Illuminating Energy Poverty: A case study of the energy needs and challenges of low-income households in De Aar, a renewable energy hub in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province | 27 March 2023

Stephanie Paula Borchardt

Power struggles: An exploration of the contribution of renewable energy to sustainable development, decent work and the “just transition” through a case study of wind farm development outside Loeriesfontein, Northern Cape Province (2011-2020) | April 2022

Boitumelo James Malope

From Livestock to Game Farming: An exploration of farmers’ understandings of land use changes, sustainable agriculture and biodiversity conservation in the Ubuntu Local Municipality, Northern Cape, South Africa | 31 March 2020

Charmaine Manyani

Ongediertes: A critical qualitative study of the political ecology of black-backed jackal and its management around the Square Kilometre Array core site in the Northern Cape, South Africa. | 31 March 2020

Renelle Terblanche


Nuclear legacies: An ethnographic study of the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute’s anti-nuclear campaign in the aftermath of a court victory | 1 December 2023

Keilidh S. L. Clapperton

Local development needs and aspirations and the international Square Kilometre Array radio telescope: Views from Amandelboom, Williston in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province | March 2023

Basheer Arries

The local, the global, and the self: An ethnographic account of a community Computer Centre in Carnarvon, Northern Cape, and its significance for its users’ sense of self and their place in the world | 15 March 2017

Monique van der Hoef

Knowledge relativity: Carnarvon residents’ and SKA personnel’s conceptions of the SKA’s scientific and development endeavours | 22 March 2018

Suné Butler

Contested Land: A Case Study of Land Reform on the Municipal Commonage in Loeriesfontein, Northern Cape Province | March 2021

Shu-aat Davids


Exploring Expert Perceptions on the Key Factors Hindering the Transition to Renewable Energy Sources in South Africa | 1 November 2023

Shannah A. Maree

Community Dynamics and Land Reform: A case study of the Ebenhaeser land restitution claim based in the West Coast Municipality of the Western Cape | 1 November 2023

Caitlin Rickerts

Down the River: Amazon’s River Club and the Power of Private Developer Discourses in Cape Town | 1 November 2023

Faye Rahl-Botha

“This is the future” Exploring the Multifaceted Role of a Community Garden in Kraaifontein | 1 November 2023

Caitlyn A. M. Sadler

Living in Eden An Exploration of mvelo as it is Perceived in the Communities Surrounding the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park | 1 November 2023

Kyle Reid

What are we SEA-ing? An exploration of the communication strategies and extent of public participation at the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) public briefings for Shale Gas Development in the Karoo | 15 March 2017

Stephanie Borchardt

Dance to Advance: The Rieldans, Identity and Empowerment in Williston (Northern Cape) | 15 March 2017

Andre Gerard Breytenbach

The Political Ecology of a Fence: An ethnographic account of socio-environmental conflict around biodiversity conservation in Prince Albert | 15 March 2017

Michelle Duncan

Shadows on the walls: Representations of heritage during times of burgeoning development | 22 March 2018

Kylie Bolton

Small-scale Commonage Farmers and Livelihoods in Loeriesfontein in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. | 22 March 2018

Shu-aat Davids

Life on nature’s border: an ethnographic account exploring perceptions of nature conservation around the Camdeboo National Park | 22 March 2018

Dayni Sanderson

Astronomy in the Age of Big Data: How Big Data is Changing the Professional Life of Astronomers in South Africa | 21 March 2019

Joshua  Musson

Herding as a contribution to sustainable agriculture in the Karoo: an exploration of key debates | March 2021

Abigail Gildenhuys