The Centre for Civil Society and Powerfest: Festival of Powerful Ideas – Confessions of an Economic Hitman

2018-03-28 - 2018-03-28

2018 Free Film and Popcorn Serie FILM: Confessions of an Economic Hitman DURATION: 45 Minutes followed by discussion DATE: Wednesday 28 March 2018 TIME: 12h30 – 14h00 VENUE: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN   An exposé by self-confessed economic hit man, John Perkins whose job was to convince the political […]

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Awareness Seminar: Sexwork in South Africa: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health

2018-03-28 - 2018-03-28

In commemoration of Human Rights Month, the Corporate Relations Division invites you to attend an awareness seminar on SEXWORK IN SOUTH AFRICA: IMPLICATIONS FOR SEXUAL VIOLENCE & PUBLIC HEALTH. According to the Sexual Offences Act 1957 – sex work, brothel-keeping and procuring, and other activities related to prostitution are prohibited. The term “prostitution” is in itself contested. […]

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Awareness Seminar: Trafficking in Persons (TiP) & Violence Against Women and Children in South Africa

2018-03-27 - 2018-03-27

In commemoration of Human Rights Month, the Corporate Relations Division invites you to attend an awareness seminar on TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (TIP) & VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN SOUTH AFRICA.  In 2018, when one may consider the idea of Human Trafficking a terrible myth, the reality of this practice is not only real, but […]

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CCS and School of Social Sciences Seminar: Hearing Africa Speak Again – Amilcar Cabral’s Seven Theses

2018-03-27 - 2018-03-27

Centre for Civil Society and International Relations, School of Social Sciences Seminar: Hearing Africa Speak Again – Amilcar Cabral’s Seven Theses on the African Predicament Today Speaker: Professor Siphamandla Zondi Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018 Time: 13h00 – 14h00 Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN Topic:   The question of the […]

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CCS: Of Corruption and Commissions but no Conclusions Seminar Series 2017 / 2018 – The Moerane Commission

2018-03-15 - 2018-03-15

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 of public monies, to control and manipulate public opinion and attention, to avoid political accountability […]

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CCS Seminar: Contested Rights and Spaces in the City: The Case of Refugee Reception Offices in South Africa

2018-03-13 - 2018-03-13

Speaker: Jay Johnson Date: Tuesday 13 March 2018 Time: 13h00 – 14h00   Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN   Topic: South African cities continue to experience high levels of mobility and diversity and contentious politics over rights in the city. For refugees and asylum seekers, such contention involves conflicts […]

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Pilots, Checklists and Saving Lives

2018-03-09 - 2018-03-09

The Department of Family Medicine invites you to an academic meeting featuring Professor Mergan Naidoo. Professor Mergan Naidoo is an Associate Professor and Head: Clinical unit in the Discipline of Family Medicine at UKZN and Wentworth Hospital. He is also currently the Academic Leader for Teaching and Learning in the School of Nursing and Public Health […]

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Workshop: Incorporating Health Advocacy into the Health Sciences Curriculum

2018-03-08 - 2018-03-08

College of Health Science’s Dean: Teaching and Learning in partnership with Wits Rural Health Advocacy Group invites you to a workshop: Incorporating Health Advocacy into the Health Sciences Curriculum Date    : Thursday, 8th March 2018Time   : 09h00-13h00Venue : Telematics Boardroom, Govan Mbeki Building, Westville campus RSVP to Melissa Manuel by 6th March, manuelm@ukzn.ac.za     […]

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University Community Engagement – Its Evolving Nature, Applications and a Potential Theoretical Perspective

2018-03-06 - 2018-03-06

Invitation to attend a Community Engagement presentation: Title: University Community Engagement – its evolving nature, applications and a potential theoretical perspective Date: 6 March 2018 Time: 14h00 – 15h00  Venue:  School of Education – Pietermaritzburg Campus, Room 62. Facilitator: Professor Julia Preece  (presentation and discussion – 30 minutes each). Coordinated by Dr Zamo Hlela with assistance […]

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Statistics for Medical Scientists by Professor Vivienne Russell

2018-03-05 - 2018-03-06

Professor Russell is in the Department of Human Biology at the University of Cape Town, and is also a fractional Professor in the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences at the College of Health Sciences, University of Kwazulu-Natal. Her research field is neuroscience in which she focuses on animal models of brain disorders. Projects […]

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