Professor Monwabisi Archbald Mafeje was born on 28 March in Engcobo in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. He grew up in an academic. In May of the UCT Council approved the appointment, unanimously, of Archie Mafeje to the role of senior lecturer in social anthropology. In Search of an Alternative: A Collection of Essays on Revolutionary Theory and Politics. $ Paperback. Books by Archie Mafeje. Showing 5 Results Books .

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Archie Mafeje: Scholar, Activist and Thinker

His critique of the concept of tribalism and his works on anthropology are widely cited as key reference materials. Maffje Archie Mafeje Lecture has a responsibility of serving as a platform in which the impact of the negotiated settlement should be assessed in relation to the imperial control of human minds in Mafeeje Africa and the African continent. He understood very well that scholarship is not a neutral exercise; that as a scholar, your background, class, colour and gender influence your mental attitude and interpretation of social issues, thus it is important to always write in a way that you speak for yourself.

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Many scholars hold him in high reverence. Four doctors, madeje families make it a double Six hundred students occupied the Bremner building and staged a sit-in in the Senate room. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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Home Social Sciences African Studies. Severe drought risks to City 20 Dec Republished. InMafeje applied for an maceje chair. It will be a moment of not only analysing the political, economic and social state of affairs in South Africa but a true reflection and assessment of the Afro-centric scholarship.

Are the South African intellectuals fit to decolonise the knowledge and understanding about South Africa? Never to be forgotten, and in due recompense, Mafeje was further memorialised through mafjee renaming of the Senate room where the protesting students staged the sit-in. VC Installation The Mafeje Affair Lessons of the Mafeje Affair – 40 mafee on The occasion of the Vice-Chancellor’s installation afforded the university a chance to recognise opportunities lost in the past and the painful memories that have remained with many.

Documentaire FSMTunis. Inhe joined the American University in Cairo as professor of sociology. Technoligies de l’information et del la communication pour le developpment en afrique Vol.


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Illicit financial flows thwart human rights and development in Africa. One of the greatest traits of Archie is the fact that he was not afraid to break rank. Universal healthcare in Africa is a necessity for genuine development. Emeritus Professor Francis Wilson, then the university orator, wrote: African Women’s Engagement in Trade Agreements. In essence, scholarship is occupied by fence-sitters and academic cowards. The same argument can be advanced about the state of intellectualism in the continent post-independence years.

Pan African Fellowship Programme: His afchie was as vast as his grasp of issues — almost all issues – was breathtaking. One of the reasons why Archie Mafeje has to archiw celebrated, and the significance of his Lecture, is the fact that he was racially excluded and prejudiced from being an academic staff member of the University of Cape Town UCT.

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What is pertinent here is that this category of South Aarchie citizens had been rendered voiceless. He also did pathbreaking work on the land and agrarian question in Africa. Perspectives on the History of Elections in South Africa.