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Seminars, talks & public lectures in 2014

Dates Title Details Venue Contact
01 Oct VANSA On Networking & Managing The Dis(Connect), by Pamella Dlungwana Michaelis Lunchtime Lecture. In this short conversation Pamella Dlungwana discusses the opportunities available to students within the arts as well as the role of VANSA as a lobbying, research and network oriented organisation. Commerce Lecture Theatre Hiddingh Campus, 37 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town, 13h00-14h00 Unathi Kondile
02 Oct DC fund investment decision-making, by Dave Strugnell More ... Leslie Social 2B, Leslie Social Science Bldg, 13h00 - 14h00 Zerina Matthews
021 650 5475
02 Oct Rustom Bharucha reflects on terror and performance at GIPCA's Great Texts Drawing on his recently published book Terror and Performance (Routledge 2014), Professor Rustom Bharucha will probe the modalities and enigmas of one key question: "What happens when the performance ends?" The idea of 'performance' will be extended beyond theatre practice to encompass four primary sites of investigation: September 11, Islamophobia, Truth and Reconciliation, and Non-Violence. More... Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School Building, UCT Hiddingh Campus, Orange Street, 17h30 Sam Saevitzon
021 480 7156
02 Oct Models for pre-retirement investment strategy, by Dave Strugnell Actuarial Science/Demography seminar. More ... LS2B, Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Zerina Matthews
06 Oct These are sent to the abattoir: Voice recordings of African Prisoners of WW1 Lecture by Anette Hoffmann, as part of the World War One lecture series commemorating 100 years since the Great War. RSVP for event. More... LT3, Kramer Building, Middle Campus, 18h00-19h00 ems@uct.ac.za
021 650 2888
07 Oct The Koup Fencing Project: Community-led Job Creation in the Karoo Presented by Nicoli Nattrass, Beatrice Conradie and Inge Conradie. More... CSSR Seminar Room 4.29, Level 4 Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus, 12h55 - 14h00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 3524
08 Oct '...where, if not far away, is my place?' by Kemang Wa Lehulere Michaelis School of Fine Art lunchtime lecture. The lecture is centred on the research and work around Nat Nakasa. This research began in 2012 as part of the Center for Historical Reenactments institutional suicide in Johannesburg as well as the project After-after Tears in NYC. Commerce Lecture Theatre Hiddingh Campus, 37 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town, 13h00-14h00 Unathi Kondile
021 480 7157
09 Oct A comparison of stochastic & deterministic approaches to modelling HIV & other sexually transmitted infections, by Dr Leigh Johnson South Africa has some of the highest sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevalence levels in the world. Although mathematical models can play an important role in formulating STI control strategies and interpreting STI surveillance data, different mathematical models often produce conflicting conclusions. More ... Leslie Social 2B, Leslie Social Science Bldg, 13h00 - 14h00 Zerina Matthews
021 650 5475
09 Oct Lunchtime lecture by Johannes Phokela Michaelis School of Fine Art lunchtime lecture. Michaelis Lecture Theatre, Michaelis Building Hiddingh Campus, 31-37 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town, 13h00-14h00 Unathi Kondile
021 480 7157
12 Oct Musing on Muizenberg: Photographers speak Walkabout and panel discussion. Event hosted by Huma and part of Huma's Cape Town Commons Series. More... Casa Labia Gallery, 192 Main Road, Muizenberg, 10h00-12h30 Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
13 Oct Dawn of the Age of Dinosaurs in Antarctica UCT Summer School Extension. Lecture by Dr Roger Smith, Department of Karoo Palaeontology, South African Museum. RSVP for event. More... LT3, Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus, 18h00 - 19h00 ems@uct.ac.za
021 650 2888
14 Oct Blasphemy Against God, by Mr Richmond Kwesi Philosophy Society Meeting. Lecture Theatre 1, Humanities Building, 20h00 Liz.Gubb@uct.ac.za
021 650 3316
14 Oct Author of Empire of Cotton: A Global History, Sven Beckert, in conversation with Jeremy Seekings Huma Book Lunch co-hosted with UCT's History Department. Huma Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue South, Upper Campus, 12h00-14h00 Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
14 Oct "The (Re) structuring and functions of an emerging Sheng among the Matatu crew in Kenya" by Kanana Fridah Erastus Huma Seminar co-hosted with UCT's Humanities Education Development Unit. HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue South, Upper Campus, 16h00-17h30 Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
15 Oct The History of Capitalism Public Lecture by Sven Beckert, the Laird Bell Professor of History at Harvard University. More... Lecture Theatre 2B, Leslie Social Science Building, 17h45 – 19h00 Alicia Ernstzen
021 650 2955
15 Oct Xu Bing's Archive of the Past Daniel Herwitz will speak to the dazzling installations of Chinese artist Xu Bing, which simulate traditional Chinese landscape painting, raising questions about the fate of artistic heritages in contemporary art practice. Commerce LT, Hiddingh Campus, 37 Orange St, Gardens, 13h00-14h00 Sharon Werthen
15 Oct A Long White Night: a Year in the Antarctic, by Paul Lee The first of a two-part lecture series by Paul Lee, expedition leader at the South African Antarctic base station. In his first lecture Paul Lee will cover the personal experiences of living in remote striking surrounds with ten other team members. In his second lecture (on 20 October), Lee will discuss the Antarctica Research Programme. More...
If you would like to book in advance, please complete form.
LT3, Kramer Building, Middle Campus, 18h00-19h00 Claire Kelly
021 650 2887
16 Oct Regional Variation of Healthcare Expenditure for the South African Insured Population More ... Leslie Social 2B, Leslie Social Science Bldg, 13h00 - 14h00 Zerina Matthews
021 650 5475
17 Oct Designing teaching, deepening learning to facilitate disability inclusion - possibilities for the next 20 years of democracy. Reflections on the outcomes of a five-year project on Disability Inclusion Enabling Curriculum Transformation (DIRECT) that was funded by UCT's VC Strategic Fund. Seminar presented by Associate Professor Theresa Lorenzo, Disability Studies Programme convener at the UCT Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences; and Dr Colleen Howell, director of the UWC Education Policy Unit. RSVP for event. Cambria House, Middle Campus, 13h00 -14h00 Chioma Ohajunwa
Judy Mackenzie
20 Oct The Antarctica Research Programme, by Paul Lee 2nd of 2-part lecture series by expedition leader at the SA Antarctic base station on the Antarctica Research Programme. More... Complete the form to book in advance. LT3, Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus, 18h00 - 19h00 Claire Kelly
021 650 2887
21 Oct Anything to stay alive: the challenges of a campaign for an experimental drug Seminar presented by Nathan Geffen. More... CSSR Seminar Room 4.29, Level 4 Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus, 12h55 - 14h00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 3524
21 Oct Transformation in higher education The Faculty of Humanities invites interested staff, students and members of the public to a discussion on Transformation in Higher Education. This event is part of The University and Society' Discussion Series. More... Baxter Concert Hall, UCT Lower Campus, 17h30 hum-events@uct.ac.za
021 650 4358

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