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Ingrid Jonker prize winner gives free reading
The Centre for Extra-Mural Studies will host a free reading by the winner of the 2018 Ingrid Jonker Prize for a debut collection of poetry. Come and hear Sindiswa Busuku Mathese read from her book Loud and Yellow Laughter at 6 pm on Friday 25 May in...
Six flags to watch by Clem Sunter
One of Summer School's most popular lecturers, Clem Sunter, revisits the high road/low road scenario for South Africa, citing six important flags to watch.
CUITO CUANAVALE – BURIED HISTORIES
On Wednesday 28 March 2018, Simon Bright will talk about his experience of filming the 1988 battle of Cuito Cuanevale, when three South African Defence Forces battle tanks were destroyed by Angolans and Cubans.
100UP students come to Summer School
A special Summer School lecture series gave learners from UCT’s Schools Improvement Initiative’s (SII) 100UP programme a taste of campus life – and the experience of learning simply for the joy of knowledge.
HOT TOPICS AT SUMMER SCHOOL 2018
Jacques Pauw, Crispian Olver, Brian Raftopolous, John Matisonn and Ronnie Kasrils bring topics of the moment to Summer School!

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018
100 students make a summer (school)

A special Summer School lecture series gave learners from UCT’s Schools Improvement Initiative’s (SII) 100UP programme a taste of campus life – and the experience of learning simply for the joy of knowledge.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:30
Zimbabwe's three barriers

The three major barriers facing Zimbabwe are the ruling Zanu-PF, its president and what’s been their main sustainer – the military, writes James Hamill in The Conversation. Attend our Summer School lecture on Tuesday 23 January to hear the latest.

Publication Date:
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 14:15
The deterrence myth

Nuclear deterrence continues to dominate international relations. Yet there is no proof it ever worked, nor that it ever will, writes David P. Barash in Aeon magazine. Learn more about nuclear weapons and current threats in our Summer School course The Hydrogen Bomb.

Publication Date:
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 14:00
UCT researchers discover bone disease in a 265 million-year-old mammal ancestor

The unusual bone tissue pattern that was suspected to be osteomyelitis was found in the femur of an omnivorous therapsid. The Summer School course Reptile to Mammal reveals more about our mammal ancestors.

Publication Date:
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 13:45

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