South Africa

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Courageous Liberalism
For Remembrance
Timely alarm bells
Philosophy for S.Africa
Black Spot
One Man's Witness
Another land of dark confusion
An Apology, a Defense, a Report
Keeping his own soul

This paper focuses on the question of resistance to indentured labour.

Chota Motala. The Making of a South African Political Biography

Drawing on my experience of writing an account of Chota Motala, a Pietermaritzburg-based medical doctor and anti-apartheid activist, this article considers some of the historiographical and methodological challenges of writing biography in general, and South African political biographies in parti

In the end it was academic: Responses to the establishment of the University College for Indians

It will be wrong to advise an Indian father or a prospective student what choice he should make. Each person must accept the responsibility for his own decision, since whatever decisions he makes there will be sacrifices.

School Sports: The Missing Dimension in the Debate about Sports Transformation in Democratic South Africa Since 1994

This study examines debates about sports in post-apartheid South Africa where there is great pressure on sports bodies and administrators to transform the game by introducing more Black players and administrators into the mainstream sports arena.

Institutional Hinduism: The Founding of the South African Hindu Maha Sabha, 1912

The majority of the indentured workers who were shipped to Natal between 1860 and 1911 to serve as a source of cheap labour settled in the colony after completing their indentures.

Hinduism in South Africa: Caste, Ethnicity, and Invented Traditions, 1860-Present

This paper examines the experience of Hindus and Hinduism in South Africa over the past century and half. It shows that while the influence of caste has generally greatly diminished, Hinduism continues to flourish, and even shows signs of prosperity in public spaces.

“Gagged and trussed rather securely by the law”: The 1952 Defiance Campaign in Natal

For almost half a century after the establishment of the Union of South Africa in 1910, Black1 South Africans responded to the segregationist policies of successive white minority governments principally through non-violent techniques of resistance, such as boycotts, civil disobedience, mass demo

Cricket and corruption: the post apartheid relationship between India and South Africa within and beyond the boundary

International sports sanctions against the apartheid government resulted in the isolation of South African cricket from 1970 to 1991.

Book review: The Long View by Alan Paton
Book review: The Long View by Alan Paton
Book review: The Long View by Alan Paton


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