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Ethics academic in the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics Dr Beatrice Okyere-Manu has edited and launched her new book...
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Cultural practices linked to ensuring fidelity in marriages were examined in research for a Master’s degree in Arts (Gender and Religion...
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The dominant construction of masculinity and the vulnerable position this places women in was the focus of research conducted by...
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Mr Prince Dlamini struggled with depression during his studies but persevered to graduate with a BA (Philosophy and Economics) cum...
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Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude graduate Ms Sabrina Loubser ‘fell in love with Philosophy’ during her studies. ‘Philosophy extended...
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UKZN staff member Ms Belinda Crawford graduated with an Honours degree in Theology following self-study research examining her biracial identity...
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The position of black queer Christian bodies in African faith spaces was investigated in research by Ms Tracey Sibisi who...
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The first four volumes of the Alternation African Scholarship Book Series (AASBS) were launched, as part of 24th Time of...
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UKZN’s Ujamaa Centre in association with The Other Foundation recently hosted the annual Eudy Simelane Memorial Lecture.
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It was a double celebration for staff member at UKZN’s Ujamaa Centre Ms Noluthando Gasa who graduated and celebrated her...
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‘Queer Churches’ and the contextual realities that brought them into being was the subject of research by a Theology student.
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The Gender and Religion Programme and the Ujamaa Centre within UKZN’s School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics partnered with Inclusive and Affirming Ministries (IAM) to host a virtual Contextual Bible Study with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people from across South Africa that are engaging in lived realities during the COVID-19 crisis. 
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As I write this, the US has recorded its 40 565th COVID-19 death (and 764 265th infection), and South Africa (SA) its 54th death (and 3 158th infection) (www.worldometers.info/coronavirus). Given their populations (as of January 2020), of 331 million and 57 million respectively, the US’s mortality rate is 129 times that of SA’s.
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Students from the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics participated in the Young Leaders Academy (YLA) Workplace Readiness Programme led by the CEO of Iqraa Trust Dr Mahmoud Youssef-Baker, and YLA’s Advocate Mahomed Vahed.
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The School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) in the College of Humanities recently hosted the first Interdisciplinary Cultural Blending/ Ukuhlanganyela in Africa Colloquium.
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The Schools of Education and Religion, Philosophy and Classics, in collaboration with the University Language Planning and Development Office and the JL Dube Institute, hosted the annual John Dube Memorial Lecture at the Dulcie September Conference Centre on the Edgewood campus. Dube was the first president of the African National Congress (ANC) and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
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The Classics department within the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) recently hosted a two-day workshop on Material Culture and Archaeological Tools at the UKZN Classics Museum on the Howard College campus.
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Staff member at UKZN’s Ujaama Centre Ms Belinda Crawford has graduated with a degree in theology.
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A United States-based world renowned Islamic feminist scholar Professor Amina Wadud delivered a public lecture at UKZN.
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Ph.D. student in Religion Studies Mr. Ntobeko Dlamini presented his research findings at a conference at the Centre for African Studies at the University of Cape Town (UCT).
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Emeritus Professor Abul Fadl Mohseen Ebrahim of the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics at UKZN has been appointed an Honorary Consul of Seychelles by the Indian Ocean Island’s President Mr Danny Faure.
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