Term 4: Covid-19, the State and Individual Care
14 September. Prof Elena Moore (UCT). South African childcare response in the COVID-19 pandemic: Not given full consideration.
22 September. Dr Shannon Philip. (Post-doctoral research associate University of Cambridge and UJ). COVID-19 and Gendered Violence: Lessons and Reflections from Sandton and Alexandra.
29 September. Prof Jeremy Seekings (Director of the Centre for Social Science Research, as well as the Acting Director of the Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa, UCT). Delusions of control and the realities of provision during crises: State and civil society responses to COVID in South Africa.
06 October. Dr Rika Swanzen (Independent Institute of Education in Johannesburg). Child and Youth Care’s response to family needs during a pandemic.
13 October. Prof Amanda Gouws (University of Stellenbosch) and Ms Olivia Ezeobi (University of Stellenbosch). Covid-19 and the Centrality of Care
20 October. Prof Marlize Rabe (UWC) and Dr Marcel Londt (UWC). Incarcerated Fathers and their Children: An Exploratory Study in the Western Cape.
Term 3: The End(s) of Development
28 July. Tomás, A. (UJ FADA), Chitukutuku, E. (SPU Anthropology), Maringira, G. (SPU Anthropology), Williams, C. (UFS Anthropology), Scarnecchia, T. (Kent State History), Auf Der Heyde. P. (Solent Sports Journalism), Evans, G. (Birkbeck Journalism). Legacies of Liberation
04 August. Moore, D. (UJ Development Studies), Hamilton, L. (Cambridge & Wits SA-UK Bilateral Research Chair), Alexander, K. (UJ Sociology). Development as Purgatory: Holy Trinities, their Intellectuals, and the Days of July
11 August. Kaur, T. (UJ Anthropology), Desai, A. (UJ Sociology), Auf Der Heyde, P. (Solent Sports Journalism); Leedy, T. (Florida Centre for African Studies), Maziyanhanga, Z. (Rhodes MA candidate Politics). Sporting Hegemony.
18 August. Soi, I. (Università degli Studi di Cagliari Political and Social Sciences), Pontarelli, F. (UJ Centre for Education and Transformation), Choto, T. (UJ Sociology), Munyikwa, H (Limerick Politics and Public Administration), Ronza, R. (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Milan Political Sciences). Gramsci in Africa.
25 August. Stadler, J. (UJ Anthropology), (more to come and might have to change dates) Pandemics and ‘Development
1 September. Rutherford, B (Carleton Anthropology), Raftopoulos, B (Solidarity Peace Trust), Fontein, J. (UJ Anthropology). Hustling to Accumulate: from the Subalterns to the Corrupt
25 August. Stadler, J. (UJ Anthropology), McNeil, F. (UP Anthropology), Burns, C. (Adler Museum of Medicine, Wits), Hunter, M. (U of Toronto Geography), and Brigadier General (Dr) Kaka Mudambo (Rtd) (Malariologist, WHO). Developing Health: Pandemics, Drugs, the WHO – and History