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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

“The intellectual home of the democratic left”

In 2012 the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town turned fifty. That milestone alone demands retrospection and celebration given UWC’s place in South Africa’s higher education set-up. But such celebration also comes with pitfalls: “Histories of universities are difficult undertakings because they open onto such complex questions of our modern subjectivity and its