Launching three new Working Papers

New forms of resistance are emerging among previously unorganised sectors of South African society – casual workers, rural villagers, farmworkers. Repertoires include novel forms of organisation and disruption, violence and the contestation of customary law. SWOP is launching there new Working Papers on these topics in the first semester of 2015.

​27 FEB | 08h00 – 09h30: Fighting their Own Battles: The Mabarete and the End of Labour Broking in the South African Post Office

Presented by Prof David Dickinson (Sociology Department, Wits)

13 MAR | 08h00 – 10h00: ‘No Chief ever bought a piece of land!’ Struggles over property, community and mining in the Bakgatla-ba-Kgafela Traditional Authority Area, North West Province

Speaker: Sonwabile Mnwana (SWOP)

24 APR | 08h00 – 09h30: Farmworkers rising in the Western Cape: organisation and action

Speaker: Jesse Wilderman (Global Labour University, Wits).

Senate Room, 2nd Floor, Senate House
East Campus, Braamfontein, Wits