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WINTER SCHOOL 2021
The University of Cape Town’s Centre for Extra-Mural Studies invites you to attend its Winter School from 24 to 31 July 2021. Winter School will be delivered online, using the Microsoft Teams platform. Open for booking on Webtickets,
Books and authors at Winter School
Find out about the latest big topics in history, politics, ecology and conservation from the authors of recent books at Winter School 2021.
FIRE AT UCT: MEMORIES AND ASSOCIATIONS
A fire that started on Sunday 18 April 2021 destroyed the Jagger Reading Room and damaged the HW Pearson Building, and Fuller and Smuts Hall student residences, Join a Winter School discussion about the loss on Saturday 24 July.
Wonders of the West Coast
Emeritus Professor John Compton presents a series of travelogues that touch upon various aspects of the natural history, habitats and life forms of the West Coast at our upcoming Winter School (24-31 July).
WINTER SCHOOL: SAVE THE DATE!
Winter School 2021 will run from Saturday 24 July to Saturday 31 July. This online event brings together over 25 courses in art, literature, film, politics, history, current affairs, travel, health, science, and conservation. The brochure will be...

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Monday, 20 September 2021
US consulate donates R450 000 to help preserve part of ‘Cradle of Culture’

Engraved ostrich eggshells found in a rock shelter near Piketberg might provide evidence that the Cape province was part of the landscape in which humans first appeared. Summer School lecturer John Parkington, an emeritus professor in the department of archaeology at UCT, was one of the first archaeologists to study the shelter.

Publication Date:
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 13:45
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here

'Part of our role as institutions of higher learning has to include teaching our students about the Fourth Industrial Revolution,' says Summer School lecturer Tshilidzi Marwala, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg as well as the co-author of the book Artificial Intelligence and Economic Theory: Skynet in the Market. Read about his course here.
 

Publication Date:
Fri, 01 Nov 2019 - 13:45
Khoekhoegowab at Summer School

Two courses at Summer School 2020 focus on the indigenous Khoisan language, Khoekhoegowab. Read about Whose language is Koekhoegowab? and Rethinking Africa: The case for Khoekhoegowab in contemporary South Africa.

Publication Date:
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”.

Publication Date:
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 - 15:15

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