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...
Marine mammals are good indicators of ocean health, reflecting the state of the marine ecosystem. They play vital roles in maintaining ecosystem functioning and assist in climate change mitigation. But...
“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...
Black Archives and Intellectual Histories brings together a range of scholars from South Africa, the continent at large and the black diaspora whose work has transformed our thinking about black intellectual...
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...
Plants produce myriad of compounds with various biological properties. The structural configuration of plant metabolites has been directly correlated to its biological activity. Geometrical isomers are...
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,...
This research is a part of a larger project: a book on a philosophical account of human freedom, drawing strongly on the German philosopher Immanuel Kant. The first part of the book will cover the metaphysics...