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Monday, 10 May, 2021 - 16:00

Tinashe Mushakavanhu

“A ghost has rights too. The paradox of Dambudzo Marechera’s post-death legacy” Author: Tinashe Mushakavanhu @tinsmush (Twitter)   Mon, 10 May 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00   Zoom event Register here: https://uct-za.zoom.us/j/ more

Monday, 10 May, 2021 - 16:00

Albert Mushai

Silicosis has troubled the South African mining industry since the 1880s. Since 1902, several commissions of inquiry have investigated this problem but none of them recommended common-law liability as an appropriate mechanism for more

Monday, 17 May, 2021 - 15:00
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Stephen Sparks

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Monday, 24 May, 2021 - 16:00
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Lindelwa Dalamba

Presented by Lindelwa Dalamba, Philip Burnett, Roe-Min Kok and Yvonne Liao Recent years have seen intensive critical engagement across the humanities with questions of decoloniality (e.g. Quijano 2000, Mignolo 2011, Mignolo and Walsh 2018 more

Monday, 31 May, 2021 - 16:00
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Rachel Sandwell

In the late 1990s, as the hearings of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) began, stories of past abuse, including sexual violence, within the exiled camps of the African National Congress (ANC) emerged. Despite women more

Monday, 14 June, 2021 - 16:00
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Mark Hunter

A considerable amount of research shows that drugs in colonial settings drew indigenous groups into relations of dependence—that is they acted as ‘labor inducers’ and ‘labor enhancers’ in the words of more

Monday, 21 June, 2021 - 16:00
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Edward Higgs

Artificial intelligence systems are being developed to identify known ‘criminals’ through facial recognition profiling, and also to identify criminal physiognomies of those considered to be potential criminals. Such systems are being more