Digital Memory Toolkit

Niall McNulty, one of the original founders of the Ulwazi Programme, has recently co-published a paper that aims to provide the tools necessary for running a digital memory project. Sponsored by the Goethe Institut South Africa, the Digital Memory Toolkit explains how institutions such as schools and libraries can help to preserve local knowledge, while at the […]

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Young Zulu girl wearing leather chastity apron decorated with pearls

Neli’s Stories: March

In most modern day societies a chastity belt only really exists in metaphoric terms, but in years gone by it was used as an actual physical deterrent to prevent women from having sex, either to remain faithful to their husbands while they were away, or to ensure that they remained chaste until marriage. The same […]

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International Conference on IKS and Environmental Ethics

Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) as an area of study has gained serious momentum over the past few years, with more and more learning institutions focusing on IKS based research and innovation. The universities of North-West, Limpopo and Venda are three institutions with an impressive IKS track record, and so it made sense for the University of KwaZulu-Natal to […]

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