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Monday, 19 August 2019
UCT students run perimeter of eSwatini

Anthropology student Kevin Dornbrack and medical student Matt te Water Naude recently set a record for circumnavigating the Kingdom of eSwatini on foot. The two UCT students ran 640 km in 15 days – over 40 km a day – in a bid to raise awareness about the difficulties rural communities face in accessing healthcare.

Publication Date:
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 09:30
Department of English hosts international 'Shakespeare and Social Justice' conference

Associate Professor Sandra Young from the Department of English together with Chris Thurman, Head of English at Wits, recently organised and hosted an international Shakespeare and Social Justice Conference at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town.  

Publication Date:
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 - 10:00
Digital technologies a cultural lifeline for Somali diaspora

It was PhD graduand Ingrid Brudvig’s quest to understand her own place in the world that sparked her interest in anthropology.  Her study of the experiences of Somali women in Cape Town, has made an important contribution to the field of anthropology in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 12:30
SA’s transition to democracy: miracle or mediation?

In his new book, International Mediation in the South African Transition, Dr Zwelethu Jolobe , a senior lecturer in political science at UCT, argues that the role of international mediation in South Africa’s transition to democracy has been downplayed and undervalued.

Publication Date:
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 - 09:00