November 12, 2019

Dineo Skosana, a researcher at the Society, Work and Politics Institute, recently published a short article in The Conversation about her research into grave relocations and dispossession by mining corporations in South Africa:

Dispossession in South Africa is associate...

October 29, 2019

The Violent States, States of Violence Research Project at the University of the Witwatersrand invites applications from MA students for scholarships in the field of violence studies for the 2020 academic year. 

For the full call for scholarships click here 

For the full...

October 27, 2019

Brittany Kesselman's latest article in The Conversation in the right to food in South Africa

Fifty-four percent of South Africans are hungry or at risk of hunger. Hunger affects people’s health, as well as their ability to live full and productive lives. That’s why hung...

October 8, 2019

Three new SWOP Working Papers are now available for download. The three papers were launched together at the SWOP Breakfast Seminar on the 4th of October 2019.  The papers are available for download by clicking on the titles listed below. 

These three papers a...

October 7, 2019

Join us for the launch of Joseph Mujere's book ' Land, Migration and Belonging: A History of the Basotho in Southern Rhodesia c 1890-1960s'.  A new history of the Basotho migrants in Zimbabwe, written by Jospeh Mujere, that illuminates identity politics, African agency...

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