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Seminar report-back: The right to life in Africa - 31/07/2014
From Department of Political Sciences

On 29 July the Department of Political Sciences and the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA) hosted a discussion on the protection of the right to life in Africa.

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uBuntu - 31/07/2014
From Department of Jurisprudence

In July 2014, the Department of Jurisprudence once again hosted Prof Drucilla Cornell (Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Women’s & Gender Studies, and Comparative Literature at Rutgers University) as part of the uBuntu Project. Together with Professor Cornell, who is also Extraordinary Professor in the Department and Director of the uBuntu Project, a number of events were organised.

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Public Health Seminar, 1 August 2014 - 31/07/2014
From School of Health Systems and Public Health

Investigation of increased cases of diarrhoea in De Doorns/ Worcester, Cape Winelands Districts, Western Cape Province, February/ March 2014 Acute Gastroenteritis (AGE) outbreak investigation, 19-25 May 2014 Home for Abondoned children, Gauteng

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Fine Arts students of the University of Pretoria participate in the Turbine Art Fair 2014 - 31/07/2014
From Department of Visual Arts

The Turbine Art Fair was held this past weekend from the 17th-20th July 2014 at the Turbine Hall in Newtown. The Turbine Hall’s unique history and position within Newtown, Johannesburg provided TAF14’s central theme – “Emerge”. Young and emerging South African artists were represented by various galleries at the fair.

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Commonwealth scholar at UP focuses on relationship between artwork and onlooker - 30/07/2014
From Department of Visual Arts

Johan Thom, a prolific artist who has received numerous awards and is currently a lecturer in the University of Pretoria's Department of Fine Arts, will soon receive his PhD from the University College of London (UCL) through the Slade School of Art. Thom was awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship by the Canon Collins Trust in 2008 and returned to South Africa last year, when he joined the staff at his alma mater as the coordinator for postgraduate students.

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