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Seminars, talks & public lectures in 2017

Dates Title Details Venue Contact
03 Apr 3D models of cosmic explosions by Dr Shazrene Mohamed Dr Shazrene Mohamed is a computational astrophysicist working at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) and the University of Cape Town. Read more...
R100 (full fee); R50 (staff); R30 (students).
LT3 Kramer Building, Middle Campus, UCT, 18:00-19:00 ems@uct.ac.za
021 650 2888
04 Apr Child abuse in South Africa: prevalence, risk factors, prevention and measurement issues CSSR Seminar presented by Dr Franziska Meinck, postdoctoral research fellow in the Centre for Evidence-Based Interventions at the University of Oxford. Read more... CSSR Seminar Room 4.29, Level 4, Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus, 14:30-15:30 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
04 Apr Racial and ethnic politics in the United States CSSR Seminar presented by Carole Uhlaner. Read more... CSSR Seminar Room 4.29, Level 4, Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus, 12:50-14:00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
06 Apr Discrete-valued time series, hidden Markov models and agent-based models Actuarial Science and Demography seminar presented by Iain MacDonald, Actuarial Science, UCT, and hosted by the Actuarial Science Department in association with the Centre for Actuarial Research (CARe). Read more... | Seminar series... Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13:00-14:00 Shieyaam Jacobs
10 Apr Women miners negotiating femininities underground by Dr Asanda Benya Sociology Seminar Series with Dr Asanda Benya from the Department of Sociology at UCT. Read more... Sociology Seminar Room, 4.51, Leslie Social Sciences, Upper Campus, 13:00-14:00 Gina Fourie
021 650 3515
10 Apr Imaginaries of geoengineering Jeremy Baskin (University of Melbourne) will speak about solar geoengineering, its power effects (geo-politically, economically and socially); knowledge systems and more. Read more... Snape Building, Teaching Studio 4B, UCT Upper Campus, 13:00-14:00 Bongeka Matubatuba
021 650 3230
11 Apr Thinking Historically about the "Black Tax": Gender, Schooling, and Race in Umlazi Township CSSR Seminar presented by Prof Mark Hunter. Read more... CSSR Seminar Room 4.29, Level 4, Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus, 12:50-14:00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
12 Apr Great Texts / Big Questions with Monageng Motshabi This lecture draws on Motshabi’s experience staging the iconic play about the TRC, The Story I Am About to Tell, to explore how perpetrators and victims understand their roles in matters of reconciliation, and what forms their post-colonial identities take. Read more... Anatomy Lecture Theatre,
Old Medical School Building,
UCT Hiddingh Campus,
31-37 Orange Street, Cape Town, 18:00-19:30
ICA
021 650 7156
13 Apr Social and structural drivers of HIV and interventions to reduce HIV incidence in high-risk populations in South Africa: insights from mathematical modelling Actuarial Science and Demography seminar presented by Dr Leigh Johnson, CIDER, UCT, and hosted by the Actuarial Science Department in association with the Centre for Actuarial Research (CARe). Read more... | Seminar series... Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13:00-14:00 Shieyaam Jacobs
18 Apr Do electoral systems affect how citizens hold their government accountable? CSSR Seminar presented by Matthias Krönke, PhD Candidate University of Cape Town & Sarah J. Lockwood, PhD Candidate, Harvard University. Read more... CSSR Seminar Room 4.29, Level 4, Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus, 12:50-14:00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
19 Apr Great Texts / Big Questions with Pippa Green As part of the Great Texts/Big Questions lecture series, and its current focus on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the ICA proudly presents renowned journalist Pippa Green. Read more... Anatomy Lecture Theatre, UCT Hiddingh Campus, 17:30 for 18:00 ICA
021 650 7156
20 Apr Masters Proposal: Analysis of Disability Income Claims to Identify Return to Work Success Factors and Optimise Vocational Rehabilitation Utilisation Actuarial Science and Demography seminar presented by Landi du Toit, Actuarial Science, UCT, and hosted by the Actuarial Science Department in association with the Centre for Actuarial Research (CARe). Read more... | Seminar series... Beattie 114, Beattie Building, Upper Campus, 13:00-14:00 Shieyaam Jacobs
24 Apr South African University Student Trends by ‘Race’ and (possibly) Social Class, 1988-1998-2012: insights into a ‘stalled revolution’ by David Cooper This presentation will contain data and tables. As such, it will be useful if people read the material and arguments in the paper beforehand (to request, please contact us). Sociology Seminar Room, 4.51, Leslie Social Sciences Building, Upper Campus Gina Fourie
021 650 3515
25 Apr Induced Innovation and Total Factor Productivity: Has it promoted pro-poor rural outcomes in the Eastern Cape Province of SA and can it do so in the future? CSSR Seminar presented by Heinrich Gerwel. Read more... CSSR Seminar Room 4.29, Level 4, Leslie Social Science Building, Upper Campus, 12:50-14:00 Nondumiso Hlwele
021 650 4656
25 Apr Great Texts / Big Questions with Nomfundo Walaza The final presentation in the first 2017 Great Texts/Big Questions lecture series takes place with renowned psychologist and conflict mediator Nomfundo Walaza. Read more... Anatomy Lecture Theatre, UCT Hiddingh Campus, 17:30 for 18:00 ICA
021 650 7156

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