Past Events

These are the events hosted at WISER. Other events and press notices are here.

This list of events can be exported to spreadsheet here

The WISH Seminar can be downloaded as a spreadsheet here.
# Date Title Event Type WISER Research Theme
26 May 23 Africapitalism Seminars
25 May 23 A Man among Other Men: The Crisis of Black Masculinity in Racial Capitalism Seminars
24 May 19 New WiSER Research Platform Advertisements Knowledge Futures
23 May 16 ‘Grass in the cracks’: Gender, social reproduction and climate justice in the Xolobeni struggle. Seminars
22 May 12 After Decolonization? First Events Public Events Locations of African Critical Theory
21 May 4 PUBLIC POSITIONS SERIES - STS, Political Order and Maintaining Planetary Life by Amade M’charek | 4 May | 4pm SA TIME Public Positions, STS Africa
20 Apr 25 American ideology and the politics of pain in a South African university Seminars
19 Apr 11 Macroeconomic determinants of South Africa’s post-apartheid income distribution Seminars
18 Apr 6 PUBLIC POSITIONS SERIES - STS, Political Order and Maintaining Planetary Life by Sheila Jasanoff | 6 April | 2:30pm SA T Advertisements Public Positions, STS Africa
17 Apr 5 WISER Lunchtime Discussion : South Africa/Ukraine-Thinking migration crises across both contexts | 5 April | 1-2pm Public Events Curating the Afropolitan City, Law and Personhood, Locations of African Critical Theory, African Futures
16 Apr 4 Cultural Property and The Question of Repatriation Seminars
15 Apr 1 CANCELLED : Critical Thought, Human Rights and Freedom in the Middle East in 2020s Public Events Knowledge Futures, Law and Personhood
14 Mar 28 The Archive Machine: The Truth Commission and the Archaeology of Apartheid Seminars
13 Mar 22 The Weight in the Air Advertisements Knowledge Futures
12 Mar 22 Omeka : Making Progress Workshop Seminars Digital Humanities
11 Mar 15 Invite | Book Launch | Isabel Hofmeyr and Charne Lavery | 15 March | 5pm Book Launches Oceanic Humanities
10 Mar 14 Designing a syndemic risk environment: racial containment and health in historical context. Seminars
9 Mar 9 Invite - PUBLIC POSITIONS SERIES - STS, Political Order and Maintaining Planetary Life by Manjari Mahajan | 9 March | 2: Public Positions, STS Africa
8 Mar 8 Digital Research with Zotero Collaborations, Public Events Digital Humanities
7 Mar 7 Twilight governance: local power, politics and participation in Luanda Seminars
6 Mar 3 Strange Cargo by Ashraf Jamal launches 3 March Book Launches Knowledge Futures
5 Feb 28 Revolutionary mathematics : risk, class and the financial overthrow of mining capitalism Seminars
4 Feb 11 WiSER welcomes you to its 2022 program. Public Events Oceanic Humanities, Digital Humanities, Knowledge Futures, Law and Personhood, Locations of African Critical Theory
3 Feb 7 Cultural Property and the Question of Repatriation Seminars
2 Feb 2 After Covid : An on-line panel discussion with Adam Tooze, Hilary Cooper and Simon Szreter Book Launches Knowledge Futures
1 Jan 15 Call for Applications | ONE YEAR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP | Regions2050 : Mobile spaces, porous borders, and pathways of Advertisements Knowledge Futures