Liz Gunner

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Liz has recently co-edited a book on Radio in Africa, and is currently completing a monograph on the subject which is entitled “Sounding the Present: Radio in Difficult Times.” She has been working under the rubric of ‘Passages of Culture’, a project in terms of which she supervises two doctoral students. Liz convenes an annual, international workshop on the subject of Performance and Social Meaning. She has recently gained funding from SANPAD to work on a collaborative project which investigates the culture of xenophobia; she will be working on xenophobia in the Johannesburg township of Alexandra. Liz is also part of a collaborative project on the Politics of Faith and Nationalism. A further project on the horizon for Liz is a comparative study of South Africa and Chile under the rubric of Economies of Conflict.