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...
The multivalent opportunities provided by the post-apartheid policy-led transforming cultural scene saw an intensification of cultural activities mushrooming throughout the country. In relation to musical...
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...
Cervical cancer is globally the third most common cancer in women, and in South Africa it is more common than breast cancer. Cervical cancer is caused by human papilloma virus (HPV) and both HPV vaccination...
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...
Promotion of well-being and healthy lives is the third goal of the United Nations Organization Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) (United Nations Organization, 2015) and as such well-being has become a...
Prostate cancer (PC) is a common and very heterogeneous disease ranging from slow-growing tumours to aggressive tumours with lethal outcome. Obesity and related lifestyle factors have been hypothesised...
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...
The project concerns the availability, adequacy and access to social protection of three selected vulnerable migrant categories, i.e.: (i) migrants exposed to climate or environmental change; (ii) migrants...
My study of modern knowledge societies draws on earlier investigations: First, a collection of essays offering the idea of The Knowledge Society (1986) edited by Gernot Böhme and myself and my monograph...