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

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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…

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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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Vacancy: Lecturer (Sociology) – CLOSING DATE 23 August 2021

Vacancy: Lecturer (Sociology) – CLOSING DATE 23 August 2021

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Sociology and Social Anthropology Lecturer (Sociology) (Ref. LSW17/217/0721) For information on the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, please visit our website:http://www0.sun.ac.za/sociology/ Duties: Teaching and...

Azania, Race and the Problem of South African Knowledges

Azania, Race and the Problem of South African Knowledges

2021 Seminar Series.THURSDAY 24 June 2021. 1.00pm – 2.30pm Prof. Joel ModiriAssociate Professor and Head of the Department of Jurisprudence at the University of Pretoria, Faculty of Law AZANIA, RACE AND THE PROBLEM OF SOUTH AFRICAN KNOWLEDGES Abstract: This paper...

Teaching Social Theory in South African Sociology

Teaching Social Theory in South African Sociology

2021 Seminar Series.THURSDAY 22 April 2021. 1.00pm - 2.30pm This roundtable brings together scholars teaching theory in Sociology at five universities. It offers reflections on both the content and the form of teaching theory in and from contemporary South Africa....

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...

Appointment Dr Khayaat Fakier

Appointment Dr Khayaat Fakier

From 1 September 2021 Dr Khayaat Fakier will hold the Prince Claus Chair (PCC) for a period of two years at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), part of Erasmus University Rotterdam. Her thematic focus will be ‘Putting care at the center of equity and...

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...