After enduring hardship and struggles, Dr Rosaline Kanjo was all smiles as she graduated with her PhD in Political Science from UKZN recently for her study that investigated the Prevention of Xenophobic Attitudes Amongst Female Students at UKZN: Political Socialisation and Policy Awareness, supervised by Dr Lubna Nadvi.
South African Blind Cricketer Mr Jackson Make graduated with his Bachelor of Social Science degree. He described this as, ‘one of my greatest achievements thus far.’
Social Sciences student Mr Khethani Njoko is passionate about social change. His life experiences led him to question the cause of immoral behaviour by men. This led to the establishment of an organisation at UKZN called Man In Responsibility, which identifies problems faced by young men on campus with the aim of addressing and solving those issues.
Sociologist Mr Malcolm Draper contributed a chapter on “National Parks, Eco-Frontiers, and Transfrontiersmanship in Southern African Conservation” to Nature Conservation in Southern Africa published by Brill in Leiden, The Netherlands (2019), following a conference with Leiden’s African Studies Centre at Stellenbosch University.
Gender Studies student, curator and artist Ms Coral Bijoux’s work is featured at the Dreams, Wishes and Expectations_RECYCLED exhibition at the historic 352-year-old Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town. The exhibit is part of the Voices of Women Museum exhibition series which is funded by the MTN SA Foundation. Professor Rozena Maart, UKZN Gender Studies, was the keynote speaker at the opening of the exhibition.
UKZN Sociologist Dr Mariam Seedat-Khan was invited by the eThekwini Municipality to be part of their programme on Critical Thinking and Reading Skills at the Bayview Library in Chatsworth.
Dr Mariam Seedat-Khan, a clinical sociologist from the School of Social Sciences, was recently invited to be the guest of honour to deliver the keynote address at the Department of Education’s National Senior Certificate (NSC) Excellence Awards in Pretoria.
Professor Maheshvari Naidu from the College of Humanities, delivered her inaugural lecture recently on the Westville campus. Naidu, who is an anthropologist and Academic Leader of Research in the School
College of Humanities academics Professors Goolam Vahed and Kalpana Hiralal recently presented their Inaugural lectures at the Senate Chamber, Westville campus. Vahed’s lecture titled On the margins: Writing History at
Anthropologist and Academic Leader of Research in the School of Social Sciences, Professor Maheshvari Naidu, delivered a seminar at the 6th Interdisciplinary Conference in Tourism Studies in Cappadocia, Turkey, at