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.VIEW POST
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.VIEW POST
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.VIEW POST
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.VIEW POST
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.VIEW POST
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.VIEW POST