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Seminars, talks & public lectures in 2015

Dates Title Details Venue Contact
01 Apr From batteries to solar thermal to wind: A bright future Prof Alexander Slocum will give a seminar on MIT's energy research. The overall theme is seek simplicity through fundamental understanding of the physics of the problem and manufacturing. Chemical Engineering seminar room (ground floor) Fazlin Harribi
021 650 4646 or 021 650 3230
01 Apr Tribute to Professor Sandro Mario ('Sandy') Perez The Physics Department will pay tribute to the late Professor Sandro Mario ('Sandy') Perez on Wednesday 1 April 2015. Speakers will include Associate Professor Saalih Allie, Emeritus Professor David Aschman, Dr Donald Ball, Emeritus Associate Professor Craig Comrie and Dr Shaun Wyngaard. Lecture Theatre B of the RW James Building, Upper Campus, 16h00 Lesley Jennings
021 531 6238 or 072 444 3910
07 Apr The Double Misperception? Public Expectations and MP Orientations to Legislative Roles in Africa, by Bob Mattes CSSR lunchtime seminar. Lunch served from 12h30. CSSR Seminar Room (Leslie Social Science 4.29), 12h50-14h00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
07 Apr UCT Association of Black Alumni: Transform UCT The UCT Association of Black Alumni (UCTABA) invites you to a session where there is a serious engagement amongst some key stakeholders about transformation at UCT with specific focus on UCT's admissions policy; employment practices and its institutional culture. This is to enable alumni to have a better sense of these matters as it relates to UCT. Free entrance but limited seating. More... Lecture Theatre 2, Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus, 18h00 for 18h30 Soraya de Villiers
021 650 3746
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07 Apr Special meeting of Convocation The University Convocation will meet on 7 April to express their views on the future of the Rhodes Statue on campus. All graduates of UCT are members of Convocation, along with the academic staff of the university and its emeritus professors. Lecture Theatre 3, Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus, 17h00-18h45
09 Apr Becoming sexually active, getting married and having a first birth in sub-Saharan Africa, by Prof Ian Timaeus Actuarial Science/Demography seminar. Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Zerina Matthews
09 Apr "Money from nothing: Indebtedness and aspiration in South Africa" by Deborah James Huma Book Lunch. Deborah James in conversation with Deborah Posel and Ilana van Wyk. More... Huma Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue South, Upper Campus, UCT, 13h00-14h30 Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
14 Apr Men, Masculinity and HIV Care Work in Cape Town, by Lesley Gittings CSSR lunchtime seminar. Lunch served from 12h30. CSSR Seminar Room (Leslie Social Science 4.29), 12h50-14h00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
15 Apr UCT SRC business breakfast fundraiser: 'Gender in the South African workplace' The University of Cape Town Student Representative Council will be hosting their first official business breakfast fundraiser, addressing transformation within the South African workplace. The speakers for the event include: Phumzile Van Damme (DA national spokesperson), Thato Pule (SRC Transformation Chair) and Margaret Hirsch (COO of Hirch's). RSVP by 8 April. More... Smuts Dining Hall, 07h30-09h30 promotions@uct.ac.za
16 Apr Happiness in retirement, by Jo Legutko Actuarial Science/Demography seminar. Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Zerina Matthews
21 Apr Technocrats, Elections and Social Protection in Ghana, by Ed Grebe CSSR lunchtime seminar. Lunch served from 12h30. CSSR Seminar Room (Leslie Social Science 4.29), 12h50-14h00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
21 Apr Quantum Oddities, Realism and the Philosophy of Science by Dr Jack Ritchie Philosophy Society Meeting. Lecture Theatre 2, Humanities Building, 20h00 Liz Gubb
021 650 3316
23 Apr The Economic Consequences of AIDS mortality in South Africa, by A/Prof Cally Ardington Actuarial Science/Demography seminar. Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Zerina Matthews
28 Apr Interrogating Health Coverage in Africa, Nicoli Nattrass/Danielle Pagano CSSR lunchtime seminar. Lunch served from 12h30. CSSR Seminar Room (Leslie Social Science 4.29), 12h50-14h00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656

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