Search

1210538
1209292
1206725
1206909
1206934
3-D Models of Cosmic Explosions
A nova is a very bright, energetic explosion that occurs when the surface layer of gas accreted by a white dwarf is ignited, leading to a thermonuclear runaway. In this lecture, computational astrophysicist Dr Shazrene Mohamed discusses the latest...
Darwin's Hunch: Science, Race and the Search for Human Origins
In this lecture on 23 March, author Christa Kuljian reviews the history of palaeo-anthropology and genetics over the past century, recounting stories of the search for human origins in South Africa that shed new light on the past.
Harper Lee lecture one year after the author's death
On Sunday 19 February, just after the 6pm news on Fine Music Radio, Professor Lesley Marx presents a lecture on the author Harper Lee, who died one year ago at the age of eighty-nine. Nelle Harper Lee, the celebrated author of To Kill a...
Germany's role during the refugee crisis
Our extension lecture on Tuesday 14 February by Dr Caspar Schauseil offers an objective, politically unbiased view on the key challenges the EU, and Germany in particular, currently face as over a million refugees seek asylum in Europe. Dr...
LSE - UCT JULY SCHOOL 2017
The LSE-UCT July School offers courses from across the social sciences, all with reference and relevance to Africa today. Participants select one intensive course to study for the two-week programme.

News

Saturday, 29 April 2017

Students wishing to spend two weeks in Cape Town studying important social science issues relevant to Africa today across subject areas as diverse as international relations, economics, management, government, geography, law, media and social policy on a certificate programme offered by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the University of Cape Town have until the end of April to qualify for an early bird booking discount.  The programme runs from 17 - 28 July 2017 and offers a chance to study alongside the highest calibre students, graduates and professionals from across the globe in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Click here to read more.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 09:45

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) are delighted to offer the fifth LSE-UCT July School from 17 - 28 July 2017. This innovative and prestigious two-week 'summer school' style programme provides the highest calibre students, graduates and professionals from across the globe with an exciting opportunity to study important social science issues relevant to Africa today across subject areas as diverse as international relations, economics, management, government, geography, law, media and social policy. Bookings are now open.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 15:00

UCT’s Summer School programme offers 66 diverse courses that cater for a plethora of learners.

These courses dive directly into the heart of things: tackling antisemitism, the fate of our public broadcaster, and the anatomy of the human cell. Read the story here.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 14:00

One hundred years ago, the SS Mendi sank near France on February 21, 1917, claiming the lives of the South African Native Labour Corps.  The troops, many from the Transkei, spent their last night on South African soil camped on the old Rosebank Showgrounds, now UCT’s soccer fields.  The grounds have been declared a South African Heritage site.  Read more here.

Judge Kathleen Satchwell's Summer School course on WWI will cover the year 1917.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 10:45

Pages