Seminars 2009

Thursday 19 March
VASHNA JAGARNATH
“Reading an Archive Focussed on Its Archivist - the Case of Mohandas Gandhi

Thursday 2 April
CONNY VAN HEEMSTRA
"The Economics of Climate Change"

Thursday 23 April
LEIGH STADLER
Past and Present Patterns of Food Cultivation and Consumption in Grahamstown: A Reflection of a Global Food Crisis?
and
LILIAN KAPLAN
Blood, sweat and tears – An historical overview of the legislation surrounding South African sex workers

Thursday 7 May
JAI CLIFFORD-HOLMES
The dilemma of water as a `merit good´ versus water asa basic right in post-apartheid South Africa:
a case study of Grahamstown
and
SHANNON HEINE
Neoconservatives: Fascist, Liberals `mugged by reality´ or `democratic imperialists´? Placing neoconservatism on the political spectrum

Thursday 14 May
THERESA EDLMANN
The psychosocial impact of South African Defence Force conscripts’ experiences of militarism, racism and trauma

Thursday 21 May
CHAUNETTA JONES
Siyaphumelela: Conflicts of Care and the Negotiation of HIV/AIDS Treatment in Grahamstown, South Africa

Thursday 4 June
PROFESSOR PAUL MAYLAM
Archetypal hero or living saint? Thoughts on the veneration of Nelson Mandela

Thursday 30 July
SIMONE KERSEBOOM:
Foundational myths of post-1994 South Africa: retrieving 'memories' through dead bodies

Thursday 6 August
DR COLIN BARR: Ave Maria Uni, USA : Ireland's spiritual empire, the British Empire, and the Cape Colony

Thursday 20 August
CARLA TSAMPIRAS:
High-Risks! Homosexuals, Haitians, Haemophiliacs, Heroine-Users and 'Ho's: Medical Science and HIV in South Africa

Thursday 3 September
KYLIE VAN ZYL: A clear and present danger?: Eastern Cape media responses to the South African cholera epidemic of 1980-82

Thursday 21 September
PROFESSOR GARY BAINES: De La Rey Rides (Yet) Again : Afrikaner Identity Politics and Nostalgia in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Thursday 1 October
PROF ANDREW MANSON: The formation, eclipse and re-discovery of Oorlam identity: the cases of the Welgeval and Bethlehem African Oorlams in the Rustenburg region c.1860-2005

Thursday 15 October
DR ALAN KIRKALDY: Klaas Koen: Identity and Belonging in the Berlin Mission Society during the late nineteenth century

Thursday 29 November
JAI CLIFFORD-HOLMES: Grahamstown’s hydropolitics in an era of cost recovery, commodification and apartheid decline
and
SHANNON HEINE: Neoconservatism: a fascist phenomenon

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