Past Events

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Seminars
Name Title Datesort ascending WISER Research Theme
Thinking the Impossible: Elements of a Critique of Political Liberalism in Southern Africa 11-Sep-2003
It is your mother who is the enemy now!' An account of the imprint of African National Congress (ANC) underground a 08-Sep-2003
State, Civil Society and the Reconfiguration of Power in Post-Apartheid South Africa 28-Aug-2003
The Politics of Verticality: Architecture and Occupation in the West Bank 28-Aug-2003
Ethno-Scepticism: On the necessity of rethinking race in Brazil 26-Aug-2003
City Forms and Writing the 'Now' 'in South Africa 25-Aug-2003
Rupture Talk in the Nuclear Age: Conjugating Colonial Power in Africa 18-Aug-2003
Queer Centres and Peripheries 15-Aug-2003
Early history of the African National Congress (ANC) Underground: From the M-Plan to Rivonia 14-Aug-2003
Infrastructure and Modernity: Scales of Force, Time and Social Organisation in the History of Sociotechnical Systems  11-Aug-2003
The silent scourge? Silicosis, respiratory disease and gold-mining in South Africa 08-Aug-2003
Entertainment, Entrepreneurships and Politics in South African Football in the 1950s 04-Aug-2003
Does Hypocrisy Matter? The Case of US foreign Policy 30-Jul-2003
Cloning Cultures: The Reproduction of Sameness and Race Critical Theory 29-Jul-2003
Psychology and Perceptions of Justice: An Exploration of Socio-Biographical Indicators 28-Jul-2003
The Road to Queenstown: A Chapter from a Biography of Todd Matshikiza 21-Jul-2003
Thinking the relevance of the state - A literary view?' 19-Jun-2003
The genes talk back: biological versus psychoanalytic accounts of the origins of homosexuality  10-Jun-2003
Public Health among the Lineaments of the Colonial State in natal, 1901-1909 05-Jun-2003
The Decision of the Zambian Government to Refuse GM Food Aid 26-May-2003
Unethical Conduct, 'Maladministration/Mismanagement in South Africa's Contemporary Civil Service: Daunting Cha 22-May-2003
Non-violent men in violent communities: Negotiating the head and the neck 20-May-2003
The New Futurists. The Political Meaning of Transformation 19-May-2003
Periodization of a hundred years of South African Public Administration' 15-May-2003
Editing Herman Charles Bosman 12-May-2003
The ANC and the development of party politics in modern South Africa' 08-May-2003
After Urgency: Ramphele, Tlali and the Politics of Space 08-May-2003
Culture, Contamination and Contagion: or, 'If I touch you will I get what you have got' 06-May-2003
HIV and Parenthood - Mothers overwhelmed, Fathers overlooked 15-Apr-2003
Love and troubled marriage in Kenyan popular fiction 14-Apr-2003
Grounding 'globalisation from below': 'Global citizens' in local spaces' 10-Apr-2003
The State-Sponsored and Centralised Institutionalisation of an Academic Discipline: Sociology in South Africa 1920-1970 07-Apr-2003
Before Communism: Rethinking the Early Left in South Africa 31-Mar-2003
Developing the Information Infrastructure for South Africa's Information Society: How Markets and Regulation are Sh 27-Mar-2003
Negotiating identity in contested space: African encounters, with Germans, Boers and Britons in late nineteenth century 17-Mar-2003
South Africa in the Global Knowledge Economy: Structural irrelevance or successful new missions for development' 13-Mar-2003
Flows of 'sexual substance' and representation of the body in South Africa 11-Mar-2003
The origins of the South African War: Reflections on the political economy 10-Mar-2003
Public Events
Name Title Datesort ascending WISER Research Theme
Rhoda Kadalie 10-Sep-2003
PANEL DISCUSSION: 20-Aug-2003
John Matshikiza 20-Aug-2003
FILM SCREENING: 19-Aug-2003
William Kentridge 13-Aug-2003
William Kentridge 11-Aug-2003
William Kentridge 06-Aug-2003
Speakers: 22-May-2003
PUBLIC FORUM: 26-Mar-2003
PUBLIC FORUM: 19-Mar-2003
Making sense of the past, designing the future: International lessons for Constitution Hill  13-Mar-2003
Name Title Datesort ascending WISER Research Theme
Raymond Suttner It is your mother who is the enemy now! An account of the imprint of African National Congress (ANC) underground activi 08-Sep-2003
Ran Greenstein State, Civil Society and the Reconfiguration of Power in Post-Apartheid South Africa 28-Aug-2003
Eyal Weizman The Politics of Verticality: Architecture and Occupation in the West Bank 28-Aug-2003
Livio Sansone Ethno-Scepticism: On the necessity of rethinking race in Brazil 26-Aug-2003
