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...
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...
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...
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...
An award-winning journalist working for a British-owned newspaper, investigates a series of killings that appear to be politically-related; the more he does so, the more he and his associates are threatened,...
Identity conflicts abound globally. Africa is no exception, and the Horn of Africa seems to have had more than its fair share. Ethiopia was at war with its neighbour, Somalia, and with its erstwhile province,...
Federalism is arguably one of the less explored subjects in African political studies. Some may argue that the poor run of the system of government on the continent, or its outright unworkability and failure...
Despite the serious health problems that South Africa has faced in recent decades, including the HIV/AIDS epidemic, detailed information on the health of the nation’s population has not been collected...
“This project will bring together original, recently completed empirical work examining cultural and media dimensions of three key facets of contemporary consumer culture in the global south, with...