Gandhi-Luthuli Documentation Centre

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“The Politics of Memory and Memory of Politics”: Remembering and Silencing in Written and Oral Narratives about the University of Natal’s Medical School

The first three chapters of my dissertation focus on some of the complicated background history that led to the establishment of the first racially segregated medical school for black – African, Indian and Coloured – students in Durban, South Africa in 1951.

“SOCIAL JUSTICE AND POVERTY IN INANDA”

Inanda was entirely rural until the 1950’s. Thereafter because of drought and apartheid policy which aimed at undermining indigenous people from rural areas, people could not cope with the pressure exerted upon them by these situations.

“People Wherever I Go Believe that I am a Doctor, but in Thinking that they Flatter Me …”: Black community health intermediaries in South Africa 1920-1959

Until the early 1930s, “Western” biomedical health care services for black communities were left to a small cadre of missionary doctors and nurses scattered throughout remote rural areas.7 From the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Christian missionaries were also at the forefront of training b

“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

“A Long Illness”: Towards a History of NGO, Government and Medical discourse around AIDS policy-making in South Africa

This thesis will aim to set out a critical history of AIDS policy-making: using the records of the Family Planning Association of South Africa; the University ofthe Witwatersrand’s Centre for Health Policy and Women’s Health Project; late and post-apartheid government policy documents; relevant a

’Celebrating the International Anti-Apartheid Movement in South Africa’s Freedom Struggle: Lessons for Today’ University of KwaZulu-Natal, International Convention Centre, Durban, 10 - 13 October 2004 (Day Three)

As part of the national celebrations to mark the decade of freedom, the Documentation Centre and the Campbell Collections of the University of KwaZulu-Natal will jointly host a conference of the International Anti-Apartheid Movement over three days in Durban from 10 - 13 October, 2004.  The confe

‘Without the luxury of time’: AIDS, Representation and the Birth of Rights-based AIDS Activism in the 1980s

On the August 4th 2003 Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) activists marched on the

first South African AIDS Conference. The singing and toyi-toying demonstrators

reached the court-yard next to the entrance to the conference’s venue, Durban’s

‘Gandhi and Tolstoy’

he intention of this dissertation is to assess the continuous and abiding influence of Tolstoy on Gandhi's intellectual development while in South Africa.

‘But We Were Thousands’: Dispossession, Resistance, Repossession and Repression in Mandela Park

This article seeks to give an outline of the key events in the unfolding struggle in Mandela Park, Cape Town, South Africa, against evictions and disconnections from water and electricity.

‘But We Were Thousands’ Dispossession, Resistance, Repossession and Repression in Mandela Park [ Evictions ]

This paper has been reduced by over a third for this seminar.

‘Anthropologies of the South’The practice of anthropology

This contribution attempts to pinpoint the concerns voiced for and against ‘anthropologies of the South’, and to sort out the confusion that has arisen in this debate.

`WHAT DO THEY KNOW OF CRICKET WHO ONLY CRICKET KNOW?': Transformation in South African Cricket, 1990-2000

This article charts developments in cricket during the past decade to explore issues related to social transformation and redress in post-apartheid South Africa.

Yusuf Dadoo: Transnational Politics, South African Belonging

Although people of Indian origin have been present in South Africa since 1860, they are still objects of suspicion in the ‘New’ South Africa. In many quarters, they are accused of exploiting Africans and, in the past, collaborating with apartheid.

Young Muslims in Brisbane: Negotiating Cultural Identity and Alienation

This paper examines, broadly, the religious, cultural and national identities, and self- perceptions of young Muslims in Brisbane and the social, economic, and political context in which these are being configured.  While Australia's migrant intake has been racially …

Writing the life of Manilal Mohandas Gandhi

Manilal Gandhi was the second son of Mohandas (later Mahatma) and Kasturba Gandhi. Unlike his father who spent just over two decades in South Africa, Manilal spent close to five decades of a life (which spanned sixty-four years) in South Africa.

World Cup 2010: Africa’s turn or the turn on Africa?

The awarding of World Cup 2010 to South Africa was hailed as a great ‘victory’ for the African continent and the cause of much celebration. It heightened expectations not only about the spectacle itself but about the benefits that would accrue to South Africa and the rest of Africa.

Women's Cultural group

Women's Cultural Group - Rhonda Dylisse, Pupil of the World-famous Ramgopal

Witchcraft or Madness? The Amandiki of Zululand, 1894-19141

In late May 1999 Anglican Archdeacon, Ebenezer Ntlali, performed an exorcism to drive out evil
spirits from a hundred or so schoolgirls at St John's College, a church school with over a
thousand students in Umtata, of former Transkei region of South Africa. According to

WELL COMING STRAIGHT TO BUSINESS, IMMEDIATE MARRIAGE IS ABSOLUTELY IMPOSSIBLE”: SEDUCTION CHRISTIAN-STYLE IN THE EASTERN CAPE, C.1930

In September 1933 R.D.H.

WE ARE THE POORS: COMMUNITY STRUGGLES IN POST-APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA

DRAWING EXTENSIVELY on his own experiences as a community activist in the greater Durban region of South Africa, Ashwin Desai provides an overview of changes in popular protest politics in South Africa in the post-apartheid era.

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