Recent histories of Africa have focused on the production of scientific knowledge (Tilley 2011; Osseo-Asare 2014). These histories implicitly -- and sometimes explicitly -- raise the more

Tuesday, 20 August, 2019 - 12:00
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Sarah Nuttall

WiSER invites you to a lunchtime seminar by Jia-Hui Lee Decolonizing Science? Rodent research and scientists in Tanzania, 1970s-Present. Recent histories of Africa have focused on the production of scientific knowledge (Tilley 2011; Osseo- more

Monday, 26 August, 2019 - 15:00
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Keith Breckenridge

This paper explores the extraordinary transformation of the South African economy and society over the last forty years.  Unlike the existing scholarship on financialisation it argues that the development of a debt-based economy has little more

Monday, 26 August, 2019 - 17:00
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Isabel Hofmeyr

WiSER and Wits University Press invite you to a book discussion Radio SoundingsSouth Africa and the Black Modern byLiz Gunner Liz Gunner will be discussing her book with Dina Ligaga (Media Studies, Wits) The discussion will be chaired more

Tuesday, 27 August, 2019 - 18:00
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Sarah Nuttall

WiSER, the Governing Intimacies project and UKZN Press invite you to a book discussion Our Words, Our Worlds Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000-2018 Edited by Makhosazana Xaba This groundbreaking, multi-genre anthology more

Monday, 23 September, 2019 - 15:00
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Tinashe Mushakavanhu


Monday, 7 October, 2019 - 15:00
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Nkgopoleng Moloi

This paper investigates, theorises and seeks to understand the movement of womxn in and around Johannesburg—interrogating the politics of gender and sexuality as it relates to migration and mobility. I am interested in an inquiry into ways more

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