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HIV study awarded a grant

Positive grant: HUMA's postdoctoral fellow, Rebecca Hodes, leads a study that will provide among others insight into how teenagers living with HIV access antiretroviral and sexual healthcare services in South Africa. Read the full story here.

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MA student graduates with distinction

Sociology student, Emma Daitz, received her MA degree with distinction for her thesis entitled "What’s in a name? A Cape Town case study of how a group of transsexual men and women understand and relate to the term transgender". Daitz, whose thesis was considered by one of the two reviewers as "a first-class piece of work at Master's level" was supervised by Huma's Deborah Posel. Below is Emma Daitz's abstract: The term transgender originates in

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Towards the second semester…

Huma started 2013 on a high note. We have had 24 events including our weekly seminar series on the two themes "circuits of consumption" and "on being human", a public event on the politics of lesbian and gay pride in South Africa, a symposium on Southern African Jewish history, as well as a very successful seminar series on "science and scandal".  We have also produced numerous research publications, including journal articles, book chapters and

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