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2019 16 Feb 17:30 20:00

Acts of Transgression: Contemporary Live Art in South Africa

The Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) kickstarts its rich programme for 2019 with the Cape Town launch of the ICA’s highly anticipated new book, Acts of Transgression: Contemporary Live Art in South Africa – the first book on live art in the country.
The launch will feature an immersive lineup of performances, addresses, and reflections.
Entrance is free, but attendees must please RSVP.
Read the press release. |

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Hiddingh Campus

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Exhibitions and launches
2019 19 Feb 12:50 14:00

What Do Global Solutions to Mass Incarceration Look Like? An Introduction to the Incarceration Nations Network

There are some 10.35 million people worldwide are currently behind bars. This number is steadily increasing: between 2008 and 2011, the prison population grew in 78% of all countries and between 2000 and 2016 it showed an increase of almost 20%. More than 3.2 of these 10.35 million people behind bars have not been convicted of anything — they are potentially innocent people awaiting trial. One in five of these 10.35 million is incarcerated for drug-related offenses, 83% of this number for simple drug possession. As a whole, people from minority groups and Indigenous communities are...

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Centre for Social Science Research Seminar room, 4.29 Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus

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Lameez Mota
021 650 4862

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2019 21 Feb 17:30 19:30

Bertha Centre Collective #1: What is Inclusion

Join us on 21 February as the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship invites learners, school staff, parents and the Western Cape Education Department, to engage in honest reflection and productive discussion on the inclusivity of the learning environments in our schools at The Grove Primary School.
As the Bertha Centre we are dedicated to surfacing innovations and engaging in discussions that generate inclusive opportunities and advance social justice through equal access to quality education. For this reason, we convened the Schools Inclusive Governance...

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The Grove Primary School Hall, Grove Avenue, Claremont, Cape Town

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2019 10 May 07:30 11 May 22:30

Values driven entrepreneurship & societal impact

Entrepreneurs’ dispositional factors; Entrepreneurs’ self-care and boundary setting; Entrepreneurship in culturally diverse settings;
Entrepreneurship in the context of South Africa and Africa; Global trends in the field of entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurship & nascent ventures.
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Graduate School of Business

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2019 17 Jun 09:00 28 Jun 17:00

Summer Institute in Computational Social Science

The second edition of the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS), sponsored by the Russell Sage Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the University of Cape Town will be held at the University of Cape Town from 17 to 28 June 2018.
Read more about the 2019 SICSS.
The purpose of the Summer Institute in Cape Town is to bring together graduate students (strongly quantitative), postdoctoral researchers, and faculty interested in computational social...

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