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  • Apartheid's university: Notes on the renewal of the Enlightenment 

    Lalu, Premesh (CODESRIA, 2007)
    This paper sets to work on strategies for forging new and critical humanities at the institutional site of the university that appears to be trapped in the legacies of apartheid. The paper suggests that the university's ...
  • Contesting the food system in South Africa: issues and opportunities 

    Greenberg, Stephen (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    This report widens the debate about food production and distribution in South Africa to consider some of the entrenched power dynamics that shape the way these happen, and to consider whether a more radical transformation ...
  • Eleventh annual Julius Nyerere memorial lecture in 2014 

    Popular Education South Africa; Walters, Shirley (University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    The event included a live performance by Jana Natya Manch (The People’s Theatre Group), also known as Janam (Birth). Janam has created original plays for the past 40 years; they have performed more than 8000 times in over ...
  • Factors influencing the career choice of undergraduate students at a historically disadvantaged South African university 

    Abrahams, Fatima; Jano, Rukhsana; van Lill, Burger (IP Publishing, 2015)
    During the apartheid years in South Africa, career guidance amongst disadvantaged learners was largely absent and, for many, career choices were limited and governed by politics. Despite South Africa having celebrated ...
  • ‘It’s just taking our souls back’: discourses of apartheid and race 

    Bock, Zannie; Hunt, Sally (2015)
    Although apartheid officially ended in 1994, the issue of race as a primary identity marker has continued to permeate many aspects of private and public life in post-apartheid South Africa. This paper seeks to understand ...
  • Journals and other publications 

    Mayibuye Centre, UWC (UWC Robben Island Mayibuye Archives, 2015)
    This guide provides a list of journals, newspapers and periodicals housed at the UWC-Robben Island Mayibuye Archives. The guide provides the names of various publications, as well as start and end dates and their location.
  • The legacies of the Natives Land Act of 1913 

    Hall, Ruth (Stellenbosch University, 2014)
    Looking back at the century since the promulgation of the Natives Land Act, it can be argued that it shaped the trajectories of most South Africans’ lives. It expelled black people from the land into crowded reserves and ...
  • Molecular genetic identification of skeletal remains of apartheid activists in South Africa 

    Davison, Sean; Benjeddou, Mongi; D'Amato, Maria Eugenia (Academic Journals, 2008)
    The Truth and Reconciliation Commission made significant progress in examining abuses committed during the apartheid era in South Africa. Despite information revealed by the commission, a large number of individuals remained ...
  • Negotiating race and belonging in a post-apartheid South Africa: Bernadette’s stories 

    Bock, Zannie (Kings College, Univ. of London, 2014)
    Although apartheid officially ended in 1994, race as a primary marker of identity has continued to permeate many aspects of private and public life in a post-apartheid South Africa. This paper explores how race is ...
  • Regina Isaacs Catalogue 

    Mayibuye Centre, UWC (UWC Robben Island Mayibuye Archives, 2015)
    This guide provides a list of documents contained in the Regina Isaacs collection at the Mayibuye centre.
  • Sport and recreation on Robben Island 

    Keim, Marion; Bouah, Lyndon (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    The article provides insight into an important part of South Africa’s sport history that has not been explored yet: What was the role sport and recreation played on Robben Island in the days when it served as political ...
  • Transitivity and the narrator's role in selected TRC testimonies 

    Bock, Zannie; Duncan, Paul (Stellenbosch University, 2006)
    This paper seeks to explore how two different narrators at a hearing of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) represent the same set of events. With the use of analytical concepts and frameworks drawn ...
  • When was South African history ever postcolonial? 

    Lalu, Premesh (History Department, UWC, 2008)
    In this article I argue that what enabled affiliation to the larger political project against apartheid was precisely the production of a subject that was always, and necessarily, threaded through a structure of racial ...
  • ‘Why can’t race just be a normal thing?’ Entangled discourses in the narratives of young South Africans 

    Bock, Zannie (Kings College, Univ. of London, 2015)
    Although apartheid officially ended in 1994, race as a primary marker of identity hascontinued to permeate many aspects of private and public life post-apartheid. For young people growing up in the ‘new’ South Africa, the ...