Sarah Nuttall City Forms and Writing the 'Now' in South Africa 25-Aug-2003
Gabrielle Hecht Rapture Talk in the Nuclear Age: Conjugating Colonial Power in Africa 18-Aug-2003
Dennis Altman Queer Centres and Peripheries 15-Aug-2003
Raymond Suttner Early history of the African National Congress (ANC) Underground: From the M-Plan to Rivonia 14-Aug-2003
Paul N. Edwards Infrastructure and Modernity: Scales of Force, Time and Social Organisation in the History of Sociotechnical Systems 11-Aug-2003
Shula Marks The silent scourge? Silicosis, respiratory disease and gold-ming in South Africa 08-Aug-2003
Peter Alegi Entertainment, Entrepreneurships and Politics in South Arfican Football in the 1950s 04-Aug-2003
Daryl Glaser Does Hypocrisy Matter? The Case of US foreign Policy 30-Jul-2003
David Philemona Goldberg Essed Cloning Cultures: The Reproduction of Sameness and Race Critical Theory 29-Jul-2003
Lesley-Ann Katz Psychology and Perceptions of Justice: An Exploration of Socio - Biographical Indicators 28-Jul-2003
John Matshikiza The Road to Queenstown: A Chapter from a Biography of Todd Matshikiza 21-Jul-2003
Isabel Hofmeyr Thinking the relevance of the state - A literary view?' 19-Jun-2003
Susan Van Zyl The genes talk back: biological versus psychoanalytical accounts of the origins of homosexuality 10-Jun-2003
Marcia Wright Public Health, among the Lineaments of the Colonial State in Natal, 1901-1909 05-Jun-2003
David Fig The Decision of the Zambian Government to Refuse GM Food Aid 26-May-2003
Kealeboga Maphunye Unethical Conduct, 'Maladministration/Mismanagement in South Africa's Contemporary Civil Service: Daunting Ch 22-May-2003
Tina Sideris Non-violent men in violent communities: Negotiating the head and the neck 20-May-2003
Ivor Chipkin The New Futurists. The Political Meaning of Transformation 19-May-2003
Patrick Fitzgerald Periodization of a hundred years of South African Public Administration' 15-May-2003
Craig McKenzie Editing Herman Charles Bosman 12-May-2003
Tom Lodge The ANC and the development of party politics in modern South Africa' 08-May-2003
Rita Barnard After Urgency: Ramphele, Tlali and the Politics of Space 08-May-2003
Nicole Ridgeway Culture, Contamination and Contagion: or, I If I touch you will I get what you got' 06-May-2003
Lorainne Sherr HIV and Parenthood - Mothers overwhelmed, Fathers overlooked 15-Apr-2003
Tom Odhiambo Love and troubled marriage in Kenyan popular fiction 14-Apr-2003
Steven Robins Grounding "globalisation from below": "Global citizens" in local spaces' 10-Apr-2003
Shireen Katie Paul Ally Mooney Stewart The State-Sponsored and Centralised Institutionalisation of an Academic Discipline: Sociology in South Africa, 1920-1970 07-Apr-2003
Lucien van de Walt Before Communism: Rethinking the Early Left in South Africa 31-Mar-2003
Bill Melody Developing the Information Infrastructure for South Africa's Information Society: How Markets and Regulation are Sh 27-Mar-2003
Nicole Ulrich The origins of FOSATU: the Trade Union Advisory Council, and the creation of a new trade union tradition, 1974-1979 25-Mar-2003
Lize Kriel Negotiating identity in contested space: African encounters, with Germans, Boers and Britons in late nineteenth century 17-Mar-2003
Luci Abrahams South Africa in the Global Knowledge Economy: Structural irrelevance or successful new missions for development' 13-Mar-2003
Robert Thornton Flows of 'sexual substance' and representation of the body in South Africa 11-Mar-2003
Stanley Trapido The origins of the South African War: Reflections on the political economy 10-Mar-2003
Sindre Bangstad Hydra's Heads: Revisiting PAGAD Five Years On 07-Mar-2003
Barry Munslow Complex emergencies and development: When the State breaks down' 06-Mar-2003
Collaborations
Name Title Datesort ascending WISER Research Theme
New Acoustic Regimes: Rethinking Music & Sound 30-Aug-2003
Biography 31-May-2003
Cultural Politics of Blackness 26-May-2003
Peter Hudson Hegel and the Philosophical Project of Modernity (...continued) 03-Apr-2003
Hegel and the Philosophical Project of Modernity 02-Apr-2003
Hegel on Terror and Absolute Freedom 01-Apr-2003
Peter Hudson Hegel and the Philosophical Project of Modernity 31-Mar-2003
The Ethics of Immanuel Kant 27-Mar-2003
Kant on Enlightenment and the Cosmopolitan Ideal 26-Mar-2003
Key Concepts in Kant's Metaphysics 25-Mar-2003
The Enlightenment and the Philosophical Project of Modernity 24-Mar-2003

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