A quarter century into democratic South Africa, it is a truism that Apartheid’s forms remain present in various ways. ‘Queer Transitions’ asks how sexuality has mediated the contradictory processes...
This project engages with the notion of “recognition” as a crucial moral, political, and theological category. Given experiences of misrecognition and non–recognition, the “struggle for recognition”...
Spinal cord injury unproportionable occurs in young adults with devastating consequences for their physical, mental, social and professional life. It also represents a large financial burden to society...
Settling Nature documents the widespread ecological warfare practiced by the state of Israel. Recruited to the front lines are fallow deer, gazelles, wild asses, griffon vultures, pine trees, and cows—on...
Is a humanist intellectual with a popular audience more likely to be a credentialed expert or an autodidact? Is such an intellectual a professional or an amateur? My proposed book considers these questions...
Increasingly, from the later part of the fifteenth century, European traders and travellers had seen people and places in sub-Saharan Africa. Africans, living in coastal communities or along major rivers,...
The Anglophone diaspora arose during the period we identify as the Anthropocene. From 1780 to 1930 English speakers rocketed from 12m to 200m through language migration and Anglophone settlements in Australasia,...
The purpose of this work is to explore the role of Commissions; interrogate existing Commission discourses; examine the power of Commissions and their place in law and governance; investigate the global...
Some forms of death are the result of internal “programmed” causes. Such programmed mortality is so widespread that it appears to be a general evolutionary constraint. Life seems governed by...
Oral diseases are among the most common and among the most neglected diseases of mankind. The disease burden is largely unknown to public health decision–makers; the significant impact of bad oral...
This project will be a comprehensive review of the rare earth elements (REE) . These contemporary metallic elements are the basis of electronic gadgets, luminescent materials, magnets and electric vehicles....
Apart from foregrounding political economy, I will use a transdispclinary approach to explore food and eating in the South African imaginary, in globalised foodscapes, in national and local contexts, and...