SaVI Director, Dr Guy Lamb, discusses the recent iteration of militarised policing in South Africa, which can often be effective, but is neither a long-term nor sustainable crime prevention measure.
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Minister of Police, Bheki Cele. Photo: Lisa Hnatowicz, Beeld
By Guy Lamb
Earlier this week Bheki Cele, the Minister of Police, informed the media that the South African Police Service (SAPS) would now be pursuing an "extraordinary operational approach".
The Centre for Film and Media Studies, together with the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) will co-host a symposium titled “BRICS Media Systems in a Digital Age” at the University of Cape Town on 6-7 September. The event´s aim is to analyse the impact of digitalisation processes on society in BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), and follows on the 10th Summit of leaders of the BRICS countries to be held in Johannesburg in July.
Expertise: Labour economics, education and behavioural economics, all with a focus on econometric application
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The programme will take place at the following venues:
The Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) at the University of Cape Town is inviting abstracts for papers to be presented at a conference titled, Violence Prevention, Safety Promotion and the Sustainable Development Goals which will take place from 15-16 October 2018.
Lungiswa Gqunta completed her MFA at Michaelis in 2017. From 17 May-30 June, she is exhibiting Qwitha, her second solo exhibition at Whatiftheworld Gallery in Cape Town, and will also participate in the European Nomadic Biennial, Manifesta 12 in Palermo.
Haroon Gunn-Salie’s 17 crouching figures, Senzenina 2018, honouring the miners shot in the Marikana massacre of 2012 will be displayed in London’s Regent’s Park in July for Frieze Sculpture 2018.