Congratulations to Dr Michela Marcatelli on the publication of her book, Naturalized Inequality; Water, Race and Biopolitics in South Africa, by the University of Arizona Press.VIEW POST
The Chairs’ 4th socio-economic household survey has been launched in Williston, N Cape, with the support of the local municipality and with due observance of covid protocols; training of local enumerators runs from 30 Aug – 3 Sept and the actual survey from 6 -10 Sept. Click view more to see photos.VIEW POST
21-22 July: The Chair is co-hosting a Writers’ Workshop with colleagues from UCT and UWC, to discuss draft chapters for a proposed book on social-ecological change in the Karoo, co-edited by Cherryl Walker & Timm Hoffman.VIEW POST
Cherryl Walker has been invited to serve on the ASSAF (Academy of Science of South Africa) Standing Committee on Science for the Reduction of Poverty and Inequality.
Dr Xaba presents at a conference
Our postdoc, Mzingaye Xaba, attended the African Association of Political Science conference on 25th - 27th of March 2021.
His presentation was titled: Ceasefire arrangements as pre-conditions for independences in Southern Africa and the implications for land reforms.
Congratulations to Shu-Aat Davids
Shu-Aat has been awarded a distinction for her MA thesis, ‘Contested Land: A Case Study of Land Reform on the Municipal Commonage in Loeriesfontein, Northern Cape Province’. A copy of her thesis will be made available on this websiteVIEW POST
Stephanie Borchardt has presented at the 5th Energy and Society Virtual Conference on Wednesday (10th February 2021)
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SARCHI CHAIR RENEWED
We are pleased to report that after a successful review of this Chair’s first five-year term, the NRF has renewed the Chair for a second five-year term, starting in 2021. This welcome support makes it possible for current projects to be taken forward and new projects aimed at deepening our understanding of social-ecological dynamics within the Karoo.VIEW POST
WRITERS’ WORKSHOP 12-13 NOVEMBER
The Chair hosted a successful Writers’ Workshop with colleagues from UCT and UWC at which draft papers showcasing recent research were discussed, with a view to publication in a proposed book on social-ecological change in the Karoo.
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Congratulations to Mzingaye Brilliant Xaba
Mzi won Best Presentation Award at the Postdoctoral Research Summit 2020 which was held on the 29th to 30th October 2020VIEW POST