Exhibition and Discussion - #NoMeCansaré Politics and Aesthetics in Mexico 2012 - 2018

The second event in our Alternatives to Capitalism Series will be in the form of an exhibition and discussion by Dr Helena Chavez, the curator of the exhibition #NoMeCansaré. The exhibition is being hosted by the Society, Work and Politics Institute together with the Centro de Estudios Mexicanos and the Wits School of Arts. #NoMeCansaré [I will not get tired] is an exhibition exploring art and social mobilisation that expresses and shapes present-day demands in Mexico where violence overwhelms and surpasses the government, giving rise to a shapeless and hard-to-define machine of war. Date: 31 July 2019 Time: 6pm Venue: Wits Fine Art postgrad project space, 7th Floor, University Corner (Wits

SWOP Breakfast Seminar Series - Semester 2

We are excited to announce the upcoming Breakfast Seminar's for the second semester of 2019. The Society, Work and Politics Institute hosts the seminars throughout the year, it is a platform for sharing new SWOP research with those inside and outside of the university. Please note that the date for our first breakfast seminar with Naadira Munshi on 'Marikana and its aftermath' has changed. It was initially advertised for the 16th of August, but will not take place one week later on the 23rd of August.

Short article and podcast: South Africa should learn from Brazil about how to tackle ‘hidden hunger’

Brittany Kesselman, a postdoctoral fellow at the Society, Work and Politics Institute, recently published an article with The Conversation on hidden hunger in South Africa. You can read the article below. You can also listen to a podcast related to the article here. South Africa should learn from Brazil about how to tackle ‘hidden hunger’ South Africa faces a double burden of hunger and malnutrition, on the one hand, and obesity with associated non-communicable diseases (NCDs), on the other. In many countries, in both the global North and South, malnutrition and obesity frequently co-exist in the same people. This is a condition known as “hidden hunger”. Hidden hunger is a result of various


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

May 16, 2018

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