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South Africa: anthropology or anthropologies?
(American Anthropological Association, 2015)
A direct result of South Africa’s specific history has been the extraordinary significance of its contested, if not conflicting, political and ideological positions on anthropology’s South African trajectories. This was ...
Against trauma: silence, victimhood, and (photo-) voice in Northern Namibia
The article shows how the discourses of trauma, victimhood and silence regarding local agency contributed to the production of the nationalist master narrative in postcolonial Namibia. However, I point out repositories of ...
From ‘to die a tribe and be born a nation’ towards ‘culture, the foundation of a nation’: the shifting politics and aesthetics of Namibian nationalism
(Otjivanda Presse, 2015)
Namibia’s postcolonial nationalist imaginary is by no means homogeneous. Overall, however, it is conspicuous that as Namibia celebrates her twenty-fifth anniversary of independence, national identity is no longer defined ...
Health inequality in South Africa: a systematic review
This study presents a review of key empirical studies on health inequalities in South Africa with the aim of contributing to a comparative examination of social inequalities in health across different countries in Europe ...
Ons is Boesmans: commentary on the naming of Bushmen in the southern Kalahari
(National Inquiry Services Centre, 2015)
This paper examines academic debates about the nomenclature of the San in light of recent ethnographic data. Academic debates centre around two aspects: the apparent complicity of the term “bushman” in construing the San ...