The JIAS Writing Fellows for 2017 will present a seminar series that will run from April to June. The seminars are open to members of the public. All the seminars will be held at the JIAS campus at 1 Tolip Street, Westdene, on Wednesday mornings from 9h00 to 12h00. The seminars are:
April 5: Elvis Imafidon: Exploring African philosophy and difference.
April 19: Maya Wegerif: On new ways to make and distribute film in South Africa.
April 26: Iordan Avramov: The Early Royal Society of London and Africa: the evidence of the correspondence of Henry Oldenburg and related sources.
May 3: Bill Kinsey: An invisible illness – understanding the persistence of chronic child undernutrition in Africa.
May 10: Melissa Myambo: Global cultural time zones, (sub)national space, unequal access to place.
May 17: Wei Ching Lee: Teacher agency in teaching slow progress learners in Singapore.
May 24: Pam Maseko: Language as source of revitalization and reclamation of indigenous epistemologies.
May 31: Brooks Spector: Johannesburg’s Newtown: the imagined community.
June 7: Kole Omotoso: Death and the exile.
June 14: Scott Anthony: Matthews/Nkrumah: football and art in Africa.