Eddie Webster honoured with lifetime achievement award

August 11, 2019

Congratulations to Prof Eddie Webster who has been awarded Isidanga by the South African Sociological Association (SASA). This is a lifetime achievement award, according to SASA 'In traditional communities amongst amaXhosa , isidanga was given to elders who were making a significant transition in their lives...Isidanga is a sign of respect because the one who wears it as been acknowledged the important work they have done for the people around them'. 

 

For more on this award, see an article in the Wits Vuvuzela here 

 

Photo credit: Masechaba Kganyapa

 

 

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