Tag archive of consumption

Symposium on Conspicuous Consumption in Africa
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HUMA is hosting an international symposium on Conspicuous Consumption in Africa from 4 to 6 December 2014. The opening of the symposium, on 3 December, will also mark the opening of Paul Weinberg’s exhibition called The Other Camera and a performance by Masello Motana called Seven Colours with Julia Malema. HUMA would like to extend an invitation to everyone who would like to attend. Please refer to the attached programme for a list of events and

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“Whiteman kontri and the enduring allure of modernity among Cameroonian youth” – Online Paper
Francis Nyamnjoh

A digital engagement with Francis Nyamnjoh (Anthropology, UCT) via Facebook “Whiteman kontri and the enduring allure of modernity among Cameroonian youth” Please Note - there will be no Seminar, but this paper is available electronically and comments are invited. Join our Facebook page to engage in the discussion   Bio Francis Nyamnjoh joined the University of Cape Town in August 2009 as Professor of Social Anthropology from the Council for

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“From Femlins to Saltwater Girls: Surfer Girls and Lifestyle Sport Consumption in South African surfing magazines, 1965 – present”
Glen Thompson

A seminar by Glen Thompson (History, Stellenbosch University) “From Femlins to Saltwater Girls: Surfer Girls and Lifestyle Sport Consumption in South African surfing magazines, 1965 – present” When: Thursday, 28 August 2014 Time: 13h00 – 14h30 Venue: HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT   Bio Glen Thompson is a doctoral student in the Department of History at Stellenbosch University. His

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When Physiology Was Destiny: Family Planning and the Gendered Consumption of Biomedical Birth- control Technologies in Mbare and Budiriro High Density Suburbs (Zimbabwe), 1959- 2009
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A seminar by Estella Musiiwa (History, University of Swaziland) “When Physiology Was Destiny: Family Planning and the Gendered Consumption of Biomedical Birth- control Technologies in Mbare and Budiriro High Density Suburbs (Zimbabwe), 1959- 2009 ” When: Thursday, 14 August 2014 Time: 13h00 – 14h30 Venue: HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT   Estella Musiiwa is a lecturer in the Department

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“Making social relations through consumption: A Botswana case study”
Juliet Colman

A seminar by Juliet Colman (International Development, University of East Anglia) “Making social relations through consumption: A Botswana case study” When: Thursday, 24 July 2014 Time: 13h00 – 14h30 Venue: HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT   Bio Juliet Colman has recently completed her doctoral thesis from the University of East Anglia (UEA), School of International Development in the

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