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Tydskrif vir Letterkunde turns 75!
Department of Afrikaans/Departement Afrikaans
Posted on 23 Sep 2011

Professor Hein Willemse of the Department of Afrikaans at UP has been the editor of the literary journal Tydskrif vir Letterkunde since 2003. The journal's 75th birthday was celebrated on the 8th of September 2011 with a small function held in the Merensky library. It is not only the oldest literary journal in South Africa, but on the African continent.

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World Peace Day celebrated at Sci-Enza
Posted on 22 Sep 2011

Thanks to an old Japanese legend, a thousand paper cranes descended on the Sci-Enza Science Centre at UP's Hatfield Campus on World Peace Day on Wednesday, 21 September.

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Gender Seminar: 'Gender and the South African Research Elite'
Felix Liersch
Posted on 21 Sep 2011

The IWGS would like to cordially invite you to a seminar entitled 'Gender and the South African Research Elite' and presented by Mr Dhesigen Naidoo, Director:Research and Innovation Support, Department of Research and Innovation, UP.

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Agenda Journal Launch
Felix Liersch
Posted on 21 Sep 2011

The Institute for Women's and Gender Studies, in partnership with Agenda Feminist Media and the Department of Education Management and Policy studies take pleasure in inviting you to the launch of 85th issue of Agenda Journal entitled "FIFA World Cup: Gender, Politics and Sport".

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International delegates visit the Department of Social Work and Criminology
Liana le Roux
Posted on 20 Sep 2011

Staff of the office of Minister Emilienne Raoul from Brazzaville, Congo, and other international delegates met with staff of the Department of Social Work and Criminology recently to discuss social work and in particular the BSW programme.

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Public Seminar: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Indonesia
Shirley de Villiers
Posted on 20 Sep 2011

The Department of Political Sciences, in association with the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, invites you to a public seminar on "ASEAN Connectivity and ASEAN and the role of Indonesia", to be addressed by Dr Siswo Pramono and Ambassador Ibrahim Yusuf, on 27 September 2011.

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Miss & Mr Tuks 2011
Thabane Mkhwebane
Posted on 20 Sep 2011

Congratulations to Thabani Mbule and Randy Kgodumo - the newly crowned Mr and Miss Tuks 2011!

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Sex at sea: alternative mating system in an extremely polygynous mammal
Nico de Bruyn
Posted on 20 Sep 2011

Nico de Bruyn and colleagues from the department of Zoology & Entomology show that not all female seals are impregnated by the beachmaster.

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TuksRugby : UP-Tuks over first hurdle at Club Champs
Morris Gilbert
Posted on 19 Sep 2011

UP-Tuks made a solid start to the 2011 National Club Championships in Stellenbosch on UP-Tuks beat Roses United, the Boland champions, by 39-22 in the opening round on Saturday.


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The semantics of eating and drinking: a comparison between Afrikaans and Northern Sotho
Jacomien van Niekerk
Posted on 19 Sep 2011

Two UP linguists, Dr. Nerina Bosman (Department of Afrikaans) and Prof. Elsabé Taljard (Department of African Languages) are presenting a seminar on Friday, 30 September 2011 at 10h30 in HSB 15-31 on "The semantics of eating and drinking - a comparison between Afrikaans and Northern Sotho".

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