NEWS

25 April 2019

Stephanie Borchardt will be presenting her work at the 2019 International Conference on Renewable Energy (ICREN) in Paris, France.

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NEW POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Welcome to Mzingaye Xaba who has recently joined the programme after completing his doctoral degree at Rhodes University

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11 April 2019: Women’s Land Indaba

Cherryl Walker (panellist) and Sharron Marco-Thyse (delegate) are participating in this Indaba hosted by Prof Thuli Madonsela’s Chair for Social Justice, the Faculty of Law & the Division for Social Impact (Stellenbosch University). 

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30 March 2019: Field trip

Six of our postgraduate students visit the !Kwha ttu San Cultural Centre and West Coast Fossil Park.
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5 March 2019: Woordfees panel discussion

Cherryl Walker is taking part in a Woordfees panel discussion on ‘Land, nature and landscape: A feminist perspective’, hosted by Prof Louise du Toit (9 a.m., seminar room, Adam Small Theatre Complex, Stellenbsoch).

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Sutherland Survey Research Report available

The Afrikaans version of the Report on the household survey we conducted in Sutherland in 2017 is now available on the Research Outputs page; the English translation of the report will be available later. This Report was presented to the Local Municipality in Sutherland in November 2018.

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26-27 November: Karoo Futures workshop: Envisioning land reform in South Africa’s drylands

The Chair hosted a very successful ‘Karoo Futures’ Research Workshop on ‘Envisioning land reform in South Africa’s drylands’, at STIAS, Stellenbosch. A workshop report will be forthcoming in 2019.

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26-27 November: The Chair is hosting the ‘Karoo Futures’ research workshop at Stellenbosch.

The Chair is hosting its next ‘Karoo Futures’ research workshop on ‘Envisioning land reform in South Africa’s drylands’, at STIAS, Stellenbosch.

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19-20 Nov 2018: Davide Chinigò & Cherryl Walker are presenting a paper on knowledge frontiers and the SKA

They are presenting at a seminar on ‘Knowledge production & Knowledge Societies: Africa in its transregional entanglements’, hosted by Stellenbosch University with colleagues from Leipzig University. 

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12 Nov 2018: Presentation of our Research Chair’s 2017 household socio-economic survey results.

12 Nov 2018: Jan Vorster, Ilse Eigelaar-Meets & Cherryl Walker in Sutherland to present the results of our Research Chair’s 2017 household socio-economic survey to the Hoogland Local Municipality.

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