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Honourable intentions?
Professor Nigel Worden's edited book has been published!
Congratulations Associate Professor Mohamed Adhikari!
Congratulations to Associate Professor Mohamed Adhikari who has been appointed editor of the Journal of Genocide Research.
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Prof Nigel Penn and A/Prof Adam Mendelsohn's authored books and their excellent reviews
Congratulations to Professor Nigel Penn and Associate Professor Adam Mendelsohn both for the publishing of their authored books, as well as the excellent reviews that each of them received!

In 2015, the Department launched a collaboration with the University's Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative (APC). This takes the form of joint supervision of postgraduate research projects and the sharing of both intellectual and institutional resources. Click here to visit the APC website.

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Wednesday, 24 August 2016

"An Islamist rebel has said he will plead guilty to destroying religious and cultural sites in the Malian city of Timbuktu, prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) say."

Publication Date:
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:45

Please join us for our next seminar, by Keith Shear.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:15

Congratulations to Associate Professor Mohamed Adhikari who has been given the Blue Skies Award 2017-2019.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 14:15

"Unequal Scenes portrays scenes of inequality in South Africa from the air."

Publication Date:
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 07:45