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...
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...
The process of transforming agriculture in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is, especially for policymakers and decisionmakers, highly complex. It represents a major challenge for governments...
This project centres on South Africa’s first illustrated magazine Libertas (1940 -1946) a vehicle of anti-Fascist advocacy and propaganda for pro-Allied engagement in WW2. Constance Stuart was the magazine’s...
Challenges confronting our contemporary world like terrorism, populism, and religious pluralism recommend revisiting Gandhi’s concept of satyagraha. Both this concept as well as his ecumenical opening...
This application is the first part of a larger long-term project on the establishment of an Academy of Global Humanities. Responding to a sense of political, economic and environmental crisis, scholars...
Strategies promoting social protection for agricultural growth have been remarkably successful in some countries (mainly Asian countries) but not in others (mainly African countries). However, Governments...
Before the 2017 election, Kenya’s President declared the minority ethnic Makonde community recognised as ‘the 43rd tribe of Kenya’. Unbeknown to them, in 2009 the National Bureau of Statistics had...
This book project in four parts intends to study how people, coming from a centuries-old orality, act in a context of copyright introduced by colonial and postcolonial authority. I seek to understand how...
Every knowledge-based discipline proceeds trough history by coining new terms. In the present project we shall study one of the most iconic terms in biology: the cell. The word “cell” comes from the...