2017 Inaugural Lectures

Prof SLA Ferreira

03 March 2017
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Development of wine tourism: Destination life cycles, wine resorts and lifestyle farming

Prof Piet Naude

04 April 2017
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Business School
Decolonizing knowledge: In what sense is an “African” ethic possible?

Prof Ian Nell

06 April 2017
Faculty of Theology
Department of Practical Theology and Missiology
“We know to whom we belong? The drama of ministry practice in a postcolonial African context / Ons weet aan wie ons behoort? Die drama van bedieningspraktyk in ʼn postkoloniale Afrika-konteks”

Prof Peter E. Mallon

25 April 2017
Faculty of Science
Department of Chemistry and Polymer Science
Macromolecular materials – The search for what is not there and how this relates to nanotechnology

Prof Karin Jacobs

25 April 2017
Faculty of Science
Department of Microbiology
The art of taxonomy in a world of technology

Prof Mias de Klerk

05 May 2017
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Business School
The inconvenient truth of traumatic loss and disenfranchised grief in the arduous journey towards change resilience

Prof Michael Graham

05 May 2017
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Business School
The Value-added Role of Industry Specialist Advisors in M&As

Prof Anton Pauw

08 June 2017
Faculty of Science
Department of Botany and Zoology
Ecology of plant-pollinator relationships

Prof Amos S Engelbrecht

27 July 2017
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Department of Industrial Psychology
Ethical leadership: Challenges for research and organisational effectiveness

Prof Jan Havenga

27 July 2017
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Department of Logistics
Logistics and the future: The rise of macrologistics

Prof Sadulla Karjiker

28 September 2017
Faculty of Law
Department of Mercantile Law
Politics and beyond

Prof Pregala S Pillay

08 October 2017
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
School of Public Leadership
Ethics, public trust and corruption: Reflections on the South African realities

Prof MJ Kotze

12 October 2017
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Division of Chemical Pathology
Uncoiling DNA into precision medicine: Advances in clinical sequencing of the human genome

Prof SS Swart

17 October 2017
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Department of History
The Lion’s Historian: Animal histories from the South

Prof John S Terblanche

19 October 2017
Faculty of AgriSciences
Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology
Causes and consequences of insect physiological diversity

Prof Susan van Schalkwyk

21 October 2017
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Centre for Health Professions Education
On borders, boundaries and being a chameleon: Metaphors for reframing the academic project

Prof A Rudman

26 October 2017
Faculty of Law
Department of Public Law
Women’s access to regional justice as a fundamental element of the rule of law: The absence of a committee on the rights of women in Africa and its effects on the enforcement of the Maputo protocol

Prof Wayne Derman

16 November 2017
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Institute for Sport and Exercise Medicine (ISEM)
From Impossible to I’m possible – as safely as possible

Prof Johann Kirsten

21 November 2017
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Bureau for Economic Research
Reflections on 25 years of engagement with the land question in South Africa