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The ANC: from founding aims to foundering

Angels of mercy: foreign women in the Anglo-Boer War

Lady Anne Barnard: discoveries in cross-cultural intimacy

Social welfare safety net in the light of Covid-19

Burchell’s return trek: the book he did not write

El Camino de Santiago: walking the way of St James

Early mapping of the Cape of Good Hope: 1500 ̶1900

Churchill’s South Africa: travels during the Anglo-Boer War

Cape Town’s violent crime crisis and what can be done about it

Covid-19 and the law: how fragile is South Africa’s democracy today?

South African history in data

Decolonising the social sciences

Boer boy: the Du Preez family in the Anglo-Boer War

The South African economy and its financial markets: a review and outlook

Threats to democracy: a critical examination of the EFF

Theories of empire

Epidemics in South African history

The future of the European Union

Translating equality, diversity and human rights into practice

Freedom and mathematics

Creating a desirable future

The German predicament: Arminius to Merkel

Hitler: seduction and ruin

Illicit trade 101: the who, what, where, when and why of contraband trade  

The Knysna mysteries

Monuments and memorialisation in Mexico

2021 municipal election results: a preview

Parliamentary oversight under lockdown

The return of racial science in university research

Elite schools: who gets in and why?

Jan Smuts and his Great War in Africa

State capture and the media

Walter Synnot: 1820 settler and botanical artist in Clanwilliam

‘A curious little sideline’: white women and black politics (1926–1936)

When did World War II begin?