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
36 Jun 13 The WiSER Podcast | Season 5 | Episode 1 Advertisements Knowledge Futures
35 Jun 9 Critical Thought, Human Rights and Freedom in the Middle East in 2020s Public Events Knowledge Futures, Law and Personhood
34 Jun 7 INVITE | "Making Homes in Displacement: Critical Reflections on a Spatial Practice" by Prof. Hilde Heynen | 7 Public Events Knowledge Futures
33 Jun 7 Invitation | Literary studies, decolonization and climate-transformed scholarship | 7 June | 1pm (online) Advertisements Oceanic Humanities
32 Jun 6 The WiSER Podcast | Season Five Public Events Knowledge Futures
31 Jun 6 The Ends of War : Homecoming for the Indian Soldier and Follower, 1914–21 Seminars
30 Jun 1 The History of Black Lawyers in South Africa Advertisements Law and Personhood
29 Jun 1 Public Positions – Abou Farman on ‘Future Inevitable’ | 1 June | 4pm SA time Public Events Public Positions, STS Africa
28 May 30 On Pluviality: Reading for Rain in Namwali Serpell’sThe Old Drift Seminars
27 May 26 Book Launch | Spear: Mandela and the Revolutionaries Book Launches Knowledge Futures
26 May 26 DECOLONISATIONS OF LITERATURE - Critical Practice in Africa and Brazil After 1945 Launch | 26 May | 4pm (Jhb time) Advertisements Knowledge Futures
25 May 23 A Man among Other Men: The Crisis of Black Masculinity in Racial Capitalism Seminars
24 May 23 Africapitalism Seminars
23 May 19 New WiSER Research Platform Advertisements Knowledge Futures
22 May 16 ‘Grass in the cracks’: Gender, social reproduction and climate justice in the Xolobeni struggle. Seminars
21 May 12 After Decolonization? First Events Public Events Locations of African Critical Theory
20 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
19 Apr 25 American ideology and the politics of pain in a South African university Seminars
18 Apr 11 Macroeconomic determinants of South Africa’s post-apartheid income distribution Seminars
17 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
16 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
15 Apr 4 Cultural Property and The Question of Repatriation Seminars
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 The WiSER Podcast | Season Five 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