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Aug 2019

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Aug

Seminar: Mzulungile Gaqa — Wednesday 21 August 2019

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Anthropology and Sociology Seminar Series 2019 Life beyond protests:  What it means to be an informal settlement resident in Kanana/Gugulethu, Cape Town Mzulungile Gaqa University of the Western Cape  Wednesday 21 August 2019 Anthropology lab, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, 13h00-14h20 Abstract This study explores the lives of the residents of Kanana, an informal settlement […]

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Aug

Seminar: Zayaan Khan — Wednesday 14 August

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 From seeds-as-object to seeds-as-relation; seeing seeds through neoliberal othering   by Zayaan Khan Department of Anthropology and Sociology Anthropology Lab, h00-14h20 Abstract This research uses seed bill hearings and policy readings of the Plant Breeders Rights Act and the Plant Improvement Act to understand government and corporate views through interviews and parliamentary debates. These systems of […]

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Aug

Seminar: Carolyn Orban — Wednesday 7 August 2019

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 “Historical Epidemics, Novel Techniques: Using Historical and Ethnographic Materials to Build Computer Simulation Models”  by  Carolyn Orban  (Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Health Sciences at the University of Missouri) Wednesday 07 August 2019 Anthropology lab, Department of Anthropology and Sociology 13h00-14h20 Abstract In this talk, I will introduce my work using agent-based computer simulation models […]

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Aug

Soldiers and the State in Zimbabwe By Godfrey Maringira

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Congratulations to Godfrey Maringira for the publishing of the book Soldiers and the State in Zimbabwe. Godfrey was a researcher and a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of the Western Cape. Soldiers and the State in Zimbabwe explores the barrack experiences of soldiers in post-independence Zimbabwe, examining the […]