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Symposium on Conspicuous Consumption in Africa

    Symposium on   Conspicuous Consumption in Africa     Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA) University of Cape Town     4 – 5 December 2014       CALL FOR PAPERS                           Thorstein Veblen coined the phrase ‘conspicuous consumption’ in his critique of nineteenth century American society, as an indictment of the extent to which the need for personal recognition – or ‘honour,’ as

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Christi van der Westhuizen joins Huma

Huma is delighted to welcome Christi v.d.Westhuizen as the new Postdoctoral Fellow. Christi received her PhD in Sociology from the University of Cape Town and a Masters in Political Economy and South African Politics (Cum Laude) from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. She previously held research associateships with the University of KwaZulu-Natal and the Institute for Reconciliation and Social Justice at the University of the Free State.

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