25 Years

Past Events

ICGC Brown Bag
Nov
11
2016

A revolution of brick and concrete: infrastructure as imaginary of social transformation after apartheid

Event Time: Fri, 11/11/2016 - 2:45pm

Presented by Bernard Dubbeld

  Departments of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Stellenbosch University     Abstract: Abstract: Some within the ruling African National Congress speak of South Africa as in a “two... Click here to read more
ICGC Brown Bag
Nov
04
2016

Lethal bureaucracy: capital punishment, documents and their afterlives

Event Time: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 12:00pm

Presented by Bianca van Laun

University of the Western Cape

Abstract:This paper proposes a reading of the functioning of the bureaucratic systems in South Africa during the 1960s that processed an condemned individual from the point...

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ICGC South Asia Seminar Series
Nov
02
2016

Book Discussion on "Unconditional Equality"

Event Time: Wed, 11/02/2016 - 4:00pm

Wednesday, November 2

Book Discussion on Unconditional Equality

Ajay Skaria, University of Minnesota

Recommended reading: http://permanent-black.blogspot.com/2016/06/the-religion-of-gandhi-...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
28
2016

Identities, Cultures, and Education in ‘Economically Liberalized’ India

Event Time: Fri, 10/28/2016 - 12:00pm

Identities, Cultures, and Education in ‘Economically Liberalized’  India

Presented by Nina Asher

Department of Curriculum &Instruction 

Abstract: 

Postcolonialism and globalization are...

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ICGC South Asia Seminar Series
Oct
26
2016

South Asia Seminar: “Performing Violence: Politics through Feminist Theatre

Event Time: Wed, 10/26/2016 - 3:30pm

Presented by A. Mangai 

Department of English, Stella Maris College 

A. Mangai is the pseudonym of Dr. V. Padma and the author of the groundbreaking book, Acting Up: Gender and Theatre in...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
21
2016

Imagining the Buried Alhambra: Sea and Rubble In Cape Town's Cinematic Nostalgia

Event Time: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 12:00pm

Imagining the Buried Alhambra: Sea and Rubble In Cape Town's Cinematic Nostalgia 

Presented by Fernanda Pinto de Almeida 

Flagship for Critical Thought on African Humanities, university of the Western Cape

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ICGC Special Event
Oct
20
2016

Reflections on Portuguese Colonialism, the Liberation Struggle and Mozambique’s Socialist Project: A Conversation Between Luis Bernardo Honwana and Allen Isaacman

Event Time: Thu, 10/20/2016 - 5:15pm

Luis Bernardo Honwana is a Mozambican author of the heralded short story We killed Mangy-Dog as well as numerous other publications. During the colonial period he was one of a small number of writers, poets and painters...

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ICGC Special Event
Oct
20
2016

A Triad of Community, Development, and Postapartheid Urban Presence in Cape Town: Somerset Lakes, Siyanyanzela and a Museum @ Sea

Event Time: Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:00pm

Presented by Leslie Witz and Noeleen Murray

University of the Western Cape and University of the Witwatersrand

Noëleen Murray and Leslie Witz are academics at the University of...

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ICGC South Asia Seminar Series
Oct
19
2016

Book Discussion on Relocating Modern Science: Circulation and the Construction of Knowledge in South Asia and Europe, 1650-1900

Event Time: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 3:30pm

Wednesday, October 19

Book Discussion on Relocating Modern Science: Circulation and the Construction of Knowledge in South Asia and Europe, 1650-1900

Kapil Raj, Ecole des Hautes Eudes en Sciences Sociales...

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Oct
18
2016

Nonconformity in Africa’s Cultural History

Event Time: Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:30pm

ICGC welcomed back our alumnus, Derek Peterson, who is professor of History and Afro-American and African Studies at the University of Michigan. His scholarly work concerns the intellectual and cultural history of eastern Africa. Derek's most...

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