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Censorship, one of the insidious strategies used by the apartheid government, has made an ominous comeback in South Africa with the recent X18 classification of the award-winning film Inxeba (The Wound), writes senior lecturer in film, Dr Liani...
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On 21 February CFMS’ Associate Professor Tanja Bosch presented in the Urban Systems panel at the Kpakpakpa Design Sessions, at the Zeitz MOCAA Museum, located in the V...
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Thursday, 26 April 2018
Three awards for Prof Wasserman

Prof Herman Wasserman, Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies, has received three awards this year in recognition of his scholarly work: The Georg Foster Research Award, the Stals Prize for Academy for Science and Arts, and the Neva Award in journalism and mass communication research.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:15
Prof Wasserman receives prestigious research award in Munich

Prof Herman Wasserman recently received the prestigious Georg Foster Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at a symposium held in Bamberg, Germany. Prof Wasserman’s award was one of three Georg Foster awards presented to prizewinners at the symposium.

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Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 10:30
CFMS film lecturer Dr Liani Maasdorp on censorship in Inxeba ban

Censorship, one of the insidious strategies used by the apartheid government, has made an ominous comeback in South Africa with the recent X18 classification of the award-winning film Inxeba (The Wound), writes senior lecturer in film, Dr Liani Maasdorp in a recent article on The Conversation. In South Africa the film can now only be shown in locations licensed to screen adult entertainment.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 14:45
A/Prof Tanja Bosch speaks at Kpakpakpa Design Sessions at Zeitz MOCAA

On 21 February CFMS’ Associate Professor Tanja Bosch presented in the Urban Systems panel at the Kpakpakpa Design Sessions, at the Zeitz MOCAA Museum, located in the V&A Waterfront. A/Prof Bosch was part of a panel on how to rethink space in the city. In her talk entitled "Social media and the dynamics of the city", she spoke about how social media architectures can replicate offline spatial inequalities.

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Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 09:45

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