Tag Archives: Departement Sosiologie en Sosiale Antropologie

Moral responsibility, accountability and maternal death in Central Africa: a historical approach (1 November)

Department Sociology and Social Anthropology Speaker: Prof Megan Vaughan, Smuts Professor of Commonwealth History, Cambridge Date: Thursday, 1 November 2012 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue: 4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 401 Contact person: Elizabeth Hector, ehector@sun.ac.za or 021 808 9286.

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Lecture: Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology (25 October)

Department Sociology and Social Anthropology Speaker: Milandré van Wyk, Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology (CREST) Title: IBM Incorporated: An exploration of an Egyptian work ethic as constructed by South African expatriates working in Cairo Date: Thursday, 25 October 2012 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue: 4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 401 Contact […]

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Seminar: the curious state of public sociology (11 October)

Department Sociology and Social Anthropology Speaker: Prof Jimi Adesina, UWC Date: Thursday, 11 October 2012 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue: 4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 401 Contact person: Elizabeth Hector, ehector@sun.ac.za or 021 808 9286.

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Guest lecture: Masculinity without Tradition (4 October)

Department Sociology and Social Anthropology Speaker: Kopano Ratele, Medical Research Council and UNISA Theme: Masculinity without Tradition Date: Thursday, 4 October 2012 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue: 4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 401 Contact person: Elizabeth Hector, ehector@sun.ac.za or 021 808 9286.

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You don’t do fieldwork, fieldwork does you: Seminar (27 September)

Department Sociology and Social Anthropology Speaker: Gabby Kelly, M student, Department Sociology and Social Anthropology, Stellenbosch University Topic: You don’t do fieldwork, fieldwork does you: Navigating the practical and ethical realities of fieldwork as a student researcher Date: Thursday, 27 September 2012 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue: 4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 401 Contact person: […]

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Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology Seminar: 20 September

Department Sociology and Social Anthropology Speaker: Prof Kees van der Waal, Professor of Social Antropology, Stellenbosch University Topic: Creolisation and Purity: The Contested Social and Symbolic Lives of Afrikaans Date: Thursday, 20 September 2012 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue: 4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 401 Contact person: Elizabeth Hector, ehector@sun.ac.za or 021 808 9286.

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Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology Seminar: 6 September

Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology Topic: Language, identity negotiations and the anatomy of social space: Preliminary comments on Zimbabwean migrants in Johannesburg Speaker: Gugu Siziba, Stellenbosch University Date: Thursday, 6 September 2012 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue: 4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 401 Contact person: Elizabeth Hector, ehector@sun.ac.za or 021 808 9286.

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Sociology and Social Anthropology Seminar: 30 August

Department Sociology and Social Anthropology Speaker: Mark Hunter, University of Toronto Topic: Circuits of Schooling and the Production of Urban Space: the Family, Education and Symbolic Struggles after Apartheid. Date: Thursday, 30 August 2012 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue: 4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 401 Contact person: Elizabeth Hector, ehector@sun.ac.za or 021 808 9286.

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“Taking trash seriously: media, tabloidisation and the politics of the everyday”

Department Sociology and Social Anthropology Speaker: Prof Herman Wasserman, Professor and Deputy Head of the School of Journalism and Media Studies, Rhodes University  Date:  Thursday, 22 September 2011 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue:  4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 403 Contact person: Elizabeth Hector, ehector@sun.ac.za or  (021 808 9286).

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Between the kingdom and the world at large: The divided subject

Department Sociology and Social Anthropology Speaker: Prof Jean-Pierre Warnier, Professor Emeritus, University of Paris  Date:  Thursday, 15 September 2011 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue:  4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 403 Contact person: Elizabeth Hector, ehector@sun.ac.za or  (021 808 9286).

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Seminar: ‘The violence of ordentlikheid’

Department Sociology and Social Anthropology Speaker: Prof Fiona Ross, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cape Town  Date:  Thursday, 01 September 2011 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue:  4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 401 Contact person: Cyrildene Fortuin, cfortuin@sun.ac.za or  (021 808 2417).

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Skoonheid director to discuss movie

The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology will on Thursday play host to Oliver Hermanus, director of the Afrikaans film, Skoonheid.   Speaker: Oliver Hermanus, Director Date:  Friday, 26 August 2011 Time: 15:00 Venue:  2nd Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 227 Contact person: MR Begg,  mrbegg@sun.ac.za for seating.

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Department Sociology and Social Anthropology

Speaker: Litheko Modisane, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative, University of Cape Town  Title: “Flashes of Modernity: Heritage According to Cinema” Date:  Thursday, 18 August 2011 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue:  4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 403 Contact person: Cyrildene Fortuin, cfortuin@sun.ac.za or  (021 808 2417).

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Department Sociology and Social Anthropology

Speaker: Joshua Walker, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago Title: “Aspiring Gifts and “Real” Wealth: The Symbolic and Material Logics of Mbujimayi’s Diamond Trade (Democratic Republic of Congo)” Date:  Thursday, 11 August 2011 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue:  4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 403 Contact person: Cyrildene Fortuin, cfortuin@sun.ac.za or  (021 808 2417)

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Department Sociology and Social Anthropology

Speaker: Prof Ivan Turok,  Deputy Executive Director, HSRC Title: “Spatial Inequality in South Africa: Is the New Growth Path an appropriate response?” Date:  Thursday, 04 August 2011 Time: 13:00-14:30 Venue:  4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building, Room 403 Contact person: Cyrildene Fortuin, cfortuin@sun.ac.za or  (021 808 2417)

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