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Seminars, talks & public lectures in 2015

Dates Title Details Venue Contact
05 May The Land Occupation as a Tactic: Community Organisation and Contentious Politics in Lower Crossroads, Cape Town, by Rayner Teo CSSR lunchtime seminar. Lunch served from 12h30. CSSR Seminar Room (Leslie Social Science 4.29), 12h50-14h00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
07 May Monitoring the HIV epidemic through prevalence, mortality and incidence, by Prof Rob Dorrington Actuarial Science/Demography seminar. More... Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Zerina Matthews
07 May 'The Fire Below': Towards a New Study of literatures and cultures (in English), by Victoria Collis-Buthelezi Huma Seminar Series. Speaker is Victoria Collis-Buthelezi of UCT's Department of English. More... Huma Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue South, Upper Campus, UCT, 13h00-14h30 Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
11 May Children's poetry: a conversation UCT Summer School Extension presents Professor Morag Styles (Emeritus Professor of Children's Poetry, University of Cambridge) in conversation with poet Finuala Dowling about her research into children's poetry and her advocacy of children's reading and recitation of poetry. RSVP as seats are limited. Price: R80 (full fee); R40 (staff & students); R20 (reduced). Classroom 2A, Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus, 18h00-19h00 RSVP at ems@uct.ac.za
021 650 2888
11 May Chris Hani: A Biography, by Hugh Macmillan Sociology Seminar Series. More... Sociology Seminar Room, Leslie Social Sciences building, Rm 4.51, 13h00 Gina Fourie
021 650 3515
12 May Migrant Organising and Civic Agency in Cape Town, by Leah Mundell CSSR lunchtime seminar. Lunch served from 12h30. CSSR Seminar Room (Leslie Social Science 4.29), 12h50-14h00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
14 May To lifestage or not to lifestage: that is the question, by Dave Strugnell Actuarial Science/Demography seminar. More ... Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h00 Zerina Matthews
14 May Close up: On South African consumer culture, by Rita Barnard Huma Seminar Series. Speaker is Rita Barnard of the Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of Pennsylvania. More... Huma Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue South, Upper Campus, UCT, 13h00-14h30 Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
15 May Journey of an African Academic: Experiences and Challenges Panel discussion by a group of distinguised African Scholars at UCT on the experiences and challenges facing African academics. RSVP for event. More... Wolfson Pavillion, Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine, UCT, Anzio Road, Observatory, 16h00-18h00 afrsen@gmail.com
16 May UCT Drama Symposium: Remembering Barney Simon Talk by Mannie Manim and discussion with a panel of guest speakers. More... Hiddingh Hall, 10h00-13h00 Nabeelah Khan
021 480 7129
18 May - 20 May Wildlife in Crisis: Markets, Responses, Solutions The Centre of Criminology, UCT, the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime and the Conservation Action Trust will be hosting a series of public evening lectures and discussions at UCT. More... Lecture Theatre 1: Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus, 18h00-20h30 Kat Couzyn
021 650 5362
19 May God and Utilitarianism by Dr Tom Angier Philosophy Society Meeting. Lecture Theatre 2, Humanities Building, 20h00 Liz Gubb
021 650 3316
19 May World War I: An Animal History UCT Summer School Extension presents Associate Professor Sandra Swart (Department of Historical Studies, University of Stellenbosch) exploring the specifics of animal use on both sides of the Great War. Price: R80 (full fee); R40 (staff & students); R20 (reduced). More... LT3, Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus, 18h00-19h00 RSVP at ems@uct.ac.za
021 650 2888
20 May Imagining the Kibbutz: Visions of Utopia in Literature & Film A faculty seminar with Ranen Omer-Sherman More... Beit Midrash, Kaplan Centre, 15h00 Janine Blumberg
021 650 3062
20 May Struggling with the Past, Making Sense of the Present and Imagining the Future A Safety and Violence Initiative Public Dialogue. RSVP for event. More... Lecture Theatre 3, Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus, 17h30 Lameez Mota
021 650 4862
21 May N2: Reading and writing the South African highway, by Hedley Twidle Huma Seminar Series. Speaker is Hedley Twidle of UCT's Department of English. More... Huma Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue South, Upper Campus, UCT, 13h00-14h30 Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
21 May - 22 May China-Africa Colloquium: Evolving Sino-African Relations Keynote address by Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission. RSVP for event. More information, including programme... Jameson Hall Norma Derby
021 650 3491
Yu Yang
021 650 1793
23 May Boxing in the life of the city Public conversation hosted by HUMA and District Six Museum. More... District Six Homecoming Centre, 15 Buitenkant Street, 13h00-15h00 Heather Maytham
021 650 4592

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