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Join the online launch and discussion of 'Anxious Joburg: The Inner Lives of a Global South City' on October 28.
'Anxious Joburg' focuses on Johannesburg, the largest and wealthiest city in South Africa, as a case study for the contemporary global south city
Join Barbara Boswell in conversation with The Cheeky Natives and Dr Mandisa Haarhoff for the Zoom launch of 'And Wrote My Story Anyway'
Described as one of the grandmasters of SA economic historiography, Bill Freund was a remarkable and prolific scholar, and the breadth of his ...
Part literary history, part feminist historiography, 'And Wrote My Story Anyway' critically examines influential novels in English by eminent black ...
This sensitive and compelling biography does justice to a giant of a man, controversial throughout his life but undeniably a hero.
Mlangeni will be remembered as a man of integrity, a loyal and disciplined member of the SACP and the ANC.
Mike van Graan's 'Bafana Republic and Other Satires' is a selection of monologues from a series of one-person satirical revues.
Media freedom is most often seen from the point of view of journalists. Here, the emphasis is on the right to be heard, represented, understood, and ...
In 'Rock | Water | Life' Lesley Green examines the interwoven realities of inequality, racism, colonialism, and environmental destruction in SA.