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UNTOLD STORIES OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR
A new course by Professor Mike de Jongh tells previously untold stories of local people and common soldiers along the southern front during the Anglo-Boer War.
WORLD WAR I AT SUMMER SCHOOL
Two Summer School courses consider some of the long-lasting implications of World War I. Did the First World War really end in 1918? is the question asked by Emeritus Professor Nigel Worden. What were the long-term consequences of the 'Spanish Flu'...
Summer School 2019: Booking open!
UCT's annual Summer School (7 – 25 January 2019) offers 113 short courses on everything from astronomy to zoology, music to current affairs. For the first time, booking is available through the online booking platform, Webtickets.
SUMMER SCHOOL 2019 REACHES FOR THE STARS
Renowned astronomy lecturers Shazrene Mohamed and Don Kurtz return to Summer School with the latest discoveries in astronomy as well as some historical insights.
FAVOURITE ART LECTURERS RETURN TO SUMMER SCHOOL 2019
Ian Aaronson, Sabine Wieber, Edward Saunders, Rosalind Malandrinos and Aneta Georgievska-Shine return in January 2019 to delight Summer School audiences with their knowledge of fine art.

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Thursday, 23 May 2019
BIGGEST INFECTIOUS DISEASE KILLER EVER KNOWN
"TB is the biggest infectious diseases killer known to mankind and, remarkably, killed over a billion people over the last 3 centuries! This is more deaths than than in all the wars ever fought by mankind!". Prof Keertan Dheda offers a course Tuberculosis, The Biggest Killer of Mankind at Summer School 2019.
Publication Date:
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 - 15:00
ROBERT GRAVES BIOGRAPHER AT SUMMER SCHOOL

Summer School lecturer Jean Moorcroft Wilson is the author of Robert Graves: From Great War Poet to 'Good-bye to All That' (1895–1929) reviewed recently in The Literary Review.

 
Publication Date:
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 - 14:30
BATS AND EVOLUTION

We can learn a great deal about evolutionary biology by studying bats.

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 14:00
INSIGHTS INTO A MASS EXTINCTION

The latest geological and palaeontological finds from South Africa and Antarctica that shed light on the causes of the End Permian mass extinction, the worst biological crisis that the world had so far endured.

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 13:45

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