‘I perform miracles wherever I am.' Former CEO of the SABC Hlaudi Motsoeneng has caused mirth with pronouncements such as this. But what type of miracle is it that the SABC really needs? Veteran journalists Pippa Green and John Matisonn will discuss the future of public broadcasting during a lunchtime conversation at Summer School 2017.
National Obesity Week is commemorated every year from 15 to 19 October to increase awareness about the impact of obesity in the lives of South Africans. Summer School weighs up the problem with a course entitled Obesity in South Africa.
Emeritus Professor Mike de Jongh offers a five-day course that maps the history and contemporary life of the Karrietjie people of the Great Karoo, the Hessequa Khoekhoen of the southern Cape, and the Buyses of the Soutpansberg.
Penguin Random House have just released a memoir by Marina Abramović, who features in Ian Aaronson's upcoming Summer School course, Who's Afraid of Contemporary Art? In many ways, performance artist Marina Abramović (b. November 30, 1946) has plotted her trailblazing creative trajectory along the same vector of conviction, using pain — both externally inflicted and self-elected — as a creative medium