|Call for applicants for the Yale Fox Fellowship 2013/14||29 Oct 2012|
|Date posted: 29th October 2012
End date: 11th January 2013 Contact person: Penny van Zyl
The call for applicants for the 2013/14 Fox Fellowship at Yale University has opened. UCT-registered Masters or PhD students across all faculties are eligible to apply for this prestigious fellowship so please could you identify any students in your departments who may be interested in this opportunity. I have attached the application form as well as the selection criteria documents and a poster advertising the opportunity. More ...
The application deadline for students to submit their complete application to me Penny van Zyl electronically is Jan 11th 2013.
Please advise students to contact me directly if they have any queries.
|Psychology Department Study: Genes, early life experiences & depression Call for Participants||25 Sep 2012|
|Date posted: 25th September 2012
Contact person: Simon Locher
The Psychology Department at UCT invites you to take part in a study that aims to investigate how certain genes and early life experiences interact to cause depression in adulthood. It is being supervised by Professor Mark Solms, HOD of the Psychology Department. We need students between 18 and 28 years old to participate in the study. More ...
Download the Ethics approval documents for the study.
|Confluences 7 Dance, Religion and Spirituality - Call for proposals||20 Sep 2012|
|Date posted: 20th September 2012
Start date: 11th July 2013 End date: 13th July 2013
Call for proposals
The University of Cape Town School of Dance hosts Confluences 7 Dance, Religion and Spirituality in Cape Town, South Africa
Date: 11- 13 July 2013
Internationally acclaimed South African dancer and choreographer Vincent Sekwati Mantsoe will deliver the keynote address.
As Dance moves further into conceptual territories in the 21st century how does this discussion make room for work/s that can be defined as crass, vulgar or insensitive for some audiences yet be sacred, thought provoking or artistically innovative for others who grant them approving intellectual nods? This conference seeks to share a range of responses to the nexus of Dance, Religion and Spirituality within the context of the performing arts, with a view to unearth and articulate the varied and complex interactions of the dancing body-spirit.
The locality of Cape Town in South Africa offers a useful, discursive space in which to articulate the trinity of dance, religion and spirituality. Sub-themes and questions include:
Submit a proposal
Deadline for submissions: 21 December 2012.
We invite the submission of proposals which should include a brief rationale and abstract (max 250 words) of your paper, performative experience or workshop (max.1hour). Please provide us with your name, institutional affiliation, email address and contact details. Your proposal should outline whether you intend to make a joint presentation (max. 30 mins) or individual paper (max. 20 mins). As far as possible, individual papers will not run concurrently in the conference programme.
All proposals will be reviewed by the Conference Committee and feedback provided to applicants by the end of February 2013.
Past delegates have been drawn from countries including Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Lesotho, Nambia, The Netherlands, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, UK, USA and Zimbabwe.
Past Keynote speakers:
2011: Prof. Julia Buckroyd, Juanita Finestone
Director: School of Dance - Gerard Samuel, Dip Ballet Cape Town, MA University of Natal
Programme and Operations
Dianne Cheesman, BPhil(Hons) Dance Durham ARAD Grade Examiner
Sharon Friedman, BA(Hons) History University of Cape Town STD (JCE), MMus (Dance) Cape Town
For more information about Confluences please visit the School of Dance website.
|All Africa House Fellowships||21 Jun 2012|
|Date posted: 21st June 2012
Start date: 20th July 2012
All Africa House is offering five fellowships to young or mid-career1 Africa based academics with a good academic record to come to the University of Cape Town (UCT) and develop their teaching material or write up completed research for publication. The fellowships are tenable for 3 months. Successful applicant(s) will be required to take up the fellowship from 1 September to 30 November 2012. The Fellows will be hosted by All Africa House, in collaboration with senior academic members of staff in the different faculties of the University. More ...
|Psychology Department relocating||05 Jun 2012|
|Date posted: 5th June 2012
Start date: 5th June 2012
The Psychology Department if relocating to the PD Hahn Building on Friday, 8 June. Telephone and email services may not be available on 8 and 11 June.
|UCT Commissioner of Oaths list||27 Mar 2012|
|Date posted: 27th March 2012
Start date: 27th March 2012
View the UCT Commissioner of Oaths list.
|LearnOnline Self-training Courses||27 Aug 2009|
|Date posted: 27th August 2009
LearnOnline self-training courses for staff/students available in English, Northern Sotho and Zulu. Downloadable training manuals also available:
|Conference Management Centre||27 Jan 2009|
|Date posted: 27th January 2009
Contact person: Deidré Raubenheimer
The University of Cape Town Conference Management Centre (CMC) has been organising conferences/meetings/events etc. for Societies, Associations, Corporates and University Departments for more than 20 years. Our professional conference planners are experts in managing conferences and events at any meeting venue or location. We specialize in on-line registration, web site production, site selection & hotel contracting and financial management.
We strive to provide all of our clients with excellent customer service.
The CMC is a SAACI Accredited International Professional Conference Organiser.