Please note that this week's South Africa Discussion Group will take place in the African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road.
African Studies Centre
The South Africa Discussion Group are pleased to welcome Shireen Hassim (Wits University) to discuss the genealogies of intersectionality in South Africa.
Alexandra Hiropoulos (Wits University) discusses xenophobic violence in this week's South Africa Discussion Group.
The South Africa Discussion Group welcome Shireen Hassim (Wits University) to discuss South African Higher Education.
Please note this seminar will be held in the Colin Matthew Room, History Faculty, Old Boy’s High School, George Street
Thomas Hendriks, Departmental Lecturer at the African Studies Centre, discusses the topic ‘Queer provocations, nightlife and popular culture in Kinshasa’.
In August 2008, the impoverished high-density townships in Harare’s metropolitan area were engulfed by a devastating cholera epidemic. The disease rapidly spread throughout Zimbabwe resulting in an unprecedented 98,000 cases and over 4,000 deaths, thereby becoming the largest and most extensive cholera outbreak in recorded African history.
Sebabatso Manoeli, Departmental Lecturer in African History at the African Studies Centre, discusses the topic 'The Gambela Years: SPLA soldiers' memories of exile, 1983-1991’.
Robtel Pailey (University of Oxford) discusses how sedentarist and nomadic metaphyiscs affects citizenship claims for Liberia.