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Seminars, talks & public lectures in 2014

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07 Jul MPhil in Development Policy and Practice social event Social event for MPhil in Development Policy and Practice students, staff and donors hosted by VC Max Price. Includes brief presentation by Professor Brian Levy, director of the MPhil programme, on his about-to-be-launched book: Working with the Grain: Integrating governance and growth in development strategies. Mafeje Room, Bremner Building 19h00 Marlene Powell
021 650 1769
09 Jul The Evolution of the Universe, by Prof John D Barrow Vice-Chancellor's Open Lecture. Please RSVP online by 02 July. More ... LS2A, Leslie Social Sciences Bldg, 18h00 (Guests to be seated by 17h45) Mandy Constant
021 650 3730
09 Jul J.M. Coetzee's The Life and Times of Michael K UCT Summer School Extension presents a public lecture by Professor David Attwell on J.M. Coetzee's The Life and Times of Michael K.
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LT3, Kramer Building, Middle Campus, 18h00-19h00 ems@uct.ac.za
021 650 2888
14 Jul - 17 Jul Heads Up: The Brain in Focus UCT Summer School Extension is partnering with ComaCARE project Brainstorm the City to present an important course of four lectures focusing on key features of the human brain.
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LT2, Kramer Building, Middle Campus, 18h30 ems@uct.ac.za
021 650 2888
14 Jul Autobiography into fiction: J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace UCT Summer School Extension presents a public lecture by Professor David Attwell on J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace.
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LT3, Kramer Building, Middle Campus, 18h00-19h00 ems@uct.ac.za
021 650 2888
15 Jul Tim Noakes talk Prof Tim Noakes and Jonno Proudfoot will talk about their ground-breaking bestseller The Real Meal Revolution. Tickets at Computicket. (Complimentary tickets on presentation of staff or student cards at any Computicket outlet.) More ... The Baxter Theatre, 12h00-14h00 Rachmat Harris
021 680 3969
22 Jul Making New Metaphors for AIDs, by Gerry Kearns Precis: Metaphors may be harmful or helpful, but they are probably inevitable where people wish to draw attention to social or medical issues. In this paper, I discuss the role of metaphor within epidemiology, & the work of artists & cultural activists both in challenging & in crafting alternative metaphors about HIV/AIDs. Lunch will be served at 12:30. CSSR Seminar Rm 4.29, Leslie Social Science Bldg, 12h55 - 14h00 Nondumiso Hlwele
23 Jul - 30 Jul Postgraduate Funding Roadshow for 2015 Will you register for an Honours, Master's or Doctoral degree in 2015? The Postgraduate Funding Centre and Office is presenting a series of information sessions about applications, funding and deadlines. More ... Various venues, 13h00-14h00 Erica Van Wyk-Mias
021 650 3622
24 Jul Making social relations through consumption: A Botswana case study, by Juliet Colman Seminar in the HUMA Seminar Series. More... HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h30 Heather Maytham
021 650 4592
24 Jul Using DEA to manage surgeon efficiency in providing hospital services, by Matan Abraham "A funder perspective". 2014 MBusSc graduate. More ... Leslie Social 2B, Leslie Social Science Bldg, 13h00 - 14h00 Zerina Matthews
021 650 5475
25 Jul Discussion on Ukuthwala, with Prof Thandabantu Nhlapo & Nomboniso Gasa The Rural Women's Action Research Programme at the Centre for Law & Society presents a seminar that will probe both the meanings of ukuthwala as a custom to which some people staunchly adhere, & the legal implications of the turn its practice has taken in recent years. More... Oliver Tambo Moot Court, Kramer Bldg, Middle Campus, 12h30–14h00 Sue Wright
29 Jul The Price of Life by Professor Jonathan Wolff Philosophy Society Meeting. LT1, Humanities Bldg, 20h00 Liz Gubb
021 650 3316
31 Jul Rethinking African Fertility, by A/Prof Tom Moultrie The State in (and of) the Future Sub-Saharan African Fertility Decline. More ... Leslie Social 2B, Leslie Social Science Bldg, 13h00 - 14h00 Zerina Matthews
021 650 5475
31 Jul "Why Academic Freedom?" by John Higgins Seminar in the Huma Seminar Series. More... HUMA Seminar Room, 4th Floor, Humanities Building, University Avenue South, Upper Campus, 13h00-14h30 Heather Maytham 021 650 4592

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