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2020 26 Feb 13:00 14:00

Morality, Ethics and the Study of Religion(s): Lost and Found Again

In this presentation, I introduce the project that I am leading in the study of religion, ethics and morality. I situate these questions in the history of the study of religions, arguing that ethics and morality were progressively removed from the major theories and definitions of religions. In particular, the major theories from Schleiermacher to Chidester did not put ethics and morality in the centre of their reflections. A recent revival in the study of ethics in anthropology has inherited an approach to ethics that vacillates between Kant and James. Given this background, the projects...

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Religious Studies Seminar room, Leslie Social Sciences Building, LS5.67

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2020 11 Mar 18:00 20:00

Gilbert and Sullivan by Elizabeth Handley 11 March 2020

This presentation of light-hearted musical entertainment was prepared at the request of the President of the British and Commonwealth Association in Stockholm. W.S Gilbert – librettist – and Sir Arthur Sullivan – composer – were brought together by the visionary producer Richard D’Oyly Carte. He built the Savoy Theatre in which to stage their works in Victorian London in 1881. Together, between 1871 and 1896, they created around fourteen operettas, of which The Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore and The Mikado are the best known. These carefree works continue to delight audiences...

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LT3 Kramer Building, Middle Campus, UCT

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Bronwyn geldenhuys
0216502634

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2020 23 Mar 09:00 27 Mar 11:00

Discreet Choice Modelling and Stated Choice Survey Design

This one-week course, run at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, will present a brief but systematic overview of choice modelling and survey design theory and practice. Taught by Professor Stephane Hess from the Choice Modelling Centre (CMC) at the University of Leeds and experts at the University of Cape Town, the course will consist of a mixture of lectures, computer practicals, and detailed case studies from within Africa and beyond. Bringing together expertise from fields as diverse as transport, health, marketing and environmental economics, the course will cover all the...

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New Engineering Building

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Gillian Williams
021 650 7239

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Short courses and workshops
2020 04 Aug 09:00 06 Aug 17:00

Leadership Conference 2020

Groote Schuur Hospital under the banner of the Western Cape Provincial Government: Department of Health in conjunction with UCT is hosting the Leadership conference from 4 to 6 August 2020 at Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town. The conference theme is "Inspire, Integrate and Adapt towards sustainable leadership for the future."
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Century City Conference Centre

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Deidre Raubenheimer
021 406 6167

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Conferences
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