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Seminars, talks & public lectures in 2015

Dates Title Details Venue Contact
01 Aug Launch of 'Know your Continent' Workshop Series A workshop in a new African History workshop series hosted by Huma and the Department of Historical Studies. More... HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, The Neville Alexander Building (formerly known as the Humanities Building), Upper Campus, 10h00-13h00 Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
02 Aug Resistance to German conquest in Namibia: The letters of Hendrik Witbooi, by Professor JM Coetzee A Fine Minds lecture. JM Coetzee takes as his focus Hendrik Witbooi, one of the most dogged leaders of resistance to the German takeover of what is now Namibia. The lecture shows how Witbooi's letters provide absorbing insights into the internal politics of south-western Africa on the eve of conquest, as well as into contrasting conceptions of warfare, African and European, in the late nineteenth century. More... After the 18h00 news (on 101.3FM Fine Music Radio) Dr Claire Kelly
03 Aug African Climate & Development Initiative (ACDI) Graduate Networking Event All post-grad students working in the climate change and development space at University of Cape Town and other universities are invited to a relaxed networking event. RSVP by 30 July. More... UCT Pub, Upper Campus, from 16h00 onwards Rabia Karriem or visit their website
03 Aug Indonesia 101 A talk by Saarah Jaapie (Princeton University) hosted by HUMA and the Tombouctou Manuscripts Project. More... HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor
The Neville Alexander Building (formerly known as the Humanities Building), Upper Campus, 13h00-14h30
Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
05 Aug Cut and Paste, by Lesley Lokko Space and transformation: architecture lecture series presented by UCT School of Architecture, Planning & Geomatics. More... The Pink Room, Centlivres Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Iain Low
021 650 2371
05 Aug Sustainability and the triple bottom line – The Property Industry perspective African Climate & Development Initiative (ACDI) event. The speakers will be Karen le Jeune and Saul Nurick (Department of Construction Management, UCT). Studio 5, EGS Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Rabia Karriem
05 Aug 'Child murder: The birth of prejudice in twelfth century Norwich' by Miri Rubin A Special Event hosted by HUMA. More... HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor
The Neville Alexander Building (formerly known as the Humanities Building), Upper Campus, 13h00-14h30
Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
06 Aug Big data, by Steven Burnstone Presented by Steven Burnstone, Actuary, Eighty20. More... Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Zerina Matthews
021 650 5475
06 Aug 'The ANC in exile' by Hugh Macmillan and Stanley Manong Seminar in the HUMA Seminar Series. More... HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor
The Neville Alexander Building (formerly known as the Humanities Building), Upper Campus, 13h00-14h30
Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
06 Aug Humanities Faculty Assembly: Transformation Transformation in the Faculty: what would positive change look like to you? The Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Professor Sakhela Buhlungu invites all Humanities students, staff (PASS and academic) and other interested parties to participate in a special Faculty Assembly. The meeting on the 6th August is intended to be a constructive discussion, one in which all interested stakeholders can bring concrete and viable solutions to the table. Jameson Hall, Upper Campus, 13h00-15h00 The Dean's Office
021 650 4358
07 Aug 'Marx and the world outside Europe' by Gareth Steadman Jones Special Event hosted by Huma and the Historical Studies Department. More... HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor
The Neville Alexander Building (formerly known as the Humanities Building), Upper Campus, 13h00-14h30
Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
12 Aug (Dis)orientation and the hyper-reality of rainbows, by Nolan O Dennis Space and transformation: architecture lecture series presented by UCT School of Architecture, Planning & Geomatics. More... The Pink Room, Centlivres Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Iain Low
021 650 2371
13 Aug Updating Thembisa: modelling HIV testing and diagnosis, prospects for HIV control and provincial modelling Presented by Dr Leigh Johnson, CIDER, UCT. More... Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Zerina Matthews
021 650 5475
13 Aug TB Davie Memorial Lecture 2015: Free speech in the age of identity politics In this talk, writer and lecturer Kenan Malik examines the impact of identity politics on ideas of free speech, challenges the idea of censorship as a means of protecting the vulnerable, and remakes the case for free speech as a universal good. More... Smuts Hall, Residence Road, Upper Campus, 13h00 Megan White
RSVP by 11 August.
13 Aug 'Volkskapitalisme' by Neil Roos Seminar in the Huma Seminar Series. More... HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor
The Neville Alexander Building (formerly known as the Humanities Building), Upper Campus, 13h00-14h30
Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
19 Aug Climate change denialism and epistemic over-caution by Dr Richard Flockemann Philosophy Society Meeting. Lecture Theatre 3, Humanities Building, 20h00 Liz Gubb
021 650 3316
19 Aug The Merits of Discomfort, by Yewande Omotoso Space and transformation: architecture lecture series presented by UCT School of Architecture, Planning & Geomatics. More... The Pink Room, Centlivres Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Iain Low
021 650 2371
20 Aug Adventures with the EM algorithm Presented by Associate Professor Iain Macdonald, Actuarial Science Section, UCT. More... Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Zerina Matthews
021 650 5475
27 Aug The Data Revolution and the Role of Demographers Presented by Prof Tom Moultrie, CARe, UCT. More... Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Zerina Matthews
021 650 5475

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