[DEBATE] : (Fwd) UJ sociology seminar line-up
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Tue Jan 20 13:46:00 GMT 2009
UJ 2009 Sociology and Anthropology Seminars
Convenors: Prof. Peter Alexander, Prof. David Moore and Dr. Marcelle Dawson
19 January 2009
Prof Patrick Bond (Centre for Civil Society, UKZN) on ‘Interpretations
of the global financial crisis and their implications for South Africa’.
Prof Thad Metz (Department of Philosophy, University of Johannesburg) on
‘Toward an African moral theory’.
Tendai Biti (General Secretary of MDC, Tsvangirai faction), Arthur
Mutambara (President of MDC, Mutambara faction), Munyaradzi Gwisai is
(Chair, Zimbabwe Social Forum) on, ‘Youth, Intellectuals and Politics in
Zimbabwe’. Venue to be announced.
Andile Mngxitama (Foundation for Human Rights) and others on ‘Who would
Steve Biko have supported in the upcoming elections?’ Venue to be announced.
Prof Peter Alexander (CSR, University of Johannesburg) and Prof Edward
Webster (SWOP, University of the Witwatersrand) on ‘Should unions back
Jane Duncan (Freedom of Expression Institute) and Natasha Vally (CSR,
University of Johannesburg) on ‘Social unrest in South Africa 2004-07
:new data and new interpretations’.
Brian Raftopoulos (Research Director, Solidarity Peace Trust) and Dr
Ashwin Desai (CSR, University of Johannesburg) on the merits and
demerits of electoral democracy (Title to be confirmed).
Public welcome: All meetings will be held in the Anthropology Seminar
Room (D-Ring 506) on the Kingsway Campus (former RAU), and will start at
16.00. Those coming from outside the UJ are advised to enter the campus
through Gate 2 on Ditton Avenue and to park in Car Park B. It may be
helpful to show this invitation to the guard on duty.
For more information and for papers available in advance, please visit
http://www.uj.ac.za/csr. Organised by the Centre for Sociological
Research with the Department of Anthropology and Development Studies.
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