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This project explores distributive struggles on the platinum belt in South Africa. Primary, it examines local politics of distribution in platinum-rich traditional authority areas in South Africa’s North...
Literary works by African writers of Asian descent construct the experiences of Asian communities in the western Indian Ocean (East Africa) as counter-narratives that seek to provide alternative and more...
Drawing on my own fieldwork in Ghana as well as secondary sources on West Africa, but also other African countries, this project will explore two challenges in particular. The first concerns the relationship...
I experience contemporary art music as a marriage of two musical cultures, Kiganda of the Baganda in Uganda and the western art music, which have shaped my musical performance and creativity for the last...
The controversial institution in the economic system throughout most of the world is not the market or private property but the employer-employee relationship. In the technical terms of Economics, the...
During the second world war, savings campaigns mobilized the people of the British empire and commonwealth, whether men, women, or children, to make public, individual investments in the war effort. They...
Taking racism as the engine of capitalism, the study of “racial capitalism” offers a potent framework for understanding how racism structures modern life. Yet commentaries about racial capitalism often...
The strategic aim is to prepare a book for publication that describes and explains the vicissitudes of democracy and underdevelopment in Africa and Eastern Europe by method of comparison. The point is...
There is extensive study of pragmatic marker borrowing from Asian languages by speakers of Asian Englishes, without a full exploration of pragmatic markers borrowed from African languages into African...
This project aim to study mechanisms underlying the very high occurrence of type 2 diabetes in black South African Women. This can be possible via collected blood samples from a unique cohort of women...
Myocardial infarction is one of the major causes of death globally. Cell and biomaterial injection therapy is a new and promising treatment for MI. Yet, it has not been fully optimised. Mechanical aspects...
The notion of playing with identity through physical appearance is particularly evident in society. The aim of this project is to consider play as drive for the online production of self. Social media...