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Monday, 25 October, 2021 - 16:00

Irvin Sifiso Jiyane

The development of the Witbank coal area has been explained by historians and other scholars in terms of environmental exploitation, its railway connectivity to the Witwatersrand, and the availability of cheap and strictly controlled more

Tuesday, 26 October, 2021 - 18:00
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Keith Breckenridge

WISER and the The Forge invite you to join us for an on-line seminar by Tom Lodge Who joined the Party?  The changing sociology of South African Communism, 1921-2021 Who joined the South African Communist Party during the more

Wednesday, 27 October, 2021 - 18:00
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Helen A. Neville

WISER PUBLIC POSITIONS SERIES 2021 FANON AFTER FANON  Session 9 Helen A. Neville (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)  Fanonian Foundations of Liberation Psychology and Social Justice Counseling  & more

Monday, 1 November, 2021 - 16:00
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Daniel Herwitz

From one perspective repatriation is understood as the return of stolen property to its original owners. Which is a legal model. But from another repatriation is not about legal property but rather about the theft of a past which then was more

Monday, 8 November, 2021 - 16:00
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Temba, Carmel Middelmann &, Rawhani

Assumptions surrounding public space and norms in Johannesburg’s public space management and policies appear to be based on core aims such as inclusivity and justice which ultimately aspire to social cohesion. These aspirational policies more

Monday, 15 November, 2021 - 16:00
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Meredith Root-Bernstein

In this presentation I challenge the widespread notion that environmental degradation is an ecological state. Degradation is considered, by many global organisations and NGOs, to be one of the most pressing environmental threats, more

Monday, 22 November, 2021 - 16:00
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Madalitso Phiri

South Africa’s and Brazil’s social policy architectures attempt to address the residues of institutional poverty, inequality, and unemployment. South Africa remains deeply unequal and polarized despite government commitments to undo more