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Louise du Toit

South Africa
Department of Philosophy
Stellenbosch University
Fellow, Visiting scholar:
  • 2017 Second Semester
  • 2020 Second Semester
  • 2021 First Semester

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The brutal police killing of George Floyd in America on 25 May 2020 has led to global mass protest action through the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement against police brutality and other institutionalized...
Challenges confronting our contemporary world like terrorism, populism, and religious pluralism recommend revisiting Gandhi’s concept of satyagraha. Both this concept as well as his ecumenical opening...
This is a team project within the Crossing Borders theme. Coordinators: Hans Lindahl (Tilburg) and Louise Du Toit (Stellenbosch) Description: There is widespread agreement that the enormous growth of cross-border...
The unity, integrity, health and prospects of collectives such as states, nations and societies are often imagined in terms of the individual human body. Already for Plato, the just person with an orderly...

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Book/Book Chapter

du Toit, Louise, Ephraim Meir, Ed Noort and Wolfgang Palaver. Eds.. 2023. Nonviolence and Religion. MDPI.

Journal Article

Du Toit, Louise. 2022. Gandhi and the Gender of Nonviolent Resistance. Religions, 13(467), 1–18.

Book review

Du Toit, Louise. 2021. Eithne Dowds: Feminist Engagement with International Criminal Law: Norm Transfer, Complementarity, Rape and Consent. Feminist Legal Studies.

Journal Article

Du Toit, Louise and Jana Vosloo. 2021. When Bodies Speak Differently: Putting Judith Butler in Conversation with Mahatma Gandhi on Nonviolent Resistance. Religions, 12(8), 627.

Journal Article

Du Toit, Louise. 2020. “Die pot kook oral”: NP van Wyk Louw, Johannes Degenaar en Afrikaanse dekolonisering. Tydskrif Vir Geesteswetenskappe, 60(2).


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