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CCS Seminar: The uncomfortable place of spirituality and religion in the struggle for liberation
This event has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled in due course.

Date: Wednesday 18 March 2020
Time: 13h00-14h00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Brian Minga Amza

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CCS Seminar – Why innovation matters: To invent or Not invent (at own peril)
Date: Thursday 26 September 2019
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Professor Oliver Mtapuri

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CCS Seminar: Why Cuba’s Agricultural Revolution Puts South Africa’s Agrarian Programmes to Shame
Date: Thursday 8 August 2019
Time: 12:30-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Mvu Ngcoya

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CCS Seminar: Activist Co-Optation: Tasting State Power
Date: Wednesday 31 July 2019
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Mzamo Zondi

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CCS Special Seminar Series – Race and Identity Facilitated by Mvuselelo Ngcoya
Date: Tuesday 30 July 2019
Time: 12:30-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speakers: Philisiwe Mazibuko, Andre de Bruin and Patricia Ipileng Agnes Dove

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CSS Seminar: Uncomfortable Tensions in the Food (In) Security Conundrum - The Role of Communities in Southern African Contexts
Date: Thursday 27 June 2019
Time: 12:30-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speakers: Joyce Chitja Discussants: Tapiwa Muzerengi and Xolisile Ngumbela

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CCS and ASONET Seminar: SA Legislation on the Socioeconomic Rights of Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Date: Wednesday 12 June 2019
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Daniel Byamungu Dunia

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CCS Seminar: A 5 Year Review of South Africa’s National Development Plan and its Developmental State Ambition
Date: Wednesday 29 May 2019
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Isaac Khambule

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Centre for Civil Society (CCS) and African Centre for Citizenship and Democracy (ACCEDE) Seminar
Date: Friday 17 May 2019
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speakers: Patrick Bond, Lisa Thompson & Mbuso Ngubane

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CCS Seminar: Understanding the spatial language of informal settlements in Durban: Informing upgrading programs for self-reliant and sustainable communities
Date: Tuesday 7 May 2019
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Judith Ojo-Aromokudu

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CCS and UKZN School of Social Sciences Seminar – What do party lists reveal about political parties contesting the 2019 SA Elections?
Date: Wednesday 24 April 2019
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Lubna Nadvi

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CCS and φowerfest! Free Public Screening: Shadow World
Date: Thursday 25 April 2019
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone Building, Howard College, UKZN
Time: 12:00-14:00

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CCS and the UKZN Maurice Webb Race Relations Unit Seminar: Elections 2019 and South Africa’s 25 years of Democracy "Where to from here?"
Date: Wednesday 18 April 2019
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Lukhona Mnguni

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CCS and the Right2Know Campaign Seminar: Your Right To Protest in South Africa
Date: Friday 12 April 2019
Time: 13:00-15:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speakers: Sthembiso Khuluse and Daniel Dunia

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CCS Seminar: Service Delivery and Citizen Participation in Cato Manor
Date: Wednesday 10 April 2019
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Lerato Malope

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CCS Seminar: Democratising Development: Struggles for Rights and Social Justice – An Indian Case Study
Date: Friday 5 April 2019
Time: 12:30 -14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speakers: Ranjita Mohanty, Ilya Matveev, Brian Meir

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CCS Seminar: Housing Service Delivery in Cato Manor
Date: Wednesday 27 March 2019
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Nduduzo Majozi

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Centre for Civil Society Documentary Screening: An Ocean of Lies on Venezuela
Date: Friday 29 March 2019
Time: 12:30-14:00
Venue: CCC Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Facilitator: Danford Chibvongodze

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CCS Seminar - Demilitarising Lesotho: The Peace Dividend - A Basic Income Grant?
Date: Wednesday 20 March 2019
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Geoff Harris and Tlohang Letsie

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CCS Seminar: Wokeness vs Consciousness
Date: Wednesday 13 March 2019
Time: 13:00 -14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Thobani Zikalala

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CCS: Impact Strategy Workshop
Date: Thursday 7 March 2019
Time: 09:00 – 13:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Facilitator: Nisha Naidoo

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CCS Seminar: The ‘#Data Must Fall’ Campaign
Date: Wednesday 6 March 2019
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speakers: Philisiwe Mazibuko and Percy Nhau

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CCS Seminar: Empowering Communities to Self-Mobilise: The TAC Method
Date: Wednesday 27 February 2019
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Mzamo Zondi

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CCS: Impact Strategy Workshop
Date: Wednesday 13 February 2019
Time: 09:30 – 13:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Facilitator: Nisha Naidoo

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CCS Seminar: History's Schools: Past Struggles and Present Realities
Date: Tuesday 27 November 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speakers: Aziz Choudry and Salim Vally

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CCS & Powerfest: Public Screening The Public Bank Solution: How can we own our oewn banks?
Date: Thursday 8 November 2018
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone Building, Howard College, UKZN
Time 12:00-14:00

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CCS and African Ombudsman Research Centre Seminar: Improving Service Delivery in Africa
Facilitated By Advocate Arlene Brock: Director, African Ombudsman Research Centre

Date: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Dr Victor Ayeni

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CCS & HSRC Present Documentary Screening & Seminar: Ready or Not!
Discussant: Thabiso Radebe
Facilitator: Ernest Khalema
Date: Thursday 22 November 2018
Time: 12h30-14h00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Alude Mahali

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CCS & Powerfest: Public Screening of "Busted: Money Myths and Truths Revealed"
Date: Thursday 25 October 2018
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone Building, Howard College, UKZN
Time: 12h00-14h00
Title: Busted: Money Myths and Truths Revealed
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CCS Seminar: A Culture of Fearing ‘The Other’: Spatial Segregation in South Africa
Date: Wednesday 7 November 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Henrik Bjorn Valeur

