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Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 7 Oct 2014
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

PRESENTER: Bukiwe Ntwana, PLAAS Research Intern

Protest activity in South Africa has for the most part emanated from low income urban and peri-urban settlements, where there are challenges of high unemployment and poverty rates. In 2012 the frequency, geographical spread and...

Venue: PLAAS Boardroom
Date: 14 Oct 2014
Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Presenter: Dr Susan Levine, School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics, University of Cape Town

Dr Susan Levine will speak on the aftermath of the farm strikes in the Boland region of the Western Cape. As a response to the increase of the minimum wage on...

Venue: Centre for African Studies, UCT
Date: 20 Oct 2014 to 21 Oct 2014
Time: 8:30
The Centre for African Studies (CAS) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and PLAAS are co-hosting a two-day colloquium on Democracy, Land and Liberation in Africa. The main purpose of this colloquium is to look at the current state of research on democracy, land and liberation in...
Venue: Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Date: 5 Jun 2015 to 6 Jun 2015
Time: 8:00

The Land Deal Politics Initiative (LDPI) is collaborating with several initiatives and institutions to hold an international conference with a regional focus on East and Southeast Asia, with emphasis on land grabbing, responses to climate change...