My research project, which is within the broader academic context of my scholarship in the field of Arab culture, specifically concentrates on the topic of Arab-Jewish culture, the study of which was triggered...
The third volume concluding my comprehensive, novel history of South-African/Afrikaans literature explores the period from the 1930s onwards. Disentangled from pressures understandably faced by South-African...
The false codling moth (FCM) is a key quarantine pest in Africa. Agricultural exports infested by the pest are unacceptable in the international markets, causing losses of millions of US dollars in foreign...
Around the world, gender inequality continues to shape individual opportunities, families, and societies. Among adults ages 25-34, five million more women are in poverty than men. The World Economic Forum...
This research project presents an ethnography and political economy of different spaces – cinemas, film festivals, websites, and other public spaces – where African films are screened, as well as an...
Although an African Union Comprehensive Strategy Guide for Disaster Risk Reduction (AUDRR) exists, escalating natural disasters continue to aggravate livelihood insecurity across the continent, particularly...
Increasingly, philosophy of religion is charged with failing to admit its Eurocentric character. The field typically remains preoccupied with either an ahistorical, Christian theism or the ‘religious...
Why and how did we (Homo sapiens) evolve into a species that is dependent on its ‘brains’ rather than its ‘brawn’ for our survival and successful spread across the globe? This is an old question,...
Among the many ramifications of quantum computation for apparently distant fields of study are its implications for the notion of mathematical proof. When we think about mathematical proof we usually mean...
Citizenship on Catfish Row focuses on three seminal works in the history of American culture: the first great film, D. W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation (1915); the first musical film, Oscar Hammerstein...
Thrombosis is closely linked to aneurysm evolution. In some cases, the presence of a clot can accelerate the time to aneurysm rupture while in others, it can stabilise the aneurysm and prevent rupture....
The decision by the South African Parliament in February 2018 to review the constitutional property clause possibly allowing for expropriation without compensation has fervently brought the land question...