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Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 16 Oct 2018
Time: 13:00 to 14:00


Presenter: Dr Anne Marie Thow

University of Sydney, Australia


Almost every country is experiencing a rising burden of diet-related chronic disease in a situation of persistent food insecurity and undernutrition. Supply-side policy...

Date: 7 Oct 2018 to 13 Oct 2018
Time: 8:30 to 17:30
Across Africa, the majority of both rural and urban residents have insecure tenure rights, either in law or in practice. They face the legacy of land dispossession, colonial legal codes, contested customary tenure systems, and growing pressure on land in the face of commercial...
Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 2 Oct 2018
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Presenter: Dr Tarminder Kaur

Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Reconciliation and Social Justice, University of the Free State


AmaXhosa Maradona is a biographical snapshot of a young soccer player, Abongile Elton Qobisa, better known as ‘Maradona’. It is also a metaphor,...

Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 11 Sep 2018
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Presenter: Dr Bejoy K Thomas 

Fellow (Associate Professor) and Convenor - Centre for Environment and Development at ATREE, Bangalore, India

The fast growing...

Venue: School of Public Health, Venue 1A & B, UWC
Date: 28 Aug 2018
Time: 12:30 to 14:30
EMS Women's Month Public Seminar
The University of the Western Cape is at the forefront of questioning the future direction for land reform, property and tenure rights in South Africa. How can we overcome centuries of land dispossession and discriminatory...