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Statement over Racist Incident at Huis Marais: Sunday 15 May 2022

The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Stellenbosch University wishes to add its voice to those emanating from our institution, the country and across the globe condemning the racist incident that transpired at Huis Marais on Sunday 15 May. The...

The Archive of Possibilities

By Efua Prah. Article originally published on ALICE news on 16.03.2022 When we think of Africa, what story dominates? Whilst we have been expertly cautioned about the dangers of a single story, the popular narratives of the lumbering economic giant, or the...

AUDIO: Changing conversations about women’s reproductive health

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on 8 March. In this podcast, Dr Efua Prah from the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology talks about why we need to change the conversations about women’s reproductive health which is still considered a taboo subject in some societies.

VIDEO: Unpacking the events at Hoerskool Jan Vilijoen

This week we have seen images of parents and community members of different races clash outside Hoerskool Jan Vilijoen. But there are so many things going on in our society around this it is a conversation around transformation, around inclusion it’s about a lot more...

VACANCY: DSI/NRF SARChI Chair (Closing Date: 12 November 2021)

Stellenbosch UniversityFaculty of Arts and Social Sciences Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology DSI/NRF SARChI Chair in the Sociology of Land, Environment and Sustainable Development Four-year term from 2022, with the possibility of renewal for a further...

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...

SEMINAR: Teaching Social Theory in South African Sociology

SEMINAR: 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....