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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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Arid Zone Ecology Forum: 15 – 18 October 2018

Cherryl Walker, Stef Borchardt, Melissa Coetzee & Renelle Terblanche are presenting papers/posters at the annual AZEF conference in Robertson.
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Film Screening: 12 October 2018

Film screening in room 401, Arts & Social Sciences Building, Stellenbosch.
Discussion with Dan Yon (Toronto) on his movie Mining Memory: Legacies of St Helena in the Northern Cape.

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28 September 2018: Cherryl Walker & Davide Chinigò to participate in a Research Workshop.

28 September 2018: Cherryl Walker and Davide Chinigò to participate in a Research Workshop with NRF|SARAO Senior Management, at the South African Astronomical Observatory. 

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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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