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Monday, 27 September 2021
‘Coloured’ men are more than a violent stereotype

In her recently completed doctoral thesis “Researching Race, Space and Masculinities in Bishop Lavis: A critical ethnographic study”, UCT PhD graduate Simone Peters aimed to showcase more holistic and alternative narratives about Bishop Lavis, its community and ‘coloured’* identities. This has opened a conversation about the complexities of race and place in post-apartheid South Africa, the legacy of colonial and apartheid history on such communities, and the resilience of men and their communities to persevere despite the massive challenges they face.

Publication Date:
Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 09:30
What is the value of pan-Africanism for psychology?

Assoc Prof Shose Kessi, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at UCT, argues that psychologists can and should become advocates for African and African feminist critiques of academia and of society.

Publication Date:
Sat, 17 Jul 2021 - 10:00
Prestigious Alan Pifer Award for Professor Cathy Ward

Growing up during apartheid, Professor Cathy Ward became aware of the systemic nature of violence in South Africa and its devastating effects on society at a young age. This sparked her interest in research around violence prevention and has led to the creation of Parenting for Lifelong Health, an evidence-based, non-commercialised suite of programmes dealing with conflict in the home. Her exceptional dedication to violence prevention has been recognised with the 2020 UCT Alan Pifer Award.

Publication Date:
Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 09:30
Courses that will NOT involve face-to-face teaching in Semester 2

Important information regarding Humanities undergraduate courses that will NOT involve face-to-face teaching in the second semester.

Publication Date:
Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 11:15