JWTC Public Events: Futures of Nature

Jozi Spriggers – these lectures will be well worth attending.

The Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism invites you to a series of public lectures and events around the theme of FUTURES OF NATURE

PUBLIC LECTURE by Achille Mbembe
Climate Change and the book of the Apocalypse
Monday, 2 July, 10am – 12.30pm
WISER Seminar Room, Wits
PUBLIC LECTURE by Kavita Phillips
Nature’s Futures and Technology’s Pasts
Tuesday, 3 July, 9am – 11am
WISER Seminar Room, Wits
PUBLIC PLATFORM with Zen Marie; Juan Orrantia; Raimi Gbadamosi; Rory Bester;
Shannon Walsh; Arya Lalloo; Lester Adams and Jabu Pereira
Delta Remix: Last Rites Niger Delta. The Drama of Oil Production in
Contemporary Photographs
Tuesday, 3 July, 6.30 – 8.30pm
Substation at Wits
PUBLIC LECTURE by Karim Makdisi
Waste
Wednesday, 4 July, 9am – 11am
WISER Seminar Room, Wits
PUPLIC PLATFORM with Gerrit van Tonder and Marcus Neustetter
Karoo Fracking
Wednesday, 4 July, 2.30pm – 4.30pm
WISER Seminar Room, Wits
BOOK LAUNCH
Politics of Climate Justice: Paralyses Above, Movement Below
Patrick Bond
Thursday, 5 July, 4pm – 6pm
Goethe Insitut, Jan Smuts Avenue
EXHIBITION OPENING
Water City by Kim Anno
Thursday, 5 July, 6.30pm
Goethe Insitut, Jan Smuts Avenue
PUBLIC PLATFORM with Sarah Nuttal; Meg Samuelson; Mandla Langa; Annie
Leatt; Pamila Gupta; and Daniel Roux
Things of Nature | Nature of Things
Friday, 6 July, 9am – 11am
WISER Seminar Room, Wits
PUBLIC CURATORIAL PROJECT Don’t / Panic by Gabi Ngcobo
Friday, 6 July, 1pm – 5pm
Centre for Historical reenactments
32 August House, 76-82 End Street, Doornfontein, Johannesburg
PUBLIC PLATFORM with Maano Ramutsindela, Clapperton Mavhunga and a
wildlife expert
Parks and Poaching
Saturday, 7 July
10am -12pm
Grad Centre South West Engineering Building, Wits
PUBLIC PERFORMANCE PLATFORM by Neo Muyanga and his NeoSong company with
a response from Liz Gunner
Introducing the Flower of Shembe
Saturday, 7 July
12.15pm – 1.30pm
Atrium, South West Engineering Building, Wits
OPERETTA PERFORMANCE Flower of Shembe by Neo Muyanga and his NeoSong
company
Dance Factory, New Town
6 and 7 July, 8pm – 10pm
R150.00 book at Computicket
DANCE PARTY South-By-South
Saturday 7 July, 9pm until late, R60 entry fee
Sophiatown Restaurant
7th Street Melville
PUBLIC LECTURE by Clapperton Mavhunga
How Did African sciences and technologies Shape Colonial Science and
Technology of Nature?
Monday 9 July, 9am – 11am
WISER Seminar Room, Wits
PUBLIC LECTURE by Carlos Crespo
Estatalización and commode-fication of natural resources and social
resistances under Morales government
Tuesday 10 July, 9am – 11am
WISER Seminar Room, Wits

ALL ARE WELCOME! For more info please email Leigh-ann.naidoo@wits.ac.za or go to www.jwtc.org.za

The Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism (JWTC) is a project in the Faculty of Humanities under the umbrella of the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WISER) and supported by the Goethe Institut.

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