Work on the ways in which classifications of people affect the people classified, in particular the ways that individuals think of themselves, and how this affects their actions, and open up or close off...
The main project I undertook at STIAS was a collection of short fictions called 101 Detectives. The collection brings together 11 texts, including some that were revised and completed at STIAS and some...
Modern technology makes use of nearly the entire periodic table of the elements. No country has domestic deposits of all these elements, though some are far richer in this regard than others. In recent...
It is planned to use the time at STIAS to find out whether something like an African type of constitutionalism is developing or whether constitutionalism in Africa develops more or less along the lines...
The general focus is on examining critical issues affecting the promotion of constitutionalism in Africa from a comparative perspective. It will examine issues considered to be particularly problematic...
This project is about South African identity and the key question to be answered would be: what does it mean to be South African as opposed to a white, coloured, African or Indian South African? My methodology...
While DNA contains the genetic information, a large number of different proteins are the ‘workhorses’ in living organisms executing the orders given through the DNA code. In order to function, most...
A joint book manuscript ‘Conjuring majorities: life, infrastructure, and relational politics in the urban South’ (with AbdouMaliq Simone) will be completed. The book will seek to recast debates on...
This proposal forms part of a larger project on economic and social rights in general, and the right to housing in particular. Some jurisdictions are reticent about affording constitutional or even legislative...
Through quasi-inquisitorial procedures for identifying particular subjects as criminals, law at the Cape circa 1795-1810 fashioned hierarchies of criminals in the name of a particular sovereign’s justice....
After fifty years of writing plays the forthcoming stay at STIAS will be used to make a second attempt at writing a novel. The first, now published, was Tsotsi which was written fifty years ago. The current...
In this study the theory of flexibly-bounded rationality which is an extension to the theory of bounded rationality is studied. Rational decision making involves using information which is almost always...