Publication

Changing our Worlds - new publication in the STIAS Series

Changing our Worlds – new publication in the STIAS Series

“Our goal was to write a broadly accessible book documenting why and how arts practices foster resilience, and the unique ways arts help people move beyond utilitarian, technically-oriented ways of seeing and being.” This is how STIAS fellow Michelle LeBaron, professor of Law at the University of British Columbia and co-editor of the twelfth volume … [Read more]

STIAS Annual Report 2017 published

STIAS Annual Report 2017 published

The STIAS Annual Report for 2017 has been published and is available electronically on the STIAS website or in print upon request. Click on the image below to page through, or download the PDF version here: For the print version, please contact Ms Maria Mouton by *protected email* or telephone (+27 21 808 2963) with … [Read more]

STIAS fellow Derek Attridge on reading Marlene van Niekerk

STIAS fellow Derek Attridge on reading Marlene van Niekerk

In an article that appeared recently on the website of Public Books titled ‘The Triumph of Afrikaans Fiction’ STIAS fellow Derek Attridge recounts his reading of well-known South African author Marlene van Niekerk’s novel Agaat. The opening paragraphs of the article appear below, followed by a link to the full article. The Triumph of Afrikaans … [Read more]

STIAS now has a Newsletter - edition one available online

STIAS now has a Newsletter – edition one available online

“An expanding family demands (and deserves!) more resources and active communication channels to keep abreast of developments, mutual interests and challenges, as well as achievements. The ever growing STIAS family – now counting close to 700 fellows and many friends – is, of course, no exception”, writes STIAS Director Hendrik Geyer in the foreword of … [Read more]

Joining the dots: why education is key to preserving the planet

Joining the dots: why education is key to preserving the planet

Education empowers young people like Sarah Nasira, a Kenyan pupil leading a class. Reuters/Thomas Mukoya Martin Gustafsson, Stellenbosch University The evidence is clear: education changes lives, in ways that are often not fully understood. For instance, quality education can help you live a longer, healthier life. This is because education equips you to approach health … [Read more]

STIAS Annual Report 2016 published

STIAS Annual Report 2016 published

The STIAS Annual Report for 2016 has been published and is available electronically on the STIAS website or in print upon request. Click on the image below to page through, or click to download a PDF version.   For the print version, please contact Ms Nel-Mari Loock by *protected email* or telephone (+27 21 808 … [Read more]