How do parliaments think about sexualities, sexual citizenship, sexual rights and sexual norms over time and space within the African continent? What factors affect, shape, challenge and change the thinking...
The challenge of economic growth for middle income countries includes technological upgrading, which, in turn, demands expansion and improvement of the higher education and science system. Emerging economies...
The South African flora and fauna have been studied by a number of Swedish naturalists the last 250 years. Some of them, Sparrman and Thunberg in the 1770s and the Swedish South Africa Expedition in 1950–1951,...
While at STIAS Jane Taylor will be launching creative/intellectual projects involving object theatre and puppetry arts. The broad collective of scholarship that she is establishing is LOKO – The...
The STIAS Effects of Race project project will address major gaps in our knowledge on race thinking and racialism. The project is informed by the need for further research and reflection on “race,”...
After writing five novels, a collection of short stories and a musical, which largely drew from South Africa’s troubled past, I will use the period at STIAS to write a semi-autobiographical (or novelized)...
Time at STIAS will be devoted to the final updating and revision of a syllabus entitled “The International Protection of Human Rights: A Critical Approach”, which was used in 2015 at the College of...
This project is part of a longer-term research agenda, which interrogates the legitimacy and authority of international criminal law. It is this context that will frame my enquiry into two main questions: What...
One of the key tasks of my stay at STIAS will be to work on a project that addresses the normative and institutional basis of what Hannah Arendt calls “the right to have rights”. The fact that struggles...
The splitting of one biological species into two, speciation, is a central process in evolutionary biology. Because species are defined as reproductive communities that are isolated from one another, speciation...
Patients with homozygous beta thalassemia have complex clinical complications due to the need for blood transfusions and iron overload. Liver pathology due to the latter and a high prevalence of hepatitis...
Sepsis kills over six million children in the developing world every year, many of those die at home and thus it is believed that a distributed, community‐based intervention would be most effective in...