Friday, 13 December 2019
Gang life: How to leave and stay out

While gangs are found all over the world, including in South Africa, gangsterism in Cape Town is a critical problem that needs urgent intervention. Part of the complexity in dealing with gang involvement is that research exploring why and how former gang members leave and stay out of gangs is sparse.  Research by UCT PhD graduate Dr Jane Kelly from the Department of Psychology, sheds light on desistance from gangs and maintaining a reformed lifestyle

Publication Date:
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 - 10:45
Honorary doctorate for retiring Prof Ntsebeza

In recognition of his outstanding research on land reform and the democratisation of rural areas in the former Bantustans, in particular, the University of Leiden in the Netherlands will be presenting Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza with an honorary doctorate early in 2020.

Publication Date:
Tue, 03 Dec 2019 - 14:30
The Making of Humanities Conference

The Society for the history of the humanities held its eighth annual conference at UCT between November 21 and 23. The conference drew papers from scholars from Africa, Europe, North America and East Asia. This was the first time that the Soceity held its conference outside Europe or the US. 

Publication Date:
Tue, 03 Dec 2019 - 10:45
International Conference on African Studies and Land Questions in Africa

Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza, the National Research Foundation (NRF) Research Chair in Land Reform and Democracy in South Africa, which is based in the Centre for African Studies (CAS)at UCT, hosted an international conference in the CAS Gallery, in collaboration with the Cluster of Excellence at the University of Bayreuth in Germany and the Asian Africanist Network, comprising scholars based in South Korea, India and Japan. The theme of the conference was African Studies and Land Questions in Africa.

Publication Date:
Tue, 03 Dec 2019 - 08:00