Soweto launch of ‘Rioting and Writing’

A group of wits Fallist writers launched their book book ‘Rioting and Writing: Diaries of the Wits Fallists’ at the Morris Isaacson High School in Soweto last weekend. The launch saw a conversation between Fees Must Fall, local high school students and 1976 student activists, with poetry, song and music. The book launch was attended by many learners from Morris Isaacson and Naledi schools in Soweto. Some of the school students, who had read the book beforehand commented to applause. Comments included: ''The students made history, and then they made it in the other sense by writing their own history of what they did” “If I manage to get a bursary next year I’ll definitely be a Fallist” Antoin

2017 SASA Congress

The South African Sociological Association (SASA) has arranged temporary open access to articles by South African authors in Current Sociology in the lead up to our 2017 SASA Congress. FEATURED ARTICLES: Sociology and inequalities in post-apartheid South Africa: A critical review, Mokong Simon Mapadimeng Critical engagement in fields of power: Cycles of sociological activism in post-apartheid South Africa, Karl von Holdt Fear of numbers’: Reflections on the South African case, Gerhard Maré Race, attitudes and behaviour in racially-mixed, low-income neighbourhoods in Cape Town, South Africa, Singumbe Muyeba, Jeremy Seekings The social uses of the law at a Soweto garbage dump: Reclaim


New book from the Hidden Voices Series - Flashes in Her Soul: The Life of Jabu Ndlovu

May 16, 2018

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