Seminar: Towards a transformative democracy: A South African Perspective of a Democratic Concept…

2017-09-28 - 2017-09-28

INVITATION TO SEMINAR  Towards a transformative democracy: A South African perspective of a democratic concept given the rationality standard and the separation of powers attitude? In a current political climate of South Africa’s crisis, the topic forms the backbone for the understanding of the fight between legislature; executive and judiciary. The topic draws from recent […]

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CCS Seminar: Contemplating Négritude and Black Consciousness in Twenty-first Century South Africa

2017-09-27 - 2017-09-27

Great African Thinkers Seminar Series 2017 / 2018 Facilitator: Dr Mvu Ngcoya In most South African universities, African philosophers and thinkers are pushed to the flanks of contemporary thought and practice. The few that make cameo appearances in course outlines, often occupy the soft world of culture, not political economy, science, philosophy, law, history, etc. […]

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Business Forum: Radical Transformation and its impact on Business

2017-09-21 - 2017-09-21

You are cordially invited to attend a Business Forum hosted by the UKZN Graduate School of Business & Leadership in partnership with Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN) where panellists Mr Sihle Zikalala (MEC: Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs); Dr Abdulla Kader (Adjunct Lecturer: Graduate School of Business and Leadership, UKZN) and Mr Mncane Mthunzi (President: Black Management Forum (BMF) )  will […]

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CCS Seminar: Race, Cricket and Nation in Post-apartheid South Africa and Reflections on the King Commission

2017-09-20 - 2017-09-20

Of Corruption and Commissions but no Conclusions Seminar Series 2017 / 2018   Background   South Africa has seen a number of Commissions of Inquiry in the post-apartheid era. Dale McKinley has posed the question: ‘Commissions of Inquiry or Omission?’ McKinley’s concern is ‘whether Commissions have achieved anything other than to soak up large amounts […]

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Public Talk: Decoherence and the Quantum Theory of the Classical by Wojciech Zurek

2017-09-18 - 2017-09-18

The School of Chemistry and Physics invites you to a Public Talk by Wojciech Hubert Zurek of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA, entitled Decoherence and the Quantum Theory of the Classical   DATE: Monday 18 September 2017   VENUE: Science and Technology Education Centre, H1, Westville Campus   TIME: 16h30 for 17h00   Please refer […]

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Centre for Civil Society Seminar: Everyday Forms of Resistance in Durban

2017-09-01 - 2017-09-01

Speaker: Shauna Mottiar Date: Friday 1 September 2017 Time: 13h00-14h00 Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN Topic:    South Africa has high levels of social protest the insurrectionary nature of which have earned it the label ‘a rebellion of the poor’ (Alexander, 2010). What is not frequently considered however is […]

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National Science Week Public Lecture by Professor Colleen Downs

2017-08-11 - 2017-08-11

In celebration of National Science Week The College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science invites you to a Public Lecture by Professor Colleen Downs: Persistence of wildlife in urban areas – a KwaZulu-Natal Perspective Date: Friday 11 August Time: 13h00-14h00 Venue: Colin Webb Hall, Pietermaritzburg Campus Rsvp: Please refer to attachment for further details. […]

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Student Entrepreneurship Week

2017-07-31 - 2017-08-03

The College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science and UKZN InQubate will be running Student Entrepreneurship Week from 31 July – 3 August 2017. Hear first-hand from Entrepreneurs about their businesses, meet incubators and learn about pursuing entrepreneurship as a career. […]

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Centre for Civil Society and Right2Know Campaign Seminar: The Right to Protest

2017-07-27 - 2017-07-27

Speakers: Mhlobo Gunguluzi and Thabane Miya  Date: Thursday 27 July 2017 Time: 13h00-14h00 Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN   Topic: This seminar focuses on the Right to Protest and considers the following: What constitutes a protest? Who can protest? What are the laws around protesting? Expanding on Section 17 […]

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Intimate Moments with Nelson Mandela: Photographic Exhibition

2017-07-18 - 2017-07-21

The Alan Paton Centre & Struggle Archives of the University of KwaZulu – Natal Special Collections will be celebrating Mandela Day on 18 July 2017. A photographic exhibition of Nelson Mandela will be displayed in the Alan Paton Centre & Struggle Archives. Date: 18 July to 21 July 2017 Time: 09h00 to 16h00 Venue: Seminar […]

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