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SUMMER SCHOOL 2021
Open for booking soon on Webtickets, UCT's 2021 Summer School offers over 90 courses across a range of disciplines.
Books and authors at Winter School
Find out about the latest big topics in history, politics, ecology and conservation from the authors of recent books at Winter School 2021.
FIRE AT UCT: MEMORIES AND ASSOCIATIONS
A fire that started on Sunday 18 April 2021 destroyed the Jagger Reading Room and damaged the HW Pearson Building, and Fuller and Smuts Hall student residences, Join a Winter School discussion about the loss on Saturday 24 July.
Wonders of the West Coast
Emeritus Professor John Compton presents a series of travelogues that touch upon various aspects of the natural history, habitats and life forms of the West Coast at our upcoming Winter School (24-31 July).
WINTER SCHOOL: SAVE THE DATE!
Winter School 2021 will run from Saturday 24 July to Saturday 31 July. This online event brings together over 25 courses in art, literature, film, politics, history, current affairs, travel, health, science, and conservation. The brochure will be...

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Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Winter School brings Power to the people and much more

Europe prides itself on being a role model for democracies all over the world. But for the great majority of its history it has been ruled by hereditary monarchs and military dictators. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 09:00
South Africa’s Bloody Sunday

The Sharpeville massacre in 1960, in which 69 people were killed by police, is generally believed to be the worst single-day massacre in the apartheid era. Bloody Sunday by Mignonne Breier challenges that view.                                                                                                 

Publication Date:
Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 09:00
Its not about the bats: conservation and the corona virus

The Covid-19 pandemic has put the spotlight on how human expansion on Earth has led to an increase in zoonotic viruses jumping species. It calls on us to re-examine our rampant commercialisation of nature.                                                                            

Publication Date:
Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 09:00
Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture

In his Summer School 2021 lecture, veteran journalist Anton Harber presents both a disquieting exposé of how easily the media can be duped by a conniving cabal for its own selfish ends, and a celebration of brilliant investigative reporting by brave and ethical journalists.

Publication Date:
Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 13:45

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