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Undergraduate sociology and social anthropology modules are taken as part of a degree programmes; each programme prescribes the specific modules…

Postgraduate

Postgraduate studies in Sociology or Social Anthropology at Stellenbosch embed students in a community of scholars who are critical, enthusiastic and supportive of each other…

Short Courses

The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology invites you to enrol for our second semester SAQA accredited short courses in Social Research Methods…

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Celebrating Rob Pattman

Celebrating Rob Pattman

2021 Seminar Series. THURSDAY 8 April 2021. 1.00-2.30pm Rob retired after 10 years at Stellenbosch and a long career in Southern Africa and the UK. This event celebrates his scholarly interventions as a researcher, teacher, mentor and colleague. Featuring Rob’s...

OP-ED: What’s needed to boot GBV out of the military

OP-ED: What’s needed to boot GBV out of the military

By Lindy Heinecken. First published in the Mail & Guardian on 19 March 2021 (page 26). Transformation in how SANDF personnel are socialised into becoming soldiers will happen when women and men assertively reject the expected mimicry of masculinity. CLICK DOWNLOAD...