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Monday, 1 June 2020
Following Ansla van Bengalen

As part of the Summer School Extension programme, UCT's Centre for Extra-Mural Studies (EMS) hosted Amie Soudien, a curator, writer and researcher, who presented her work on Ansla van Bengalen, a former slave whose life history Soudien has studied. Soudien delivered the lecture, 'Following Ansla van Bengalen: revisiting the histories of enslaved women in the Cape', on 17 July 2019 in UCT's Kramer Building.

Publication Date:
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 - 11:30
Lessons from a record-breaking drought

Multiple perspectives are key to building resilience according to Gina Ziervogel’s latest research into Cape Town’s water crisis.

Publication Date:
Wed, 24 Jul 2019 - 11:15
Butler on Ramaphosa’s rise to president

On Monday 29 July Professor Anthony Butler, of the Department of Political Studies, will present a lecture on Cyril Ramaphosa’s rise to president, exploring how he moved from the margins of politics in the Thabo Mbeki era to the state presidency.

Publication Date:
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 - 18:00
Multimillion rand boost for Africa medicines research

University of Cape Town (UCT) alumnus and former chairman and chief executive of Coca-Cola Neville Isdell has donated $1 242 160 (about R18 million) towards research into the discovery of new medicines for infectious diseases at the university’s Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3D).

Publication Date:
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 - 12:00