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POSTGRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES: HONOURS, MA and PhD
The application process for 2019 is open.
The closing date for applications is in November 2018.
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5-7 September: Cherryl Walker & Davide Chinigò to present at the 5th conference of the Association for African Studies in Italy.

Their paper, 'The Future of Land Reform in South Africa. A view from the Northern Cape', will be presented at the University of Bologna.

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Davide Chinigò is presenting his paper at the XXXth General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union.

Davide Chinigò is presenting his paper: ‘Disassembling the Square Kilometre Array: Astronomy and development in South Africa’ in Vienna from the 20-31 August 2018.

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14 August 2018: Davide Chinigò gave a seminar at the University of the Western Cape (UWC)

Davide Chinigò gave a seminar on his work 'Navigating uncertain futures. Representations of time through the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope in South Africa' at the Centre for Humanities Research Seminar, University of the Western Cape, 14 August 2018.

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Discussion among astronomers and social scientists

Dialogue among astronomers and social scientists on what we do and how, with Roy Maartens (SKA SARChI Professor, UWC ), Vanessa McBride (IAU Office of Astronomy for Development) and Cherryl Walker and Davide Chinigò.
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APPLICATIONS FOR 2019 POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS NOW OPEN

Two postdoc fellowships are available for 2019-2020. The closing date for applications is 31 August 2018. For more information go to View More.

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Presenters at the 2018 South African Sociological Association Congress

Stephanie Borchardt, Tumi Malope and Monene Mogashoa are presenting at the the 2018 South African Sociological Association (SASA) Congress which is hosted by the University of the Western Cape from the 1-4th July 2018. 

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14 June 2018: Davide Chinigò and Cherryl Walker presented their work

14 June 2018: Davide Chinigò and Cherryl Walker presented their work on ‘The SKA in South Africa: Land, scale and assemblage’ at a special seminar hosted by the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana.

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Davide Chinigò and Cherryl Walker are in Ghana

Davide Chinigò and Cherryl Walker are in Ghana from the 10th - 16th June 2018 with colleagues from the University of Basel for meetings at the Ghana Space Science & Technology Institute with colleagues at the University of Ghana.

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Field trip

Cherryl Walker went on a field trip to Calvinia, Brandvlei and Carnarvon.

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