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‘Gender Refugees’ and the South African Asylum Regime – ‘There is no Queue for Gender Change’
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Seminar with B Camminga (Huma)   Date: Thursday, 25 August 2016 Title: ‘Gender Refugees’ and the South African Asylum Regime - ‘There is no Queue for Gender Change’ Time: 13h00   Abstract South Africa is unique on the African continent in relation to refugee regimes in that it is the only country that recognises and constitutionally protects transgender refugees/asylum seekers. In light of this, in recent years, it has seen a marked

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“Decoloniality and Rhodes Must Fall: On Wynterian Meditations of the Fallen Flesh”
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Seminar by Tendayi Sithole, PhD (UNISA) “Decoloniality and Rhodes Must Fall: On Wynterian Meditations of the Fallen Flesh” Date: Thursday, 10 March 2016 Time: 13:00 – 14:30 Venue: 4th floor, neville alexander building   Abstract The construction of the Western subject cannot be divorced from the subject formation of those who are human and those who are non-human. It is for this reason that the subject is the human who has a place in the

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“The ANC in exile”
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A seminar with Hugh Macmillan (Oxford University) and Stanley Manong Date: Tuesday, 11 August 2015 Time: 12:00 - 13:30   Speakers Bio Hugh Macmillan is a well-known historian who has published widely on the interface between history, politics, social anthropology, economics and literature. He taught at universities in Swaziland, Zambia and South Africa from 1971 to 2000. Since his return to the United Kingdom in 2000, he has been affiliated

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“Coming to UCT: Black students, transformation and the politics of race”
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A seminar by Shose Kessi (Psychology, UCT) “Coming to UCT: Black students, transformation and the politics of race” When: Thursday, 21 August 2014 Time: 13h00 – 14h30 Venue: HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT   Bio Shose Kessi is a lecturer in the Department of Psychology at UCT. The focus of her research is on community-based empowerment and social change, particularly exploring how

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“A city without history: architecture, politics and the making of the past in Luanda (Angola)”
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A seminar by Antonio Tomas (African Centre for Cities, UCT) “A city without history: architecture, politics and the making of the past in Luanda (Angola)” When: Thursday, 7 August 2014 Time: 13h00 – 14h30 Venue: HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT   Bio Antonio Tomas received his doctoral degree in Anthropology from Columbia University, in New York. He is the author of a study on the African

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