Wits University Press is strategically placed at the crossroads of African and global knowledge production and dissemination. We are committed to publishing well-researched, innovative books for both academic and general readers. Our areas of focus include art and heritage, popular science, history and politics, biography, literary studies and women’s writing.
Collection of essays explores consumption habits in various African contexts.
Join Jansen in conversation with Sindiwe Magona and Myrtle Witbooi at the Cape Town launch of 'Like Family'
Join Laura Foster, Sinethemba Makanya, Richard Rottenburg and Jonathan Klaaren in conversation at Wits University for the launch of 'Reinventing ...
Watch Marcus Byrne, co-author of 'Dance of the Dung Beetles', in his fascinating TED talk about the vast intelligence dung beetles display when ...
‘Like family’ they may be, but they and their employers know they can never be real family
Join Vishwas Satgar, Khwezi Mabasa, Sharon Ekambaram and Shan Balton for a panel discussion on Thursday April 11 at Wits University.
Outlining the development of science from the point of view of the humble dung beetle is what makes this charming story of immense interest to ...
Stephen Coan reviews Death and Compassion: The Elephant in Southern African Literature
“The fact is that the paintings are not just passive things, they are not just illustrative things" - Renaud Ego
Join Andrew van der Vlies in conversation with Dr Erica Lombard about his two new collections