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Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 14 Aug 2018
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Presenters: Prof Trond Bjorndal & Ms Amalie Tusvik

SNF Centre for Applied Research at NHH & NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology


Land-based farming of salmon is emerging for a number of reasons. The demand for salmon is increasing in...

Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 7 Aug 2018
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Presenter: Prof  Regina Coelly Fernandes Saraiva 

Transitional justice is one of the challenges of political transitions in Brazil. The proposition of the Peasant Truth Commission incorporated the peasant presence into the political process of the National Truth Commission. How was the...

Venue: Library Auditorium, University of the Western Cape
Date: 2 Aug 2018
Time: 12:30 to 14:30

Presenter: Prof Ruth Hall, PLAAS, UWC

Constitution-blaming has become popular. But society is misspecifying the nature of the problem. Why has South Africa failed so spectacularly to address the demand for access to land, for restitution and for secure tenure rights? I will argue...

Venue: Room 1C, School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville
Date: 18 May 2018
Time: 13:00 to 16:00

Theme: Social Transformation Through Change: Knowledge and social development strategies for society

This documentary contextualises the complexities of criminal livelihoods linked to 'perlemoen' (abalone) poaching in the marginalised coastal community of Buffeljagsbaai - where women on a...

Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 8 May 2018
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Presenter: Prof Cherryl Walker SARChI Research Chair, Stellenbosch University

In this seminar presentation I draw on recent work within my research programme to reflect on the tensions around ‘space’ and ‘place’ that are playing out within large areas of the Karoo currently...