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CCS & Critical Times, Critical Race Project: Seminar Six: “Half Man, Half Amazing”- The Gift of Nasir Jones’ Music to African Collective Identity
Date: Thursday 11 October 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Facilitator: Dr Mvu Ngcoya
Speaker: Danford Chibvongodze

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CCS Seminar: 31 Years Later - A Consideration of the Ideas of Thomas Sankara
Date: Wednesday 24 October 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speakers: Brian Minga Amza and Dime Maziba

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CCS Seminar: African Pedagogy and Decolonization: Debunking Myths and Caricatures
Speaker: Ajibola Adigun
Date: Thursday 18 October 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN

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CCS & Powerfest! Public Screening of "FALSE PROFITS: SA AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS"
DATE: Wednesday, 26 September 2018
VENUE: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone Building, Howard College, UKZN
TIME: 12h00-14h00

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CCS Seminar: Co-Production of Knowledge - Lessons from Innovative Sanitation Service Delivery in Thandanani and Banana City informal Settlements, Durban
Date: Wednesday 17 October 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speakers: Dudu Khumalo, Catherine Sutherland, Sibongile Buthelezi and Anthony Odili

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CCS Community Scholars Seminar: Complexities and Challenges for Civil Society Building and Unity: Perspectives from the KZN Civil Society Coalition
Date: Thursday 27 September 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Mxolisi Nyuswa
Facilitator: Mzamo Zondi
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CCS Documentary: “Rural Development and Livelihoods in South Africa”
Date: Thursday 13 September 2018
Time: 12h00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room, 726 Shepstone Building, Level 7
Facilitator: Eliza Solis-Maart
Documentary: "Rural Development and Livelihoods in South Africa" by Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, YouTube.
Duration: 1 hour

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CCS Seminar:Constitutionalism in Zimbabwe: An Interrogation of the 2018 Election
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Simbarashe Tembo

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CCS Seminar: Adopting a Black Consciousness Analysis in Understanding Land Expropriation in South Africa
Date: 12 September 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Thobani Zikalala

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CCS Documentary Screening: August Theme, Indigenous Rights
Date: Thursday 30 August 2018
Time: 12h00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room, 726 Shepstone Building, Level 7
Facilitator: Eliza Solis-Maart
Documentary: "Canada's Dark Secret" by Al Jazeera, YouTube.
Duration: 1 hour

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CCS Community Scholar Workshop Activism and Technology
Date: 29 August 2018
Venue: CCS Seminar Room, 726 Shepstone Building, Level 7
Session One 9:30-11:15 Overview
Session Two 11:45-13:00 Discussion

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CCS & Powerfest! Public Screening of “The Do-It-Yourself Economy”
Film Title: The Do-It-Yourself Economy
Date: Friday 24 August 2018
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone Building, Howard College, UKZN
Time: 12:00-14:00

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CCS Seminar: Building capacity and skills for effective and successful integration of refugee communities in South Africa
Date: Wednesday 8 August 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Daniel Byamungu Dunia

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CCS Documentary Screening: July Theme, Human Trafficking
Date: Thursday 19 July 2018
Time: 12h00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room, 726 Shepstone Building, Level 7
Facilitator: Eliza Solis-Maart
Documentary: "Children of the Sex Trade"

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CCS UKZN & Powerfest!: Festival of Powerful Ideas, public screening of AUTOGESTIo
Date: Thursday 12 July 2018
Time: 12h30PM - 2h00PM
Running Time: 49 Minutes
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone Building, Howard College, UKZN

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CCS Seminar: Agenda 2030 on Sustainable Development – prospects for health and equity
Date: Monday 9 July 2018
Time: 12h30-14h00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Wenche Dageid

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CCS Seminar: Questioning the Medical Value of Data on Race and Ethnicity: A case study of the DynaMed Point of Care tool
Date: Thursday 5 July 2018
Time: 12:30-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Sachil Singh

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CCS Seminar: Should I stay or should I go? Exploring mobility in the context of climatically-driven environmental change.
Date: Wednesday 27 June 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Mark Tebboth

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CCS Seminar: From blackest night to brightest day
Date: Thursday 28 June 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker: Gerard Boyce

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CCS, UKZN and Powerfest Festival of Powerful Ideas: Cuba-An African Odyssey

Running Time: 58 Minutes
Date: 14 June 2018
Time: 12:30 To 14h00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone Building, Howard College, UKZN
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CCS and Critical Times, Critical Race Project Great African Thinkers Seminar Series 2017 / 2018
Seminar 5: Land as a multi-splendorous thing: Kwasi Wiredu on how to think about land
Date: Wednesday 30 May 2018
Time: 12h30-14h00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speaker/Facilitator: Mvu Ngcoya

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CCS Documentary Screening: May Theme: White Helmets-Syrian Civil Defence
Date: Thursday 24 May 2018
Time: 12h00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room, 726 Shepstone Building, Level 7
Facilitator: Eliza Solis-Maart
Theme White Helmets: Syrian Civil Defence

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CCS and AIDS Foundation Seminar: Using technology to improve refugee and migrant access to sexual and reproductive health care?
Date: Thursday 31 May 2018
Time: 13:00-14:00
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone, Howard College, UKZN
Speakers: Deborah Ewing , Emma Goutte-Gattat, Aron Hagos Tesfai

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CCS, UKZN & Powerfest! Festival of Powerful Ideas: Celebrating Africa Month Stealing Africa

Running Time: 52 Minutes
Date: Wednesday 16 May 2018
Time: 12.30-2pm
Venue: CCS Seminar Room A726, Level 7, Shepstone Building, Howard College, UKZN

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