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Lawrence Hamilton

Lawrence Hamilton

    New dawn, old problem: Our democratic system
    New dawn, old problem: Our democratic system
    The State of the Nation address (Sona) on Friday February 16, given by South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, heralds a new dawn for...
    Death of humanities will mean 'the dissolution of society'
    Death of humanities will mean 'the dissolution of society'
    There is a crisis in the humanities. Many balk at the word "crisis" but there is no better way to describe the state of affairs. As the Assaf...
    SA must hear calls for change in humanities
    SA must hear calls for change in humanities
    What exactly are the problems facing the humanities and social sciences (or "humanities" for short) in South Africa? Why do we face them? And what...
    Lighting a fire, not filling a bucket
    Lighting a fire, not filling a bucket
    The students I congratulated and spoke to on June 9 at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), two days before the start of our World Cup adventure,...