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Seminars, talks & public lectures in 2014

Dates Title Details Venue Contact
02 Sep The Israeli-Palestinian conflict & the future of the Zionist project, by Professor Mottie Tamarkin More... Beit Midrash Kaplan Centre, 15h00 Janine Blumberg
021 650 3062
03 Sep Law & terrorism through the courts of the USA, by Judge Jon O Newman Jon O. Newman is a United States Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He assumed senior status in 1997. Judge Newman was Chief Judge from 1993 to 1997. He holds a B.A. from Princeton & an LL.B. degree from Yale Law School & he was senior law clerk to Chief Justice Earl Warren of the United Sates Supreme Court from 1957 till 1958. Please RSVP. Faculty Committee Rm, level 4, Kramer Bldg, 12h55 - 14h00 Pauline Alexander
04 Sep Physiology at the Extremes Seminar 2014 Understanding the physiology of humans exposed to extreme situations of immersion and the opposite ends of temperature. More... Garden Court Hotel, Nelson Mandela Boulevard, Cape Town, 08h00-17h00 Cindy Maree
04 Sep Whiteman kontri and the enduring allure of modernity among Cameroonian youth, by Francis Nyamnjoh Huma Digital Engagement. Please Note – there will be NO Seminar this week, but you are cordially invited to join us on Huma's Facebook for a digital engagement with Francis Nyamnjoh. His paper will be posted on the site and participants are encouraged to comment. More... Humanities in Africa on Facebook, 13h00-18h00 Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
04 Sep ACDI and SAFCEI presents: The author of Sacred Economics at UCT Charles Eisenstein, author of Sacred Economics, speaks on the transformation of our economic system and our reliance on the well-being of the planet. Kindly RSVP before August 26. More ... John Day Lecture Theatre, Zoology Building. 17h30 for 18h00 zainab@safcei.org.za
09 Sep The Trigger: Hunting the assassin who brought the world to war, by Tim Butcher In this lecture, bestselling travel writer Tim Butcher will share the discoveries he made while retracing Gavrilo Princip's journey from the feudal frontier village of his birth, through the mountains of the northern Balkans to the great plain city of Belgrade and ultimately Sarajevo. More... LT3, Kramer Building, Middle Campus, 18h00-19h00 ems@uct.ac.za
021 650 2888
09 Sep Law and Global Political Economy, by Prof David Kennedy The Dean of Law, Professor PJ Schwikkard, invites you to the annual Rabinowitz Visitor lecture by the Director of the Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School. RSVP for event. Lecture Theatre 2, Kramer Building, Middle Campus, UCT, 18h30
(Refreshments to be served from 18h00)
Liesel Collins
021 650 2705
09 Sep Linguistic and literary heritage on the East African coast: Towards preserving, digitising and interpreting Swahili manuscripts, by Lutz Marten A seminar in the Philology in Question series hosted by the Tombouctou Manuscripts Project & Huma. More... Huma Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue South, Upper Campus, 12h30-14h00 Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
10 Sep Dialogues on Peace & Justice with the International Criminal Court & other delegates from the Hague Dialogues with Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, International Court of Justice (representing the President of the Court), Judge Sang-Hyun Song, President of the International Criminal Court, Judge Theodor Meron, President, United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals & the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Judge Bakone Moloto, ICTY. Hugo Hans Siblesz, Secretary-General, Permanent Court of Arbitration and Dr Christophe, Secretary-General, Hague Conference on Private International Law. Robert Leslie Social Science 2A, Upper Campus, 17h30 - 19h30 Pauline Alexander
11 Sep Insurability & survival of people living with HIV, by Lee Sarkin More ... Leslie Social 2B, Leslie Social Science Bldg, 13h00 - 14h00 Zerina Matthews
021 650 5475
11 Sep Steve Biko Lecture, by Navi Pillay The lecture will be delivered by Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. Watch press for further details. Jameson Hall, Upper Campus, 17h30 for 18h00
18 Sep Estimating the changing geographical population distribution in South Africa, by Prof Manie Geyer More ... Leslie Social 2B, Leslie Social Science Bldg, 13h00 - 14h00 Zerina Matthews
021 650 5475
23 Sep Courage in the Face of Death, by Dr Dylan Futter Philosophy Society Meeting. Lecture Theatre 1E, Leslie Social Science Building, 20h00 Liz.Gubb@uct.ac.za
021 650 3316

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