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Applied socio-economics

I would like to share with you something that my life partner and I working on.
Posted on 04/11/2015 09:59:21

Settinng up an ethical publishing endeavour and education

I received a license to publish and be an independent branch of Trébol Press in SA, an ethical publisher. I have three ideas Literacy promotion and improvement and democratization through promotion and development of African languages: i. creating a catalog of classic books and text books written in local languages ii. working with South Africans on publishing their embodied, knowledge, life and living experiences, ontology etc. iii. translations of African languages Authors will bear no expense whatsoever, will retain copyright, and get 50% of the profits, and close mentoring and support
Posted on 05/10/2015 18:16:03

populist assertions and dialectic enquiry

The Management Executive Committee of Transformation somewhereasserts that one of its objectives is “ Seeking value in those who differ from us instead of criticising and judging" 
Posted on 17/09/2015 10:14:53

RE: Ontology, epistemology, anthropology, politics and science cont

some comments on an ongoing anthropological debateCUSAS Annual Marilyn Strathern Lecture, 30 May 2014Eduardo Viveiros de CastroMuseu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro cont Who is afraid of the ontological wolf ?
Posted on 16/07/2015 13:54:13

Ontology, epistemology, anthropology, politics and science

Very strongly recommending the attached paper/talk on ontology, anthropology, epistemology, science and politics - studying and engaging the other and oneself An easier summary can be accessed athttp://culanth.org/fieldsights/462-the-politics-of-ontology-anthropological-positions
Posted on 16/07/2015 12:20:18

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 Hallo,I would like to congratulate our President of the SRC. I hope the President in her term will make an effort to connect with part-time students like us. In my years as a part time student, I have not had a feeling that these important community is viewed as part of the university popul...
Posted on 03/02/2015 09:52:21

Purchasing of Tablets/Laptops with Nfas book allowance

The move to allow students to use their book allowance to purchase laptops and tablets is great. however the products on offer from van schaik (george campus) is not of great quality and overpriced. we can only buy product from approved vendors or rather vendors listed on the merchant list a...
Posted on 03/07/2014 11:00:33

RE:AcerEdu discounts

This reply is from Jacques Wessells, Facilities Planner, ICT Services.Both the Acer and Lenovo prices and products to students are the result of the ASAUDIT working group for student laptops and supported by the PURCO group. In short ASAUDIT is a standalone organisation made up of all participati...
Posted on 15/02/2012 13:16:35

AcerEdu discounts

Is anyone else not impressed at all by the AcerEdu discounts? Every notebook for sale can be purchased either for less (R1600 less in the case of the most expensive model) or at very similar prices from major online retailers in SA. The bundled Windows 7 Professional and Office 2010 Professional ...
Posted on 10/02/2012 11:23:19


The gym at 2nd ave was managed by the Sport Management staff and students (academic programme) The swimming pool was never part of the gym. We as sport management did however agree to keep an eye on the pool in terms of who was using it etc. The maintenanvce and upkeep of the pool was - and...
Posted on 27/01/2012 14:58:22


The pool on the 2nd Avenue campus was part of the gym. The gym has been converted into offices and the archives of the university. The pool is unfortunately no longer operational.
Posted on 17/10/2011 12:57:31


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