Archive | August, 2014

Indexing the Human series to interrogate history and future of social anthropology and the human sciences in South Africa

In 2013 a postgraduate student conducting research on the history of the Sociology and Social Anthropology Department at Stellenbosch University (SU), discovered a human skull along with eye and hair colour charts among the remnants of the old Volkekunde Department. The discovery caused an uproar across South Africa and in the media, raising a number […]

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