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Wednesday, 17 October, 2018 (All day)
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Bongani Madondo

● Telegraph to the Sky •Towards Afrofuturism 3.0.Symposium co-hosted by WiSER & the Black Speculative Arts Movement 17-18th October 2018WiSER seminar room        Convenors: Bongani Madondo and Reynaldo Anderson. Programme available more

Thursday, 18 October, 2018 - 12:30
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Keith Breckenridge

WiSER invites you to a launch and book discussion of a new book by Anne Mager & Phiko Velelo The House of Tshatshu -- Power, Politics and Chiefs North-West of the Great Kei River, c1818 - 2018. Catherine Burns will be in discussion more

Thursday, 18 October, 2018 - 13:00
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Isabel Hofmeyr

Oceanic Humanities, WiSER and Centre for Indian Studies in Africa invite you to a book talk by Thomas F. McDow Buying Time: Debt and Mobility in the Western Indian Ocean Thursday October 18 at 1:15pm – 3pm Venue : Humanities Graduate more

Monday, 22 October, 2018 - 13:00
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Richard Pithouse

This contribution offers some observations with regard to political identities in a pop- ular movement largely based in the shantytowns of Durban, South Africa. It seeks to examine, via more than a decade of immersion and research, one more

Thursday, 25 October, 2018 - 18:00
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Zanele Muholi

WiSER invites you to a launch and book discussion of a new book by Zanele Muholi (Artist in Residence at WiSER) Somnyama Ngonyama Zanele Muholi Ntozakhe ll, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2016 The long-awaited monograph Somnyama Ngonyama, a more

Monday, 29 October, 2018 - 15:00
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T. Dunbar Moodie

The transition in South Africa from apartheid to a constitutional democracy with equal rights for all has been described and celebrated in innumerable accounts. The best overview is probably Patti Waldmeir’s, Anatomy of a Miracle. What is more

Tuesday, 1 January, 2019 - 09:00
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Sarah Nuttall

WiSER is delighted and honoured to announce that Professor Richard Rottenburg will join the Institute as Distinguished Professor of Science and Technology Studies from January 2019. Professor Rottenburg has been awarded one of Wits more