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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.
SNEAK PREVIEW OF SUMMER SCHOOL 2019
All the intellectual stimulation of university study without the exams or entrance requirements!

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Saturday, 17 November 2018
Why a proper record of birds in Africa is so important – for Europe

Europe’s birds head south each year, but there’s not much up-to-date knowledge about distributions and migration routes in non-breeding areas, writes Les Underhill in The Conversation.  For bird lovers, Summer School offers the course Weaverbirds: From Linnaeus to the Present.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 16:30
Can Kim Jong-un Control His Nukes?

Perhaps the most serious threat posed by Kim Jong-un’s nuclear and ballistic missile arsenal is its safety, writes Michael Auslin in the NYR Daily. If nuclear threats interest you, enrol for Professor David Wolfe's Summer School course, The Hydrogen Bomb.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 13:45
Join the fun at Summer School

Summer School is here, showcasing the research excellence of scholars from South Africa and the world over.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 13:45
South Africa way behind on land ownership

South Africa is still way behind the curve on transforming land ownership, write Ben Cousins and Ruth Hall in The Conversation.  Land reform falls into the spotlight at summer School 2018 with a course coordinated by Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 14:00

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