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A GUIDE TO FOSSIL FOOTPRINTS OF THE WORLD
Martin Lockley, Emeritus Professor of Geology at the University of Colorado Denver and former Director of the Dinosaur Tracks museum has studied fossil footprints in twenty-six countries and compiled one of the world’s largest and most diverse...
CYRIL RAMAPHOSA – THE ROAD TO PRESIDENTIAL POWER
Professor Anthony Butler, author of Cyril Ramaphosa: the Road to Presidential Power, will give a lecture on Monday 29 July at 18.00. Published earlier this year the book explores how President Ramaphosa moved from the margins of politics in the...
Following Ansla van Bengalen: revisiting the histories of enslaved women in the Cape
Ansla van Bengalen was captured off the coast of Bengal and brought to the Dutch settlement at the Cape of Good Hope in 1657. Amie Soudien is a curator, researcher and art writer will give a lecture on her research into Van Bengalen's life on...
The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces
This lecture by Brian Levy, Academic Director of the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, takes place on Wednesday 10 July at 18.00 in LT3, Kramer Law Building. For more information, contact bronwyn.geldenhuys@uct.ac.za.
Breaking Futures: The day of reckoning may be fast approaching
For the last five years, Clem Sunter has been asking people to watch the flags that could turn the world’s political and economic game upside down in the near term.

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Sunday, 15 September 2019
First fossil trails of baby sea turtles found in South Africa

In a recent article in The Conversation, Charles Helm and Martin Lockley explain the 100 000 year-old trackways found preserved in South Africa. EMS will host a lecture by Martin Lockley, A Guide to Fossil Footprints of the World, on Tuesday 1 October at 18.00 in LT3, Kramer building.

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Mon, 09 Sep 2019 - 08:45
UCT adds Khoekhoegowab to its language courses

The University of Cape Town (UCT) will offer a short course on Khoekhoegowab, the indigenous Khoisan language, through its Centre for Extra-Mural Studies (EMS). The first course runs from May to August, said Professor Mbulungeni Madiba, coordinator of UCT’s Multilingualism Education Project (MEP) in the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED).

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Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 12:00
Finding Khoisan connections on the Cape Flats

University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Centre for African Studies lecturer Dr June Bam-Hutchison shared personal anecdotes and her research with 2019 Summer School participants in the short course titled “Khoisan Indigenous Identity Issues and Social Justice”.

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Wed, 16 Jan 2019 - 15:15
SUMMER SCHOOL LECTURER RECEIVES MARITIME HONOUR

Nic Sloane's remarkable career in maritime salvage has earned him a gold medal from the Society for Master Mariners of South Africa.

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Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 14:30

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