This account of the |Xam language—from the !Ui branch of the TUU family— is envisaged as a contribution that will help to restore part of South Africa’s intangible cultural heritage; enrich our understanding...
This novel will blend a sequence of narratives, set at various turning points in the history of the British Virgin Islands from 1807 To present day, concerned with the themes of body and work, individual...
“Biology is the science of life. And yet, biologists have largely stopped to care about life itself. Many biologists think this is a good thing too. We argue the opposite in our book. A biology that...
Combining insights from political theology, postcolonial and critical race theories, this project interrogates the contemporary relation between religion and politics through an exploration of Jacques...
Hospitality has become an increasingly important theme in the contemporary discourse of migration. Discourses and practices of hospitality produce varying contingencies of welcome between and within different...
The project is based primarily on a book manuscript under contract with Routledge Press: Citizenship in a Globalized World. This book articulates an “outward-looking” conception of citizenship that...
In general South African historiography has been marked by constant emphasis on apartheid, black resistance and formal Afrikaner politics has. Important as these may be, it has led historians to neglect...
While at STIAS, I plan to complete a long-standing data analysis of large bodies of archaeological, paleontological, and climatological data in order to gain a comprehensive understanding of the evolution...
My project focuses on water and sanitation through the technologies that provide them, as a highly specific material index for abstract sensibilities about what constitutes a “proper” and dignified...
What influence does living or working in a special area, an area delimited –even if informally – from its surroundings, have on those inside and those outside this special area? In South Africa,...
This project addresses how, and how early, racial and gender biases emerge in young children and how they are shaped by the linguistic and social communities (families, schools, neighborhoods) in which...
This is a proposal that seeks to advance a new interpretation of the history of the formation of ideas and institutions of the Executive branch of government. The working hypothesis is that the rise of...